Support Cooper's Cause Foundation

Why Help?

When Cooper was born with multiple heart defects that demanded countless open heart surgeries, his family faced an immense amount of medical expenses during the most difficult time in their lives. Many of the family's friends stepped forward to organize various fundraising events to help the family manage the financial burden of their unexpected journey. Graciously, Cooper's family could not help but "pay it forward" and begin setting up a trust fund that would help other families in similar situations. Everyone involved in Cooper's Cause Foundation has a passion for helping and their time is donated to this cause. The foundation operates with little expenses.

When you support Cooper's Cause Foundation, you are helping families that have health insurance but do not qualify for many of the programs designed to aid in the unexpected and substantial financial burden related to pediatric heart conditions even after the insurance payments. You will be supporting the average American family who desperately needs a hand up in ensuring their little fighters receive the medical care they so desperately deserve.


How to Help

If you would like to support Cooper's Cause, you can click here to make an online donation or mail a donation (make checks out to Cooper's Cause Foundation) to the following address. With your donation, please specify where a tax deductible receipt should be mailed.

Cooper's Cause Foundation
PO Box 303
Lawrence, KS 66044

We are also pleased to have the support of the following businesses who pledge to give a percentage of their sales to Cooper’s Cause Foundation. If your business would like to support Cooper’s Cause Foundation, please contact us.


Cooper's Cause Foundation Grants

These grants are awarded once per year on February 15th. Applications become available for submission from October 15th and are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 15th. Applicants will be notified no later than 30 days after the selection date. Click here for more information.


Social Security Disability Benefit Program

One of the most distressing pieces of news a parent can receive is that their child has a congenital heart defect. Congenital heart defects are present at birth and include any abnormalities within the walls, valves, or blood vessels within the heart. They can range from minor defects with no symptoms to complex, life-threatening defects.

If your child has a congenital heart defect and you are suffering financially, he or she may qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. The following PDF will give you a general overview of the SSD program and will provide you with the information needed to begin the application process. Social Security Disability (SSD) info (in PDF format).

OTHER WAYS TO HELP

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