Our Story

Mia's journey started in the womb. In May of 2007 we had an ultrasound. We were then told Mia's heart was not symmetrical with one side being smaller. Her diagnosis was hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). HLHS is a complex and rare congenital heart defect where the left side of the heart is critically underdeveloped. This causes the right side of the heart to both pump blood to the lungs and to...

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Mia Martin

Kankakee, IL

Transplant Type: Heart

Transplant Status: Transplanted

Goal: $75,000.00

Raised: $77,917 of $75,000 goal

Raised by 208 contributors


November 29, 2023


All is good! We have been busy with homebound school, cardiac rehab, blood work, and doctors appointment! Mia decided last minute to dress up for Halloween! She decided... Continue Reading »

October 13th


This was the first week we didn't have an appointment up north! We did have cardiac rehab on Monday and Wednesday. Tuesday we had to do blood work... Continue Reading »

Mia’s 16th Birthday




Mia is coming home this Friday September 15th! Please join us in welcoming her back to her home. This Friday between 4-6pm feel free to drive by wave... Continue Reading »

Released From the Hospital


Released from Hospital to RMH


Mia was finally released from the hospital at 4 pm to the Rondal MacDonald house! She was able to go outside and go to a restaurant and get... Continue Reading »

Released from hispotal to RMH


Mia was released at 4pm from the hospital! She will be staying at the Ronald McDonald house for a while. She will have weekely checkups back at rhe... Continue Reading »

Cath report


Biopsy results is good! They took out 2 chest tubes but added one yesterday. It's draining so that's good! Continue Reading »

Cardiac Cath tomorrow


Tomorrow at 7:45am she will be getting her cath. Please say a extra pray for her please. Thanks again for all your love, support, and prayers. Love  Tony... Continue Reading »