As many of you may know, my son William was diagnosed with encephalitis via a MRI and spinal tap. The same disease I am so accustomed to battling in dogs and cats had now struck my son rendering him non-responsive in the pediatric intensive care unit at Children’s Hospital in Washington, D.C. I am unable to express the fear and anxiety this triggered as well as a deep sense of helplessness. Fortunately my wife remained indefatigable in her care and optimism. We were invited to attend rounds where as many as 16 doctor’s and support staff would evaluate the best course of action for William’s treatment. By including us in the conversations about his care and always asking if we needed anything or if we had any questions, hope replaced helplessness. After more than 2 weeks in the hospital, William recovered, and now not a day goes by where I do not ponder how our lives would be so brutally different if it were not for the resources at Children’s Hospital. We are so thankful for the support we received from our friends and colleagues and now ask one more favor of you. Please support Team BVNS in the Race for Every Child benefiting Children’s Hospital on September 13th, 2014. You can join our team, pledge financial support and even attend the event. We are grateful for your support!
Want to join the team? It’s easy. Just visit the website below and click on the “JOIN OUR TEAM” button.
Once you have registered, you can start fundraising. They also have many options for sharing & promoting your participation & fundraising such as links to email, fb, twitter etc.
Want to make a donation? It’s easy too! Just visit the website above and click on the “SUPPORT US” button.
We will be promoting this event on our Facebook and website. We would love your help in getting the word out as well. Feel free to share our posts to your own pages.