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Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Spiritual Grief Support


Time & Place

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
401 N. 3rd St. Philadelphia, PA 19123

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All monthly Hearts of Gold meetings and special programs take place at the Gift of Life Donor Program Office.

All events are free to attend and parking is provided at no cost.

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Leslie Coleman | 1-800-366-6771 | Email | Web

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Friday, October 10th, 2014

Designer Derek Lam Runway Fashion Presentation


Time & Place

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Neiman Marcus, The Plaza at King of Prussia

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Neiman Marcus of King of Prussia along with Donors Are Heroes invite you to meet designer Derek Lam as he presents the Runway Fashion Presentation to benefit Donors Are Heroes. The funds raised at this event will go a long way in helping Donors Are Heroes maintain public awareness programs, school summits and teaching initiatives, all of which are geared to educate and dispel the myths surrounding becoming an organ donor and the need for life-saving, life-enhancing transplants.

To reserve a seat or for more information contact:

Karen Keener,, 215-557-8090 x.1128

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Karen Keener | 215-557-8090 x1128 | Email | Web


Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Multicultural Affairs Coalition


Time & Place

6:15 PM - 8 PM
Gift of Life Office - 401 N. 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19123

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The Multicultural Affairs Committee (MAC) was developed in response to the growing number of minorities awaiting organ transplants in Gift of Life service area. The group serves as a direct link to the multicultural communities by developing culturally sensitive donor education activities and participating in multicultural presentations, health fairs and other health-related events.

More Information

Vanessa Duvert | 215-557-8090 | Email | Web | Map

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Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Donation Champion Learning Session (Lewisburg, PA)

Runs through Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 

Time & Place

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Best Western Country Cupboard Inn, 7701 West Branch Highway, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

This is a one day, highly interactive program that focuses on the role of critical care staff in utilizing and sharing best-demonstrated practices for referring potential organ donors to the organ procurement organization, providing support for families of potential organ donors, and maximizing clinical donor management.

Attendees will be given focused information to allow them to become a Donation Champion, one who role-models and shares key information to assist colleagues in carrying out these best practices in real time.

Who Should Attend? ICU and ER Nurses, Nurse Leaders, Respiratory Therapists, Spiritual Support Staff and Anyone Who May Care for a Potential Organ Donor at a hospital in Gift of Life's service area

CLICK HERE to register for this event.

More Information

Andrea Reynolds | (215) 557-8090, ext. 1229 | Email | Web | Map

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