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Read the latest press releases, news articles and media coverage of Donor Shield, the National Kidney Registry and living kidney donation.

Donor Shield Adds Important New 7th Donor Protection

Today the National Kidney Registry (NKR) announced the addition of an important new 7th Donor Shield protection. Donors can now be reimbursed for lost wages and travel/lodging costs for any donation-related complications as part of the Donor Shield program.

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National Kidney Registry Launches Family Voucher Program

The National Kidney Registry (NKR) has successfully launched the Family Voucher Program which allows donors to donate a kidney now and receive vouchers for immediate family members in case a family member ever needs a kidney transplant in the future.

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