Families

The Fullington Family

Thank you for taking time to consider our family’s need for a reliable van. We’ve had nothing but trouble the last year with our 1995 Dodge full sized conversion van that CIIS put a lift in. It’s been a great van but as of late it’s been breaking down and leaving us stranded. As I type this, our mechanic has been working on it since August and is afraid it’s beyond help. This leaves us unable to transport Kira for...

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The McCarty Family

Conor was diagnosed with Ullrich Muscular Dystrophy at age 7. It is a rare form of Muscular Dystrophy that typically affects the lungs and causes scoliosis and contractures. Although originally thought that Conor had a mild case in the beginning and would continue to walk and lead a normal life, it has not gone that direction. Continue reading “The McCarty Family” » ...

The Hoffmann Family

3 months before my daughter was born, i received a phone call from Connecticut asking if i were interested in adopting a little girl. When she was born, I was told that she would not survive. They gave her 6 hours at most. When she pulled through they gave her 6 weeks. Then months at the most. 14 years later she’s fighting and thriving! She’s the only person to survive with her combined diagnosis, and she’s not done changing the...