A Little Something Extra

Monday, January 10, 2011

Nella's goal

I realize that many of my readers have a child with designer genes.  If that's you, then you've probably already heard about this through the blogosphere or Facebook.

Kelle Hampton has a baby girl named Nella.  She was born almost one year ago and much to her family's surprise, she came sporting an extra pesky and perky 21st chromosome.  Kelle's writing of Nella's birth story is legendary and it's only one year old.

On Friday, Kelle launched a fundraiser for NDSS (National Down Syndrome Society).  She shared photos of some of our kiddos with designer genes.  Page down a bit and you'll find a photo of our special little man. :-)  Anyway... her initial goal was to raise $15,000.  That was done in about 24 hours.  She's raised the goal to $30,000.  And as I write this blog post, THAT GOAL has almost been reached.

Do you want to be part of something amazing?  Consider donating just $5 to help spread awareness that our little guy is more alike than different.  And spend some time on Kelle's blog if you have a few moments.  But I'm warning you... you'll get sucked in.  She's an amazing photographer and has a fun spirit that will cause you to read more and more.


Emily said...

I love this post and what Kelle is doing for our sweet ones!

my family said...

just found her blog yesterday and fell in love. do you know where she is from? i think she said the south but just wondered where. I saw your little one and he is precious as ever. hope all is well with you and your family

Anonymous said...

I don't really follow her blog, but this post got my attention, so happy to see the advocacy, its absolutely awesome and inspiring to see. Wow she has raised over 37,000 dollars woooow! Love to see Micah on there, he's just too adorable xo