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Fundraiser For COTA - AnnaRose Van Sciver

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Organizer: The Roberts Family Beneficiary: AnnaRose Van Sciver

Fundraiser For COTA at Gratwick Hose Company #6. COTA supplies funding for kids in need of an organ transplant.

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We are organizing a fundraiser for Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) to raise funds for transplant-related expenses for children like 9-year old AnnaRose Van Sciver, who is currently waiting for a heart transplant. AnnaRose was born with a rare heart condition known as Hypo-plastic Left Heart and Double Outlet Right Ventricle. The left side of her heart was underdeveloped causing the right side to do the work of both, with both the aorta and pulmonary artery being on the right side.

AnnaRose had numerous surgeries in her short life. She had her first surgery when she was only 2 weeks old in Syracuse. She returned home to North Tonawanda six weeks later, only to get sick within days. She was then admitted to Buffalo Children’s Hospital. She was eight months old when she had her second surgery and 2 months shy of her fifth birthday when she had her third. Both surgeries were in Rochester.

AnnaRose was born and raised in North Tonawanda for most of her life. Her parents, Jim and Cean, decided to move to Florida in September 2011, hoping the climate would be more beneficial for her. They currently reside in St. Cloud. AnnaRose was placed on the bottom of the Heart Transplant List in March 2013. On June 3, she was admitted to Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida in Gainesville. When she was admitted to the hospital, she was immediately moved to the top of the transplant list. She is now first in line for a heart transplant when a perfect match is found.

All proceeds from this fundraiser will go to COTA to assist families like AnnaRose’s with transplant-related expenses.

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10/07/2013
by The Roberts Family
Donations and tickets can be purchased from the link below. The ticket includes 4 hours of open bar, food, and an entry into a drawing for a 50” TV. There will be a Chinese auction for over 100 gift baskets and gift certificates. Some of th...e gift certificates include a hotel weekend getaway, dinners at a few different restaurants, wines, local tours and more. Tickets are not selling well right now, so please help out if you can. For every $20.00 you donate, I will send you 1 ticket (or have the ticket waiting at the door). The fundraiser is only a couple weeks away and we have only reached 25% of our goal. Even if you can’t attend, your ticket(s) are still entered in the drawing for the 50” TV.

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08/29/2013
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08/29/2013
by The Roberts Family
We are having a Chinese auction on October 27th, 2013. $20.00 a ticket (admission) includes entry for a 50” LED TV, unlimited beer, wine, pop from 1:30pm to 5:00pm and food will be served from 2:30-3:30. There will also be Chinese and live auctions. Kids 8 and under are free with a paid adult ticket. COTA supplies funding for kids in need of an organ transplant. All proceeds from this fundraiser goes to COTA for children's organ transplants.
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