The event is intended to raise organ and tissue donor awareness by displaying the talents and abilities of individuals of all ages who have undergone life-saving transplant surgeries, as well as honoring families whose loved ones have given the gift of life.
Important DatesThe Games will be held from June 10 through 15, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.
If you’re interested in participating on Team Philadelphia, the first team meeting will be held October 10 from noon to 3pm, with additional meetings to follow. The meeting will be located at:
260 Mall Blvd., King of Prussia, PA
Please RSVP to team manager, Kelly Antczak, at 215-557-8090 or TeamPhilly@donors1.org.
Events and Activities at the GamesCompetition is open to organ transplant recipients, living donors, bone marrow recipients and corneal and tissue transplant recipients.
Special programs and workshops will be available for donor families, and they are welcome to cheer on the athletes as they compete.
- 5K/10K run/walk
- Table tennis
- Track and field
- Ballroom dancing
- Cornhole (bean bag toss)
- Texas hold-em poker
- Trivia challenge
- Virtual triathlon
- Youth Olympiad
RegistrationPlease contact the Gift of Life Donor Program to learn more and register.
We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 Transplant Games!