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View the latest coverage on Gift of Life Donor Program and our outreach efforts to raise awareness for organ and tissue donation. Media inquires welcome.

Gift of Life Donor Program President and CEO Howard M. Nathan is one of the nation’s leading authorities on organ and tissue donation.

Gift of Life welcomes media inquiries to help us educate the public about organ, eye and tissue donation and to encourage people to register to be donors.

We are available 24/7 to answer media questions.

Please contact us for expert comment and thought-leadership perspectives on organ and tissue donation and transplantation. We can also connect you to people in your community who can share inspiring real-life stories about organ and tissue donation. This includes transplant recipients, donor family members, people on the transplant wait list, living donors and others.

Media Contact:

Karen Muldoon Geus

Desk: 215-557-8090

Cell: 610-864-1840

kmuldoongeus@donors1.org

Kimberly Kerr

Desk: 215-557-8090

Cell: 215-219-6268

kkerr@donors1.org


Gift of Life Information:
  • Gift of Life VideoAn introduction video to Gift of Life Donor Program.
  • OverviewGift of Life Donor Program is the nation’s leading organ procurement organization coordinating more organ and tissue donors than anywhere else in the United States.
  • Fact SheetAn up-to-date guide to Gift of Life and organ and tissue donation.
  • Our Impact 2019A PDF version of Gift of Life’s 2019 End of Year results.
  • LeadershipMeet the team of skilled leaders has allowed Gift of Life Donor Program to coordinate more organ donors than anywhere else in the world.
Gift of Life News:
  • Press ReleasesView the latest press releases issued to the media detailing events and new information about Gift of Life.
  • Media CoverageThe most powerful way to communicate the power of organ and tissue donation is through the stories of those forever changed by it. Take a look at Gift of Life In the News here.
  • NewslettersStay in the loop with Gift of Life by signing up for our eNews or print newsletter.
Gift of Life Programs:
  • Donor DashEach April Gift of Life hosts the Donor Dash in celebration of the life-saving power of organ and tissue donation and to honor the donors who make it possible. Learn more about the Donor Dash here.
  • Team Philly: Transplant Games of AmericaTeam Philly is a group of transplant recipients, living donors, donor families, and supporters who attend and compete at the bi-annual Donate Life Transplant Games. Learn more about Team Philly here.
  • Camp JeremyA week-long summer day camp that brings together children who have undergone a life-saving transplant, and their siblings, for a week of fun and friendship.
  • Community OutreachGift of Life works with a number of community groups to raise awareness for organ and tissue donation throughout the region. Learn more about our Community Outreach programs here.
Organ Donation and Registration:
  • 10 Reasons to Say Yes to Organ DonationOrgan donors save lives. Learn of 10 reasons to say yes and how that decision saved lives here.
  • StatisticsHow many people are waiting for a transplant? Who receives organs and what organs are most needed? This section introduces you to the data and connects you to more detailed statistics on the waiting list, transplantation, organ donation, and registration.
  • Organ Donation and Transplantation: How it WorksGift of Life coordinates the recovery of organs and tissues for transplant. The complex organ and tissue donation and transplant process involves collaborating with highly skilled medical professionals at many different levels. Learn more about the process here.
  • Myths and Misconceptions Sometimes, myths and misperceptions about organ, eye, and tissue donation can prevent someone
    from signing up. You can help bust the myths about organ donation—and help save lives—by learning and sharing
    these facts.
Videos and Stories