Our Kids

Derek

Derek

Derek was a swimmer at Truman State University and was the Captain his Senior year.  While enjoying time with friends at a lake, he dove in and hit his head on rock. Derek goes to therapy to get stronger. He plans to attend graduate … Read More

Brad

Brad was involved with the swim and water polo team at Lindbergh High School before his accident.  His water polo team placed 2nd in state both years and he was a state qualifying swimmer.  While running from the beach into the ocean, he … Read More

Dru H.

Dru lives in Perryville and attends Perryville High School.  Dru came off of a stellar 8th grade year and in her class of approximately 180 students, she was named female Student Athlete of the year because of her talent and good … Read More

Drew H.

At CBC High School in St. Louis, Drew was a linebacker for the football team.  He was injured falling from a balcony.  "Stronger than Ever" quickly became Drew's motto because of his determination and perserverance.  Missouri KIDS has … Read More

Mackenzie

Mackenzie, age 6, and her family were involved in a car accident. Kenzie suffered major injuries due to this accident including a broken back and damage to her spinal cord. Mackenzie’s injuries have resulted in paralysis from her chest … Read More

Anthony

Anthony grew up in Arnold. He was injured while playing football. Missouri KIDS was able to assist Anthony with several things to make him more independent. Anthony’s bedroom & bathroom were remodeled to be accessible. A concrete … Read More

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