Become a kidney donor!

You're about to take the first step in giving the gift of life.

Kidney donation is a process that can take anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. Renewal has streamlined the process by working together with transplant centers to make the experience more efficient. Please note that Renewal believes in a zero pressure approach. This means that nobody will guilt you into this and that you are free to back out at any time. To inquire further about becoming a kidney donor please email info@renewal.org or call 718-431-9831 ext 209. All information provided will be kept strictly confidential.

About kidney donation

A video by Dr. Lloyd E. Ratner M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S

Director, Renal & Pancreatic Transplant
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University

Donor Quotes

Jack
Doueck
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“Donating one of my kidneys to a stranger was a good decision, but the life-saving work Renewal continuously does, in facilitating kidney donations is incredible. Supporting Renewal is the equivalent of saving lives.” 

Rabbi Dr.
David Shabtai
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“I feel tremendously fortunate to be able to participate in this mitzvah. Really wonderful thing to be able to do for a fellow member of Klal Yisroel. I really feel very privileged to do this.“

Yair
Hindin
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"One powerful part of my decision to donate is that it was inspired and guided by so many people: my wife, children, parents, other family members, friends, local rabbis, community members, Renewal, strangers I heard and read about and many many more."

Sorah
Alon
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“I feel like I won the lottery. This has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life”

Aviva
Breda
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“This decision was extremely personal and a long time in the making. I was so inspired by the kindness of other donors, that I truly felt compelled to do it. It was something I just couldn’t run away from and it has been the most humbling and awe inspiring experience of my life. I have been welcomed with open arms into a club of the most wonderful people I’ve ever encountered.”  

Zac
Gindi   
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“Thank G-d it hasn’t impacted my life at all, as I am able to go about my life and do anything and everything that I want to do. And I am very grateful to have the opportunity to impact someone else’s life.”