Children’s Care Fund Testimonials
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Heather, Trenten, Alexis, and Arabella Redlecki: Our journey started in December of last year when Arabella started having vision deficits.
Raelynn's Mom: Our pregnancy was totally normal and we weren't having any issues.....On February 7th I wasn't feeling good, so I decided to check my blood pressure.
Kamryn's Mom: I went to a routine doctor’s appointment on February 21st, 2022 at which time they sent me to the women’s hospital.
Wyatt's Mom: Wyatt was born at just shy of 38 weeks gestation in March of 2021. Two weeks prior to Wyatt’s birth, we were informed that he was measuring small for his gestation, measuring in the 6%.
Grady's Dad: On July 26th, 2022, my wife Erica and I were at an event in Erie when we received “the call.” Our son Grady had been involved in a 4 wheeler accident and was being transported to UPMC Hamot.
Millie's Mom: Our journey began in 2013 when Millie was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when she was 16 months old.
Norah and Etta
Norah and Etta's Mom: Norah and Etta are about to celebrate their first birthday because of those who never gave up on them.
Our Mission: to provide emotional, spiritual, and financial support to families experiencing premature birth and/or families with babies needing specialized medical attention.
Kori's Mom: Our journey with UPMC Hamot’s NICU started January 11th, 2023. I woke up that morning already a patient at UPMC Hamot due to complications with what is called Placenta Previa.
Evan's dad: This is where it all began… not feeling well led us to UPMC Hamot. After a scan showed a mass in Evan’s abdomen, we were sent to Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, where he was diagnosed with A Typical Burkett’s Lymphoma.
The Children’s Care Fund is used to improve pediatric care in our region and cover the cost of the care and related expenses for families of pediatric patients who do not have the means to pay.