One agency coordinates all body donations within the state.
Human Gifts Registry
P.O. Box 835
Philadelphia, PA 19105-0835
Cost to family: transportation over $50, refrigeration over weekend
Prior enrollment: Preferred
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: autopsy, recent surgery, infectious diseases, embalming, emaciation, obesity, trauma
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