Held in memory of Jordan Santiago, our 2nd Santi Strong 5K run/walk took place on November 19, 2022, through the trails of Bear Creek Park in Keller, TX. We had a great turnout of about 200+ people who brave the freezing cold to come out to support the race and participate!
Jordan Santiago Memorial Business Scholarship was established in partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in memory of Andrew Jordan Santiago (BSBA 2018, MACC 2018) for the benefit of the Department of Accounting in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (University). The second recipient of the Scholarship is Regan Kennedy.
Thank you, Coldwell Banker, for sponsoring our 2022 Santi Strong 5K! We are excited to partner with you to help support the DFW community and our programs.
Good Morning Texas, at WFAA Channel 8, interviewed Heather & Andrew Santiago, and Jocelyn Phillips (STA) to share the importance of BIPOC organ donors and Jordan’s legacy gift.
THE HYPE IS REAL!! Please join us for the 2nd Annual Santi Strong 5K on Saturday, November 19th at Bear Creek Park in Keller, TX. All proceeds will go to support the Jordan Santiago iCare Foundation.
Jordan’s story was highlighted by Donate Life Texas at Texas Monthly. The article shares about Jordan’s achievements and how he saved lives through organ donation.
On Monday, May 16, Andrew and Heather Santiago attended a ceremony at Keller High School to present the awards to the first recipients of the Jordan Santiago iCARE Foundation Memorial Scholarship: Charvi Katikala and Brent Bertaux. They also had the opportunity to spend time with the awardees on Friday 13th to learn more about their aspirations and to share Jordan`s legacy.
Last Saturday, a group of Jordan’s friends represented the Jordan Santiago iCare Foundation at the annual Hope Starts Here 5K. This event was created to honor families impacted by organ, eye, and tissue donation while raising support for Southwest Transplant Alliance’s programs.
The TV channel interviewed Ernest Wright – the man who received Jordan`s heart – and the Santiagos. Andrew and Heather had the opportunity to hear their son’s heart beating in Ernest’s chest.