Gift of Life Donor Program

Carol McCloud and Abdul-Kareem Salahuddin.
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Cherri Gregg
October 01, 2019 - 7:17 pm
On the surface, Carol McCloud and Abdul-Kareem Salahuddin have little in common.
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Camp Jeremy
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John McDevitt
July 17, 2018 - 5:39 pm
BLUE BELL, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Every summer, the Gift of Life Donor Program invites children who are organ transplant recipients to participate in a weeklong summer camp in Montgomery County. For one week a year, Mermaid Country Day Camp in Blue Bell becomes Camp Jeremy for kids who received...
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Howard Nathan, president and CEO of Gift of Life Donor Program
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Jim Melwert
July 10, 2018 - 1:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Gift of Life Donor Program marked president and CEO Howard Nathan's 40th anniversary with the organization with a celebration Tuesday morning. It was humble beginnings for Howard Nathan when he was hired in July, 1978, by Steve Sammut at what was then called The...
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Gift of Life: Joe Pratt and Markita Lewis
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Cherri Gregg
June 14, 2018 - 4:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Gift of Life Donor Program is the largest organ procurement organization in the U.S., serving 11.2 million people across Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware. Since 1974, Gift of Life has coordinated more than 46,000 organs for transplantation and...
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Student Organ Donor Project
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Steve Tawa
June 02, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Several Philadelphia high schools brought their classroom projects to the Gift of Life Donor Program on North 3rd Street to promote organ and tissue awareness in their schools. Bodine High School 16-year old Junior Jay Chen and his friends at Youth Volunteer Corps...
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Annual Donor Dash
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Tim Jimenez
April 15, 2018 - 10:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Thousands of people put their running shoes on Sunday morning to celebrate the "gift of life" of organ or tissue donation. It was a cold and rainy morning for the 23rd annual Donor Dash. The Gift of Life Donor Program says the run and walk helps get the word out that...
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