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Jessie's Day

Mark your calendar for the 12th Annual Jessie's Day, September 14, 2014, at the Urban Saloon! If you could not make it to Jessie's Day but would still like to help local transplant recipients attend college, you can donate to the scholarship fund HERE

The goal of Jessie's Day is to provide survivors of pediatric organ transplants the resources they need to go to college.

Join us at the Urban Saloon on Sunday, September 14, 2014 for the 12th Annual Jessie's Day!

Thank you to all who supported and attended last year's event. View photos in thi slideshow below!

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About Jessie and the Scholarship:

In the past 11 years, the Jessica Beth Schwartz Scholarship Fund has given more than $90,000 in college scholarship money to 39 college-bound transplant recipients. This year's event will help even more students who have had organ transplants fulfill their dreams of attending college.

Jessica Beth Schwartz was a heart transplant recipient and Temple journalism student. Her dedication to earning her degree was cut short when at the age of 23, she passed away. In her memory, the Jessica Beth Schwartz Memorial Scholarship Fund was started to award young transplant recipients the opportunity to pursue their dreams of a higher education. All proceeds from Jessie's Day Dollars for Scholars Event support this scholarship.

Faces of Organ Donation: Jessica Beth Schwartz

Jessica Beth Schwartz was able to experience 8 1/2 additional years of life because of the gift of donation. Her mother Janice Schwartz Donahue continues to keep Jessica's legacy alive by giving other transplant children an opportunity to pursue higher education.

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