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Audrina has Maffucci syndrome, so rare that fewer than 200 cases have been reported
Eloy has a partial chromosome deletion and duplication that affects his speech, mobility, and functioning
This nonprofit offers horseback riding for children battling rare diseases and their families
Rylan suffers from a rare neurological disorder called Rett syndrome, which took her ability to speak
Luke suffers from a rare seizure disorder called Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, in addition to his cerebral palsy
Madilyn suffers from a number of rare neurological disorders that delay her development
Colton has AMC, a disorder that causes congenital joint contraction and physical deformities
A mother creates a community for those affected by this rare genetic disease
Dawnavyn suffers from Intracranial Hypertension, a disease that causes excess fluid and pressure in the skull
Creativets uses artistic outlets to help disabled veterans with PTSD return home
Pearl has Charcot-Marie-Tooth, which affects the motor and sensory nerves
Alexa suffers from a rare recessive genetic disease called PIGN, of which there are only three cases worldwide
Nicole has Femoral Hypoplasia unusual facies syndrome, a rare disorder causing underdeveloped thigh bones and unusual facial features
Green Hill Therapy uses hippotherapy to improve sensory-motor skills in special needs children
Gavin has a brain abnormality called Lissencephaly or "smooth brain"
Oakley suffers from Prune belly syndrome which led to kidney disease
Dakotah suffers from Aicardi Syndrome, a rare disorder affecting the connective tissue between her left and right sides of the brain
14 survivors of Pearl Harbor take a trip back on the 73rd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor
Peyton's Dravet Syndrome causes him to have all different types seizures.
Despite suffering from SMA (Type 1) and hydrocephalus, JD inspires those around him
Christopher has ectoderermal dysplasia, a rare disorder affecting his teeth, speech and confidence
Tyley has a genetic deletion that affects the growth of her brain
Zack has a terminal, undiagnosed neuromuscular disorder that is quickly taking his mobility.
Mick suffers from an undiagnosed metabolic neuromuscular disorder.
Bradan has Tetrahydrobiopterin Deficiency, which decreases his tolerance to minor illnesses.
Denver has Fragile X Syndrome which is characterized by distinctive facial features, intellectual disability, and has autism.
Lacey is one of only 3 people in the U.S. to be diagnosed with King-Denborough Syndrome
Kids with special needs across central TX now have a safe place to play sports.
Kelly has a mitochondrial disease, called Leigh Syndrome, which renders her immobile, completely dependent, and she regularly has seizures.
Bubba has childhood speech apraxia, rendering him unable to speak and communicate his needs.
Columbia Fire services a 70-mile radius with limited resources.
Lunden has a rare developmental birth defect called Schizencephaly, which causes developmental and physical delays.
PACT provides daycare services for medically fragile children and other essential programs.
Caroline has Cri du Chat Syndrome, which results in low muscle tone, sensory issues, and delayed communication.
Leave No Veteran Behind provides veterans with Retroactive Scholarships in exchange for community service.
Aniston has a rare chromosome syndrome and a mitochondrial disease.
Chloe suffers from Rett Syndrome, a progressive neurodevelopmental disorder.
The Painted Turtle offers an innovative camp program for children with special medical needs that is free of cost.
Cash suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy, which renders him completely immobile but doesn't affect his brain.
Ian suffers from Pitt Hopkins Syndrome, which causes developmental delays, seizures, and distinctive physical features.
Judith suffers from CDKL5, a rare X-linked genetic disorder that causes seizures, sensory issues, and developmental delays.
Matthew suffers from a rare, undiagnosed Pediatric Neurotransmitter Disorder and arachnoid cysts.
Freedom Service Dogs trains rescue dog to become service dogs for veterans and people with disabilities.
Kellan suffers from Pallister-Killian Syndrome, a rare disorder that causes low muscle tone, mental delays, and requires lifelong therapy.
Michael Sexton suffers from a Sarcoid Myopathy and Neurosarcoidosis, which has left him immobile.
John Cena gave a special gift to Trey, who suffers from an undiagnosed mitochondrial disorder that caused him to lose his ability to walk.
Wings Flights of Hope provides free flights for medical and humanitarian purposes.
Marcus underwent Gamma Knife Radiation surgery to remove AVM from his brain, which resulted in a stroke.
CTX Ability Sports is an all-inclusive organization where children with special needs can safely play sports.
Bryce suffers from a rare genetic disorder that causes intellectual disabilities, sleep disorders, and behavioral issues.
Mineola Volunteer Ambulance Corps provide essential emergency medical needs to residents of Mineola and surrounding areas.
Jacob suffers from a rare condition that will cause him to be incontinent for the rest of his life due to a late diagnosis
Billy Wynne was a flight paramedic who survived a helicopter crash with 3rd and 4th degree burns and amputations.
Xavier has an extremely rare genetic disorder that causes constant seizures, developmental delay, and renders him completely dependent
Youth Emergency Services and Shelter is the largest emergency youth shelter in Iowa, helping 1200+ kids annually.
Friends of Firefighters provides counseling and wellness services to active and retired NYC firefighters and their family members
Faith suffers from a congenital defect that causes developmental issues, breathing problems, and requires 24-hour supervision
At the age which most children begin to communicate, Francisco Santoyo's parents discovered he was deaf and losing his eyesight quickly.
Operation Blue Santa is a non-profit providing thousands of families in need with a full holiday meal and wrapped gifts for the kids.
Devon was a career firefighter before a car accident left him paralyzed from the chest down.
AARBF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing burns and fires and assisting to those who have been affected by a burn injury.
Gio was born with Cloves, an extremely rare congenital disorder characterized by a combination of skin, spinal, and bone abnormalities.
Melissa Smith survived Hodgkins Lymphoma twice only to be diagnosed with a rare disorder called Transverse Myelitis.
This is the story of an American Hero, Sean Pesce, who was shot 13 times in a firefight during active service in Afghanistan.
Jaiden suffers from a rare connective tissue disorder,which drastically reduces his mobility.
Due to a car accident 2 years ago, Gina suffers from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
Now 2 years old Zoe was born with Osteogenesis Imperfecta, commonly known as Brittle Bone.
After Hurricane Sandy, the Moonachie Fire Department relocated over 1,500 residents.
Farrah Soudani suffered extensive injuries during the theater shootings in Aurora, Colorado.
Lilli Wilson is affected by a very rare developmental disorder affecting only 600 people world wide.
Project Odyssey® helps wounded service members gain perspective on life through outdoor activities and retreats.
19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots crew lost their lives on June 30th containing wildfire in Yarnell, AZ.
David Cosner suffers from Wegener’s Granulomatosis, a chronic vascular disorder.
The Chive Fund is helping in the Colorado wildfire recovery with a grant to the PPCF Emergency Relief Fund.
Chive Nation comes to the aid of veteran victims of the Oklahoma tornadoes.
This is the story of how the Chivers came to the aid of a triplet born without eyes.
This is the story of how theCHIVE's online community and theCHIVE Fund brought a Chiver home to his family...
The story of a Navy EOD tech who risked losing his life to save others