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Collin’s Story

This is the journey for Collin Luitjens, a 16 year old sophomore that went from seemingly healthy to on the heart transplant list in less than a week.  Thank you for visiting and signing the guestbook with your thoughts and well wishes for him!


I have had several people ask me for how/where to donate so I figured I would put them all here!


Monetary donations to can be sent to Community Bank c/o Collin Luitjens Benefit: 951 East Madison Ave Mankato, MN 56001


If you would like to send a check/money order let me know and I can get you the bank information where we have an account set up for the fundraisers.

Latest Journal Update

Clinic after rejection

Today Collin had a clinic appointment to get a chest X-ray, echo, EKG, and labs. This was to check the function and size of his heart after his little bout of rejection. Dr Ameduri said everything looks great! She said this is the best she has ever seen him and was confident that his rejection was under control. She told me to relax he is doing great! Function was perfect, heart size was perfect, and his labs were within range! We feel a big sigh of relief! Next heart cath is 2 weeks from today.


Thanks you for all the good thoughts and prayer! We are firm believers in the power of prayer and we are always in awwww with God's work!!!