Tag: Lung Transplant
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Currently, 1,379 people await life-saving lung transplants in the U.S. In our region alone, 135 individuals are on the waiting list for a lung transplant.
Monday, July 17th, 2017
Runs through Friday, July 21st, 2017
Time & Place
Week-long Day Camp
Mermaid Country Day Camp, 1002 Jolly Rd, Blue Bell, PA 19422
Camp Jeremy is a week-long day camp in Blue Bell, PA, that offers children who have undergone a life-saving organ transplant and their siblings an opportunity to make friends with kids just like them. The 13th Annual Camp Jeremy took place July 17th-21st, 2017. Click here to learn more.
Stories told by transplant recipients about their gift of life.
Sofia & Stefani
Learn more about Family House guests, Sofia, double-lung transplant recipient, and her twin sister Stefani, still awaiting her life-saving transplant.
2015 Camp Jeremy Waiver - 90.1KB
2016 Jessica Beth Schwartz Memorial Scholarship Application - 645.0KB
Camp Jeremy 2017 Application and Waiver - 483.8KB
New Lung Perfusion Technology: An Exciting Step between Donation and Transplantation - 319.3KB
Gift of Life Institute
Training for Donation Professionals
Gift of Life Institute provides innovative training and consulting services to enhance the skills and practices of donation professionals worldwide.
Delay = Death - Pass HB 30!
Pennsylvania elected officials have a deadly pattern. Since 2014, they’ve blocked 28 people from becoming organ donors – after those people or their families made clear they wanted to give the gift of life. Help us pass House Bill 30!
Join Team Philadelphia:
Register to be a part of Team Philadelphia as we compete for the gold!
Donor Dash – April 15!
SAVE THE DATE! The 23rd Annual Donor Dash will be SUNDAY, APRIL 15 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! Registration is now open.
The 2018 Donor Dash will feature 10K and 5K runs, a 3K walk, and a Kids Fun Run. This special event attracts people of all ages, abilities and fitness levels.