Welcome to the Fundraising Page of Isabella Vahanian
Our Little Champion, Isabella, is now celebrating 7 years in remission following 8 months of in-hospital chemotherapy to treat for AML Leukemia. Many of you know Isabella also has Down's Syndrome and had a successful open-heart surgery at 4 1/2 months old. At the beginning of 2016, our Little Champion was hospitalized for viral pneumonia for 12 days.
This year, we've happily been back to the hospital only for follow-up exams which have all gone great. While viruses have kept Isabella home for about 90% of rpast school years, we've seen change since the 2016/2017 school year. On a medically recommended modified school day of about 2-2 1/2 hours per day, Isabella set new attendance records. This year she's nearly doubled her time in school with consistent 3 1/2 to 4 hour days. She’s learning, she’s having fun and thriving in her school experience more than ever.
Our hope is to keep you up-to-date with her life moments, challenges and celebrations. Remember, you can even help by just sharing these posts with your circle of influence.
Please know that your Prayers and sending of Love & Light for Isabella and our family's wellbeing is always treasured and makes a meaningful difference!
Heartfelt Gratitude ~
Gregory, Wendy, Gabriela & Isabell
The Vahanian Family
My Personal Web Log
December 25, 2015
Happy Holidays, Everyone!!! Isabella enjoyed seeing her Speech Therapist twice last week and folks are noticing her increasing clarity of articulation. She's still early on in her speech development but it's a marvel and delight when her words are crisp and distinctive. It's exciting to watch our girl make progress in her clarity. Isabella always has plenty to say and we are so grateful for her increasing ability to make her thoughts clear. Occupational Therapy had to be cancelled this week due to a health challenge in the therapist's family. Resuming next weekend. Last night Santa came for his annual Christmas Eve dinner in our home after making his rounds and it was as always a delight. Sweet family Christmas day today. Savoring the blessings of compassion and gentleness in our lives. Lovely to see the girls open gifts and enjoy the magic of the day. Thank you, Steven's Hope For Children!!!!! Thank You, Everyone, & Blessings To You & Yours. Love & Light, The Vahanian Family
by Gregory Vahanian on Fri, Dec 25, 2015 @ 10:07 PM
ABOUT THE RAISING HOPE PROJECT
Steven's Hope for Children created the
Raising Hope Project to help families to help themselves to resolve some of the
financial issues. By using this site, families can reach out to friends and
family for support while getting guidance from Steven's Hope on how to share
their story to the public, raise money for their expenses and to promote Steven's Hope for Children.
Donations are made to Steven's Hope, a 501c3 nonprofit.and are placed in a restricted fund pool for Raising Hope Families.Neither families nor donors pay any fees on any contributions made in honor of the child. The Raising Hope Project is a service provided by Steven's Hope for Children for the benefit of seriously ill children and their families. For information about Steven's Hope, visit www.stevenshope.org.
Please, help us with a contribution to the Raising Hope Project today.
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