Meet the Volunteers of The Temple Tifereth Israel

This past February marked the fifth anniversary of The Temple Tifereth Israel’s involvement with Transplant House. As Transplant House grew, adding a second building of apartments in 2017 and a community and office space in 2019, and adapted to the challenges of the pandemic, the Temple’s support for our guests and for our organization has…

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Meet Mike and Melissa Komula

“We just like it here, huh?” Mike Komula asks his wife Melissa as they sit side-by-side on the couch in Transplant House’s community space. They have been speaking for almost an hour  about their many stays at Transplant House (73 nights, including a seven week stay, spread over nearly four-and-a-half years). Melissa, holding his hand…

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Creating Community, One Message at a Time

When preparing an apartment for the arrival of a new guest, we don’t expect to find messages from those who previously stayed with us. But that is exactly what we recently found in Apartment 10 – a chain of encouragement and hope stretching across months and miles written in blue and black dry erase ink…

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Transplant House of Cleveland Marks First Anniversary with Expansion and Hiring of First Executive Director

Cleveland, OH, July 20, 2015: On July 20, Transplant House of Cleveland, a nonprofit home-away-from-home for organ transplant patients and family members who travel across the country to Cleveland for medical care associated with organ transplantation, will mark the first anniversary of its opening. Nearly 100 families have received housing and community support over the last year, thanks…

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Transplant House Meets the 2015 Lifebanc Challenge and Receives $10,000!

Gratitude was abundant today, as Transplant House guests and staff visited Lifebanc offices to receive a check in the amount of $10,000 from CEO, Gordon Bowen. The check fulfilled the second part of a five-year commitment made by Lifebanc-to match donations to Transplant House that come from new donors, up to $10,000 per year. This year’s new…

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Bowling strikes the fancy of the Transplant House of Cleveland community!

With great gratitude to the “Let’s Bowl for Transplant House” creators, Cassie Rosenbaum and Marie Luciano, we are excited to share the news that over $9,400 was raised for the House on Friday evening at the Corner Alley Uptown! As Cassie and Marie dreamed, the event was family-friendly, fun, lively and celebratory!  We also recognize the…

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