Our Story

Chapter 3   2nd Birthday and 2nd Annual COTA for Hank Golf Tournament Wow!! Hank is 2!! so hard to believe it has been 2 years and the journey has been rocky. Hank is doing incredibly well now and has become a very tenacious toddler! He is saying words, counting and knows his letters.  X and T are his favorite!   Rob has also recovered well at this point.  Our goals for...

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Henry (Hank) Roy

Gardner, MA

Transplant Type: Kidney

Transplant Status: Transplanted

Goal: $75,000.00

Raised: $91,184 of $75,000 goal

Raised by 403 contributors


Hank’s 2nd Birthday


Keep Gardner Beautiful


We had a wonderful day for the keep Gardner Beautiful event. Dianne "Neon" Leblanc is dedicated to picking up trash in Gardner year round and has worked tiredlessly... Continue Reading »

3 months post transplant


February 16th brought us to 3 months post transplant!! Hank is growing quite a bit! He is standing almost all the time now, making his way around the... Continue Reading »

Christmas and New Year 2023-2024


Hank is now over 7 weeks transplanted! His sleep is improving, He typically takes a 2 hour nap now, which for many of you may seem typical of... Continue Reading »

Christmas Hank 2023


1 Month Post-Transplant


Hank at 1 Month Post-Transplant


We are 1 month post-transplant and Hank is doing so well! He is slowly sleeping better. He has lots of energy and is so busy. He is playing... Continue Reading »

Thanksgiving Thanks from Hank


We are so thankful for YOU! As we gather around our table today, we are giving thanks for the generous donations that have been given to COTA for... Continue Reading »

Hank & Rob’s Big Day! 11-16-23


Thursday was a very big day! Rob donated his kidney to Hank! Hank has started to pee and isn't quite sure how that feels about wet diapers yet.... Continue Reading »