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Nolan had a visit from the Make a Wish Foundation on Sunday. Drumroll... While we all had great ideas for him, he decided that he wants to meet a rapper, Machine gun Kelly. We'll post updates as we learn more about his upcoming adventure.

We are continuing to raise money to support Nolan's medical needs. Any donation is needed and appreciated!

The Children's Organ Transplant Association (COTA) helps children and young adults who need a life-saving transplant by providing fundraising assistance and family support. COTA is the nation’s only fundraising organization solely dedicated to raising life-saving dollars in honor of transplant-needy children and young adults. 100% of each contribution made to COTA in honor of our patients helps meet transplant-related expenses. COTA’s services are free to our families, and gifts to COTA are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Updates

 

Applebee's fundraiser a success!

We sold 54 Applebee's pancake breakfasts and had additional donations for a total of $900! Special shout-out to my BIL Mitch for selling 47 tickets, Carrie Moore for delivering to his company at 4 different locations (with Henry and Lucas in Continue Reading »

Applebee's Fundraiser on 2/12 from 7-10am

1/29/2018 Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiserhttp://aggrestaurants.com/ni/ff.asp?f=s2awod 1/1You're invited to anApplebee's® Flapjack Fundraiser breakfastto support Children's Organ TransplantAssociation COTAforNolanT$7.00 per personWHEN: Monday, Continue Reading »

A new kidney tomorrow!

Got the call this afternoon. Nolan's at UNC hospital, Chapel Hill, now being tested and awaiting his new kidney. Everything seems to be right so as long as nothing changes overnight, he'll be in surgery tomorrow morning. The plan is 3 days of ICU, a Continue Reading »

The Year of the kidney! 2018

There's a lot of money on the line. In the first six months of fundraising, if our team has raised $25,000-$49,999, then COTA will add $2500 from the challenge grant.  If our team raises $50,000 or more by March 10th, then COTA will add $5,000 from Continue Reading »

Raffle Baskets

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Nolan's New Ramp

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Gift Basket Raffle

My sister and mom created these 11 baskets for a raffle to raise money in honor of my nephew, Nolan, for COTA to assist with kidney transplant medical expenses. The tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. The raffle has been extended and will run Continue Reading »

T-Shirt Sale

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Updates on Fundraising

- Emily, Nolan's Aunt, had a yard sale and raised $400! Continue Reading »