The mission of the Veterans Transplantation Association (VTA) is to acknowledge the dedication and integrity of our Veterans who fought for this county and now living each day with a solid organ transplant. We motivate, empower, encourage, educate, and train Veterans by providing resources, advocacy, and opportunities for a better quality of life.
This grant is open to Veteran recipients of life-supporting allografts and hemopoietic cell transplants from other individuals which require the use of immunosuppressive drug therapies. Competitors must have been transplanted for at least 1 year, with stable graft function, be medically fit and have trained for the events in which they have entered.
Veterans Transplantation Association will provide $150.00 reimbursement towards necessary items for a transplant recipient(s).
• Veteran must be Honorable Discharged and show proof.
• Veteran applying must have a functioning transplant or graft.
• Veteran must submit an essay (at least 2 paragraphs) about “What it means to be a veteran transplant recipient.