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Educational Initiatives

Group shot of all college scholarship recipients
Group photo of runners in the 5K group
Young child sitting next to 'Mile 1' sign at the 5K
Emma Rothman and two men holding a #IGotThePower sign
Advocate at a race
Women wearing homemade Hearts for Emma t-shirts
Boy holding a sign that says 'A Heart Transplant Saved my Life'
Rothman family jumping under the 5K race banner
Emma Rothman and friend smiling at the camera wearing 5K tags

Organ & Tissue Donation

#IGotThePower is a public awareness curriculum to encourage the need for a conversation about one’s wishes and to encourage registration. To date, this program has been shown to over 120,000 students in New Jersey.

Every day 17 people die waiting for a life-saving organ transplant, and a new name is added to the transplant waiting list every 9 minutes. Currently, there are more than 100,000 people in the United States waiting for a second chance: a lifesaving organ transplant. 

Please have a conversation with your family and friends about your organ donation wishes. Register to become an organ, tissue, or cornea donor at the link below.

Scholarships

Available for college-bound students who have been impacted by organ donation and/or current advocates for organ and tissue donation.

 We fund college scholarships 2 different ways:  

A) NJ statewide: Through our partner fund within the NJ Sharing Network 

B) JT Vicci Scholarship: Through Cranford NJ high school 

5K Race

The transplant community comes together each June in, New Providence, NJ to remember, honor, and give hope to those waiting for a transplant.

Stay tuned for information about the next race in June 2024!