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CROWDRISE : Mar 26, 2014
Tax ID: 27-1104172
BASED: Jersey City, NJ, United States


Promoting organ donation

"You only live one. Why miss the opportunity?" - Richie Herskowitz

Richie's Spirit Foundation (RSF) promotes organ donation to people of all ages through innovative programming and meaningful grants.  


At age 6, Richie Herskowitz became one of the youngest cystic fibrosis patients to ever receive a double-lung transplant.  For eight years, Richie enjoyed a healthy life thanks to an anonymous organ donor.  But at age 14, Richie's lungs started to reject his medicines and he died of CF-related causes in 2007 at at age 17.


Since inception, RSF has funded over $7,500 in scholarships to college bound students and more than $1,000 in financial assistance to patients awaiting organ transplants.  The annual Hoopin' It Up for Richie 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament provides awareness and education and helps to support the Foundation's mission.


Together, we continue to pass on Richie's positive spirit to others.  #passthespirit

Tax ID: 27-1104172 •


Rock N' Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon Series

Rock N' Roll Brooklyn H…

Amount Raised:



81% Raised of $6,700 Goal

Hoopin It Up for Richie

Hoopin It Up for Richie

Amount Raised:



0% Raised of $30,000 Goal