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Meet Rose.

For anyone who has met Rose, you know that she makes each person she meets feel special.
Goal $ 9,000.00
100% towards our goal
$ 9,868.21 raised
HONOR ROLL
The Peleds
$ 100.00
We love you, Rose! -Tsoni, Stephanie, Nathan, and Reuben.
Ashley & Gerald
$ 150.00
We love you Rose! We are excited to walk with you!
Martin & Kathleen
$ 250.00
Rose, you give us all the good things in life: hope, inspiration, laughter, love, courage, and a new way of looking at the world every day! Love, Pops & Grandma
Andrew
$ 100.00
Hooray for Rose!!!!
Tina And Don
$ 100.00
Rose inspires each of use to say "Of course I can!" when faced with a new task. Of course we will walk with you .... to the moon and back!
Bubbe And Dadcu
$ 250.00
We're honored to walk with Rose, now and always!
Valdes-Habibs
$ 50.00
Go Rose! Go Melissa! Girls Clubbers indeed!
Carrie Davenport
$ 100.00
With love and in celebration of all of the beauty and good things Rose brings to this world. Excited to walk with you all on May 17!
The Katzeff-Baker Family
$ 75.00
Rose, we will always walk with you no matter how far!!! We love you so much. xoxo, Amy, James and Reid
Josh Lipman (and Family)
$ 100.00
You're an awesome friend, Rose!
Barbara & Terry McGovern
$ 100.00
We will walk with you and your friends on May 17.
Marisa Geller
$ 250.00
Rose - Thank you for being such a wonderful friend! I love being in the Zoo Crew with you! Looking forward to joining you May 17. Love, Marisa ( Kim & Charles Geller)
Ginesin Family
$ 50.00
Marla
$ 50.00
In honor of sweet Rose! Your friend, Aubrey
Christopher Trott
$ 25.00
Brei
$ 250.00
Wishing you unlimited love, laughter and health!
Tracy Shanker
$ 100.00
Patty Sampson
$ 25.00
For Rose!!
The HamliGoverns
$ 100.00
RVMJ - We love you endlessly, and your ma and pa and bro Charlie, too. Thanks for all that you do - making our lives better and for being awesome and brave and so very sweet. Love always, Amanda Panda and family
Anonymous
$ 75.00
Scott Family
$ 100.00
Looking forward to walking with Rose!!!
PJ And Laureen
$ 100.00
Go, go, go! Keep dancing, Rose! Love to the whole fam.
Julie Crudele
$ 100.00
I'll be there in spirit (but physically in Seattle)!
John & Cathy Sanita
$ 150.00
Go Team Rose! Wishing you all the best for your walk! All our love!
Megan Mardy
$ 100.00
Go Rose, go!!
Guy, Danielle, Noa & Benji
$ 100.00
Hooray for Rose!! Can't wait to walk with you!!
Carrie Spurr Rakvica
$ 25.00
The Zalut Family
$ 50.00
We are proud to walk with Rose and support this important cause!
Anonymous
$ 75.00
Shyla And Rick
$ 100.00
Simone Goldhammer
$ 100.00
For my best buddy the one and only Rose...xoxo Simone
Howard & MIssy Johnson
$ 36.00
Hooray for Rose! You are such a special girl who lights up all of our lives! xoxo The Johnson Family
Anonymous
$ 100.00
Jennifer O'Connor
$ 25.00
God Bless, Rose!
Jaclyn Smith Ryan
$ 40.00
For Rose...
Fonda C. Hartman
$ 25.00
Rose captured me with her smile. She is an inspiration for me to contribute to help find a cure for her condition.
Jen And Dave
$ 100.00
With all our love to Rose and family! We love seeing Rose's happy, happy feet tap dancing!
The VanderMeer's
$ 100.00
We love you sweet Rose!!! Gerritt, Carolann and Cousin Cooper
Ken And Gloria Gross
$ 25.00
love to you all
Alli Tombros Korman And Family
$ 36.00
Ben - you have a beautiful family! Wishing you a great walk that raises tons for this cause.
Cristina Septien
$ 25.00
Clark Construction Group, LLC
$ 1,000.00
Ginny, Nate, & Rory
$ 200.00
We love you Rose!
Samelson-Lieberman Family
$ 100.00
You guys rock -- Rose, Charlie, Ben & Melissa! Sending our love from Berkeley!
Paul Tedeschi
$ 250.00
Anonymous
$ 36.00
Anonymous
$ 100.00
Anonymous
$ 50.00
Anonymous
$ 200.00
Paul And Janet Frieden
$ 100.00
Great cause; brave and lovely girl.
Lorraine Ernst
$ 50.00
I couldn't resist Rose's Smile
Anonymous
$ 25.00
Laura
$ 75.00
All my best wishes for a wonderful walk, Rose & Melissa! xoxo
Alissa Quinn
$ 100.00
Best wishes to Rose, Melissa, Ben, Charlie and the entire Samelson - Jones family!
Tim, Corinne & Mackenzie
$ 250.00
We love you Rose!
Anonymous
$ 50.00
Anonymous
$ 120.00
Stanford Family
$ 50.00
so proud of you Rose!
Lacramioara Ivanciu
$ 40.00
Kathy Keleher
$ 100.00
Beverly Albrecht
$ 50.00
Jed H. & Suprawee T.
$ 250.00
Rose's story touched our hearts. Best wishes to you for a great walk4williams on 5/17.
Leslie Neustadt
$ 18.00
You are an inspiration.
Jack Lowe
$ 18.00
Keep walking and working.
Beth
$ 50.00
Blessed to be part of your team Rose. Thanks for making my world brighter!
Angi And Brandon
$ 100.00
Brandon and I wish we could be up there walking with you! We love you Rose, very much!
Anonymous
$ 100.00
Lina Gianfrancesco
$ 25.00
Kim & Pat Shelton
$ 100.00
In honor of Rose!
Angela And Sharon
$ 100.00
We love you Rose!
Anonymous
$ 100.00
The Goldmuntz-Szalda Family
$ 50.00
Anonymous
$ 25.00
Thornton Family
$ 125.00
Keep that sunshine smile, Rose! We love you!!!
Anonymous
$ 50.00
Miss Becca & Family
$ 50.00
From the moment you walked into my classroom, I fell in love with your sparkling smile, overflowing kindness and infectious spirit. As your mom said, you will set this world on fire with your light. It will always be my true honor to have been your first
Linda & Frank Sanita
$ 80.00
We love you Rose!!! xo, Auntie Linda and Uncle Frank
Drew
$ 43.21
Anonymous
$ 25.00
The Biscardi Family
$ 50.00
Much love to amazing Rose and her wonderful family.
Jill Foster Cozzy
$ 25.00
Ben, it was so nice seeing you last summer and getting to meet your beautiful family! Best, The Cozzy Family
Anonymous
$ 75.00
Madalene & Thomas Bryan
$ 100.00
$ 1,000.00
Annie's Menagerie
$ 125.00
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Rose happens to have Williams syndrome (WS), a rare genetic condition that is present at birth and can affect anyone.

