Transplant Recipients International Organization, Inc.
2100 M Street NW 170-353
About Transplant Recipients International Organization, Inc.
The Transplant Recipients International Organization, Inc., (TRIO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of transplant candidates, recipients, and their families. Through the TRIO Headquarters and a network of chapters, TRIO serves its members by promoting organ and tissue donation; providing support to transplant candidates; providing current information on developments in organ and tissue donation; and making known to federal, state, and local government bodies the concerns and needs that affect the welfare of transplant candidates, recipients, their families, and donor family members. The organization hopes to effectively communicate its views to the general public on issues in the field of transplantation and organ and tissue donation. Established in 1987 and consisting of 4,000 members, TRIO provides numerous educational materials including brochures and a fact sheet. In addition, TRIO works closely with the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) to manage the Organ Procurement Transplant Network and the Scientific Registry.