Donating a kidney is an incredible, potentially life-saving thing to do. A living donation is the best current treatment option for most people who need a transplant.
This website has been launched by Kidney Research UK, the country’s leading kidney research charity, and Give a Kidney, a charity devoted to living kidney donation, to raise awareness of living kidney donation and help more people understand what it means to be a living donor.
Make Your Mark has been made possible thanks to businessman and philanthropist Dr David Dangoor CBE, who has personal experience of living kidney donation.
I would not feel as comfortable in my own skin as I do now if I had not donated my kidney.
Pete’s kidney gave me my life back and gave my son Edward a mum with energy and vitality.
Whether you’ve already decided to donate a kidney, or you are interested in finding out more about the process and what it involves, we’re here to answer any questions you might have.