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Kidney transplant recipient dedicates second chance at life to giving back to community

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 people in our area whose lives have been touched by the Gift of Life donor program. A Chester County man is making every moment of […]

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Gift of Life hoping to make a bigger difference in the Black community

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — New Jersey veteran and Gift of Life donor-recipient Joe Pratt points out that there can be acts of heroism not only on the battlefield but also in the hospital. Gift of Life is our region’s organ and transplant organization which has successfully coordinated more than 52,000 life-saving organ transplants in the past […]

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To raise awareness for organ donation, many lend a hand for special paint job on race car

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 […]

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West Chester man receives Gift of Life Donor Award

WEST CHESTER—Timmy Nelson of West Chester received Gift of Life Donor Program’s Soapbox Award at its Annual Volunteer Ambassador Recognition Ceremony, held June 8, at the Crowne Plaza in King of Prussia. Nelson was recognized for his outstanding dedication to educating the public about organ and tissue donation and transplantation. The ceremony celebrated the contributions […]

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