Chelsea Hutchison Foundation

The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation is a Colorado non-profit corporation formed by Julie and Doug Hutchison to provide help to individuals, particularly children and young adults, who have epilepsy. The main focus is to raise funds to provide grants for trained seizure-response dogs Emfit movement monitors. Seizure response dogs can help detect when someone may be having a seizure and provide warnings and/or respond after a seizure by calling 911, getting help or breaking a fall. The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation is named for Julie and Doug's beloved daughter, Chelsea, who died in her sleep during a seizure in April of 2009. SUDEP (Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy) was the cause of her de...
Help Ella get a Seizure-Response Dog
 
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This project will greatly benefit a beautiful little girl who suffers with seizures. Having a companion by her side at all times will also bring some much-needed peace to her family. A seizure-response service dog will provide comfort at night as Ella will be watched over constantly. Seizure response dogs are a special type of service dog, specifically trained to help someone who has epilepsy or a seizure disorder.
Help Justin get a Seizure-Response Dog
 
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Justin currently has a seizure-response dog in training with him. So far, "Ironhide" has provided Justin's family with peace of mind knowing there is always an extra set of eyes on him. Justin has also become more verbal since receiving his service dog. There is still a large bill to pay which is why The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation is helping with a grant. This project will help us fund his grant.
Help McKenlee get a Seizure-Response Dog
 
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McKenlee's family believes having a seizure-response dog for would be a lifesaver and bring some peace to them. It will also change the life of a darling young girl who deals with the seizures on on a regular basis. Seizure response dogs are a special type of service dog, specifically trained to help someone who has epilepsy or a seizure disorder.
Help Suzanne Get a Seizure-Response Dog
 
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This project will give Suzanne the freedom and confidence she needs when she is alone. Her husband will breathe a little easier knowing that she has a companion with her at all times. Seizure response dogs are a special type of service dog, specifically trained to help someone who has epilepsy or a seizure disorder.
Seizure-Response Dogs for those with Epilepsy
 
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Epilepsy will affect 1 in 26 Americans at some point in their lives, and an estimated one-third of epilepsy-related deaths in children are due to SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy). With awareness, preventative measures can be taken. Help The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation provide grants for trained seizure response dogs, allowing children with epilepsy and their families the comfort of knowing their health will be monitored at all times, and the possibility of preventing SUDEP. project reportread updates from the field
Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland Resort
 
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Help The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation bring families to Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland on November 5, 2015. Many families dealing with the stresses of epilepsy/seizures are exhausted, both emotionally and financially. Many are single-parent or one-income families because of the care needed. They deserve a break!!! CHF grants comfort and hope! project reportread updates from the field
Epilepsy Movement Monitors for Epilepsy Patients
 
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Epilepsy will affect 1 in 26 Americans at some point in their lives, and an estimated one-third of epilepsy-related deaths in children are due to SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy). With awareness, preventative measures can be taken. This project raises money to provide epilepsy movement monitors for children with epilepsy and their families so they can have the comfort of knowing their health will be monitored at all times, and the possibility of preventing SUDEP. project reportread updates from the field
Seizure-Response Dog for Brooke
 
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It will change the life of a beautiful young lady who deals with seizures on on a regular basis. Seizure response dogs are a special type of service dog, specifically trained to help someone who has epilepsy or a seizure disorder. The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation is currently fundraising to be able to provide a $2500 grant to Brooke. Due to the differing needs between each case, every potential seizure dog receives specialized training. project reportread updates from the field
Seizure-Response Dog for Tiffany
 
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The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation is currently fundraising to be able to provide a $2500 grant to Tiffany and Element, a seizure-response service dog in training for her. Seizure response dogs are a special type of service dog, specifically trained to help someone who has epilepsy or a seizure disorder. Due to the differing needs between each case, every potential seizure dog receives specialized training. project reportread updates from the field
Seizure-Response Dog for Caleb
 
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It will change the life of this precious young man and his family who deal with seizures on on a regular basis. Seizure response dogs are a special type of service dog, specifically trained to help someone who has epilepsy or a seizure disorder. The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation is currently fundraising to be able to provide a $2500 grant to Caleb and his service dog. Due to the differing needs between each case, every potential seizure dog receives specialized training. project reportread updates from the field

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