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Gift of Life Donor Program Tips for Coping With Grief

These are unprecedented times. People across the country are adjusting to major disruptions in their daily lives as a result of COVID-19. The impact is wide-reaching – resulting in drastic changes to work and school routines, financial and food security and imposed social restrictions – all of which have left many grappling with the loss […]

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West Chester resident honored at Gift of Life donor program

By MediaNews Group, Daily Local News WEST CHESTER — West Chester resident Tracey Moore was honored at Gift of Life donor program’s annual Living Donor Recognition Ceremony: “Gifts of Life, Acts of Love,” held recently in King of Prussia. Moore Moore attended the ceremony with her recipient, Julia Emig, and was recognized for her life-saving […]

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North Wales Resident Honored at ‘Gifts of Life, Acts of Love’ Event

By The Times Herald Doug Sams of North Wales, was recently honored at the Gift of Life Donor Program’s annual living donor recognition ceremony: “Gifts of Life, Acts of Love.” Sams attended the ceremony with his recipient, Peter D’Alessandro, and was recognized for his life-saving decision to become a living organ donor. Read the full […]

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Grief mixed with gratitude: Ceremony honors memory of organ donors

By Penn State News HERSHEY, Pa. — Bill Griffis knows very little about the person whose liver became his. But that doesn’t stop the 50-year-old from West Lawn, Berks County, from thanking his donor every morning when he wakes up. It started in late 2013 after Griffis received his transplant. “I said every day, I’m […]

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NJ toddler able to see thanks to cornea transplant

By Matt O’Donnell, 6abc PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — 6abc and the Gift of Life donor program are teaming up all day Wednesday for a RegistrationThon. It is to get more people signed up as organ and tissue donors. In this story, we meet a South Jersey toddler who is now able to explore her world because […]

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Life and Legacy event honored organ and tissue donors

Article by Danielle Woods, WGAL8 On Sunday, organ, tissue, and cornea donors from central Pennsylvania were honored by a Life and Legacy Celebration, hosted by Gift of Life. View the full story here! Consider saying YES to saving lives. Register to be an organ donor today.

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First-of-its-kind conference brings hospitality house leaders to Philly

Leaders from hospitality houses from across the country were in Philadelphia this week for the first-ever National Healthcare Hospitality Network Leadership Conference. “To brainstorm about best practices and innovation in how we support families who are going through a healthcare crisis when they’re away from home,” explained Jan L. Weinstock with Philadelphia’s Gift of Life […]

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Bringing Transplant Kids Together for a Week of Fun!

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 […]

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Gift of Life Hosts Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

On June 8th, 2019, Gift of Life Donor Program hosted its “Volunteer Recognition Ceremony.” The ceremony and luncheon honored more than 180 dedicated volunteers throughout our community at Crowne Plaza in King of Prussia, PA. More than a dozen volunteers, including donor families and organ and tissue transplant recipients, were awarded for their outstanding advocacy […]

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