In the recent past we have gotten queries from people offering their kidney FOR PAYMENT — while we are anxious to get our loved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and brother a new kidney, it is ILLEGAL to sell or buy a kidney in the United States.
“Organ trafficking is possibly one of the most covert forms of human trafficking. A global shortage of organs has driven the industry, relying on poor populations to be donors and wealthy foreigners to be recipients.” (https://bit.ly/39oJchp)
We appreciate the efforts to get Del a kidney, but we cannot BUY one.
6 yrs on Dialysis…Del Du-Bois desperately needs a Type-O kidney.
Del is registered at RWJ Barnabas in NJ, https://bit.ly/3qeJNbt
Please give Del’s name when you call.
Even if you aren’t Type O, you can start a chain donation in Del’s name.
- Selling Organs: The National Organ Transplant Act Under the federal National Organ Transplant Act of 1984 (NOTA) — found in Title 42, section 274e of the U.S. Code — anyone convicted of buying or selling human organs in the United States faces a five-year prison sentence and/or a fine of up to $50,000. (from FindLaw)