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, along with the transplant of 1,865 life-saving organs. This is not just my story; it is the story of all persons who are committed to […]
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.
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 […]
For 16 years, children who have undergone a live-saving organ transplant (and their siblings) spend the week out in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania at Mermaid County Day Camp, as part of Camp Jeremy. For one week a year, these recipients get to spend their days swimming, playing sports, and doing arts and crafts with other kids […]
Gift of Life is celebrating the contributions of volunteer ambassador, board member, and donor mom Cynthia London. Cynthia became connected with Gift of Life 22 years ago when her son Sipho became an organ donor. In Sipho’s heroic last act, he saved six lives. For 22 years, inspired by Sipho’s dream of becoming a teacher, Cynthia […]
Kevin Brighter ’19 and Jake Hafer ’19 Advocate for More Organ Donors Philadelphia, PA – Hundreds of students will come together this spring to celebrate the completion of their college careers at La Salle University’s undergraduate graduation ceremony. Two of them wouldn’t have had the opportunity to go to college, let alone walk across the stage […]
After being diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder, Carrie received the gift of donated tendon grafts in her shoulders that allowed her to live a normal life.