Team Buffalo

Team-Buffalo-logo-KFWNY-web.jpgTeam Buffalo is made up of members of the Western New York transplant community who participate in the Transplant Games of America every other year.

Team Buffalo works to bring together organ, eye, tissue and bone marrow recipients; living donors; donor families; and donation and transplant professionals. The team celebrates the success of transplantation, honors the legacy of donors and provide hope to those who continue to wait. Team Buffalo promotes donor registration through individual and team efforts and events.

Team Buffalo is a program of the Kidney Foundation of WNY, with support from ConnectLife Blood & Organ Donor Network. 

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Transplant Games of America

tga-logo-300.pngThe Donate Life Transplant Games is a multi-sport festival event produced by the Transplant Life Foundation for individuals who have undergone life-saving transplant surgeries. Competition events are open to living donors, organ transplant recipients, bone marrow, corneal and tissue transplant recipients. More than an athletic event, the Donate Life Transplant Games highlight the critical importance of organ, eye, and tissue donation, while celebrating the lives of organ donors and recipients. 

Learn more about the Transplant Games of America.

 

 

2020 -  New Jersey Meadowlands

Transplant Games NJ LogoOfficials from the Transplant Life Foundation announced that the postponed 2020 Donate Life Transplant Games have been rescheduled for July 16-21, 2021.

The Games are a multi-sport festival for individuals who have undergone a life-saving transplant surgery. Over the course of six days, attendees will participate in a full schedule of special events that recognize the success of donation and transplantation while honoring the life-saving generosity of donors and their families.

 

Join Team Buffalo 

The Games are open to transplant recipients, living donors, donor families and family, friends and supporters.

2020 competitions will include a 5K run/walk, badminton, ballroom dancing, basketball, bowling, cornhole, cycling, darts, golf, Lyrics for Life (singing competition), pickleball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, Texas hold’em poker, track & field, trivia challenge, volleyball, virtual triathlon and a youth Olympiad.

To find out about joining Team Buffalo, contact Barbara Breckenridge at 716-529-4392 or bbreckenridge@kfnwy.org.

 

Sponsors and Supporters

Thank you to our supporters, including:

Taste of Buffalo

Buffalo Sabres Foundation

Acoustic Guitar Group

Tony Walker & Co

Fraternal Order of Eagles Depew Lancaster Aerie #2693

 

Click here to make your own donation to Team Buffalo.