Share:If celebrating the holiday the way your mother always did is too painful since she passed away, establish a new tradition, suggests Lara Moretti, manager of family support services at Gift of Life Donor Program in Philadelphia. She says holidays are always stressful and with health issues in the mix, communication is essential. “I think […]
Donor Mom, Melanie Penna, shares the story of her son Anthony, who in his passing gave the gift of life to others. His legacy lives on in the hearts of those who loved him and now even those who never knew him.
Share:For many students, the start of a new school year is an exciting time. For teachers, it’s an opportunity to approach teaching with a new enthusiasm after a summer away from work and students. Lehigh Career and Technical Institute (LCTI) nurse, Liz Kennedy, believes that the beginning of the school year signifies a time to […]
Share:Pine Hills, NJ resident, Lisa McIntosh-Harris, didn’t have an easy childhood. She was in foster care as a child and rotated between the homes of her aunts and uncles, until she moved in with her father and his girlfriend at age 12. To make the situation worse, she kept getting sick. Doctors never fully determined […]
Share:Will Calhoun was a man in motion. A physically active job, a busy parent, an active coach, and member of his church didn’t leave him much time for sitting. As a carpenter, he was used to lifting heavy objects every day, and didn’t give it much thought. But this time, something felt different. Immediately, he […]
Type 1 Diabetes nearly killed Faith Carlin until she received the gift of a kidney and pancreas transplant that saved her life.