A Bike for Bristol

"Bristol was born a happy, healthy baby in January 2011. Six weeks later our world was turned upside down when she began having seizures. After several hospitalizations, infantile spasms, uncontrollable seizures, and failing many anti-epileptic medications
Bristol was diagnosed with a rare genetic mutation called CDKL5. Because of this mutation that affects the typical development of everyone's brain, Bristol is unable to do most "normal" things we all take for granted. We have been trying to win Bristol an adaptive bicycle for the last two years without luck. Bristol would benefit from a bicycle in many ways, including physically getting stronger and forming a bond with her little sister Jamie while being outdoors together in a typical setting. Any donations received will go to making this dream of Bristol having her own bicycle adapted to her come true." 

***This is a beautiful family that would never ask for anything from anyone...which is exactly why I started this fundraiser.  My hope is that we are able to raise more than enough money to get Bristol this bike and if there's any money left over I hope they blow the rest on a much overdue and well deserved vacation!

Having a child with needs that are special is challenging daily so let's join together and make money one thing they don't have to worry about today. Please help us get Bristol her adaptive bike. Let's show this amazing family and sweet Bristol that they have an Army behind them-
Bristol's Brigade! ***
  • melissa pritchett 
    • $30 
    • 75 mos
  • Kourtney Dobbs 
    • $25 
    • 75 mos
  • Marissa muir 
    • $25 
    • 75 mos
    • $25 
    • 75 mos
  • Cheryl Allen 
    • $25 
    • 75 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Melissa Barraza 
Groton, CT
Caitlyn Crist 
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