Kidney recipient and Gift of Life Donor Program Volunteer Ambassador Timmy Nelson appeared on the radio program “Her Health Matters” hosted by Dr. Safiyya Shabazz on WURD Radio. Timmy shared […]
A 16-year-old was shot and killed in Philadelphia. His family donated his organs to save five lives.
By donating his organs, his mother said, she could ensure that Jaseem’s killers would not get the last word. His story would not end with his murder. by Ellie Rushing […]
Sara Madonna During the month of April, 69 News has been sharing inspiring stories about organ donation with the help of the Gift of Life program in celebration of National […]
By Brittany Sweeney ALLENTOWN, Pa —The region that includes the Lehigh Valley is being recognized for leading the country in organ donations. In 2022, people in eastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, […]
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The Gift of Life Donor Program coordinated transplants from 690 donors in 2022. by Abraham Gutman A Philadelphia based organ donation program led the nation in 2022 for coordinating the […]
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The Gift of Life Donor Program and the city’s Longest Night event help families who have lost loved ones
Tom Gano has surpassed the 300,000 goal he set after his son Curtis, 16, died in 1987. Curtis saved four lives through organ donation.
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by Hallie Jacobs DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. (WHP) — More than 40 Central Pennsylvanians who donated their organs, tissues, and corneas to save hundreds of lives are being honored as heroes. The ceremony […]
By Stephanie Stahl PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Katherine Strickland and Anna Fischman had liver transplants as babies 35 years ago. On Friday, the women were back together again for the first […]