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Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

18th Annual FREE Gospel Program


Time & Place

5 - 7:30 p.m.
Church of Christian Compassion

Join Gift of Life Donor Program's Multicultural Affairs Committee for the 18th Annual FREE Gospel Program on Aug 3, 2014.

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

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Minority Outreach, Youth Outreach


Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

National Minority Donor Awareness Celebration


Time & Place

West End Neighborhood Light House, Wilmington, DE

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

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Minority Outreach


Thursday, August 7th, 2014

The Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness (OTDA) Summer Institute for Educators

Runs through Thursday, August 7th, 2014 

Time & Place

8:00am - 5:00pm
Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA 17011

More Information

Heather Shearer, IU 13, OTDA Project Coordinator | 717.606.1795 | Email | Map

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Youth Outreach, Classroom Resources


Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

10th Annual Ice Cream Social & Memory Box Workshop


Time & Place

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

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Donor Wife: Laurel Schwass-Drew

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

More Information

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

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Volunteer Programs


Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Organ Donation Night at the Phillies!


Time & Place

7:05 p.m.
Citizen's Bank Park

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Join us for Organ Donation night at the Philadelphia Phillies! Discounted tickets are available, come out and support Gift of Life and help us raise awareness for organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

Purchase tickets here!

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Todd Franzen | 215-557-8090 | Email | Web


Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Jessie's Day Fundraiser at The Capital Grille


Time & Place

1338-46 Chestnut Street Philadelphia , PA 19107

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Monday, August 25th, 2014

10th Annual Kidney Open Golf Outing


Time & Place

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
DuPont Country Club - Wilmington, DE

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Hosted by Dan Sinnott and Howard Nathan, the 10th Annual "Kidney Open" will be held at the exclusive DuPont Country Club on the DuPont Course in Wilmington, DE. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Family House.

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Located on Rockland Road in Wilmington, the DuPont Country Club offers premiere and championship caliber golfing in a beautiful scenic landscape. Built in 1949 by Alfred Tull, the DuPont Course was used as the past home to the McDonald's LPGA Championship for over 18 years. Since the re-opening in 2005 (after restoration by Lester George), the DuPont course has hosted the Delaware State Championship, U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur qualifying and many prestigious regional and local tournaments. The par 71 DuPont Course features five sets of tees to choose from with yardages measuring from 5255 yards to 7120 yards.

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Family House


Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Donation Champion Learning Session (Philadelphia, PA)

Runs through Thursday, August 28th, 2014 

Time & Place

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Gift of Life Donor Program, 401 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123

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

REGISTRATION for this event is FULL! Registration for this session is now CLOSED.

To be placed on the wait list for this and/or future sessions, please contact Hospital Services Administrative Assistant, Nicole Keevill, at (215) 557-8090, extension 1212.

More Information

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

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Professional Education


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