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Make a Dream Come True

Every day, families around the country are raising money so their children with disabilities can receive service dogs to improve their lives. You can read some of the stories here of the children and their families working to reach their goals. Please help make a dream come true!

It costs 4 Paws between $40,000-$60,000 to raise, train, and place a service dog. Each family has to raise $17,000 of that to pay for a service dog. Your contributions to their fee for service and donations to 4 Paws for Ability help us cover the cost of each dog.

Amelia Lynch

    Meet Amelia!  She’s a sassy, funny, autistic 9 year old who loves animals and everything nature.  Her bravery and determination are unmatched, and she really values independence. We’ve determined a service dog will be a huge help toward Amelia living her best life!  We hope… Read More »Amelia Lynch

    Lillieanna Wise

      Lillieanna “Lillie” is an energetic 7 year old who is non verbal, Autistic and ADHD. I first started noticing differences in Lillie before the age of 2. Lillie had previously started picking up new words within days of each other but then she used less… Read More »Lillieanna Wise

      Mallory Sampson

        Hello, friends! This is Mallory, age 7, who until December 2019 was a healthy, witty, and energetic little daredevil (nicknamed KinderHulk).  Six months later, after well over 100 seizures, she was diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, a rare and especially scary form of epilepsy. She’s been… Read More »Mallory Sampson

        Leon Dunaway

          “Leon is 2 yrs old with grand mal seizures, due to his epilepsy he is also non verbal. Leon receiving a Seizure Alert dog would be able to help me and my husband make sure we can respond to Leon as soon as possible. Being… Read More »Leon Dunaway

          Brayden Stephens

            Hi and thank you for reading Brayden’s story. In 2012, on March 5th, my husband and Iwere blessed with our first child Charles Brayden Stephens. As he became older, we noticed a delay in his speech and other milestones. In September of 2014, at the… Read More »Brayden Stephens

            Alexander Schaller

              Alexander is a 3-year-old boy who lives in Lewis Center, Ohio with his mother, Natalya. He has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In addition to navigating life with Alexander’s diagnosis, his family has been impacted by the hardships in Ukraine and need your help!… Read More »Alexander Schaller

              Maximus Sniezek

                Meet our Mighty Maximus! Maximus is truly ‘one of a kind’ and has a rare genetic disorder, so rare in fact that he is the only known person in the world with his chromosomal makeup! Maximus’ future is full of unknowns, but one thing we… Read More »Maximus Sniezek

                Kayleigh Arumugam

                  Hello, thank you for taking the time to read my daughter’s story. Kayleigh is 14 and loves spending time with her family and friends. Kayleigh has a love for all things food! She loves to browse recipes, look for new foods to try, and to… Read More »Kayleigh Arumugam

                  Terrence Hamilton

                    Hello and thank you for reading our son’s story.  Please let me introduce you to our son Terrence.  Terrence has Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, Autism, and Epilepsy.  He began having seizures at three days old.  Terrence has had 20 or more seizures in one day.  He has a complex case of… Read More »Terrence Hamilton

                    Bentley Reeves

                      Bentley is the sweetest little red headed boy! He loves cars, games, and dogs! His favorite thing is to run his fingers through the dogs hair. Bentley was diagnosed with autism at four years old. He is a twin, so as Bentley got older we… Read More »Bentley Reeves