Navigating the Transplant Process
The organ transplant process does not start and stop with the transplant surgery; it’s a lifelong journey and can be extremely difficult to navigate. There are many ways to prepare for the changes in your life and daily routine. Learn more about what you and your loved one, can expect at each stage of the transplant journey.Overview
Joining a support group can not only help reduce stress but can also help create community among people who know exactly what it’s like to be a transplant caregiver. The Caregiver Lifeline Program offers both in-person and online support groups for transplant caregivers – considering participating in a support group today!Learn More
Well-Being for Transplant Caregivers
Transplant caregivers have so many responsibilities, they sometimes forget to take care of themselves and do things they once enjoyed. It can be helpful to give yourself time each day to do things you love and take your mind away from other issues.Learn More
Caregiver Lifeline Videos
Videos for caregivers and transplant patients on topics around the transplant experience, including “survivors guilt,” writing to the donor family, and preparing for transplant. Check back often for new videos!Watch Now
Share Your Story
Sharing your Transplant Caregiver Story can be a great way to let others know that there are people out there with similar challenges.Submit Your Story
News & Events
Love Brings "Liver Sisters" Together
Ashley decided to donate a portion of her liver to a member of her church.
#VolunteerSpotlight: MTF Biologics
MTF Biologics has been spending a lot of time in our kitchen cooking meals for transplant families.
Hand Prints of Hope
NASRCAR's Joey Gase visited the Family House to help raise awareness of organ and tissue donation.
My First Home was Gift of Life Family House
When he was finally able to leave the hospital's care, the Family House became Asher's first home.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Pledges to Support Family House
Jefferson Hospital made a $250,000 pledge to support transplant families at the Family House.
We've Got You, Mom
Nicole became her mother Donna's caregiver and together, they navigated the transplant journey.
Corporate Spotlight: Laundry Made Easy
Our friends from Hercules Laundry generously donated five new washer and dryer sets!
Getting by With a Little Help From our Friends
As part of our Caregiver Lifeline Program, we bring in therapy dogs to spend time with our guests!
The Flight For My Life
Karen's life-saving transplant relocated her and her family over 350 miles from home.
#FacebookFUNdraiser: Anthony Vetrano
Learn why Anthony decided to host a Facebook fundraiser for the Family House!
From Hospital to Home
"My stay at the Family House gets better each time," says Lauren, a past Family House guest.
Grown Up and Giving Back
Read about Mya, a liver recipient and employee, and her experience here at the Family House.
Families Joined by Love and Life in Family House Kitchen
The Hess and Palmer families come together to celebrate the life of Mason Hess.
Family Close By
“Having my wife nearby was especially helpful to my recovery,” Tim says.
#SupporterSpotlight: Facebook Fundraisers
Did you know you can hold an online fundraiser to support the Family House on Facebook?
Gift of Life Volunteer Recognition Ceremony
Gift of Life Family House honors volunteers at the Gift of Life Volunteer Recognition Ceremony.
A Father & Son Journey
"...by the time we left [the Family House], I left with a whole family.”
Leaving a Legacy
David and Elizabeth are leaving a legacy with planned gifts to the Family House.
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