Lacey Pate has been called Auburndale’s Inspiration. She was born with an extremely rare genetic disorder called King Syndrome. Her family was advised that Lacey would not be able to live outside of the womb. She is now 14.
For Orland Park mother Naheda Jablonski, every day can be a bit of a struggle. Jablonski’s husband died after a battle with cancer, leaving her a widow. She recently lost a longtime job. And she raises two daughters with special needs, Sophia and Stephanie.
Canadian War Museum Hosts Private Philanthropic Donation by Safe Step Cares to Corporal Franck Dupéré, a Canadian Serviceman Injured in War in Afghanistan OTTAWA, Ontario, May 9, 2014 – Canadian Safe Step Walk-In Tub Co. was made aware of Corporal Franck Dupéré’s service by Operation Veteran founder Dr. Paul Kavanagh. A soldier from the 4th…
Three years ago, when Anna Grace McDonald was 10, she could outrun every kid in her class. But it wasn’t easy. Anna Grace was in pain, a lot of pain. She told her parents that her body hurt everywhere. It was initially diagnosed as growing pains, but it got worse. Over time, the little girl who could round the bases more quickly than anyone in the league couldn’t run the bases at all. She was crawling out of bed and could barely walk due to pain and stiffness.
It began with a letter to a company in Nashville about a teenage girl in Indianapolis with a rare, life threatening disease. Nathan Hand, a friend of the girl’s family, wrote to Safe Step Walk-In Tub Co., which had recently donated a state-of-the art therapeutic tub through its nationwide program of giving, Safe Step Cares.
It all started with a message to Safe Step Walk-In Tub Co. via its Facebook page: one short paragraph with two not-so-small requests from Crestview Manor in Crestview, Florida. The first was for one of Safe Step’s walk-in tubs to bring comfort to 60 men and women of the low-income assisted living facility, whose residents include veterans, military widows and mentally challenged patients.