Anthony J Arenas Professorship in Lung Transplantation


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1) By Check (Preferred Method)

Make Checks Payable to:

Palmer's Tent Event Charaties

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Jerry Arenas

122 E Captiol Drive

Hartland, WI 53029

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$500,000 Match



In the biggest donation match ever for the Tent Event, a $500,000 match has been offered to the Arenas Family to create a $1 million Endowment at the UW-Department of Surgery for lung transplant research.

The fund will be named the Anthony J Arenas Professorship in Lung Transplantation and will live on forever. 

Once fully funded, this fund will create a Professorship for Dr. James Maloney, Tony's Surgeon, which will generate approximately $40,000-$50,000 EACH year FOREVER to be used solely for transplant research by Dr. Maloney and his team to work on improving the lives and outcomes of those living post lung transplant.

The Arenas Family and Tent Event have to raise the $500,000 to get the matching $500,000 and we will need your help to do it!   We have never had a match come in at this level before! That means your $100 check turns into $200, your $500 becomes $1000 and your $2500 donation becomes $5,000 and so on!  Inquire about a workplace giving match, and your donation can be quadrupled! Your $100 donation would turn into $200 and the match we have would turn that $200 into $400!  If you donated $2.500 and had your workplace match it to $5.000, our match would then turn it into $10.000!


The sooner we reach our goal of $500,000, the sooner Dr. Maloney will receive his Professorship and the quicker the research can advance!  This is the direct type of research that can extend the life of Tony and others living with transplant! 

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