GIFT OF LIFE TRANSPLANT HOUSE RESPONDS TO COVID-19
For over 35 years, Gift of Life Transplant House has provided a ‘home that helps and heals’ to transplant patients and their caregivers. During that time, we have weathered many storms by taking prudent and thoughtful measures to protect our guests, caregivers, staff and volunteers. As we now face this newest challenge, Gift of Life Transplant House has enacted the following measures to ensure the strength of our mission and the safety of our immunocompromised guests.
For Our Current Guests:
Table Tents are being used to communicate important information regarding COVID-19, including symptoms and reminders to maintain the same cleaning protocols routinely used at the house. Guests and caregivers are also reminded to use hand sanitizer as they enter the building.
For Guests Scheduling Their Stay:
Screening questions will be asked of all guests as they call to schedule their stay.
For Our Potential Guests:
Those guests and caregivers who are scheduling their tours will be asked the same screening questions as those guests scheduling their stay.
For Our Volunteers and Volunteer Activities:
- All volunteers, with the exception of our tour guides, will be asked to refrain from coming to the house until at least April 30th.
- Those community groups who so generously cater dinners for us will be asked to refrain until at least April 30th.
- All volunteer activities will be suspended until at least April 30th.
For Our Board and Committee Members:
All board and committee meetings will currently be held offsite. This policy will be re-evaluated as necessary to ensure the safety of these individuals.
All fundraising and outside events will be postponed until further notice, including our Table Inspirations Event, currently rescheduled for May 9th and the Walk of Remembrance, currently rescheduled for May 15th.
For Our Staff:
Our staff takes pride in the exceptional standards held at Gift of Life Transplant House for cleanliness. These standards will continue to be a priority for all staff.
Thank you for your continued support and encouragement as we provide transplant patients and their caregivers with high quality, affordable accommodations in a supportive, home-like environment.
For Information and frequently asked questions from transplant candidates and recipients from American Society of Transplantation, please click HERE.
To see a PDF provided by American Society of Transplantation, please click HERE.
Who we are
Gift of Life Transplant House was founded in 1984 by the inspiration and determination of Ed Pompeian. A two-time kidney recipient, Ed recognized the need for affordable housing for individuals going through the transplant journey. From an eight- bedroom home established in 1984, Gift of Life Transplant House has grown to be the largest transplant hospitality house in the nation, with 84 guest rooms. Our commitment is to provide high quality, affordable accommodations to transplant patients and their caregivers in a home-like supportive environment.