Our Story

Hello all, my name is Abigail Robinson, sister of Marissa Hansen. As many of you know, Marissa and Dillon's son, Josiah, was born in August 2022. Josiah was diagnosed prenatally with a congenital heart defect known as Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome along with severely small coronary arteries. Marissa and their other kids, Anaiah(4) and Rowan(2) relocated to Aurora, CO, from their home in Laramie, WY, in July due to Marissa's...

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Josiah Hansen

Aurora, CO

Transplant Type: Heart

Transplant Status: Transplanted

Goal: $50,000.00

Raised: $36,253 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 102 contributors


Post Transplant: Day 1


Josiah Update (7/30/23): 1 day post transplant. Today is a day of rest. For Josiah, but also for all of us. After seeing him for the first time... Continue Reading »

How to Continue to Help Josiah


Today is a great day! Josiah is getting his heart transplant. After waiting 310 days, we got the call that there was a heart for him. This is... Continue Reading »

Josiah has a Heart!


Josiah has a heart!!!!!! After 310 days being on the list, and just 2 weeks away from his first birthday, our prayers have been answered. I am so... Continue Reading »

Josiah is 10 months old!


Sweet baby Josiah 06/16/23 10 months old! Days waiting for a heart: 267 Favorite things: Fish videos, playing on the mat with brother and sissy, sitting up, my... Continue Reading »

Volunteers Needed! Windsor Crazy Days


Hi all!  If you've been looking for a way to help with COTA in honor of Josiah's Journey, look no further! We have many volunteer opportunities from June... Continue Reading »

Fighting for Josiah – The Strength of a Mother


“I don’t care if it’s a boy or girl, as long as it’s healthy.” So often, this is the go to phrase expected parents often reply when asked... Continue Reading »

Josiah’s CTA


Josiah Update (5/2)23): Josiah is currently back in radiology getting a CTA (it was supposed to be yesterday but cardiac anesthesia was called into an emergency case just... Continue Reading »

Josiah is 8 months old!


Sweet baby Josiah 04/16/23 8 months old! Days waiting for a heart: 206 Favorite things: Fish videos, my swing, playing on the mat with brother and sissy, sitting... Continue Reading »

Josiah’s Gift


Josiah received a very special gift today. Everlee Rose was our neighbor in the CPCU several times. Every time we passed her door, we stopped to read the... Continue Reading »