Directions & Parking

Directions to Family House.

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Parking

Each family will be provided one secure parking space.

  • Gift of Life is not responsible for damaged or stolen items
  • Your car must be registered with staff upon arrival
  • Visitors and volunteers are able to use the parking areas if there is space available

Directions

From North (Langhorne, Trenton, Northeast Philadelphia)

  • Take I-95 S toward Center City Philadelphia
  • Take the Callowhill St. exit (Exit 22) toward I-676 E/ US 30 E/Independence Hall
  • Turn right onto Callowhill St.
  • Gift of Life Family House located at 401 Callowhill St. will be on your right

From South (Delaware)

  • Take I-496 N ramp toward Port of Wilmington/ Philadelphia
  • Merge onto I-495 N and then stay straight and go onto I-95 N
  • Take I- 676/US-30 exit (Exit 22) on the left toward Center City Philadelphia/Independence Hall/Callowhill St.
  • Take the exit towards I-676 E/US-30 E/Ben Franklin Bridge/ Independence Hall/Callowhill St.
  • Stay straight onto Callowhill St.
  • Gift of Life Family House located at 401 Callowhill St. will be on your right

From East (Southern New Jersey)

  • Take I-676N/US-30 W via the ramp on the left towards the Ben Franklin Bridge
  • Take the 5th St. Exit which will be immediately on your right as you come off the bridge
  • Keep left at the fork in the ramp. Turn slight right onto N. 5th St.
  • Turn right onto Willow St. (Willow St. is a ½ block past Callowhill St.)
  • Take the 1st right onto N. 4th St. and take the 1st right onto Callowhill St.
  • Gift of Life Family House located at 401 Callowhill St. will be on your right

From West (King of Prussia)

  • Take Route 76/Schuylkill Expressway and follow signs for 676 East/Center City
  • Take the I-676 E/ Benjamin Franklin Bridge Exit
  • Keep left to take Vine St. Expressway/I-676E/US-30 East via Exit 344 toward Central Philadelphia
  • Take the 8th St. Exit and turn right onto N. 8th St. (If you reach Vine St. you’ve gone a little too far.)
  • Take the 1st left onto Vine St. (If you reach Race St. you’ve gone about .1 miles too far.)
  • Turn left onto N. 7th St./N. Franklin St.
  • Continue to follow N. 7th St. and turn right onto Willow St. (Willow St. is a ½ block past Callowhill St.)
  • Turn right onto N. 4th St. and take the 1st right onto Callowhill St. You will see Gift of Life Family House on your right

 

News & Events

#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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