WS brings with it medical challenges. Rose has a heart defect, SVAS, a kidney condition, a synostosis that fuses the bones of her right arm and limits mobility, and hearing loss.

And sometimes it is more difficult for Rose to learn certain things. She has had hundreds of hours of therapies since she was 4 months old: PT, OT, Speech, and Aqua therapy to name a few.

Through it all, Rose remains joyful, sweet and full of fun! She has taught us so much.

Please watch this short video about Rose’s big year: Rose’s BIG Year

And here is a recent article from The Mighty about Rose: Lucky

On Sunday, May 17, I will again be co-hosting the Wayne Walk for Williams to raise funds for the Williams Syndrome Association (WSA). The Williams Syndrome Association (WSA) is the most comprehensive resource for people and families living with WS as well as doctors, researchers and educators - funding groundbreaking research, hosting camps and conventions, and coordinating regional programming. As a Board of Trustees member, I can personally vouch for this organization’s dedication, efficacy, and broad reach throughout our WS community.

Receiving a diagnosis and learning that your child’s life will be more difficult than expected is devastating. In our time of greatest need, the WSA was there for us with support, information and hope.

Please JOIN US on Sunday, May 17th, (registration/welcome at 9am and walk at 10am), at beautiful Wilson Farm Park, 500 Lee Road, Wayne, PA for a fun morning walk as well as food, live music, a bouncy house, face painting, and more. Please also consider making a donation below to the WSA in honor of Rose - donations here will be considered automatic walk registration.

Much love, Ben, Melissa, Rose and Charlie