donor families

2018 Transplant Games of America
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
August 07, 2018 - 3:36 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (KYW Newsradio) — The final competitions are wrapping up, and the closing ceremonies of the 2018 Transplant Games of America finish up Tuesday night. These are the first Transplant Games for Team Philly’s Wendell Burke, a kidney recipient. He received a new kidney a couple years ago...
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Transplant Games
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
August 06, 2018 - 5:50 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (KYW Newsradio) — The 2018 Transplant Games have been a success so far for Team Philly, which garnered nearly 100 medals. And more events are still to come. Tyshon Lewis, one of three Philly medallists who are also heart recipients, received a new heart in 2016. "I’m almost two years...
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Transplant Games of America
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
August 05, 2018 - 10:09 am
SALT LAKE CITY (KYW Newsradio) — Team Philly raked in more than two dozen medals in swimming at the 2018 Transplant Games. But for one group of spectators, just getting to Salt Lake City was half the fun. Back in 2006, Andrea Henninger didn’t make it to the Transplant Games to see her mother...
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2018 Transplant Games of America
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
August 02, 2018 - 6:51 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (KYW Newsradio) — Teams from across the country are arriving in Salt Lake City for the 2018 Transplant Games of America, celebrating organ donation and raising awareness of the need for donors. Team Philly with the Gift of Life Donor Program is once again the largest traveling team...
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