Meet Brooklyn

My daughter had woke up one morning throwing up, rash, and 103 temp. Didn’t think much of it for the first 3 days and then we took her in. We took her to a nearby urgent care. The doctor there diagnosed her right away. She had the fever, rash, and strawberry tongue and bloodshot eyes. They sent us the ER. …

Meet Evy

Evy was 7 weeks old and started not acting like herself. She was very tired, had no interest in taking a bottle, and developed a fever. Evy slept all day, would vomit after taking any amount of bottle, and her fever got worse over a couple of days. She started developing a rash, so we went to the emergency room …

Meet Lexi

She started with a fever July 3rd, 2016. The following day she woke up with a swollen lymph node so we immediately went to ER. Doctors prescribed amoxicillin said it was some type of virus. Fever still wasn’t going away and the following morning she woke up with a fever & rash all over body.  We took her to the …

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 …