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Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Under the Skin

Runs through Sunday, March 15th, 2015 

Time & Place

Arden Theatre; 40 N 2nd St., Philadelphia, PA

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215-922-1122 | Web

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Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Liasons For Life Meeting

 

Time & Place

6:30 p.m. start time
Gift of Life Donor Program; 401 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

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Liaisons is a group for transplant recipients and candidates, as well as members of their families, donor family members and others who are interested in volunteering their time to promote donor awareness and the benefits of transplantation. Most programs falling under the Liaisons umbrella take place in the greater Philadelphia region.

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Tammy Buscher | 215-557-8090 x1137 | Email | Web

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Capital Coalition Meeting

 

Time & Place

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Gift of Life Hershey office, 867 Fishburn Rd. in Hershey.

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Serving Cumberland, Dauphin, Juniata, Mifflin, Perry and Snyder counties.

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Dwendy Johnson | 1-800-DONORS-1 x1506 | Email | Web

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Delaware Coalition Meeting

 

Time & Place

6:30 p.m. start time
Kirkwood Library, 6000 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808

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Delaware Coalition meets the first Monday of each month, September through June, in both the Newark and Dover areas

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Kari Rowe | 215-557-8090 x1132 | Email | Web

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Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Donors Are Heroes Shop Til You Drop Fundraiser

 

Time & Place

5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Center City, Philadelphia

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Join Donors Are Heroes for a night of fun and shopping in Center City, Philadelphia. Portions of purchases at each of the following stores will be donated to Donors Are Heroes, helping us to expand our mission in raising awareness for organ and tissue donation in the community:

Joan Shepp
South Moon Under
Knit Wit
Beans
Rittenhouse Sports Specialties
Commonwealth Proper
Duke & Winston

There will be an after-party following the event at the Continental Midtown.

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Karen Keener | 215-557-8090 | Email

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Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Loss of a Spouse or Significant Other Support Group

 

Time & Place

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Gift of Life Donor Program

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More Information

Carla Levins | 1-800-366-6771 x1104 | Email

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Donor Families, Donors, Family Services

 

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Berks Coalition Meeting

 

Time & Place

7:00 p.m. start time
Reading Hospital. Sixth Avenue and Spruce Street, West Reading, PA 19611. The meeting will be in Room RGCC2

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The Berks Coalition on Organ & Tissue Donation is a volunteer group comprised of donor families, transplant recipients and individuals that support organ and tissue donation. We participate in community events, health fairs, sport events, and also offer a speakers bureau to interested groups. Counties served include Schuylkill and Berks.

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Dwendy Johnson | 1-800-DONORS-1 x1506 | Email | Web

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Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Hearts of Gold Meeting

 

Time & Place

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Gift of Life Family House; 401 Callowhill St., Philadelphia, PA 19123

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"Home Cook Heroes"

Cooking at Gift of Life Family House

Hearts of Gold is a volunteer group of donor family members, whose aim is to address the specific needs and issues of these families. The group focuses on how donor families can educate the public about organ and tissue donation, and acts as a support system for other families whose loved ones have made the generous decision to donate in their time of grief.

More Information

Lara Moretti | 215-557-8090 x1103 | Email | Web

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Volunteer Programs, Donor Families

 

Central PA Coalition Meeting

 

Time & Place

6:30 p.m. start time
ancaster General Hospital Health Campus, Main Building, 2100 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA, 17603.

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Serving Lancaster and Lebanon Counties

More Information

Dwendy Johnson; Al Weibel | DJ: 1-800-DONORS-1 x1506; AW: 717-672-0455 | Email | Web

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Lehigh Valley Coalition Meeting

 

Time & Place

7:00 p.m. start time
Northeast Lions Eye Bank in Bethlehem: 2346 Jacksonville Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18017

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Serving the Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton areas

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Susan Koomar | 267-421-7958 | Email | Web

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Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Loss of a Spouse or Significant Other Support Group

 

Time & Place

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Gift of Life Donor Program

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More Information

Carla Levins | 1-800-366-6771 x1104 | Email

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Donor Families, Donors, Family Services

 

World Kidney Day

 

Time & Place

Strawberry Square, Harrisburg PA

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Gift of Life Donor Program will be celebrating World Kidney Day in conjunction with the Department of Health on Thursday, March 12.

