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Join Team Philly for the Transplant Games of America
Team Philly is a group of transplant recipients, living donors, donor families, and supporters who attend the Transplant Games every other summer to highlight transplant success and the importance of organ donation.
Join Team Philadelphia for the 2016 Transplant Games of America, June 10-15, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Every other year, Gift of Life Donor Program, the region's organ procurement organization, organizes a team of transplant recipients, donor family members, living donors and their supporters to participate in the Transplant Games of America. Next year, the Transplant Games will be held in Cleveland, Ohio from June 10-15, 2016.
The Transplant Games of America is an Olympic-style athletic competition that raises organ and tissue donor awareness by displaying the talents and abilities of individuals who have undergone life-saving transplant surgeries, as well as honoring families whose loved ones have given the gift of life. Competition events are open to organ transplant recipients, living donors, bone marrow recipients, and a limited number of corneal and tissue transplant recipients. There will also be special programs and workshops available for donor families to attend as well plenty of opportunities to cheer on our athletes as they prove that transplantation works!
Join Team Philly!
Click the image below to request more information about Team Philadelphia at the 2016 Transplant Games of America in Cleneland, OH.
2014 Team Philly Recap
Follow this link to see the Team Philadelphia medal totals in the 2014 Transplant Games of America!
Every member of Team Philadelphia has a unique story to tell. And we welcome any opportunity we have to tell that story to local newspapers, television stations and radio programs
Since 1990, Team Philadelphia has consistently been the largest team at the US Transplant Games and has continued to grow each year.
Click here to support Team Philadelphia and transplant patients everywhere by registering to be an organ, eye, and tissue donor:
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Lukeman Harvey, currently on the waiting list for a life-saving kidney transplant.
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