As a Chartered TRIO chapter since 1997, TRIO Philadelphia supports TRIO's Mission & Vision

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Mission

TRIO is a non-profit international organization committed to improving the quality of lives touched by the miracle of transplantation through support, advocacy, education, and awareness.

Vision

TRIO is widely recognized and respected as the leading voice of transplantation, representing donors, candidates, recipients and their families. Through the TRIO Headquarters and a network of Chapters

TRIO Philadelphia serves its local transplant community in the areas of:

 

1. Support

Providing support to transplant candidates, recipients, donors, and their families to help alleviate the stresses and problems associated with the process.

 

2. Advocacy

Making the concerns and needs that affect the welfare of transplant candidates, recipients, their families and donor families known to federal, state and local government bodies. Effectively communicating the views of transplant candidates, recipients, their families and donor families on issues in the field of transplantation and organ and tissue donation to the general public.

 

3. Education

Providing transplant candidates, recipients, donors, and their families with current information on developments in organ and tissue donation, transplantation, medications, social issues, and finances. Informing transplant candidates, recipients, their families and donor families on initiatives in the transplantation field by federal, state, and local government bodies.

 

4. Donor Awareness

Promoting organ and tissue donation as an important social responsibility. Developing and supporting mechanisms to improve the availability of organs and tissues on an equitable basis to meet the needs of transplant candidates.