Our Story

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...

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Updates

Karina’s story will be in the Sun News on Sunday!

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 Please check out Karina’s interview with the Sun News. It will be in the paper on Sunday! https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/local/community/2023/12/22/las-cruces-schools-rally-around-karina-cano-perez-teen-need-transplants-omhs-alstrom-syndrome-nm/71976277007/ And if you would like to buy a COTA for... Continue Reading »

Karina’s recovery from first surgery

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Update from Houston: the doctor just told us that we are going to the hotel today so Karina is really happy and she is feeling better. She had... Continue Reading »

We will receive the challenge grant!

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We reached 25k yesterday!  🥳 Thank you to all who donated! This deadline was extended to 2/29 (from 2/10-6 months of fundraising).  But we only needed 5 extra days! So... Continue Reading »

We passed 20k this morning!

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Thank you to all who continue to donate! 💗🌈 Karina underwent her initial surgery on 2/14 in Houston, a necessary step before her double transplant. Lasting 5 hours,... Continue Reading »

We raised $335 for COTA for Karina this morning! Thank you for all that came out and donated! 💗🌈

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Thank you!

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Thank you to all who came. It brought in over $1000 for cota for Karina 🥳 Continue Reading »

We passed 16k today!

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Thank you for your generosity! Let’s keep going! “Alone We Can Do So Little. Together We Can Do So Much". -Helen Keller Continue Reading »

Telemundo interview

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Karina was interviewed by Telemundo on January 17th! https://www.telemundo48elpaso.com/noticias/local/organ-mountain-y-cota-recaudan-fondos-para-adolescente-que-necesita-trasplantes/2306475/ Continue Reading »

We passed 15k today!!!

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We just passed 15k!!! 🥳Thank you so much for your generosity! Let’s keep going 💗 Continue Reading »

Merry Christmas to you all! 💗

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