About

TRIO Philadelphia started as a small group of recipients in the mid 1990’s.

They first began meeting at the local organ procurement organization (OPO) offices, then known as the Delaware Valley Transplant Program or “Kidney 1”, now called  Gift of Life Donor Program.

The group grew from just 5 members to over 30, and in 1997 became chartered as TRIO Philadelphia.

Over the years TRIO Philadelphia has had over 100 members, and today, after a period of inactivity, we’re rebuilding with a with a core team of 18 dedicated members and a new sense of purpose and energy. While most TRIO Philadelphia members are local, many live outside the immediate Philadelphia area of Pennsylvania in the states of New Jersey and Delaware, more commonly referred to as “the Delaware Valley.”

While TRIO Philadelphia may be small in number,  we are passionate and active in many ways as you can see throughout this chapter web site.  We are proud to be a long time and very active supporter of TRIO at the national level too.  Both in the past and currently four TRIO Philadelphia members serve the TRIO national board in key roles as:
Note: click on each name to see their contact information, photo and bio

chapter meeting in progress – you are welcome to join us!

click here to see a list of chapter leadership

for current chapter activities, meeting information and agendas, click here

TRIO Philadelphia DASH table 2012

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