The Adopt-A-Family program is one of the cool ways organizations on campus can get more involved in MizzouThon. Each organization involved gets matched with a Miracle Family and is given the unique opportunity to develop a close bond to that specific family. We’ve heard great feedback from both the organizations and the families in the program. Over the past couple weeks, the program has been in full swing!
On February 15th, the men of Theta Chi Fraternity had an event with their Miracle Kid, Cassidy-Rae (C-Rae). C-Rae was born premature and diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and a hearing impairment. She’s always smiling and is easily one of the happiest girls you will ever meet! The men of Theta Chi said they had a great time getting to know C-Rae and her family, and as you can see, C-Rae loved hanging out with her boys!
The next weekend, the ladies of Tri Sigma Sorority threw a birthday party for their Miracle Kid Carli’s 7th birthday. Carli has Cerebral Palsy, but can be very social with her special communication device! Fun Fact: Carli is a legacy of Tri Sigma Sorority! Both the ladies of Tri Sigma and Carli had a fantastic time!
The ladies of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority also had a family event with their Miracle Kid, Connor, that week. Connor has Osteogenesis Imperfecta (brittle bone disease), which means he has to be more careful than most kids. However, Connor has an amazingly positive outlook on life! Alpha Chi Omega hosted a movie night for Connor, his mom Stacey and sister Mallory. They watched "Planes: Fire and Rescue" and ended the night with a house tour and pillow fight!