Chapter activities/projects

TRIO members volunteer in many roles supporting guests at the Transplant Family House

Trio Philadelphia is a hub of creative activity with a focus on at least one big event/project each year.  Recent and current projects are listed below, linked to full page detailed descriptions for each.  Click on each underlined title to see that event’s details.

  • “Mommy Can Play Again”-a book written for the children of a family that is facing a transplant in their family.  Based on a member’s real-life double lung transplant story, the book was illustrated by children of member transplant families.  Limited hard copy supply is still available free; on-line copies can be viewed on-line or downloaded to your home computer printer.

    “Mommy Can Play Again – a children’s book

  • Annual “Celebration of Life” dinner event– this year was held June 16th – “Dutch Treat” and open to everyone, whether a TRIO member or not, this Jersey shore (Avon-by-the-Sea) event is a popular gathering of families who come together to celebrate some life milestone event, whether it be transplant related or not – birthday’s, anniversaries (transplant and wedding)

    Schneider’s Restaurant – site of TRIO’s dinner event

  • “Transplant Candidate Education Workshop”– scheduled twice per year – free and open to anyone considering or waiting for an organ transplant (or just interested in the many topics on our agenda)

    Gift of Life offices – site of TRIO’s Candidate Workshop

  • Baking Heroes:TRIO supports the Gift of Life Family House with volunteers and quarterly “Cooking Heroes” events to provide baked desserts etc. for visiting families as seen in this recent event

    Chapter members cook for Family House guests

  • TRIO members compete and support with Team Philadelphia in the biennial transplant Games

Team Philadelphia with TRIO members in the team photo (can you find them?)

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