Assistance

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Understanding the Organ Transplant Waiting List About 6,300 people in the region served by A Gift of Life Donor Program await life-saving organ transplants. All patients are included on a single national list. However, all will rely on the efforts of A Gift of Life Donor Program and most will benefit from local donors for a second chance at life and renewed health. The Transplant List Nationally, there are more than 123,000 people waiting for much-needed organs. As these patients and their families hold out hope fo...

Donations

What is Living Donation Although most organ donations take place after the donor has died, some organs and tissues can be donated from living donors. With the transplant waiting list increasing and the shortage of organs for transplant available, patients in dire need of a life saving procedure can be aided through living donation. Living donation allows more patients to be moved off of the waiting list, thus increasing the existing organ supply. As a result of the growing need for donors, living donation has incre...

Volunteer

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Volunteers are the driving force behind A Gift of Life Donor Program’s community outreach and education efforts. Volunteering with A Gift of Life Donor Program Nothing expresses the power of donation and transplantation like the personal testimonials of those who have lived the experience first-hand. We need your story to help save lives! A Gift of Life Donor Program is fortunate to have an extensive network of volunteers throughout the eastern half of Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware. They inc...