Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Micah Ahern

We are so honored to have met Micah and his family when they attended the Kidd’s Kids trip in 2015 when Micah was just 6 years old.  On the last day of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month we are sharing Micah’s story as told by his dad, Maurice Ahern. Micah was one year old when we […]

Kidd’s Kids Day

Kidd’s Kids Day is Wednesday, October 21st!  This is the one day of the year the Kidd Kraddick Morning Show dedicates the show to raising money for the November Kidd’s Kids Trip to Walt Disney World. Be sure to tune in as you will hear touching stories from families who have experienced the magic of […]

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Michael Rodriguez

Michael Rodriguez and his family were part of our June 2018 Kidd’s Kids Teen Trip!  Our Teen Trip families stay at Give Kids The World Village in Orlando, FL where they stay for 6 nights and visit Disney World, Universal Orlando, and Sea World.  Michael was diagnosed with ALL T-Cell Leukemia in October 2015.  This […]

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Grayson Prewett’s Story

Grayson Prewett was diagnosed with Medulloblastoma in October 2018 when he was just 7 years old.  The summer of 2018 Grayson started having horrible headaches that were so painful that the only relief he got was when he threw up.  The headaches were rare and it was the middle of the hot Texas summer, so […]

The Story of My Son, Damon Enrico Billeck

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and each year we have the honor of meeting these brave kids and their families.  We will be sharing stories from some of the families we have had the pleasure to meet.  The following story is about Damon Billeck as told by his mother, Lisa.  A special thank you […]

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: Dax Keener

Daxon “Dax” Keener was 8 years old when he attended the 2017 Kidd’s Kids trip with his parents, Heather and Andrew, and his older brother, Aden.  Dax has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), and the road to his diagnosis was a long one.  It took almost three years of constant pain and illness, 6 hospitals, and over […]

What is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome?

As we wrap up the last week of May, we are going to highlight Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month.  Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a connective tissue disorder that primarily affects the skin, joints, and blood vessel walls.  Connective tissue can be found in skin, muscles, tendons, blood vessels, organs, gums, eyes, and more.  There are thirteen […]

Lupus Awareness Month: Meredith Salazar

Meredith Salazar was part of our 2018 Kidd’s Kids trip with her parents, Brittany and Francisco, and her younger sister, Kiley.  She had just been diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus one year before the trip.  This is the story about how Meredith’s life was changed on Christmas Day 2017. It was Christmas morning 2017 when […]

Lupus Awareness Month: Facts About Lupus

May is Lupus Awareness Month.  Lupus can affect many parts of the body and have a lot of different symptoms, so it can be difficult to diagnose.  Information for this blog post came from the Lupus Foundation of America (www.lupus.org). Lupus is a chronic disease that can cause inflammation and pain in any part of […]