February’s CCA Hero, Hannah, was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2, but she’s never let that define her or break her kind spirit.
More than 62% of bankruptcies in the United States are the result of a medical emergency. Link takes the profound emotional and financial hardships of serious pediatric illness head on, engaging a network of caring people and organizations to provide families with essential needs assistance and support.
Link supports families with things like bathroom renovations for wheelchair accessibility; gas cards, new tires, and car repairs; new roofs, furnaces, and hot water heaters; holiday gift support; and special wishes not met by other organizations.
This year Link provided essential resources and tailored support to 1,230 Pacific Northwest children and their family members. Since Link’s inception in 1999, we’ve had the privilege of delivering joy to over 11,000 individuals, nearly 20,000 times.
“Thank you so much for all of the gifts! Every gift is perfect, and we can tell a lot of thought was put into each one. It was so nice to feel normal for a day. We will be talking about this Christmas for years to come.”
-Marce, Willa’s mom