Seven-year old Billy has Lymphatic Malformation, rare, non-malignant masses that can cause multiple health issues. He has many Boston Children’s appointments each month, and his mom must take unpaid time off work to bring him here.
GAS CARDS HELPED MOM GET BILLY TO AND FROM THE HOSPITAL, AND TARGET GIFT CARDS PROVIDED FOOD AND CLOTHING.
Adam is a 10-month-old with significant Gastrointestinal (GI) issues. Due to his condition, he’s had multiple replacements of a GI tube placed into his stomach and intestine. The family lives in western Massachusetts. Adam’s mom is unable to travel to Boston Children’s - she needs to stay home to care for Adam’s older brother, who has autism. Following Adam’s last inpatient stay at Boston Children’s, his dad lost his job due to taking time off to be with Adam.
WE WERE ABLE TO HELP THE FAMILY PAY THEIR ELECTRICITY BILLS, ALLEVIATING THEIR FINANCIAL BURDEN.
Yara is a 12-year-old with Treacher Collins Syndrome, a genetic disorder, and developmental delays. Her mom cares for Yara and her brother and works two jobs to pay the bills. Both children are patients at Primary Care at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Martha Eliot Health Center. Yara has grown a lot this year and needed new clothing, shoes and a warm jacket.
TARGET STORE GIFT CARDS ALLOWED YARA TO PICK OUT THE NEW CLOTHES SHE NEEDED.