Blogs: Families, Foundations & Researchers

I Will Miss Him Big Much

by Cindy Campbell | Jul 7, 2020

I took my toddler to the emergency department after a sleepless night, insisting that perhaps he was suffering headaches. Wearing a bright yellow t-shirt that matched his curly blonde hair, cargo shorts and flip flops, Ty jumped and giggled his way into the sunny room at the local children’s hospital.

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Beth Frenkel Tissue Navigator

by Beth Frenkel | May 20, 2020

I am the tissue navigator for Gift from a Child (GFAC) program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. I began my professional career as a licensed funeral director and then transitioned into being an advocate for organ and tissue donation for transplant as a liaison for medical examiners, coroners and funeral professionals for the Gift of Life Donor Program.

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Light That Seeps Through a Broken Heart

by Ginny McLean | Apr 28, 2020

Stories of Strength and Inspiration. They astounded me with their strength. The strength to rise above their grief and take action. Their unselfish desire to make it better for the next family and work towards the goal of there never being a next family.

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I Love You Always, Mom

by Gloria Martin | Aug 13, 2019

I Love You Always, Mom Dear Silas, I want you to know your very last wish is happening right now. There is a team of researchers, doctors, and specialists who...

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Except for Tissue

by Nikki Lyons | Aug 8, 2019

My Research Project Was Scrapped Due to Lack of Tissue I always knew I wanted to be a scientist. This meant that when I was younger, I loved watching movies...

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What Cancer Taught Me

by Luke Reynolds | Jul 24, 2019

What Cancer Taught Me   Luke Reynolds won 1st Place in the2019 Ben Strauss Youth ProgramMiddle SchoolTeen Essay ContestThis is his winning essay What...

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