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Child in need of transplant gets help from national organization | WANE

By WANE Staff Reports

Published: January 30, 2015, 5:04 pm Updated: January 31, 2015, 10:39 am

Photo of Aiden Bearman from Christmas of 2014.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A Fort Wayne family is hoping to raise money that would benefit a toddler in need of a life-saving kidney transplant. Volunteers are raising funds for the Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA), a national charity dedicated to organizing and guiding communities in raising funds for transplant-related expenses.

They are working to raise funds for two-year-old Aiden Bearman, he was diagnosed with End Stage Renal Disease.The organization’s priority is to assure that no child or young adult is denied a transplant to excluded from a transplant waiting list due to lack of funds.

Aiden is a loving, smart and funny child, according to COTA’s website. His daily battle with kidney failure affects nearly every aspect of his life. Every night, he goes through 10 hours of Peritoneal Dialysis.

Donations can be made online via a secure credit card or by mail to the Children’s Organ Transplant Association. Their address is:

2501 West COTA Drive

Bloomington, Indiana 47403.

Photo of Aiden Bearman

Check orders should be made payable to “COTA,” with “In Honor of Aiden B” written on the memo line of the check.

via Child in need of transplant gets help from national organization | WANE.


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