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WEEKEND ALBUM: Gift of Life Donor Dash

Share:Two people from Lancaster County joined hundreds of people to walk for a good cause Sunday. It was all to raise money and spread awareness for organ donation at the Gift of Life Donor Dash in Philadelphia. Ellen Smoll from Ephrata Township, was racing today in honor of her son, Evan. He died in a […]

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Department of Health, PennDOT Commemorate Donate Life Month

Share:Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers, along with representatives from Donate Life Pennsylvania, highlighted the importance of organ and tissue donation at an event at the new Summerdale Driver License Center in Enola last week in conjunction with the national observance of Donate […]

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April is Donate Life Month

Share:It’s an important time of the year for Ronald Boris and Mark Hudock who received lifesaving heart transplants, and Edith Moyer who requested her mom’s organs be donated. “This is my hero right here. Eddie Bates. He saved my life. He was an organ donor. He had a brain aneurysm at his mom’s house. He […]

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Gift of Life flag raising ceremony

Share:CHRISTIANA, Del. (WPVI) — Organ and tissue donors were celebrated during a flag-raising ceremony Wednesday in New Castle County.  Representatives from the Gift of Life Donor Program and Christiana Care came together outside Christiana Hospital for the event.  In 2018, the Christiana Care Transplant Program facilitated 41 organ donations.  Officials say 83 tissue donors also […]

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Rowan Organ Donor Day Addresses Vital Need

Share:Rowan University’s annual Organ Donor Day is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, on the Chamberlain Student Center patio of the Glassboro campus, 201 Mullica Hill Road. The carnival themed event, founded by Anthony J. Fulginiti’s Public Relations Student Society of America and supported by the Philadelphia-based Gift of Life donor […]

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Spotlight on Susan Mastrangelo, BSN, RN, CNOR

Share:As an operating room nurse, Susan Mastrangelo is quite familiar with the process of harvesting donor organs. At Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in Willingboro, New Jersey, where she works, doctors partner closely with the nonprofit Gift of Life to find suitable matches for patients awaiting a transplant. But in Mastrangelo’s experience, and that […]

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