A portrait of a Steelton organ donor will be featured on a float in the Rose Parade.
Steelton, PA resident and organ donor Ryan Mohn will be honored during the 2020 Rose Parade. After his tragic passing, Ryan was able to save six lives and enhance 150 more through organ and tissue donation.
MACUNGIE, Pa. – The men, women, and children who gave the gift of life were honored Sunday at Bear Creek Mountain Resort in Macungie. More than 200 family members representing 40 donors who gave organs, tissue and corneas were there for the special celebration. Read full article here! Consider saying YES to saving lives. Register […]
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On the surface, Carol McCloud and Abdul-Kareem Salahuddin have little in common. She’s Irish Catholic, he’s a devout Muslim. She’s white, he’s African American. But after tragedy brought them together, the duo realized they are the same on the inside. In August 2014, Salahuddin lay on his death bed. Diagnosed with hepatitis […]
After tragedy brought them together, Carol and Kareem realized they shared a special bond through their faith and the life-saving legacy of organ donation.
Visions 2019: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month When a loved one passes away – and they had registered to be an organ donor — their family is considered a ‘donor family’. Meet donor mom Dawn Ortiz, whose son Richard checked the box to be a donor when he went for his driver’s permit as a teen. […]
Meet some of the men and women behind the giving and receiving ends of Gift of Life. KYW Newsradio host Cherri Gregg sat down to interview Joe Pratt and Markita Lewis, a double lung transplant recipient and donor mom. To hear Cherri’s interview and learn Joe and Markita’s stories, click here. Consider saying YES to […]
20 years ago, Cynthia London’s son, Sepo Timba, fell victim to a shooting. Cynthia donated her son’s organs through the Gift of Life Donor Program, and despite the act of violence, Cynthia feels the hope that is in the meaning of Sepo’s name “gift of hope”. Click here to listen to the KYW Newsradio Flashpoint […]
There are so many different types of camps for children: sports, drama, art, sleep away or day camps. But there are also “grief camps” designed for children who have experienced the death of a close family member. Find resources on local camps below.
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