ECHO Families

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    Family Friday: ECHO Connection Facilitates CBD Product Donation to Families in Mexico

    For today’s Family Friday update, we’re extremely excited to share that 11 families with special needs children from across Mexico were generously gifted cannabidiol (CBD) oil product donations from sponsors of ECHO Connection. Extracted from the common hemp plant, CBD oil has shown to potentially have anti-epileptic, pain-relieving, neuroprotectiv...
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    Join us as we Wish ECHO Family Member Mary Audrey Smith a Happy Birthday

    Today we wish one of our newest members of our ECHO Family – Mary Audrey Smith – a very happy birthday. We are also excited to highlight her success story in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in 2013, Mary’s will to live compelled her to actively seek out...
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    Family Friday: ECHO Families Share Stories of Cannabinoid Benefits at Boston Expo

    For this week’s Family Friday update, we’re excited to share that a small collection of ECHO Connection Families gathered together to help spread the word about the therapeutic effects of cannabinoids like cannabidiol (CBD). Several of our families attended the 4th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBE), which arrived in B...
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    Family Friday: Three-Year-Old Lillyann Baker Starts Pre-K

    On today’s Family Friday, we’re excited to share that our ECHO Family member Lillyann Baker started pre-Kindergarten in Dundalk, Maryland earlier this month. Multiple news outlets, including NBC News Baltimore and WBALTV.com, were there to cover the occasion. Lillyann’s mother and teachers were excited to celebrate the milestone, as it demons...
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    Family Friday: Make-A-Wish Hosts San Diego Experience for the Higuera’s

    This past week, our friend and ECHO Connection family member Sadie Higuera was granted her once-in-a-lifetime wish from Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego. Her wish? To be in the sand and build sandcastles. Make-A-Wish generously granted Sadie and her family a five-day San Diego Experience, which included a stay at a luxury resort in Coronado...
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    Family Friday: ECHO is Proud to Sponsor 22 Families So Far

    At the heart of ECHO Connection is our sponsorship program, which through generous donations allows us to connect sick children and families with the healing properties of cannabinoids like cannabidiol (CBD). We’re excited to share that as of today, we’ve approved 22 families for our program! Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve highlighted the...
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    Family Friday: The Pagano’s

    On today’s Family Friday, we at ECHO are excited to share an update on Long Island seven-year-old Beyla Pagano, who for nearly three years has been able to ease her seizure symptoms with cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil. Born dangerously prematurely at just 24 weeks, Beyla was diagnosed with hydrocephalus, or the excessive buildup of cerebrospinal...
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    Family Friday: The Algire’s

    We at ECHO Connection are excited to highlight the progress of one of the most recent newcomers to the ECHO Family, the Algire’s. Kiana and Aaron Algire of Salem, Illinois reached out to us weeks ago seeking guidance on the natural properties of cannabidiol (CBD) for their almost 2-year old son, Silas. Born premature, Silas...
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    ECHO Wishes Sadie Higuera a Happy 4th Birthday!

    We at ECHO would like to wish our friend and ECHO family member Sadie Higuera a happy birthday! Sadie reached a significant milestone earlier this month when she turned four years old. Sadie is the daughter of Brian Higuera, one of ECHO’s three Board of Directors. Ever since Sadie’s health has improved with cannabidiol (CBD)...
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    What You Should Know When Applying to Become an ECHO Sponsored Family

    ECHO is proud to connect ailing children and families with the therapeutic and healing properties of cannabidiol (CBD), and in some cases, financial assistance. With the understanding that families often face special circumstances, we are committed to helping as many families as we can through our charitable organization. Those that join us as an E...
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    Sponsored ECHO Families | Frequently Asked Questions

    At this time, we are not currently accepting applications. The application process will re-open in 2018. Thank you for your patience during this time. In the meantime, please read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). Who can apply to become a sponsored ECHO Family? ECHO Connection serves critically ill individuals with demonstrated financial need....
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    Meet Lillyann, a Small Child with a Brain Injury and Seizures

    Last year, Lillyann’s mother Cassandra made a transformative decision for her daughter and family which some may find controversial. Her decision to seek alternative treatments for her daughter’s condition would ultimately change their life for the better. At just seven months old, Lillyann suffered a traumatic brain injury, which required doctors ...
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