Keller Williams Realty South Tampa Office Holds Fundraiser to Support 6 Year Old Girl on February 23
A little 6 year old kindergartener has been battling with KTW (Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome) for years and needs help with her care and travel to and from Boston Children’s Hospital. Keller Williams South Tampa is hosting a fundraiser for her on February 23rd. She is a brilliant, bright and funny little girl who was dealt a bad hand. Hopefully the word spread will bring enough support to get her parents the funds they need for her care and to move towards a cure for her.
Anna-Saphia, a brilliant kindergartener, was diagnosed with KTW when she was only 18 months old. This exceedingly rare birth defect is caused by a malformation of small blood vessels under the skin, leaving a port wine stain birthmark. Hemangiomas is also a common characteristic, causing an affected limb to become enlarged. Anna-Saphia’s left side has been affected by this, causing her left leg to swell exceedingly larger than normal and preventing her from completing simple daily tasks.
Having undergone extensive surgeries, physical therapy and daily treatments, none of which yielded intended results, the next step for this brave little girl is to receive specialized treatment at the Vascular Anomalies Clinic at Boston Children’s Hospital this March. Fingers are crossed that doctors will create a successful treatment plan that will give Anna-Saphia a better quality of life.
KW Cares Family Fun Day will include putt-putt golf, a dunk tank, bounce house, bounce slide, raffle prizes and refreshments. All donations will benefit Anna-Saphia’s care and travel expenses for her doctor’s appointment in Boston. The public is encouraged to attend to help fund efforts to find a cure. Donations are also accepted through 1Voice Foundation, an organization who supports children with cancer. To learn more about the event, or to inquire on making a donation, please call Pia Ellison at 813-842-0510 or via email Piho73@gmail.com.
Interviews and photo opportunities available upon request.
About KW Cares and Keller Williams Realty South Tampa:
KW Cares is a 501(c) (3) public charity created to support Keller Williams Realty associates and their families with hardship as a result of a sudden emergency. Keller Williams Realty South Tampa is a group of real estate professionals with a community focused approach and a culture of philanthropy. Keller Williams Realty is the #1 resource for residential real estate in Tampa Bay, and the second-largest real estate franchise operation in the United States, with 701 offices and almost 80,000 associates in the United States and Canada. For more information, visit Keller Williams Realty online at (www.kw.com)
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