Ethan Rice

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Hello everyone! I would like to take a moment to thank you for taking time from your busy schedule to stop by and learn a little more about Ethan! My name is Yvone Rice and I am so lucky to have Ethan as my eldest son. We first noticed that Ethan had a problem when… Read more »

Claire Caskey

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A Tsunami brings change Our life was already on hyper stress.  We lived in Chicago with our 3 children.  The oldest, Claire, has Autism, Sensory Integration Disorder and ADD/LD.  In August of 2000 we moved from Northbrook, Illinois to Eden Prairie, Minnesota.  Kevin accepted a new job and this was an opportunity to move home. … Read more »

The McCart Family

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4 Paws for 4 Boys   We are the McCart Family. While we may look like your typical family with four active boys, we are actually quite unique and our world is most likely very different from yours!  Mason is our hugger, a sweet 11 year old social butterfly; you will not escape a hug from him.  At an… Read more »

2015 Donors

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Thank you so much to all of our donors!  The following donors made donations of more than $5000 in 2014! $50,000+ Anonymous Trust – $100,000 The E. Kenneth & Esther Marie Hatton Foundation – $50,000 The Calipari Foundation Inc – $50,000 $49,999 – $25,000 Tzell Travel Foundation c/o Tzell Travel – $31,056 Chardith Foundation – $25,000… Read more »

Brodie Fishwick

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This charming little man is Brodie Fishwick. He loves Paw Patrol, SpongeBob SquarePants, Minions, and all things outside. He is 4 years old and is special in his own way. Brodie was diagnosed with autism when he was 2 years old. Brodie has made remarkable advances, but it wasn’t always so easy. Brodie started out… Read more »

Liam Winkler

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FOUR-YEAR-OLD NEEDS LIFE-SAVING SERVICE DOG CLACKAMAS, OR – May 11, 2016 – Liam Anthony Winkler (aka The Law) looks like your average four-year-old boy, but there are many differences. Like most superheroes, Liam is very brave and adventurous, but he doesn’t understand the danger associated with his adventures. At the end of 2015, his parents… Read more »

Justin Jones

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Our son Justin is a brave and sweet 8 year old boy who loves playing with Legos, cuddles with dogs and cats, and has a smile that melts your heart. When he was born he was diagnosis with a rare birth defect called craniosynostosis, which causes abnormalities to skull and face, developmental delays, and pressure… Read more »

Philip Carter

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Philip is our handsome, energetic, and sweet 6 yr old son. He loves Paw Patrol, playing with matchbox cars, and building towers with his legos. When he was just 3 months old we noticed his eyes would gaze upward. I would bring up my concerns to his pediatrician at every check up and he would brush… Read more »

David Byrd

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Whether you know a lot about David or are being introduced to him for the first time, we appreciate you taking time out of your busy lives to learn about him. So, a big THANK YOU from our family! Let me introduce you to David.  He is an amazing 7 year old.  He loves video… Read more »

Colton Chapin

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As parents, our mission is to leave no stone unturned in our quest to give our son Colton every possible opportunity to lead a “typical” happy and fulfilling lifestyle, both today and later in life.  4 Paws for Ability is an organization that can help our family reach this goal. Our 4 year old son,… Read more »