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Northern Liberties: Gift of Life Helps Change Lives Through Organ Donation

Northern Liberties: Gift of Life Helps Change Lives Through Organ Donation

An average of nearly 500 people die annually waiting for an organ transplant in Pennsylvania. The Gift of Life Donor program, located in Northern Liberties, helps connect thousands of patients in eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and southern New Jersey with matching organs that could potentially save their life. “The success rate is about 93 percent, meaning about […]

 By Angela Mayo, Tasia Morgan and Samantha Ortiz

West Poplar: Helping Hand Rescue Mission Transforms the Lives of Those in Need

West Poplar: Helping Hand Rescue Mission Transforms the Lives of Those in Need

Helping Hand Rescue Mission has given homeless and impoverished people within its community a chance to revitalize their lives through religion and its services. Located at 610 N. 6th St., the mission offers Thursday night Bible studies for those in need. About 25 homeless people line up at the fence outside of the Christian church […]