TRIO-Pittsburgh Mission Statement
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.
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
and members-at-large, TRIO serves its members in the areas of:
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
Providing support to
transplant candidates, recipients, donors, and their families to
help alleviate the stresses and problems associated with the
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, and their families;
and donor families on initiatives in the transplantation field
by federal, state, and local government bodies.
Making the concerns and needs
that affect the welfare of transplant candidates, recipients,
and their families; and donor families known to federal, state
and local government bodies. Effectively communicating the views
of transplant candidates, recipients and their families; and
donor families on issues in the field of transplantation, and
organ and tissue donation to the general public.