What can you do to help Isabelle's Cause?

We created this page due to a huge increase in the numbers of people wishing to help Isabelle's Cause.

Amanda and I are overwhelmed with love and we are very humbled by the sheer generosity we've received so far. The influx of support for Isabelle's cause led us to create a permanent fund. We ask that you consider making a tax-deductable donation to Isabelle's Memorial Fund. Your donations will help keep Isabelle's Cause alive for many years. See below for the HOPE Fund details...

H.O.P.E. - Isabelle's Memorial Fund Information

Once you choose hope, anything's possible. -Christopher Reeve

Isabelle's Transplant Fund was converted into Isabelle's Heart Of A Princess Eternally (HOPE) Memorial Fund. The goal of this fund is to support annual nursing scholarships and to support care packages (and care items sent to families in a critical care / intestive care situation). Additionally, it is our greatest heart's desire to use the HOPE Memorial Fund to maintain Isabelle's website indefinitely, help give hope to other families who have critically ill children and spread the word about the importance of organ donation. If you wish to contribute to the memoralization of our daughter, please use these methods to send assistance:


We suggest that monetary donations be made directly to Gift of Life. Donations can be made by going to Gift of Life's Donation page. Specify that you wish to make a donation in the name of a loved one or, if you so desire, in Isabelle's name. By supporting Gift of Life, you will be supporting several amazing programs in the Kansas City area, including the Life Savers and Life Mentors programs. You can read about these programs on the Gift of Life website.

If you would like to support the nursing scholarship or care package program, please contact us via our contact page and let us know your desires. We would love to receive new sponsorship and/or be able to support another nursing scholarship

COTA Contact Information

During Isabelle's battle with heart failure she was a member of the Children's Organ Transplant Association. If you'd like to know how you can help other children who are in dire need of assistance with their transplant, please contact COTA. There are so many children out there who need help with the enormous financial burden of organ transplantation.

Isabelle | Photos © rpetersphotography.com
Isabelle with a huge smile in May '08

HOPE's Mission

With the money raised through the memorial fund we plan to setup scholarship funds and contribute to community projects that help raise awareness about the importance of organ donation. We'll be updating this section with complete details soon.