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Family and friends of Mia Suarez are raising money for the nonprofit Help Hope Live to fund a wheelchair accessible van.

Mia is a identical twin that suffered a birth injury called hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. During the birth or shortly after Mia lacked oxygen to her brain that cause this injury. Because of her HIE it caused several problems like not being able to breath on her own. She got a tracheostomy when she was two months old. Another problem HIE causes is feeding issues. In Mia’s case she doesn’t have a suck or swallow reflux which caused her to get a feeding tube. She was released from the nicu after 71 days. The doctors didn’t expect her to live long but she proved everyone wrong. Today she is 3 years old and such a fighter! She has quadriplegic cerebral palsy so she doesn’t walk YET! I say yet cause I believe one day she will. During the last three years its been easy picking her up and putting her in her car seat. Now she is getting much bigger its getting harder. She has a wheelchair that reclines because of her trach the bad thing about it is that it weighs 100 lbs. It barely fits in my SUV and its hard to try to lift it by myself. A lot of times I am by myself with the twins and I have to ask a stranger to help me with the wheelchair. As she gets older its going to get harder. That is why we are asking for your help to help fundraise to get Mia what she needs. Thank you for everyone who donates we truly appreciate you!!

Updates (2)

May 20, 2022

Hello y’all we are doing the yard sale Saturday and we are so excited! Thanks to Jenny Narcizo for helping us with the yard sale. We look forward to seeing some of y’all there

April 25, 2022

Hey y’all! Just a quick update. Tomorrow is our Chuck E. Cheese fundraiser. It’s from 3-9. Also an event at active life chiropractic. They have some really awesome stuff!! Definitely go and check them out! They are in Palmdale off of 10th west and Palmdale blvd :)

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Guestbook

July 22, 2022

Blessing’s to you beautiful Mia ❤️

Rachel Robles

July 11, 2022

Always Keep Going / You are amazing !

Anonymous

May 22, 2022

Get it MIA!!!

Anonymous