PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — For families faced with suddenly losing a loved one, giving the gift of life not only provides hope to those awaiting transplants, but can also ease the pain of […]
Former 6abc funny man Don Polec gets serious about second chance at life following kidney transplant
FURLONG, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — For 27 years, Don Polec kept the community laughing at quirky places and people. And for many of those years, Don was dealing with polycystic kidney […]
WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — Action News is putting the spotlight on organ donation and the importance of registering as an organ donor by introducing you to some of the thousands of […]
Thirty-five-year-old Stacey Rodenas was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes at age 11. After graduating high school, she became an EMT, wanting to help people in their time of need. When Rodenas […]
In the midst of COVID-19, four-year-old Zach needed a life-saving heart transplant. Thanks to a selfless family’s decision to say “yes” to organ donation, Zach received his new heart and a chance to run, play and grow! Gift of Life Howie’s House became Zach and mom Sarah’s home away from home while awaiting and recovering from his transplant so the Central PA family could remain close to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
MILFORD, Delaware (WPVI) — There is good news for the 5,000 people awaiting life-saving organ transplants in our region. The Gift of Life says transplants are back on pace after […]
I am a Registered Nurse (RN) and Certified Procurement and Transplant Coordinator (CPTC). I had the honor of helping Gift of Life coordinate a record 664 organ donors last year, […]