Alexa’s Hugs 5K Family Fun Run: May 7 Fort Collins, CO

Kawasaki Kids Foundation loves partnering with other organizations in spreading the word about worthy causes and events—Alexa’s Hugs is one of the many. Coming May 7 is the Alexa’s Hugs 5K & Family Fun Run at Fossil Ridge High School in Fort Collins, CO. Kawasaki Kids Foundation will have a booth at the event and invites you to register and bring …

Finding a Cure for Kawasaki Disease

Part of the Kawasaki Kids Foundation’s mission is to find a cure for Kawasaki Disease. Every year a portion of funds raised by Kawasaki Kids Foundation are donated to the Children’s Hospital Colorado for ongoing research. Kawasaki Disease is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children in the developed world. Despite available treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin and aspirin, …

Meet Ivey

On November 5, 2015 my husband and I noticed what appeared to be a cold that morning and a slight red upper lip that looked like chapped skin. By 6:00 that evening she was running a low fever and the rash had grown and her face appeared a bit swollen.

Lukus suffering from Kawasaki Disease

Meet Lukus

It was horrible trying to find a doctor with the experience to give an official diagnosis of Kawasaki Disease. We kept hearing “well, it presents like Kawasaki, but he isn’t Asian”. He was first diagnosed with the flu and pink eye. Then with a respiratory infection (without any symptoms) and he was given IV antibiotics. After the first mention of …

Meet Charlotte

Holly Harris, the mother of Charlotte, shared her story with us for the 2015 Kawasaki Disease update. Holly states her story is much like many other families who have experienced Kawasaki Disease.

The Cooper 5K Video Sneak Peek

Thank you to all who made the 2015 3rd Annual Cooper 5K a success. The Kawasaki Kids Foundation is thankful for every sponsor, volunteer, racer, to those who donated, and especially to each and every Kawasaki Kid out there who is strong and brave beyond words – you inspire us to push harder and raise more to find a cure. …

3rd Annual Cooper 5K & Fun Run

Having fun is a huge part of the Cooper 5K and this year marks the 3rd Annual event. From the trophy for the largest team, awesome Cooper 5K shirt with every registration, to the 1K kid’s course, face painting, raffles, food, drink, and entertainment this is an event you don’t want to miss. The event is on September 26, 2015 …

2nd Annual Golf Tournament

Kawasaki Kids Foundation is hosting their 2nd Annual Golf Tournament at Ptarmigan Country Club sponsored by Delta Disaster Services of Northern Colorado. The tournament will be held on July 13, 2015 at 11 AM. Everything will kick off with a meet and greet for team members on July 12th and will end with a live auction and dinner on the …

Kawasaki Kids Medical Corner by Dr. Pei-Ni Jone

Hi Everyone! We are introducing the medical corner of the Kawasaki Kids Foundation. Below are several of the research areas that we are currently working on at the Children’s Hospital Colorado: 1)Atrovastatin trial (statin) – this is a multi-center study to determine the best dose of atorvastatin in young children with acute Kawasaki Disease. We will then do a second …