“You can do the impossible because you have been through the unimaginable”

YOLT Timeline

2014

1st Annual Team YOLT 5K

YOLT 2014 Donate Life

The Inaugural Team YOLT for the Donate Life Family Fun Run and 5K

2015

2nd Annual Team YOLT 5K

2nd annual yolt 5k

The 2nd Annual Team YOLT for the Donate Life Family Fun Run and 5K

2015

Gavin Speaks at The Korey Stringer Institute

Korey Stringer Institute

Gavin Speaks at The Korey Stringer Institute at The University of Connecticut

2016

The 3rd Annual Team YOLT for the Donate Life Family Fun Run and 5K

Ist Annual YOLT Family Fun Run and 5K

2016

Gavin Competes Transplant Games of America. Cleveland , Ohio

gavi-transplant-games-of-america

2017

The kickoff to The YOLT Foundation

The kickoff to The YOLT Foundation . We received our 501(c)(3) status

2017

Gavin Speaks At The American Liver Foundation

American Liver Foundation Walk

Gavin was the speaker for the annual Life Liver Walk for the American Liver Foundation held at Nationals Park, Washington, DC .

2017

Gavin Competes in The World Transplant Game’s in Malaga, Spain

world transplant games

2018

The YOLT Trademark was Approved

yolt trademark

2018

The YOLT Foundation presented The “ Hi Ho Pimlico “ Spring Fashion Show

The YOLT Foundation presented The “ Hi Ho Pimlico “ Spring Fashion Show

DE Collections and The YOLT Foundation presented the “ Hi Ho Pimlico “ Spring Fashion Show at the Pimlico Race Track in Baltimore , Maryland . Part of the day’s proceeds benefited The YOLT Foundation

2018

Started “ The Class Strength Scholarship “ with Donate Life Maryland and Team Maryland

The scholarship was developed to send one youth transplant recipient and their family and one veteran transplant recipient to the Transplant Games of America , every other year .

2018

The First Recipient of The Class Strength Scholarship

maddy world transplant games

We were able to send Maddy (a heart transplant recipient) and her family to The Transplant Games of America , Salt Lake City, Utah .

2018

The 4th Annual Team YOLT for the Donate Life Family Fun Run and 5K

4th Annual YOLT 5K

2018

The YOLT Foundation Donated $ 5000.00 to the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Univ. MD Medical Center

The YOLT Foundation Donated $ 5000.00 to the University of Maryland School of Medicine , Heart and Vascular Center for them to be able to purchase 2 portable Cardea 20/20 EKG machines. The Cardea platform is an algorithm that specifically looks for difficult to diagnose heart conditions in athletes during sports. (SCA)

2018

The YOLT founders Visits the University of Maryland Medical Center

2nd christmas UMMC

On Christmas day, the YOLT founders visit the University of Maryland Medical Center transplant recovery floor. Gavin was able to speak to each patient and hand them a YOLT bag filled with a few necessities and information about organ donation. The nurses and staff all received lunch for that day.

2019

2nd Year YOLT Founders visited the UMMC , Transplant Recovery Floor

christmas at hospital

On Christmas day, the YOLT founders visit the University of Maryland Medical Center transplant recovery floor. Gavin was again able to speak to the transplant patients and hand each one a YOLT bag and deliver lunch to the nurses and staff.

2020

YOLT Foundation Starts Lodging Fund at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Started The YOLT Foundation Lodging Fund at the University of Maryland Medical Center . YOLT donated $ 15,000.00 to launch the fund . The Lodging Fund was developed for patients and their families who lack the ability to afford lodging , parking , and food ( gift cards ) during the transplant process.

2020

The Class Strength Scholarship was able to donate $3,000 of Equipment

The Class Strength Scholarship was able to donate $3,000 to Team Maryland, Donate Life Maryland, and The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland.

2021

Started an Office in Colorado

Gavin and Rachel

Gavin and Rachel are spreading the awareness of organ donation , transplantation and the awareness of heat stroke illness to the Colorado area .

2021

Providing Support for The University of Colorado Health Transplant Program

We are working on programs , starting assistance funds and providing equipment for The University of Colorado Health Transplant Program , The Korey Stringer Institute and The University of Maryland Medical Center , Division of Transplantation . We are also bringing the awareness of organ donation and heat stroke illness to all communities.