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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.

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Wesley's Story

Wesley was born late in the evening on June 2nd as a healthy, happy and normal baby.  By the time he was two days old, the worst day of my life began.  Wesley had become lethargic, listless, and was hyperventilating when he was taken to the NICU.  He was emergency transferred to a separate hos...

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Open Heart Surgery

While being evaluated for a liver transplant, Wesley was found to have a moderate to severe aortic coarctation. We were told that he could not receive a transplant until his coarctation was taken care of. Due to the nature of PA, any major surgery Continue Reading »

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Wesley's Story

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