Family House Videos

Check out video stories about the patients and families who inspire the development of Gift of Life Family House.

Multimedia of Bobby and Ashley Adams at the 2016 Gift of Life Family House 5th Annual President's Reception: Two past Family House guests, Bobby and Ashley Adams, share their experiences at the Family House with all of the President's Reception guests.

Bobby and Ashley Adams at the 2016 Gift of Life Family House 5th Annual President's Reception

Two past Family House guests, Bobby and Ashley Adams, share their experiences at the Family House with all of the President's Reception guests.

Multimedia of 2015 Year Reflection Video: Happy 2016!! As the first week of the new year comes to an end, we're taking a moment to reflect on all of the wonderful and amazing ways our volunteers have supported and sustained our mission in 2015. In the video album above, we captured just a glimpse of some of our incredible volunteer groups who helped make the Family House warm and welcoming this past 2015. They are just a few of the THOUSANDS of caring individuals who made donations or gave their time to provide much needed services and help for our transplant families. Thank you!

2015 Year Reflection Video

Happy 2016!! As the first week of the new year comes to an end, we're taking a moment to reflect on all of the wonderful and amazing ways our volunteers have supported and sustained our mission in 2015. In the video album above, we captured just a glimpse of some of our incredible volunteer groups who helped make the Family House warm and welcoming this past 2015. They are just a few of the THOUSANDS of caring individuals who made donations or gave their time to provide much needed services and help for our transplant families. Thank you!

Multimedia of Gift of Life Family House Gratitude Video 2015: Gift of Life Family House and its families share their thanks with the community this year! Can we count on you to continue supporting our families? Please click here to make your holiday contribution.

Gift of Life Family House Gratitude Video 2015

Gift of Life Family House and its families share their thanks with the community this year! Can we count on you to continue supporting our families? Please click here to make your holiday contribution.

Multimedia of Gift of Life Family House Holiday Video 2014: Transplant families are counting on us this holiday season, can we count on you? Visit our website to support Gift of Life Family House this holiday season giftoflifefamilyhouse.org/support/2014holidaygiving/

Gift of Life Family House Holiday Video 2014

Transplant families are counting on us this holiday season, can we count on you? Visit our website to support Gift of Life Family House this holiday season giftoflifefamilyhouse.org/support/2014holidaygiving/

Multimedia of 10th Annual Kidney Open Golf Outing: Hosted by Howard Nathan and Dan Sinnott, the 10th Annual "Kidney Open" was held at the exclusive DuPont Country Club in Wilmington, DE. Proceeds from the event raised more than $65,000 for the transplant patients and families of Gift of Life Family House!

10th Annual Kidney Open Golf Outing

Hosted by Howard Nathan and Dan Sinnott, the 10th Annual "Kidney Open" was held at the exclusive DuPont Country Club in Wilmington, DE. Proceeds from the event raised more than $65,000 for the transplant patients and families of Gift of Life Family House!

Multimedia of Mattman Meets Heartman!: 5-year-old heart transplant recipient, Matthew, also known as MATTMAN, meets Gift of Life's mascot Heartman! The pair became instant friends!

Mattman Meets Heartman!

5-year-old heart transplant recipient, Matthew, also known as MATTMAN, meets Gift of Life's mascot Heartman! The pair became instant friends!

Multimedia of Happy Third Birthday Gift of Life Family House!: Celebrating the Family House's Third birthday!

Happy Third Birthday Gift of Life Family House!

Celebrating the Family House's Third birthday!

Multimedia of Faces of Gift of Life Family House: Watch our families tell their transplant stories.

Faces of Gift of Life Family House

Watch our families tell their transplant stories.

Multimedia of SOUSA Alarm- May 8th, 2013: On Wednesday, May 8, 2013, the SOUSA alarm on 90.1 WRTI was dedicated to the Family House! If you didn't get a chance to listen, we have a clip that you can check out now! We'd also like to give a special thanks to Steve Herman for helping us get on the air!

SOUSA Alarm- May 8th, 2013

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013, the SOUSA alarm on 90.1 WRTI was dedicated to the Family House! If you didn't get a chance to listen, we have a clip that you can check out now! We'd also like to give a special thanks to Steve Herman for helping us get on the air!

Multimedia of 2nd Annual President's Reception: On March 20, 2013, our 2012 Family and Founders' Circle members gathered at the Family House for the 2nd Annual President's Reception. It was a wonderful way to celebrate the first day of spring as well as recognize our very generous contributors for all of the support they gave us over the past year. The event featured three guest speakers, including two past guests of the Family House, Rhonda and Sarah Cataldo, who graciously shared their story with all of the attendees, and our keynote speaker for the evening, Michael Barkann, sportscaster for Comcast SportsNet and co-host at Sportsradio WIP. Penn Masala, a South Asian a capella group from University of Penn also came to perform at the event. We are proud to thank our members for their commitment and passion for helping others and for enabling the Family House to offer all of the comforts of home to families in need.

2nd Annual President's Reception

On March 20, 2013, our 2012 Family and Founders' Circle members gathered at the Family House for the 2nd Annual President's Reception. It was a wonderful way to celebrate the first day of spring as well as recognize our very generous contributors for all of the support they gave us over the past year. The event featured three guest speakers, including two past guests of the Family House, Rhonda and Sarah Cataldo, who graciously shared their story with all of the attendees, and our keynote speaker for the evening, Michael Barkann, sportscaster for Comcast SportsNet and co-host at Sportsradio WIP. Penn Masala, a South Asian a capella group from University of Penn also came to perform at the event. We are proud to thank our members for their commitment and passion for helping others and for enabling the Family House to offer all of the comforts of home to families in need.

