Our Stories


Kailyn and Charis’ Story

According to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, every 30 minutes a child is born who will develop mitochondrial disease by age 10. Statistically, only 20% of kids with a mitochondrial disease will live passed the age of 20. We have two of these kids. On May 10, 2012, my husband and […]

Christini’s Story

I used to look at my sweet Christine and wonder how such a tiny little girl could bring so much love and warmth to the people around her. She had a heart filled with magic and life, and she brought a smile to the face of everyone who knew her. […]

Vincent Ortega’s Story

This is Vincent Ortega (aka Monkey) born on January 11, 2011. My husband and I had struggled for years to start a family and were thrilled when we finally became pregnant and gave birth to a beautiful baby born.It was soon after birth that the doctors noticing a slightly smaller […]

Troy’s Story

                 Troy was born on March 9, 2008.  He was beautiful with a full head of blond hair and blue eyes.  The nurses kept referring to him as the little surfer.  Troy was healthy and thriving and we were happy to start our […]