“The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) was there for our family when we found out in 2005 Allie needed a kidney transplant. COTA trained and guided a group of our friends who wanted to do something to help. COTA gave legitimacy and respectability to all fundraisers that were planned. COTA made it possible for us Read More

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Kidney Transplant Recipient

Posted on January 2nd, 2019

“In the matter of one year’s time, our lives turned upside down. Our healthy and athletic teenager was playing volleyball and soccer one week and was sent to see an abdominal specialist the next. We had never even heard of the Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA), but in a very short amount of time COTA became our source of hope. Having to raise money to keep your child alive is the most humbling circumstance we have ever found ourselves in. COTA has allowed us to keep our dignity throughout Reilly’s transplant journey. We do not know what the future holds, but we are so grateful to know COTA will be with us each step of the way … for a lifetime.”

Liver Transplant Recipient

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