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 […]

Living with Cystic Fibrosis: Melissa and Makayla Liberto

Following up on our facts about cystic fibrosis (CF) post for Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, we are sharing the story of sisters Melissa and Makayla, who are living with CF.  Followers and supporters of Kidd’s Kids know that a Kidd’s Kids trip provides hope and happiness by creating beautiful memories for families of children with […]

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, and if you’re a long time Kidd’s Kids follower you know that each year we select children who have been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF).  Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that causes a buildup of thick mucus in the lungs.  This buildup can make it difficult to breathe […]

#NTxGivingTuesdayNow – May 5th

COVID-19 can’t cancel community, kindness, generosity, or the hope and happiness we aim to spread at Kidd’s Kids. In concert with the #GivingTuesdayNow campaign, the international call for unity and giving, Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day, the Dallas Cowboys and the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas have teamed up to support the organizations and individuals […]

Support our Kidd’s Kids Partners!

We are proud to have so many amazing Kidd’s Kids supporters, and now they need OUR support.  We have compiled a list of what a handful of our partners are doing during this time. Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines is extending the benefits earned by current tier status members and companion pass holders, and the expiration […]

Resources for Those Affected by COVID-19

Here at Kidd’s Kids we recognize the impact COVID-19 is having on many individuals and small businesses.  We hope this list of resources can be helpful during this unprecedented time.  Keep Lookin’ Up. Economic Impact Payments (aka: Stimulus Checks).  Check to see if you’re eligible. FAQs:  Employee Retention Credit Under the CARES Act Department of […]

An Update from Kidd’s Kids

Dear Kidd’s Kids Family, Little did I know when I wrote my anthem for Kidd’s Kids “Stronger” how much we all would need these words of support. The year began with the joy of knowing that with your help we were able to create beautiful memories for 64 families, almost 300 people, on our annual […]

Rock the Runway: An Evening in Marfa Recap

The social set ascended on The Empire Room in The Design District to raise money for Dallas-based charity Kidd’s Kids for Rock The Runway: An Evening in Marfa on February 29, 2020. Donned in their West-Texas, boho-chic best, attendees enjoyed bites from Vestals Catering, Velvet Taco, Ferris Wheelers, Fount Board and Table and Rafa’s Café […]