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Mission and History
Since 2011, Gift of Life Family House has served as a “home away from home” for transplant patients and their families by providing temporary, affordable lodging and supportive services to those who travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for transplant-related care.Read More
Family House News and Blog
On the Family House Blog, read about the transplant journey from the perspective of caregivers, recipients, transplant social workers and more. Catch up on the latest news, House Happenings, and see how you can get involved.View Blog
Family House Newsletter
Read past issues of the Family House UPDATE, a newsletter highlighting transplant stories, events, volunteers and more!View More
Six years of service. 30 guest rooms. No family ever turned away due to financial hardship.Read More
News & Events
Volunteer Spotlight: Ryan's Shamrocks
To honor her son, Carol McCloud and her family host a food drive for the Family House each year.
Volunteer Spotlight: Rutgers Gang
Once a month, these college friends come together to prepare and serve a meal to our guests.
Welcoming Our Newest Family House Advisory Board Member, Bill Soloway!
We'd like to welcome our newest Family House Advisory Board member, Bill Soloway!
Volunteer Spotlight: Ed Galarza
“The Family House is very important,” Ed says. “It’s all about helping people in need.”
Sovereign Insurance Group Underwrites Family House South Porch
Sovereign Insurance Group, longtime Gift of Life partner, makes a generous gift to the Family House.
A Safe Way Home
“The reason we chose to stay at the Family House was because of the shuttle service..."
Hope Shuttled from Door to Door
“The shuttle is a lifesaver for people,” Chris Bolden says. "Without it, we would've struggled."
John Helps Shuttle Hope and You Can, Too
John sees our need for a larger, more accessible vehicle, and he hopes you do, too.
“My spirits have been nothing but high here."
Kind Words from the Aldi's
“My experience at Gift of Life Family House is inexpressible..."