Gift of Life Howie’s House Day of Giving

Because access to affordable lodging, food, and supportive services should never come between a transplant patient and their gift of life. Give today to support families this holiday season.

Join Gift of Life Howie’s House for a special Day of Giving to support brave transplant families on their journey to hope.

Tune into KYW, B101, 98.1 WOGL, 1210 WPHT, or 96.5 TDY on December 15th to hear inspiring stories from Gift of Life Howie’s House, a special haven of comfort, hope and healing for transplant patients and their families.

When you learn your loved one needs a life-saving organ transplant, the last thing you should worry about is where you’ll stay. Your support of Gift of Life Howie’s House will provide a safe, supportive, and affordable home away from home for transplant patients and their families…

Gift of Life Howie’s House will never turn a family away for inability to pay. Your gift is needed to help keep that promise. Through December 15th, make a contribution of any size to help give the gift of home, to transplant patients and their families.

Be one of the first 100 contributors to make a gift on 12/15 and receive a Gift of Life Howie’s House coffee mug to remind you of the hope and healing you helped provide.

Thanks to Gift of Life Howie’s House, parents Tibor and Bridget didn’t have to worry about affordable lodging, good meals or having a strong, caring support system when they traveled 250 miles so their 9-month-old son could get a life-saving liver transplant.

Baksy Family

“You can say the number of people that have stayed at the house, the number of rooms they have or the number of nights that they’ve offered to people,” but I don’t know how you put a number on the support that we’ve gotten here, and the strength.”

Your gift helps Gift of Life Howie’s House ensure that we will never turn a family away for inability to pay. Gift of Life Howie’s House provides affordable lodging, good meals, and strong support to transplant patients and their loved ones.

Liu Family

Michelle, a physician and commander in the Navy needed a place to stay when her young daughter required a transplant

“It was truly amazing the level of care at many notches above what we had ever experienced. I would look forward to going back to Gift of Life Howie’s House just to have dinner with my family after a long day at the hospital.” – Michelle Liu

Gift of Life Howie’s House relies on community support to provide affordable lodging, meals and services to transplant families who travel to Philadelphia for critical medical care.  

Merida Bourjolly

Merida stayed at Gift of Life Howie’s House for two months while she was recovering from kidney transplant surgery.

“I checked in, they greet you and make you feel at home. The environment is very loving and very caring. Financially we did not feel it in our pockets because the price you have to pay to stay there is a lot less than staying at a hotel.”

She was grateful for the access to affordable lodging while being away from home.

The #DayofGiving is all about making sure that access to affordable lodging, food, and supportive services never come between a transplant patient and their gift of life. Gift of Life Howie’s House will never turn a family away for inability to pay. Your gift is needed to help keep that promise.

Ward Family

In 2017, Nicole Ward learned that her son Jude would need a liver transplant. As her son’s health quickly declined, they turned to Gift of Life Howie’s House.

We needed a safe place, we needed a clean highly sanitized place to stay. “They took care of everything for us.”

Be one of the first 100 contributors to make a gift on 12/15 and receive a Gift of Life Howie’s House coffee mug to remind you of the hope and healing you helped provide.

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