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Emily Kavanaugh's Adopt A Euro-Kid Fundraiser

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BENEFITING: EURO-PEDS FOUNDATION

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THE STORY:

THIS FUNDRAISER IS NOW CLOSED. IF YOU WANT TO HELP OTHER ADOPT A EURO-KID FUNDRAISERS, PLEASE VISIT THE EURO-PEDS FOUNDATION PAGE.


Emily, now 13 years old, is a happy, interactive, loving ray of sunshiine who loves Sesame Street, Dora, dancing, and roller coasters.  Her diagnoses include cerebral palsy, global developmental delays, a seizure disorder, scoliosis, and reflux. The Euro-Peds National Center for Intensive Pediatric PT has been life-changing, for Emily. Their intensive treatment, specialized equipment, and expertise have taken Emily from crawling, to walking in a gait trainer, to walking with a walker, to only needing a gait belt, and finally to independent walking.  It's truly been miraculous.  The recent physical changes from puberty have brought increased challenges for Emily, though, as her scoliosis has increased such that she now requires a back brace, her GI issues have increased, too, and her balance and stability while walking have really taken a hit.  It is my hope that this stint at Euro-Peds will help Emily more functionally adapt to these physical changes as she adjusts to her new body.  


Please help Emily get another course of intensive PT at Euro-Peds.  We have traveled to Michigan for a 3-week intensive PT program at Euro-Peds, as well as speech/oral-motor therapy at a nearby clinic.  Please consider donating and sharing this link so we can raise money for the Euro-Peds treatment and hotel costs.  Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!


About the Euro-Peds Foundation: The EPF was established in 2013 to raise and administer funds for children who have special needs and their families. The foundation primarily awards treatment and travel grants to help cover the cost of specialized intensive physical therapy at Euro-Peds, a nationally-recognized center for children and young adults who have cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injuries, genetic syndromes, spina bifida and other gross motor disorders. They believe Every Child Deserves a First Step! Join us and take an important step forward by donating today!

$850

MONEY RAISED
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  • Gerbereux Family

    $50

  • Proud cousin Cait

     

  • Suzy Krueckeberg

     

  • Diana & David Stock

    $100

  • Sandra Tunis

     

  • Cindie

     

  • Courtney Newman

    $50

  • Rachel MacLeod

    $25

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18% Raised of$4,800 Goal

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The Team: $850 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Rachel MacLeod

Rachel MacLeod

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Courtney Newman

Courtney Newman

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Cindie

Cindie

Always happy to donate. I'm so proud of Emily and in awe of Amy. Best of luck with the therapies! 3 years ago

Sandra Tunis

Sandra Tunis

3 years ago

Diana & David Stock

Diana & David Stock

DONATION: $100

Always amazed by Emily and Amy and the milestones they've accomplished! 3 years ago

Suzy Krueckeberg

Suzy Krueckeberg

Keep fighting, Emily!! 3 years ago

Proud cousin Cait

Proud cousin Cait

Emily is one of the strongest ladies I know! She and her mama inspire me every day. Go get 'em Em! 3 years ago

Gerbereux Family

Gerbereux Family

DONATION: $50

3 years ago