Giving Life a Second Chance
Through Organ & Tissue Donation

Gift of Life Leadership, History and Overview

Gift of Life Leadership, History and Overview

For over 40 years, Gift of Life has worked to coordinate life-saving and life-enhancing transplants for those waiting, while supporting the generous donors and their families who have chosen to give others a second chance through donation.

Governing and Advisory Boards

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Two distinct boards of directors serves the mission of Gift of Life, one focusing on clinical activity and policies and the other on the organization as a whole and its outreach into the community.


Gift of Life Institute

Training for Donation Professionals

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Gift of Life Institute provides innovative training and consulting services to enhance the skills and practices of donation professionals worldwide.


Overview and Leadership

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Gift of Life is managed by a team of dedicated and knowledgeable individuals who are dedicated to advocating for both donor families and those on the waiting list.


Media Resources

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Gift of Life has made a commitment to raise awareness for organ and tissue donation throughout our community. Learn more about Gift of Life in the media and other press resources.


Join Team Philadelphia:

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Register to be a part of Team Philadelphia as we compete for the gold!


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A contribution today will help us fulfill our mission to increase awareness of organ and tissue donation to help save lives.


Register for the Donor Dash

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Donor Dash – April 15!

SAVE THE DATE! The 23rd Annual Donor Dash will be SUNDAY, APRIL 15 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! Registration is now open.

The 2018 Donor Dash will feature 10K and 5K runs, a 3K walk, and a Kids Fun Run. This special event attracts people of all ages, abilities and fitness levels.

Register today:


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It’s easy to add the donor designation to your driver's license or state I.D. card. In Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Sign up today!

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