In honor of Hanna, her parents, Tim & Brehanna, organized a team for The Color Run: Austin. This group of 18 runners raised over $2,300 for DSF and looks like they had a lot of fun doing it! Thanks to everyone who participated in this effort.
In honor of Tyler Ward, his mom, Tiffany, and her coworkers hosted a bake sale at the Capital One branch in Bridge City, TX, where they raised $414.00. The other branches in the Golden Triangle District participated by donating $5 to be able to wear jeans and a purple shirt. Between this and individual donations [...]
Nolan asked guests at his 6th birthday party to consider a donation to DSF in honor of his cousin in lieu of gifts. $213 was raised in Cooper’s honor – thank you Nolan!
A special thank you to all the students at Hodge Elementary School! In honor of Coach King’s son Cooper, the school hosted a dress-down day and raised over $500!
Charlie’s mom, Crystal, organized a Zumba event to help raise awareness and funds. Their efforts raised nearly $500!
Thank you to Courtney Gehrig who donated her commission from her ThirtyOne Party, as part of her “Parties with a Purpose”. Her donation of $350 was made in honor of her friend Stephanie’s son, Owen, who has Dravet syndrome. Said Courtney, “I am so happy I was able to do this and hope that even [...]
Cooper and his family live in Savannah, GA but visited Cocoa Beach for Thanksgiving. They were very nervous about traveling with Cooper because of the recent increase in the quantity of his seizures, however every precaution was taken, and a good time was had by the entire family. During their visit, the adults ran the [...]
Amanda’s mom Brenda organized this awareness & fundraising event at her local McDonald’s, with a percentage of the sales going to DSF. This fun evening featured a special appearance by Ronald McDonald and a book reading of ”A Special Friend”, by author Laura Matuszewski. Proceeds from the sales of Laura’s book benefit Lurie Children’s Hospital. The [...]
Hello. My name is Emilee, I am 11 years old, and I raised $250 for Dravet syndrome in honor of my cousin, Talia May. One day, I was searching through my art supplies when I stumbled across some beads and string I had used to make keychains. I had been looking for a way to [...]
Eight-year-old David wanted to help raise money to find a cure for his sister, Natasha. So, at this year’s DSF Steps Toward A Cure: Atlanta fundraising walk, David set up a table to sell the origami animals he created and raised $108.50! Thank you, David!!!