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Hearts for Emma  offers tailored support to families with children facing juvenile heart disease, while also championing educational programs focused on heart transplantation and organ and tissue donation.

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College scholarships awarded to high school seniors for the 2022/23 school year

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120,000+

High school students educated through "I Got The Power" organ and tissue donation education

1,000+

Families provided with toiletries, meals, and care bags 

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Our Initiatives

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Educational 
Initiatives
5K Race
Educational Scholarships
Organ & Tissue Donation
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Bedside
Initiatives
Emma's Closet
Meal Card Program
Beads of Courage
Beads of Courage
Meal Card Program
Organ and tissue donation
Scholarships
Emma's Closet
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Certification

GuideStar (Candid), the world's largest source of nonprofit information, awarded Hearts for Emma their Silver Nonprofit Seal of Transparency on March 2nd, 2023.

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Board of Trustees

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Nancie Rothman

President & Founder

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Emma Rothman

Founder

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Amy Wischusen

Treasurer

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Elizabeth Stamler

Fundraising &

Event Planning

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JoAnne McGovern

Secretary, Hospital Initiatives & Scholarship

Headshot of Lainie Skolosky, Special Projects

Lainie Skolosky

Special Projects

Headshot of Lauren Carosi, Education and Advocacy

Lauren Carosi

Education, Advocacy &

JT Vicci Scholarship

Headshot of Jen Wilkens, Event Planning

Jen Wilkens

HeartBeat Editor &   

Research & Development 

Headshot of Mark Nussenfeld, Certification and Compliance

Mark Nussenfeld

Certification & Compliance

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