Stories

  • Connor 2016-2017 Updates

    Connor was able to present a check in the amount of $14,000 to Shriners Hospitals for Children-Chicago from the 2016 Golf Outing. Supporting the Electronic Speech Therapy App! Last June Connor was the reigning Prince at the Illinois High School All Star Shrine Game in Bloomington, IL at Wesleyan University.  Savannah ...

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  • Connor 2015 – 2016 Updates

    Connor has had a busy year since the 2015 Golf Outing.  He presented a check in the amount of $15,500 to Shriners Hospitals for Children Chicago from the 2015 Golf Outing! THANK YOU EVERYONE! This helped to launch to new Electronic Speech Therapy App for schools. There have been articles ...

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  • Connor Wright

    Connor & Kelly's Story 2011 - This story is in Kelly's words from Connor's birth in 2006 - 2011 I have been surrounded by Shriners my entire life---my teachers and coaches in High School were Shriners (namely John Birkett and Daryl Graves). My grandfather, Harvey Miller was a Shriner. My great ...

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  • Dane Ryan

    If you have any doubt as to whether or not you should contribute to the Shriners or if you have any reservations due to politics or religion, I ask you to read my story. There is one common theme shared amongst us Shriner alumni, we were given a ...

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  • Drake Crittenden

    Trisha and I first discovered the Shriners Hospital for Children when our good friend had a baby boy born with a cleft lip and palate. We were so amazed at the incredible care given to him, that we donated money to the fundraiser held in his name, in lieu of ...

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  • Taryn Mathey

    Taryn Mathey had surgery to repair a bone in her foot on March 5, 2012 at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Chicago. Her reconstructive bone surgery repaired a bone in her foot that had grown in the wrong direction causing her toes to overlap and created a great deal of pain and ...

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  • Jake Weaver

    Jake was born with a congenital abnormality called Cortical Dysplasia.  It basically means the neurons did not migrate properly in the brain during development.  The area in Jake’s brain that was mostly affected by this is the motor section which has caused him to have right-sided weakness and no useful ...

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