Transplant Unwrapped Ambassador Program
You are not alone!
Talk to someone who has been there.
Speak with a Transplant Unwrapped Ambassador who can share their experiences about living with intestinal dysfunction and intestinal failure, or what it is like going through intestinal rehabilitation or transplantation.
Learn about our Transplant Unwrapped Ambassador Program.
No one knows how to best cope with intestinal illness like someone who lives with it every day. This is why we created the Transplant Unwrapped Ambassador Program.
How it Works
Participating in the program takes 3 simple steps- Join, Match, Connect
Interested participants fill out a participant form for the program. (coming soon)
Experienced patients and caregivers fill out this application to become an Ambassador. (currently accepting)
View our Ambassador profiles. Once you find a match, participants fill out our form. Upon completion of the form, participants receive an email with a link to a listing of Ambassador emails.
The participant sends an introductory call request email, and the participant and Ambassador have a scheduled online chat or phone call.
Coming Soon for Participants!: We are still finding our Ambassadors. Check back in March 2021 to start matching and connecting. In the meantime, to stay up-to-date on our Ambassador program, virtual events, and access other downloads we have to offer, sign-up here.
You may also see our other support programs on our support homepage.
Frequently asked questions
Who is this program for?
Transplant Unwrapped Ambassador's support patients and their loved ones wherever they are in their intestinal journey:
- Patients and their loved ones diagnosed with intestinal dysfunction, such as Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS), Intestinal Failure, or Chronic Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction (CIPO).
- Parents of children born with Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) or other causes of intestinal failure, such as Chronic Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction (CIPO).
- Patients and their loved ones embarking on the path of intestinal rehabilitation.
- Patients and their loved ones moving forward on the journey of intestinal and multivisceral transplantation.
- Parents of children facing intestinal rehabilitation or transplantation.
- Patients seeking guidance in coping with chronic illness.
Who are Transplant Unwrapped Ambassadors?
- An “experienced” (had a long time, had many treatments for) patient, or caregiver living with Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS), intestinal failure, or other intestinal dysfunction, such as Chronic Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction (CIPO)
- Patient, or their caregiver, who has gone through intestinal rehabilitation.
- Patient, or their caregiver, who has gone through intestinal or multivisceral transplantation.
Why should you be a participant in the Transplant Unwrapped Ambassador Program?
- Speak with someone who had been through a similar situation.
Hearing someone’s story and perspective can help you adjust to what you may be going through.