My name is Lex Russ, and I joined the center in November of 2020. I started off volunteering on Monday nights after being encouraged to check out CHC by my professors and my Aunt Dawn.
Jessica and Aaron “A.J.” Brann know what it is to suffer and grieve. But thanks in part to the Children’s Healing Center, joy and hope for the future are also a part of their ongoing lives. Both are natives of Allegan County, and their journey together as husband and wife seemed normal enough at the […]
The Jackson family calls it “Mistha’s Journey.” And what a journey it’s been – a bittersweet trek that began when this little tyke was just 6-weeks-old – diagnosed with a life-threatening immunodeficiency called HLH, short for Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. Today, at just shy of 18 months, Mistha thrives. Her parents, Julius and Widline, lean on acts […]
Pssst! The “Children’s Healing Center” now has an unofficial alias! It’s “The Clean House.” Pass it on. That’s the word from 3-year-old twins Taylor and Jarren Choi, who because of a blood disorder that threatens Jarren’s immune system, find it difficult to enjoy public or even private places where kids can hang out and just […]
That little girl there with a smile as big as a butterfly’s wings? That’s Becca Burgers. But not Becca Burgers the patient. Not Becca Burgers who has leukemia. It’s Becca Burgers the kid, beaming because she’s about to burst through the doors of the Children’s Healing Center. And simply play. Becca, 4, is just one […]