The Ainsley Paige Higgins’ Dare To Hope Foundation

Dedicated to improving the quality of life of children with rare disease and complex medical conditions.


Do you need help with getting the Deeming Waiver/Katie Beckett?  Have you been denied and need help re-applying or appealing the decision?  We can help!  Fill out our Paperwork Assistance Application if your child has a rare disease or a complex medical condition and we will pay an advocate to help you!

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FOUR Simultaneous Trunk or Treat events for kids with special needs around Georgia on October 18, 2014!  Pre-register your special needs child and the first 50 to register will receive a special Avengers goodie bag at the event!  VOLUNTEER to help by decorating your car/SUV/truck trunk and hand out candy/goodies to these deserving kids!  Locations in Suwanee, Woodstock, McDonough and Habersham County!

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Stay tuned for a HUGE announcement regarding our Star of Hope program!!!  We hope you will join us in helping make the holidays fantastic for more children than ever before with rare diseases and complex medical conditions!

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Ainsley Paige Higgins

Ainsley Paige HigginsAinsley Paige Severtis Higgins, 6 years old, gained her angel wings on May 9, 2012 after a heroic fight with mitochondrial disease. She was the light of her parents’ eyes and was truly their princess. Her smile was infectious and although she never fully verbalized, her vocalizations, gestures and eyes were able to communicate everything to everyone.

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Handy Cooler Fans

For the summer, we are proud to provide additional handy cooler fans free to families with children with rare diseases and complex medical conditions due to the generous donation of the Handy Cooler company!  If you are interested in obtaining one of these great fans, contact us at .  Don’t forget to LIKE our facebook page!