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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COMING SOON!  Detailed information on our “disability-friendly” Trunk or Treat event taking place simultaneously in THREE locations around Metro Atlanta!

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The application for the 2014 Star of Hope program is active!!!  Apply today! A MINIMUM of FIFTEEN (15) children will be Star of Hope children for 2014!  Each Star of Hope child is under the age of 18, has a rare disease or complex medical condition, and gets a wish list of up to $100 worth of toys and products delivered to them for the holidays!

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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!