Ways You Can Help

Home Cook Heroes

Home Cook Hero volunteers are essential to helping us ensure all transplant families come back to a home-cooked meal during their stay in Philadelphia.

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Drive the Shuttle

The backbone of the Family House shuttle service is our devoted volunteer drivers. You can help us get our guests to their hospital and doctors appointments.

Help Drive

Wish List Drives

Keeping the Family House stocked with basic home necessities requires lots of donated food and supplies. This is an excellent activity to involve your family, company, religious group, or friends!

Host a Wishlist Drive

Host an Activity

The Family House Activities Program provides a much-needed lift to our Family House and transplant families. Quality entertainment will help alleviate stress, give the opportunity of quality time spent together not focusing on health issues, and stimulate positive, hopeful feelings.

Host an Activity

Organize a Fundraiser

From golf outings, to bake sales, to car washes and more, there are a countless ways you can fundraise with friends, family and coworkers for transplant families. The more creative the better and don’t forget to have fun!

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Welcome Home Club for Monthly Giving

Giving a little bit each month goes a long way, and with your help, we can welcome our transplant families to a place of comfort and hope.

 

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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.

Peter Mansaray, father of a heart recipient and past Family House guest.

A Father & Son Journey

"...by the time we left [the Family House], I left with a whole family.”

Legacy Society members Elizabeth and David Kennedy.

Leaving a Legacy

David and Elizabeth are leaving a legacy with planned gifts to the Family House.

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