Everything in his own time

Born in 2014, Alex Ponce was born with Down syndrome and complete AVSD, a congenital heart defect and struggled with pneumonia until he was 7 months old. At 9 ½ months old he had open heart surgery to repair a small hole in his heart.  He tolerated the surgery well, but during recovery he suffered Read more about Everything in his own time[…]

Tips for walking around on icy/snowy surfaces

Tips for walking around on icy/snowy surfaces Snow is one thing, but streets, sidewalks and parking lots coated in sheets of ice are another, as we experienced earlier this week! One hospital employee carries kitty litter in her car, not just for tire traction if needed, but to scatter on icy pathways for walking. That’s Read more about Tips for walking around on icy/snowy surfaces[…]

A Thrill of Hope

Ken and Connie live in a beautiful, yet modest, brick house. Standing outside, it is evident that it is more than just a house; it radiates the feeling that this is a home. After stepping inside, the feeling is reinforced by pictures of family, friends and grandkids covering the walls and fridge, the beautiful knick-knacks Read more about A Thrill of Hope[…]

Children’s Village has made an impact in her life…

“I walked into the doors of Children’s Village nearly 15 years ago and knew I wanted to be a part of this amazing place.  I wanted to help families get connected by “crossing the bridge” to resources to benefit the whole family.  As a sibling of a brother with cerebral palsy, I know what trials Read more about Children’s Village has made an impact in her life…[…]