There are so many causes in the world that to try and consider even a few could lead to unspeakable overwhelm and despair at the levels of suffering. But when one comes to my attention, I like to spread the word.
This article illustrates the struggle of one family to pay for the care of their 8 month-old daughter who has a rare breathing condition and needs constant supervision. In this day of health-care crisis, these stories are painful reminders of how many people struggle in ways that most of us don't have to even think about.
If you can make a donation to the Carousel Fund on behalf of baby Maura, I'm sure this family would appreciate it.