Stories

Jadelyn

Jadelyn is an eighth grader at Rio Rancho Middle School who recently made the varsity swim team! When diagnosed with cancer in 2014, she was quiet and very shy. After the challenges and battles she endured through treatments, she now describes herself as athletic, outgoing, and a “go-getter.” She also enjoys spending time with her brother and pet hamster. Jadelyn demonstrates her kindness by making toy kits and donating them to CCFNM for other children.

 


Jordyn

Jordyn is a freshman at Capital High School in Santa Fe, NM. Faced with continual commutes to UNM Children’s Hospital since 2014, he relies on comfortable pillows during road trips and hospital stays. He and his family decided they wanted to do something for others who face similar challenges and began a pillow drive. Jordyn is described as being wise and smart beyond his years. He dreams about creating video games as his future career and enjoys anything PIXAR related!

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