Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Julian Family

The Julians are a very special family. Marlou and Jeff are parents to 3 amazing boys, Niko (10), Nathan (8), and Nixon (4). Nathan was diagnosed with cerebral palsy due to an injury after birth and as a result is a medically fragile quadriplegic. Even though Nathan can’t speak, he communicates with his expressive face. Because of his disability, Nathan receives all of his nutrition and medication through a g-tube that goes directly into his stomach. He also struggles with swallowing, and...

The Ledson Family

Chad and Lisa Ledson are parents of Hannah, Kate, and Zachery. Hannah and Kate are five year old twins. Hannah has cerebral palsy.  Hannah also experiences the hardships that come with Intractable Epilepsy and Infantile Spasms. Lisa is an Emergency Room Nurse and Chad works as a firefighter. Having twins is such a wonderful experience but because of Hannah’s needs, the Ledsons worried that Kate was missing out and being neglected. With a motorized wheelchair in their...

The Heim Family

We were so pleased to collaborate with Angel’s Hands, a non-profit foundation in Utah to award a very deserving family with a wheelchair accessible van. Angel’s Hands’ mission is simple, “Improve the quality of life for individuals living with rare diseases.”  One of the most impressive facts about this foundation is the number of volunteer families that support their activities. The Heim family supported others for years before they were surprised with a vehicle. SFF heard of...