Raising funds for individuals who have medical or other charitable needs, but are not part of a non profit organization can be a challenge. Here are some resources that may be of help to you.


National Transplant Assistance Fund (NTAF) Helps administer funds raised and provide a tax deductible contribution option for organ transplant patients.

Larry King Cardiac Foundation – provides screening for heart disease and funds heart surgery for
uninsured patients.

Heroes for Children provides financial and social assistance to families, within the state of Texas, with children (0-22 years of age) battling cancer.

How-To Articles:

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Success Stories of those who have raised funds for individuals:

“Have a Heart” Event Helps Transplant Patients

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for a Special Little Girl

March for Markley 2 Mile Run/Walk

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