Giving Life a Second Chance
Through Organ & Tissue Donation

Transplant Patients

Transplant Patients

Each year, thousands of men, women and children in this area receive a life-saving transplant. At the same time, thousands more continue to wait. Gift of Life offers support and advocacy to help reduce the waiting list.

Understanding the Waiting List

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All patients in need of organ transplants are on a single national list. Gift of Life Donor Program coordinates organ donations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.


Gift of Life Family House

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Welcoming Transplant Families Home

Family House will provide critically needed support programs and temporary lodging for organ transplant patients and their families.


Organ Transplant Resource Map

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Learn about the hospitals in the region where organ transplants are performed or locate a transplant support or volunteer group near you.


Living Donation Program

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Learn more about your options for a live donor transplant or the ability to donate an organ to help someone in need.


Giving Life a Second Chance

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Since 1974, Gift of Life Donor Program has helped hundreds of thousands of patients through organ and tissue donation.

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How to Volunteer for Gift of Life

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Gift of Life needs your help to get the word out and let people know that donation saves lives. Find out how to get involved!


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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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Joe's Story

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Joe thought his days of playing soccer were over when he was diagnosed with heart disease and needed a life-saving heart transplant to survive. Now, at 18, he is back on the field and living up to his nickname "The Blur" all thanks to his hero, an organ donor.

Click here to read Joe's story.

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