Posts Categorized: Make a Dream Come True

Zeke and Eli Watson

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Welcome to our 4 Paws for Ability mission! We, the Watson family, are working to raise $17,000 to bring home a highly trained Multipurpose Service Dog for our two oldest children, Zeke and Eli. With a constellation of conditions they wake up to face every day, each boy is a small but mighty warrior with… Read more »

Jackson Russ

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Jackson Russ is eight years old and enjoys music, his iPod, drawing, swinging and cooking.  Jackson was born into a home where drugs, alcohol and tobacco were abused regularly.  He went into foster care and moved into our home when he was six months old along with his biological half-brother Jonah, who is one month younger.  Both boys were born with cocaine in their systems. Jackson was just over 17 months old when his adoption was… Read more »

Izaac Reese

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It was 8pm Friday, October 24, 2008 when the Department of Child Services called, “We are in need of an emergency foster care placement for a medically fragile 8-week old infant for a few days. Your name was given as a potential placement. Can you help?” With a brief account of Izaac’s situation, medical condition… Read more »

Dallas Pierce

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Dallas is a very sweet boy. He’s got a heart full of love and he is a blessing to his family and everyone who knows him. When Dallas was 4 years old he was diagnosed with ASD and Global Delay Disorder. This makes things harder for him, like communication, making friends or transitioning away from… Read more »

Sonia Mann

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Sonia is a charismatic 5 year old whose development has never been normal. We first noticed something was amiss at birth when her eye contact gave off a “nobody’s home” vibe. Typical milestones came much later, if at all. She frequently “shut down” and repeated phrases and behaviors. This gave us a cocktail of symptoms… Read more »

Liam Espina

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Paws for Liam! Paws 4 Liam is devoted to providing Liam with a Service Dog specially trained to help a special little boy with Autism. Liam is a 6- year-old boy from Glenview, IL who needs the help of a service dog to help him navigate the difficulties of autism. We have connected with Paws… Read more »

Caleb Nwanorim

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Hi! My name is Caleb Nwanorim, Everyone who knows me calls me Caleb or super awesome K! I’m 7 years old and going on 8 years on September 29th.  I enjoy swimming, cooking, going to school, playing board games, and visiting grandma who is my favorite person in the whole world. Its mostly me, my mother… Read more »

Benton Arias

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God tried to give us a heads up that Benton was going to be a beautiful firecracker by giving him a due date of July 4, 2016. But true to form, Benton did things his way and came a bit early. He decided to enter the world on his older brother’s tenth birthday, which happened… Read more »

Athena Kiger

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Athena Kiger is seven years old and 4 feet 4 inches who has Asperger’s, which is on the Autism Spectrum. Even though her disability allows her to be higher-functioning, she still suffers with daily issues. Athena will disappear in the store as if she were Houdini, for she is very curious and tends to wander. She… Read more »

Brynlynn Tea

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Brynlynn was born on January 20th, 2015. She is now a beautiful, vibrant 3 year old who loves princesses, Paw Patrol, and animals. Our lives were forever changed on December 2nd, 2016 when she was rushed from one hospital to another. She was diagnosed with cerebral heterotopia, Hemiparesis, reflex asymmetry, seizures, Todd’s paralysis, and Schizencephaly…. Read more »