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.Sign Up Now!
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!Start here
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.
News & Events
#VolunteerSpotlight: Team Shea
Theresa signed up to cook meals at the Family House in memory of her co-worker's grandaughter, Shea.
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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