Recent Posts by Valerie Wilson

Meet Donovan

Meet Donovan! He was 13 years old when I had that pleasure of meeting his mom in Brunswick, GA. He was in Atlanta with his dad (CHOA) following a heart transplant. Because of his extended hospital stay, his parent took turns staying in Atlanta and coming home to work. Donovan is doing great since his…
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Meet Lyrah

Lyrah was only 16 months old when she was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy in December 2015. Initially, it was thought she needed a heart transplant, but genetic testing revealed she had mitochondrial disorder. Nancy met Lyrah, her  mom and grandmother in Atlanta at CHOA to give them gas cards and a cafeteria gift card. I…
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Baby Gavyn

This little peanut is Gavyn. He was born at only 30 weeks and was having difficulty regulating his temperature and with feeding. His mom needed assistance paying for her lodging for a week (the Ronald McDonald House was full) and with gas. We provided his mom with a gas gift card and I went to…
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Meet Wren

Wren was diagnosed with stage 2 intermediate neuroblastoma in February of 2016. She is now 2 ½ years old and still undergoing chemo. Her tumor is wrapped around her carotid artery and the surgeons have advised not to operate, as she would be at high risk for a stroke. This has been a long battle…
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