Recipient Stories

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Billy Wynne

Billy Wynne

Billy Wynne was a flight paramedic who survived a helicopter crash with 3rd and 4th degree burns and amputations.

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Xavier

Xavier

Xavier has an extremely rare genetic disorder that causes constant seizures, developmental delay, and renders him completely dependent

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Youth Emergency Services and Shelter (YESS)

Youth Emergency Services and Shelter (YESS)

Youth Emergency Services and Shelter is the largest emergency youth shelter in Iowa, helping 1200+ kids annually.

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Friends of Firefighters

Friends of Firefighters

Friends of Firefighters provides counseling and wellness services to active and retired NYC firefighters and their family members

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Faith

Faith

Faith suffers from a congenital defect that causes developmental issues, breathing problems, and requires 24-hour supervision

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Francisco

Francisco

At the age which most children begin to communicate, Francisco Santoyo's parents discovered he was deaf and losing his eyesight quickly.

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Operation Blue Santa

Operation Blue Santa

Operation Blue Santa is a non-profit providing thousands of families in need with a full holiday meal and wrapped gifts for the kids.

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Devon Colbert

Devon Colbert

Devon was a career firefighter before a car accident left him paralyzed from the chest down.

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AARB Foundation

AARB Foundation

AARBF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing burns and fires and assisting to those who have been affected by a burn injury.

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Giovanni

Giovanni

Gio was born with Cloves, an extremely rare congenital disorder characterized by a combination of skin, spinal, and bone abnormalities.

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Melissa Smith

Melissa Smith

Melissa Smith survived Hodgkins Lymphoma twice only to be diagnosed with a rare disorder called Transverse Myelitis.

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Sean Pesce

Sean Pesce

This is the story of an American Hero, Sean Pesce, who was shot 13 times in a firefight during active service in Afghanistan.

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Jaiden

Jaiden

Jaiden suffers from a rare connective tissue disorder,which drastically reduces his mobility.

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Gina Mercieri

Gina Mercieri

Due to a car accident 2 years ago, Gina suffers from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

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Zoe Lush

Zoe Lush

Now 2 years old Zoe was born with Osteogenesis Imperfecta, commonly known as Brittle Bone.

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Moonachie Fire Department

Moonachie Fire Department

After Hurricane Sandy, the Moonachie Fire Department relocated over 1,500 residents.

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Farrah Soudani

Farrah Soudani

Farrah Soudani suffered extensive injuries during the theater shootings in Aurora, Colorado.

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Lilli Wilson

Lilli Wilson

Lilli Wilson is affected by a very rare developmental disorder affecting only 600 people world wide.

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Project Odyssey®

Project Odyssey®

Project Odyssey® helps wounded service members gain perspective on life through outdoor activities and retreats.

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Granite Mountain Hotshots

Granite Mountain Hotshots

19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots crew lost their lives on June 30th containing wildfire in Yarnell, AZ.

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David Cosner

David Cosner

David Cosner suffers from Wegener’s Granulomatosis, a chronic vascular disorder.

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PPCF Emergency Relief Fund

PPCF Emergency Relief Fund

The Chive Fund is helping in the Colorado wildfire recovery with a grant to the PPCF Emergency Relief Fund.

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Veterans Emergency Fund

Veterans Emergency Fund

Chive Nation comes to the aid of veteran victims of the Oklahoma tornadoes.

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The Stein Family

The Stein Family

This is the story of how the Chivers came to the aid of a triplet born without eyes.

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The Barrett Family

The Barrett Family

This is the story of how theCHIVE's online community and theCHIVE Fund brought a Chiver home to his family...

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