Religion and organ donation go hand-in-hand for many transplant recipients and donor families. All major religions in the U.S. support organ donation as the ultimate act of charity and self-sacrifice. Hear from transplant recipients and donor families about how their faith guided them through their donation/transplant journey. Consider saying YES to saving lives. Register to be […]
In the midst of COVID-19, four-year-old Zach needed a life-saving heart transplant. Thanks to a selfless family’s decision to say “yes” to organ donation, Zach received his new heart and a chance to run, play and grow! Gift of Life Family House became Zach and mom Sarah’s home away from home while awaiting and recovering from his transplant so the Central PA family could remain close to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
When Markita said yes
to organ donation, she found
comfort knowing that her
son Marquis would give
others a second chance at life.
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.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – 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 Paoli Hospital and St. Mary Medical Center with the 2018 Gift of Life Award on November 2. This prestigious, annual […]
Donor Mom, Melanie Penna, shares the story of her son Anthony, who in his passing gave the gift of life to others. His legacy lives on in the hearts of those who loved him and now even those who never knew him.
Onyi Kenine received a life-saving liver transplant as an infant and it has never held her back from living a normal, healthy life. Her donor is always in her mind as she lives the best life she can.
Not a day passes without Joe Mansaray wondering whose heart beats inside his chest.
Gift of Life Donor Program and the Hospital Association of Pennsylvania (HAP), honored Abington – Jefferson Health and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience with the 2017 Gift of Life Award.