“The Children’s Organ Transplant Association gave us hope and provided the support our team of volunteers needed to successfully raise funds for transplant-related expenses. COTA also gave us a sense of peace because we have not had to worry about the financial struggles that are typically part of a family’s transplant journey. Having COTA by 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