Seizure-Response Dog for Jenny

 
$1,513
$1,487
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Jun 17, 2014

Update on Jenny and her Seizure-Response Dog

Jenny
Jenny

Thank you for contributing to this project.  Jenny is anxiously awaiting the arrival of her seizure-response dog, however has experienced a slight delay.  The first service dog placed in training for her failed the program.  I have the utmost respect for the trainer involved to recognize that that dog did not have what it takes to be a respected service dog and quickly react.  While she has experienced a slight delay, I'm comfortable when she does receive "Gracie", they will be an amazing team.  This is not a perfect process. 

Please feel free to visit our other projects.  We have many we are raising funds for at this time.  Here are a few of our other similar projects.

https://www.globalgiving.org/microprojects/seizure-response-dog-for-damien/

https://www.globalgiving.org/microprojects/seizure-response-dog-for-katie/

https://www.globalgiving.org/microprojects/seizure-response-dog-for-nicole/

In addition, CHF is committed to sending 10 families to participate in Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland Resort on November 6, 2014.  Last year we were priviledged to send (2) families who may not otherwise have ever had the opportunity to show their children Disneyland.  The day was life-changing for those families and as a result, has surrounded with them a wonderful community of support.  The stress seizures and epilepsy bring to familes is overwhelming so this is just one way CHF is granting comfort and hope to those who struggle on a daily basis with seizures.  Here is a link to that project if you are interested in knowing more.  

https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/epilepsy-awareness-day-at-disneyland-resort/

Save the Date!  STOMP! Out Epilepsy and SUDEP (formerly Chelsea's Epilepsy Walk for SUDEP Awareness) will take place in September 2014.  Organized walks will take place in Colorado, Virginia, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas andTexas. Website will be up and running by the end of June.  If you aren't near one of our organized walks, you can register as a virtual walker and receive a walk t-shirt to show your support.  www.ChelseasSTOMP.org

Gracie in Training
Gracie in Training
Gracie
Gracie
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