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Health: Families Come Together To Celebrate ‘Gift Of Life’

By Stephanie Stahl PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It’s a story of turning tragedy and loss into something positive. The Gift of Life organ donation program is celebrating 40 years of saving lives. Health reporter Stephanie Stahl […]


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Gift of Life Donor Program

Vanessa Duvert from Gift of Life and LaVerne Clark, a heart recipient were here to speak about the importance of organ donation especially in the African American Community.


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Delaware County Boy Receives The Gift Of Life On His 10th Birthday

The family is hoping their story will encourage other families to consider organ donation.


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Lawmakers Mull Update of Pennsylvania Organ Donation Law

State lawmakers heard emotional testimony this week on a bill that would update Pennsylvania’s organ donation law.



Kidcasting from the Gift of Life Donor Dash in Philadelphia

Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the Gift of Life Donor Dash at the Philadelphia Art Museum on April 13th, 2014.


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Gift Of Life Donor Program

Pat Ciarrocchi spoke to a heart transplant survivor and a representative from the Gift of Life program on organ donation and the 19th Annual Donor Dash.


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‘Gift of Life’ Transplant Program Marks 40th Year With Call For More Donors

The “Gift of Life” program — the nation’s leading organ donation program — based here in Philadlephia.


(Faith Carlin, right, with her husband, Alex, and their daughters Erin and Elizabeth, at the Christmas tree in Love Park.  Family photo provided)

Willow Grove Woman To Ride in Rose Bowl Parade On New Year’s Day

Faith Carlin (right) received a new kidney and a new pancreas in the early ’90s, and now is an ambassador for the “Gift of Life” organ donation program.



Security On The Mind Of Weekend Race Directors

The issue of security is certainly in the forefront following Monday’s tragic events at the Boston Marathon.


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Gift Of Life Donor Program

For more on the Gift of Life and organ donation, click here.


Aiming To Save Lives, Facebook Lets Users Show ‘Organ Donor Status’

Locally, there are more than 6,500 people waiting for an organ donation.


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The Gift Of Life

Laverne Clark, who received a heart from a donor, and John D. Green, from the Gift of Life, spoke to Pat Ciarrocchi about organ donation.


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Compassion Is On The Front Burner At Philadelphia’s ‘Gift of Life Family House’

Just days before Christmas, families of patients undergoing organ transplants in Philadelphia were getting some special holiday meals to help ease their difficult days.


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Philadelphia ‘Gift of Life’ Program Honors 5 Living Kidney Donors

“More and more, friends and neighbors are giving,” says the president and CEO of the “Gift of Life” donor program, “but now there’s this new phenomenon of people just wanting to do some good for their fellow man and giving their kidney to someone else.”


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Health: Donate Life Month

April is Donate Life Month to raise awareness about the need for more people to become organ donors, to save lives.