Transplant Games of America

(credit: Jim Melwert/KYW)

Team Philly Wins Back-To-Back Basketball Titles At Transplant Games

Team Philly never trailed as they held on to beat Kentucky to win back-to-back Transplant Game basketball titles.

07/15/2014

(Adrian Nitkowski prepares to serve for the Team Philly volleyball team at the Transplant Games in Houston.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Transplant Games: Love Bloomed When They Met As Fellow Recipients

Adrian Nitkowski got a liver in 1998, the same year he met his wife, Ingrid, a heart transplant recipient.

07/15/2014

Team Philly gold medal relay team. From left: Derek Fitzgerald, KYW's Jim Melwert, Kyle Atrus, and Bert Fox (Photo Provided by Jim Melwert)

For Donor Families At Transplant Games, A Wave Of Emotions

Donor families — the family members of anyone who died and donated organs or tissue — are treated like royalty here at the Transplant Games, but the emotions can be overwhelming for first-timers.

07/15/2014

(credit: Jim Melwert/KYW)

9-Year-Old Double Amputee, Kidney Recipient Competes With Team Philly At Transplant Games

Track and field took center stage at the Transplant Games of America in Houston, Texas.

07/14/2014

Team Philly gold medal relay team. From left: Derek Fitzgerald, KYW's Jim Melwert, Kyle Atrus, and Bert Fox (Photo Provided by Jim Melwert)

Big Day In Medal Count For Team Philly At Transplant Games

As the Transplant Games continue in Houston, it was big day for Team Philly Sunday.

07/14/2014

Team Philly co-captain Kyle Atras (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Emotions Running High For Team Philly During Day 2 Of Transplant Games

The Transplant Games of America continued in Houston Sunday with several events.

07/13/2014

(credit: Jim Melwert)

Hundreds From Philadelphia Take Part In Transplant Games In Houston

Several hundred members of Team Philadelphia are competing in the Transplant Games of America in Houston, Texas today through Tuesday.

07/12/2014

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