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Dwendy Johnson | Email

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Kidney Transplant

 

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

Scranton St. Patrick's Day Parade

 

Time & Place

Scranton, PA

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Gift of Life Donor Program will be partnering with MTF and NEPA Coalition on Donation to participate in the 2015 Scranton St. Patrick's Day Parade.

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Dwendy Johnson | Email

 

Reading Royals Hockey Night

 

Time & Place

Reading, PA

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Gift of Life Donor Program will host a donor designation tabling event in partnership with the Berks/Schuylkill Coalition on Donation at the Reading Royals hockey game.

More Information

Dwendy Johnson | 1-800-DONORS-1 x1506 | Email

 

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Central Susquehanna Valley Coalition Meeting

 

Time & Place

6:30 p.m. start time
Geisinger Medical Center-Danville PA 100 N Academy Ave, Danville, PA 17822

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Serving Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Lycoming, Sullivan, Tioga and Union counties.

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Dwendy Johnson | 1-800-DONORS-1 x1506 | Email | Web

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Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Multicultural Affairs Committee Meeting

 

Time & Place

6:30 p.m. start time
Gift of Life Donor Program; 401 N. 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19123

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Multicultural Affairs Coalition (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.

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Leslie Jean-Mary | 215-557-8090 x1172 | Email | Web

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Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Northeast PA Coalition Meeting

 

Time & Place

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
University of Scranton Brennan Hall (5th floor Casey Room)

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Serving Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming counties.

More Information

Susan Koomar | 267-421-7958 | Email | Web

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Loss of a Spouse or Significant Other Support Group

 

Time & Place

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Gift of Life Donor Program

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More Information

Carla Levins | 1-800-366-6771 x1104 | Email

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Donor Families, Donors, Family Services

 

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

Health Fair

 

Time & Place

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church; 535 W. Emaus Ave., Allentown, Pa.

Gift of Life Donor Program will be featured at the Health Fair at Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church in Allentown. Stop by to learn more about organ and tissue donation and how you can get involved to help us save lives.

More Information

Susan Koomar | 267-421-7958 | Email

 

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Kidney Patient and Family Celebration Day

 

Time & Place

Sheraton, Harrisburg

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Gift of Life Donor Program in partnership with the Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania is hosting the Kidney Patient and Family Celebration Day in Harrisburg.

More Information

Dwendy Johnson | 1-800-DONORS-1 x1506 | Email

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Kidney Transplant

 

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Cape Atlantic Support Group

 

Time & Place

4:30 p.m. start time
Shore Memorial Hospital; 1 E New York Ave, Somers Point, NJ 08244

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Serving Southern New Jersey Shore region

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Bill Carlsen | 609-624-0853 | Web

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Thursday, March 26th, 2015

South Central PA Coalition Meeting

 

Time & Place

7:00 p.m. start time
Apple Hill Surgical Center, 25 Monument Road, York, PA 17402. Room #193.

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Serving the York, Hanover and Gettysburg areas.

More Information

Dwendy Johnson | 1-800-DONORS-1 x1506 | Email | Web

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Loss of a Spouse or Significant Other Support Group

 

Time & Place

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Gift of Life Donor Program

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More Information

Carla Levins | 1-800-366-6771 x1104 | Email

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Donor Families, Donors, Family Services

 

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Healthcare Heroes Awards Breakfast

 

Time & Place

7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey

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In partnership with Central Pennsylvania Business, Gift of Life Donor Program sponsors the Nurse of the Year Award at Healthcare Heroes Award Breakfast.

More Information

Dwendy Johnson | 1-800-DONORS-1 x1506 | Email

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Professional Education, Media Resources

 

Donors Are Heroes THE Party

 

Time & Place

Four Seasons, Philadelphia

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More Information

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

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Media Resources, Minority Outreach, Donor Families, Recipients, Living Donor

 

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