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Why We Do What We Do

We are so happy to share with you an amazing story sent to us by a special mother. We share it with you so you will know that your donations really do make a difference in the lives of children and adults in Missoula (as well as our visitors!)

"Today I got to feel the body of my child relaxed and happy against my own body. He was happy and laughing. We were riding the carousel together, sharing the same pony. I don't get to feel him next to me when he's happy very often. You see, he lives with Autism. He spends much of his day in tantrum. When this happens, I hold him tight against me so he doesn't hurt himself. Today was different, though. I felt him against me and he was happy! It felt so good I nearly cried. Thank you for giving us this gift, free of charge, every time we visit."~Heidi Kestrel