• "I sincerely was expecting that the medication was going to take a while. But since the first day... wow!"

    Marlene Vaquera (mother of 3-year old Emili Zoe)

  • "I never thought it would remove 100% of her seizures, that it would get her mobility back, that she would be able to sleep all night."

    Jesus Gutierrez (father of 3-year old Emili Zoe)

  • "It has been a wonderful year. We did not know if it was going to work. Grace's attacks have been reduced by 90%."

    Raúl Elizalde (father of 8-year old Grace Elizalde Benavides)

  • "The story of my daughter Harper is that everybody's life, even if they have special needs, has a purpose."

    Penny Howard (mother of Harper Ell Howard)

  • "I'll never forget giving the CBD oil to Harper and seeing the immediate impact it had on her quality of life."

    Penny Howard (mother of Harper Ell Howard)

  • “I gave her a dose of the oil and after only 20 minutes, her eyes stopped twitching. Twenty minutes later, I gave her another dose and her body stopped twitching. I couldn’t believe it."

    Brian Higuera (father of 3-year old Sadie Higuera)

  • "Don't be scared of cannabinoids or CBD oils. Get educated on it, and find a good doctor! Especially for kids."

    Brian Higuera (father of 3-year old Sadie Higuera)

  • "Basically, cannabinoids gave her a second chance at life. It made her come alive."

    Brian Higuera (father of 3-year old Sadie Higuera)

  • “The list of things they said he’s never gonna do…I’m checking off those things one by one!”

    Jose Rivera (father of Marco Rivera)

  • “Every time we get a case of a child who is written off by the medical establishment… and we see them develop into a human being that has a life, you can't ask for more.”

    Dr. Kathleen Smith (Family Practice Physician of Marco Rivera)


In an ongoing effort to better the lives of those in need, ECHO contributes CBD oil products,
financial assistance and various other gifts to families that depend on cannabinoids.

Learn more about ECHO Families--including how we support them, and how you can become an ECHO
sponsored Family--by visiting our Frequently Asked Questions section.