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Gift of Life College Challenge

Students save lives! Join the Gift of Life Donor Program College Challenge to make a living, breathing difference in our community.

6ABC Visions: Luis Palau, Jr, a double-lung transplant recipient, is raising awareness for organ donations

As part of our Visions Special highlighting Hispanic American Heritage Month, we profile Luis Palau, Jr., a Philadelphia resident of Puerto Rican descent who received a life-saving double-lung transplant from the Gift of Life Donor Program. The Gift of Life organization is our region’s organ and tissue transplant network. Last year, they were successful in […]

Categories: Gift of Life In the News, Multicultural Stories

Jackson Heller of Lafayette wins scholarship for transplant recipients

Jackson Heller of Lafayette wins scholarship for transplant recipients Jackson Heller of Lafayette has won the Jessica Beth Schwartz Memorial Scholarship, one of three organ transplant recipients of these higher education scholarships for 2020-21. The scholarship is funded through the Transplant Foundation, the charitable foundation that supports the mission of Gift of Life Donor Program. […]

Categories: Gift of Life In the News

Virtual Central PA Transplant Support Group

When: October 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Virtual support group for transplant patients and family members who reside in the Central Pennsylvania area. Hosted by Gift of Life Family House Caregiver Lifeline Program. Please reach out to Talia Giordano, LCSW, with questions[…]

Local Students Awarded Transplant Scholarship

The Jessica Beth Schwartz Memorial Scholarship is pleased to announce that three organ transplant recipients are the winners of its 2020-21 higher education scholarships. The Jessica Beth Schwartz Memorial Scholarship is funded through the Transplant Foundation, the charitable foundation which supports the mission of Gift of Life Donor Program. Each year, the scholarship program issues $2,500 awards […]

Categories: Gift of Life In the News

HOPE Act gives Bronx resident a new lease on life

In 2013, President Barack Obama passed legislation that would allow HIV-positive donors to give organs to HIV-positive recipients. A Bronx resident was recently New York’s first transplant recipient under the law. According to the Gift of Life Donor Program, 60 percent of people currently on the U.S. transplant waiting list are people of color, and […]

Categories: Gift of Life In the News

Donation Champion Learning Session

When: November 3, 2021 all-day
Where: Lankenau Medical Center, 100 E Lancaster Ave, Wynnewood, PA 19096, USA

Gift of Life Donor Program has developed a one-day learning session to train and equip healthcare providers who are interested in improving their hospital’s organ donation systems. This one-day workshop is a fast-paced and highly[…]