Our mission is to offer financial support to college bound students who have had organ or tissue transplants, whose family members have been donors and to those students who exemplify the attitude of achievement regardless of their challenges.

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Now Accepting Applications for 2020!
September 1, 2019

We are accepting applications for scholarships.  Submit your application online by June 1, 2020.

2019 Scholarships
June, 2019

                  We were excited to award scholarships to four individuals this year.  Pictured are Derek Pereyra and Jason Walsh…

2018 Scholarship Recipients
June, 2018

                       Meet our 2018 Scholarship recipients Taylor Bhone and Calvin Vieth.…

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About Adam

Adam St. Martin

Adam Alexander St. Martin was a triple transplant recipient. Adam was born in San Diego on May 23, 1990. After being diagnosed with a birth defect Adam received his first heart transplant when he was 6 months old. He developed complications and needed a second heart transplant when he was 8 years old. The effects of the medication took its toll on his kidneys. At the age of 15 Adam needed a kidney transplant and was on dialysis until he received a kidney from his mother Gloria.

Despite constant and serious medical challenges Adam always had a smile and a laugh. He rose above one challenge after another with a true sense of living and great perspective of life. He did not spend time thinking about what he could not do and focused on what he wanted to do. Adam worked hard to make up the school he missed due to the repeated surgeries and hospitalizations and in the fall of 2009 he made his dream of going away to college come true when he left for San Francisco State University.

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