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APRIL, 2020

"Be a Hero" Driving Time

Here I had the privilege of interviewing Brianna from Wichita's Littlest Heroes. Her organization does amazing work for the Wichita community and have changed many lives. She took a passion that she held and ran with it to help others.

MARCH, 2020

COVID-19 Care Packages for Wichita's Littlest Heroes

For the last 2 weeks we've been preparing packages for families that are a part of Wichita's Littlest Heroes. These are families with severe illness or disabilities that prevent them from going out and getting supplies especially with worries of COVID-19. Thanks to you we were able to bless 57 families on our first run!

MARCH, 2020

“NEW GIFS: Featuring Pediatric Patient Vinny”

After Vinny's diagnosis, donations helped purchase a special vest that vibrates at a high frequency to help break up the mucus, from his cystic fibrosis, in his chest.

JANUARY, 2020

“Pay It Forward" - Wichita's Littlest Heroes Christmas Party

DeVaughn James Injury Lawyers together with FOX Kansas are teaming up to PAY IT FORWARD in our community. Twice a month, a deserving individual will be recognized for their willingness to make a difference in our community. This installment of Pay It Forward recognizes Wichita's Littlest Heroes.

“Wichita Egg Lady benefiting Wichita's Littlest Heroes”

“WICHITA'S LITTLEST HEROES: Trunk or Treat and Bravery Ball”

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The Mission of Wichita’s Littlest Heroes is to encourage and support our medically fragile children who are battling different life threatening medical conditions or diseases. We strive to be present for the whole family physically and emotionally while connecting them with as many free assistive resources as possible to make their journey a little easier and their load a little lighter. 

January 10, 2020

“Until Vincent was diagnosed, sick is all we knew.”

We all have dreams for our future, the future of our children… All those thoughts and dreams you have built up can all change with one sentence. Everything you had planned all takes the backseat while your family comes together and battles the newfound challenges head-on. That day came for us early September in 2013 when our beautiful 7-year-old Vincent’s body was too tired to fight on his own anymore...

OCTOBER, 2019

WICHITA'S LITTLEST HEROES: Trunk or Treat and Bravery Ball

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OCTOBER, 2018

Campus, Derby work together for 'littlest heroes'

DERBY, Kan. Derby stayed undefeated with a 48-13 win against Campus Friday night. But the battle of the rivals on the field took a back seat to an effort for a good cause that brought the schools together.

NOVEMBER, 2019

2019 Wichita Littlest Heroes Bravery Ball Saturday

The 2nd Annual Bravery Ball is this Saturday at the Kansas Aviation Museum.

The Bravery Ball is an annual fundraiser for the non-profit organization Wichita’s Littlest Heroes.  The organization provides support for families and their children who are dealing with life-threatening medical conditions.

2nd Annual Bravery Ball, KAKE News

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Wichita's Littlest Heroes is here to provide hope, help and happiness to medically fragile children ages 0-18 in the Kansas area who are battling different life threatening medical conditions. Because...No One Fights Alone!

SEPTEMBER, 2019

Fall fun at Applejack Pumpkin Patch

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June 14, 2019

Family, friends, firefighters gather to reveal Carson Hall bench

Carson Hall lived just down the street from Garden Grove Park on 32nd Avenue. He passed away at age six on Feb. 10, 2018 from complications involved with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a form of brain cancer. Family, friends and members of the Hutchinson Fire Department gathered at the park Friday to surprise Carson’s mother, Lindsey Hall, and family with the new bench.

June, 2019

Gorhams prepare for their son’s upcoming brain surgeries

Weighing only 17 pounds, 10-month-ol William Gorham lay sleeping in the infant carrier sitting on the picnic table beside his mother and father, Travis and Jessica Gorham, as they watched their 1-year-old daughter Grace, play at Forest Park.

"All he does is sleep anymore, because of all the meds he's on," Jessica said of William, who was born Aug. 1 in Parsons.

June 13, 2019

Help dries up for Wichita mom trying to give dying sons a new home

We first told you about Heather's wish to provide her sons with a new, more comfortable home on Mother's Day.

"It's the last thing I can do for them, is make sure their time from now until the end is absolutely happy and filled with peace," she told KAKE News at the time

She says at first, Kansans stepped up to help fulfill that wish.

 

June 10, 2019

Melissa Jaquez has two sons with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa

A mother has revealed how she was accused of burning her sons after a rare condition left them with 'butterfly skin'.

Melissa Jaquez, of Wichita, Kansas, would often have police knocking on her door investigating whether she was abusing her children when their painful disorder left them unable to attend school.

DECEMBER, 2018

Wichita's Littlest Heroes enjoy a Christmas celebration

For some families in our area, Christmastime can be rough as many deal with medical conditions year-round.But, thanks to Wichita's Littlest Heroes, hundreds of families were able to come together despite their worries.

The group supports children who are battling diseases and other medical conditions. FOX Kansas News shares why the event is so special to these families.

February, 2018

Little heroes with lots of heart

Newman University partnered with Wichita’s Littlest Heroes (WLH) Saturday, Feb. 10, to provide a fun day for children who are battling a life-threatening medical condition. The athletic department hosted a free breakfast and free basketball and cheerleading clinics for the little heroes and their families.

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203 N. MATHEWSON AVE. WICHITA KS 67214
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316.364.3354
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