THE BIG 10 from the 10th Year
We are proud to highlight the top 10 accomplishments from 2021. Our mission to support transplant families remains strong because of our community.Learn More
Read more about families who stay at Gift of Life Howie’s House and their transplant journeys.Learn More
A Timeline of Our Journey Together
Gift of Life Howie’s House opened in 2011 and has provided comfort and hope to thousands of families along their transplant journeys.Learn More
Mission and History
Since 2011, Gift of Life Howie’s 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
Gift of Life Howie's House News and Blog
On Gift of Life Howie’s 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
Gift of Life Howie's House Newsletter
Read past issues of Howie’s House UPDATE, a newsletter highlighting transplant stories, events, volunteers and more!View More
Gift of Life Howie's House Dedication
Learn more about the renaming of Gift of Life Family House to Gift of Life Howie’s House to honor our Founder, Howard M. Nathan.Learn More
“When our doors opened, we made the promise to never turn a family away due to inability to pay our nightly fee. Over the last 10 years, this promise has never been broken thanks to the selflessness of our community.”Read More
News & Events
Shannon’s Journey from Transplant Caregiver to Howie's House Intern
A former intern shares her Howie's House experience and special connection to organ donation.
#SupporterSpotlight: Independent Order of Odd Fellows New Jersey
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows NJ has generously sponsored the Howie's House shuttle program!
#VolunteerSpotlight: Team Shea
Theresa signed up to cook meals at the Howie's House in memory of her co-worker's granddaughter.
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 Howie's House to help raise awareness of organ and tissue donation.
My First Home was Gift of Life Howie's House
When he was finally able to leave the hospital's care, the Howie's House became Asher's first home.