Gallery of Hope
Heartwarming gallery of grateful, local families with children in medical need who were helped through the Hope 4 MVC Kids Charity.
The support of Hope4mvckids is going to be a real life changer for our youngest daughter. For being our fourth baby I really thought it would be a breeze… Well, I was so wrong. She has been a very challenging little gal from arrival onward. This year at her eye
4 year old Jaxon was previously healthy when he contracted Covid on April 18th, 2022 with mild symptoms. On April 27th, he had a fever and complained of a bad headache. He became delusional and severely dehydrated, and was critically ill very fast. Things turned very quickly and he was
Thanks to our relationship with the Ronald McDonald House, May’s ‘Family Of Hope’ was brought to our attention and we are so glad we were able to assist them in this extremely lengthy hospital stay. Owen is a 4.5 year old boy with Down Syndrome. He was admitted to the
I would like to express our thanks for the support from Hope 4 MVC Kids. We moved to Olds last July to be closer to family for support. Our daughter Kelsie was born with a heart defect and now has lung issues that keep us having to go to hospitals
Our daughter, Dawsyn, has a rare form of intractable epilepsy called Dravet’s Syndrome. She endures seizures every single day of her life. Over the years, there have been many many ambulance trips to Alberta Children’s Hospital in order to administer the necessary medications to halt a seizure that just wouldn’t
“I’d like to thank the Hope for Mountain View Kids Society. Without your financial aid and support I would not have been able to get back and forth to the hospital while my daughter was there. She was there for a month. You helped pay for parking, food and fuel.
Our world was turned upside down when our daughter in law ended up in the hospital with some complications while pregnant with our twin grandbabies. Sadly our grandson did not survive the ordeal and our granddaughter ended up in the Children’s Hospital. Our families were devastated and our son was
“Our son was born at the end of January and we spent six days in PICU at Children’s in Calgary. We were able to go back home till the beginning of April when we went back to Children’s for three weeks to have his surgery. COVID hit us hard as
Madelyn has been using her iPad given to us by Hope 4 MVC Kids for almost a year now and it has really helped her to be more engaged in her activities and when she is in an unhappy mood or in her standing frame. It helps her with her
Walker is a sweet little 1 year old who is always smiling. Our Story started with a runny nose on a Saturday. By the evening though, Walker had quickly gotten sicker. His breathing was labored and we knew we had to get him to the hospital. In the emergency room
August 26th 2021 our twin daughters, Callie and Harper were born at 24 weeks and 4 days gestation. They were not due until December 12th. They were born in the Sundre hospital and immediately transferred to the foothills nicu via neonatal transport teams. Both girls were intubated, Callie for 6
We are very thankful to Hope4MVC Kids for the amazing support we have been given the last 10 months. You have taken a burden off our backs with the many ways that you have supported us, during and between stays at the hospital. Thank you for helping us feel cared
Our January ‘Family of Hope’ story is an update from a family we assisted last year. They reached out for some more help recently and were happy to give us an update. These days it seems we all need more feel good moments and these photos and kind words are
Our kids are often stronger than we ever give them credit for and their journeys are so unique and worthy of sharing. Our Journey with Carter and JDM In November 2021, our son Carter, who is five, was diagnosed with Juvenile Dermatomyositis or JDM. JDM is a very rare autoimmune
We are so grateful to have been blessed to have found you and be given support for our daughter. We heard about Hope for MVC Kids from our pediatric office and although we felt down in the dumps as every avenue and door had been shut in our faces we
Our January ‘Family of Hope’ is a great reminder of how important it is that our family stories are being shared. As a board we appreciate knowing that our stories are being seen and allowing others to reach out for help after seeing their child is in need of similar
Thank you so much Brooke family from Didsbury for sharing your story today. Children like Kadence are why we do what we do. Just look at that beautiful smile Watch both real and unedited videos. Donate today, you can make a difference in your community.
In Grade 9, Haylee Henry was diagnosed with Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, a condition that gave her frequent twitches and seizures. In time, the seizures got worse and finding the right medications to subdue and control them was difficult. Then came the Non epileptic seizures (PNES) caused by her PTSD &
Emrik was born on the 1st July 2019 at just 26 weeks and 6 days gestation. Mom Kelsey went into early labour and after many attempts to slow the process Emrik decided he would not wait. EmriK was at the NICU at the foothills. He was then moved to Peter
In July 2019 our 14 year old daughter was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor after she suffered a series of seizures. She was never really sick as a kid so this was a huge shock to us. The type of tumor is rare in children so it has been
We heard about Hope 4 MVC Kids from a friend shortly after Madelyn was born and they were a great help for those months when Madelyn had to stay in the hospital and we travelled back and forth everyday to see her. They provided help for fuel and for food
The playground can be a disappointing place for a little girl in a wheelchair, constrained to watching on as the kids around her run, climb, and swing. We are so grateful to Hope 4MVC Kids, Nu2U, the Olds Holy Trinity School, a generous community, and all of the volunteers that
When Benjamin was induced and born three weeks early due to my Pre-eclampsia getting worse, he came out limp and unresponsive. He was rushed off to the NICU almost immediately, where he rollercoastered his way back and forth between intensive care and basic monitoring for a while. He was unable
Meet Lachlan, A Happy, fun loving cleaver and sometimes down right cranky 2 year old boy. He loves gymnastics and playing with his two older brothers, Parker who is 5 and Nolan who is 4. They are fantastic big brothers. Nolan also has a little something special called Down Syndrome
Meet 3 year old Benjamin from Didsbury. The Quintana Solis family lives in Didsbury, originally from Mexico. They have 2 daughters and 2 sons. Their youngest Benjamin was born with Achondroplasia. Achondroplasia is a genetic form of dwarfism due to a problem of bone growth and development. Achondroplasia is a common form
Meet 10 year old Jonah from Sundre. Diagnosed with mixed spastic dystonic cerebral palsy, hope4mvckids provided a new walk in shower to make bathing Jonah easier for his family.
We would like to thank Hope 4 Mountain View County Kids for financial and emotional support during our daughters hospitalization. Sophie Lynn was born with a rare tumor inside her heart. She lived in the Stollery Children’s Hospital for the first 5 weeks of her life. She underwent 2 open-heart