Congratulations to Jan L. Weinstock, Esq., our Vice President of Administration & General Counsel, as she celebrates a major milestone with Gift of Life. For two decades, Jan has been a driving force for life-saving initiatives in our region. She has championed landmark legislation in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania that has helped save thousands […]
People whose lives have been touched by organ donation got to lend a hand, literally, to help paint a car that will take part in this weekend’s NASCAR events in Dover. Driver Joey Gase will race this weekend in NASCAR’s Xfinity series at Dover’s Monster Mile, and he hopes a very special paint job on […]
On Sunday, May 6, 2012, I felt a lump in my throat as I joined the starting line of the Broad Street Run with more than 30,000 strangers. With each stride, I soaked in my surroundings: the drummer happily beating out cool rhythms as runners passed by; the gospel choir along the sidewalk singing joyfully; […]
The Jefferson Health Washington Township OR team recently took part in the Gift of Life Family House Home Cook Heroesprogram by collecting money and providing brunch at their Philadelphia location, which serves as a “home away from home” for transplant patients and their families. The Home Cook Heroes program was born out of the realization that most transplant […]
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At the age of 69, Domingo Pena underwent a double lung transplant to fight against an incurable disease resulting from his service in the Vietnam War 50 years earlier. Then, on his 70th birthday, Mr. Pena went skydiving. Mr. Pena, who grew up in Falmouth, took the freefall on May 4 to raise awareness of […]
Home Cook Heroes provides a unique opportunity for community groups to support Gift of Life Family House by providing home cooked meals for transplant patients and their families.
On Wednesday, March 16th, Gift of Life Family House honored its loyal contributors – the Family and Founders’ Circle members – at the 5th Annual President’s Reception. Due to the generous financial support of these individuals, the Family House has been able to continue offering a “home away from home” for transplant patients and their families traveling to Philadelphia for transplant related care. The House also celebrated the significant achievement of providing 30,000 lodging nights of care to guests, since its inception in 2011.
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Inspired by her brother’s selfless choice to register as an organ donor and give the gift of life in his passing, Rosie now gives back in her own way by volunteering for Gift of Life Family House.
Ed Galarza has been able to do so much since receiving a life-saving liver transplant. He believes using his story to show others that transplantation works can help to save lives!