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Please join us for Jessie's Day 2015 on Sunday, November 8 as we aim to raise scholarship funds for transplant recipients seeking higher education. The event will be held at the Independence Seaport Museum. Jessie's Day tickets will be available Sunday at the door. Click here to make a donation.
The goal of Jessie's Day is to provide survivors of pediatric organ transplants the resources they need to go to college. Jessie's Day tickets will be available Sunday at the door. Click here to make a donation.
*Children under 10 are FREE
*Great kids activities, museum access, magician and more...
*Day-of ticket purchases for college students (with valid student ID) discounted to $30!
Jessie's Day 2015 Sponsorship Packet - 6.1MB
Additionally, if you would like to donate an item for the silent auction please contact Laura Schwartz at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
Photos from the 12th Annual Jessie's Day Fundraiser here:
The overwhelming support exemplified at the 12th Annual Jessie’s Day “Give the Gift of Scholarship” event has turned our dreams into reality and donations into scholarships! Guests enjoyed snacks and spirits, live music by The Sermon! & Brian LaPann, interactive entertainment for the entire family, and a silent auction with great prizes. We thank each and every individual who attended the event as well as those who amde a donation to the scholarship fund.
The Jessie’s Day Dream Team believes that health is the greatest gift and education is the greatest wealth. Memorializing the life and legacy of Jessica Beth Schwartz, the annual event raises generous donations to provide pediatric transplant recipients with college scholarships. Our goal is to help transplant recipient students thrive and pursue their dreams of higher education.
You can purchase your tickets for Jessies's Day HERE.
Checks made payable to Transplant Foundation can be mailed to:
Attn: Jessie’s Day
401 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
It takes teamwork to make a dream work, and we greatly appreciate your support!
Meet the 2015 Jessica Beth Schwartz Scholarship Winners
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 Give the Gift of Scholarship Event support this scholarship.
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