12-year-old Taylor is a member of Team Philadelphia’s Youth Basketball team who won the silver medal at this year’s Transplant Games of America. On Nov. 30, the team was honored at the Philadelphia 76ers game.
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 […]
Share:ROXBOROUGH — Gift of Life Donor Program — the organ procurement organization for the eastern half of Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware — and the Hospital Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) Southeast Connect honored Roxborough Memorial Hospital with a 2018 Gift of Life Titanium Award Nov. 15. Pennsylvania’s challenge led the nation in hospital participation […]
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Share: PHILADELPHIA – Sofia and Stefany Atencio have been teammates since day one. They’re identical twins and like most 12-year-olds, they like laughing, puppies, and playing games. These two also share something else. They had double-lung transplants just about a year apart. Stefany had hers three weeks ago and is already feeling better. “Already climbing up […]
Mike Snyder, 17, of Hamilton, NJ was happy to be back with Team Philadelphia at the Transplant Games after nearly 5 years waiting for a new kidney.
Share: (Courtesy of Cutliney) The medal haul was impressive: 10 gold and two silver in 13 events. But the level of competition at the Transplant Games of America held last month in Salt Lake City was well let the guy who came away with all the hardware put it in perspective: “We were joking that […]