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Jessie's Day

Join us for the 15th Annual Jessie's Day: Sunday, October 22 at the Independent Seaport Museum from 1-4 pm! CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS!

New Transplant Recipients

Congratulations on receiving a life-saving transplant and welcome to the Gift of Life family! We encourage all transplant recipients, as well as their family and friends, to join us in our mission to promote organ and tissue donation awareness throughout our region.

Happy Holidays from Gift of Life!

Wishing you and yours the "Gift of Home" this holiday season. Warmest wishes for a happy and healthy new year.

In the News

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.

Multicultural Donation Stories

Organ donation and transplantation affects everyone-regardless of age, gender, nationality, or faith. There are over 68,100 multicultural patients awaiting a life saving transplant in the United States. Listen to how several multicultural donation supporters have been affect by donation-as recipients, living donors and donor families.

Organ Donation and Religion

How to Volunteer

Volunteers are the driving force behind Gift of Life Donor Program's community outreach and education efforts.

Writing to Your Donor's Family

As a transplant recipient, you have the opportunity to write to the family of your donor through Gift of Life Donor Program. Many patients write to share information about their progress and their renewed lives, but all reach out to express their gratitude and to say "thank you."

Albert Einstein Medical Center

Heart Transplants

Currently, there are 3,932 people awaiting heart transplants in the U.S. 116 people in our region are on the waiting list for a life-saving heart transplant.

Living Donation


Gift of Life Institute

Training for Donation Professionals

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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!

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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!


National Donor Sabbath

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National Donor Sabbath, observed annually in November, seeks to educate faith-based communities about the need for organ, eye and tissue donors. Order free materials to celebrate National Donor Sabbath, taking place Nov. 11-13!

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