Multimedia of Thank you, Starbucks at the Bellevue!: Gift of Life Family House would like to thank Starbucks at the Bellevue for all of their continued support!

Thank you, Starbucks at the Bellevue!

Gift of Life Family House would like to thank Starbucks at the Bellevue for all of their continued support!

Multimedia of Fralinger String Band Focuses on Giving Back: The Fralinger String Band, of The Mummers Parade, came to visit the Family House! We are so grateful they took the time to put on this great performance for all of our guests!

Fralinger String Band Focuses on Giving Back

The Fralinger String Band, of The Mummers Parade, came to visit the Family House! We are so grateful they took the time to put on this great performance for all of our guests!

Multimedia of Family House Segment on CBS 3's Talk Philly: Thank you Dezzie and Pat Ciarrocchi for stopping by Gift of Life Family House to spend time with our guests! Catch their visit which was featured on Talk Philly!

Family House Segment on CBS 3's Talk Philly

Thank you Dezzie and Pat Ciarrocchi for stopping by Gift of Life Family House to spend time with our guests! Catch their visit which was featured on Talk Philly!

Multimedia of From a Waiting Room to a Warm Room Waiting: Help us continue to keep families together. Bring them out of loneliness and isolation by welcoming them to a warm home waiting—the Family House.

From a Waiting Room to a Warm Room Waiting

Help us continue to keep families together. Bring them out of loneliness and isolation by welcoming them to a warm home waiting—the Family House.

Multimedia of Faces of Family House- Julie and Easton Keeton: While waiting for her son to receive a double lung and heart transplant, Julie Keeton has been forced to make a temporary home away from home in a strange city, away from her family and friends. By staying at the Gift of Life Family House, Julie has been able to find refuge to help her and her family get through their transplant experience.

Faces of Family House- Julie and Easton Keeton

While waiting for her son to receive a double lung and heart transplant, Julie Keeton has been forced to make a temporary home away from home in a strange city, away from her family and friends. By staying at the Gift of Life Family House, Julie has been able to find refuge to help her and her family get through their transplant experience.

Multimedia of Faces of Family House-Jeannine Rose: When Jeannine and Jeff Rose, upstate New York residents, traveled to Philadelphia for an appointment at Hahnemann Hospital, they never thought their lives would be turned upside down.

Faces of Family House-Jeannine Rose

When Jeannine and Jeff Rose, upstate New York residents, traveled to Philadelphia for an appointment at Hahnemann Hospital, they never thought their lives would be turned upside down.

Multimedia of Faces of Family House- Martha Harris: After her kidney transplant, Martha Harris was still required to attend follow up doctor's appointment and evaluations to ensure her health to progress in the proper direction. Instead of making long commutes from New York on a monthly basis, or staying at high priced hotel rooms, Harris was able to come stay at Gift of Life Family House where she could come from the waiting room to a warm room waiting.

Faces of Family House- Martha Harris

After her kidney transplant, Martha Harris was still required to attend follow up doctor's appointment and evaluations to ensure her health to progress in the proper direction. Instead of making long commutes from New York on a monthly basis, or staying at high priced hotel rooms, Harris was able to come stay at Gift of Life Family House where she could come from the waiting room to a warm room waiting.

Multimedia of Faces of Family House- Bob Larish: Instead of making a multiple hour commute while spending hours at the hospital for follow up treatment after his double lung transplant, Larish is able to stay at the Gift of Life Family House just blocks away from his treatment center.

Faces of Family House- Bob Larish

Instead of making a multiple hour commute while spending hours at the hospital for follow up treatment after his double lung transplant, Larish is able to stay at the Gift of Life Family House just blocks away from his treatment center.

Multimedia of Gift of Life Family House Tribute Video: Click here to watch the Family House story as it unfolds- from the beginning stages of construction to the day of our dedication!

Gift of Life Family House Tribute Video

Click here to watch the Family House story as it unfolds- from the beginning stages of construction to the day of our dedication!

Multimedia of Happy Birthday Gift of Life Family House!:

Happy Birthday Gift of Life Family House!

Click here to watch Family House supporters wish the Family House a happy 1st birthday!

Multimedia of Gift of Life Family House 2012 Dedication Video:

Gift of Life Family House 2012 Dedication Video

On May 6, 2012 Family House celebrated their one-year dedication ceremony!

Multimedia of Welcoming Transplant Families: Family House will provide critically needed support programs and temporary lodging for organ transplant patients and their families.

Welcoming Transplant Families

Family House will provide critically needed support programs and temporary lodging for organ transplant patients and their families.

Multimedia of Home Cook Heroes Launch Party:

Home Cook Heroes Launch Party

Check out our video of the Home Cook Heroes Launch party hosted by Food Network's Marc Summers and Iron Chef's Marc Vetri!

Multimedia of Family House Groundbreaking: On October 18th, 2009 the board members of the Gift of Life Family House officially broke ground on what will become a home away from home for transplant patients and their families traveling to Phildadelphia.

Family House Groundbreaking

On October 18th, 2009 the board members of the Gift of Life Family House officially broke ground on what will become a home away from home for transplant patients and their families traveling to Phildadelphia.

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