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brighter days foundation

our mission statement

 

The Brighter Days Foundation’s mission is to help seriously and chronically-ill children, ages 0-18, and their families living within the Brainerd Lakes Area of Minnesota by surprising them with meaningful gifts and/or opportunities to brighten their day.

 

The Foundation is set up to help bring the community together that the child resides in through fundraising events, scholarships and gift presentations by volunteers.

 

 
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events

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If you or your business would like to become a table sponsor at this year's Gala, please contact our team below. Each table sponsorship is for 8 guests.

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2016-17 giveaways

  Lily W. Giveaway | 9.15.16   Lily is a lovely 9 year old with juvenile arthritis who really loves gymnastics even though she has severe pain in her legs and joints.

Lily W. Giveaway | 9.15.16

Lily is a lovely 9 year old with juvenile arthritis who really loves gymnastics even though she has severe pain in her legs and joints.

  Levi Giveaway | 8.31.16   Levi is a 5 year old who had beaten cancer (Wilm's Tumor, a cancer of the kidneys) but it has recently resurfaced in his lungs. He is awaiting a stem cell transplant.

Levi Giveaway | 8.31.16

Levi is a 5 year old who had beaten cancer (Wilm's Tumor, a cancer of the kidneys) but it has recently resurfaced in his lungs. He is awaiting a stem cell transplant.

  Sophie Z. Giveaway | 8.24.16   Sophie is a special 4 year old who has Angelman's Syndrome and intractable epilepsy suffering from severe seizures. She recently had a seizure that caused her to be unconscious for 25 hours which was very scary for the her mother who cares for her 24/7.

Sophie Z. Giveaway | 8.24.16

Sophie is a special 4 year old who has Angelman's Syndrome and intractable epilepsy suffering from severe seizures. She recently had a seizure that caused her to be unconscious for 25 hours which was very scary for the her mother who cares for her 24/7.

 
  Blake R. Giveaway | 7.31.16   Blake is a 12 year old boy with growth hormone deficiency who receives daily injections, eczema, immunodeficiency, asthma, and steroid dependent.

Blake R. Giveaway | 7.31.16

Blake is a 12 year old boy with growth hormone deficiency who receives daily injections, eczema, immunodeficiency, asthma, and steroid dependent.

  Nick Giveaway | 7.26.16   Nick is a vibrant 10 year old boy with Asperger's who was recently diagnosed with severe scoliosis and the doctor's discovered a massive holocord syrinx on his spine and a condition called Chiari Malformation. He recently underwent surgery.

Nick Giveaway | 7.26.16

Nick is a vibrant 10 year old boy with Asperger's who was recently diagnosed with severe scoliosis and the doctor's discovered a massive holocord syrinx on his spine and a condition called Chiari Malformation. He recently underwent surgery.

  Gracin Giveaway | 6.26.16   Gracin is heading into 7th grade and has managed her Type I Diabetes like a champ! It is never easy with this disease and we hope to have more advancements with a cure in the future for kids who struggle with this condition.

Gracin Giveaway | 6.26.16

Gracin is heading into 7th grade and has managed her Type I Diabetes like a champ! It is never easy with this disease and we hope to have more advancements with a cure in the future for kids who struggle with this condition.

 
  Lilly + Greyson Giveaway | 3.16.16   Lilly has just recovered from a severe case of Lyme Disease which affected her ability to walk short term along with a recent change from a childhood diagnosis of PTSD to OCD. Her little brother Greyson has autism and is full of energy.

Lilly + Greyson Giveaway | 3.16.16

Lilly has just recovered from a severe case of Lyme Disease which affected her ability to walk short term along with a recent change from a childhood diagnosis of PTSD to OCD. Her little brother Greyson has autism and is full of energy.

  Laine Giveaway | 2.21.16   Laine is a 4 year old who was able to take a break from chemo at Children's Hospital. She has an extremely rare childhood cancer that is stage 3 PPB or Pleuro Pulmonary Blastoma. We wish her family well as she continues to battle cancer.

Laine Giveaway | 2.21.16

Laine is a 4 year old who was able to take a break from chemo at Children's Hospital. She has an extremely rare childhood cancer that is stage 3 PPB or Pleuro Pulmonary Blastoma. We wish her family well as she continues to battle cancer.

  Logan Giveaway | 2.17.16   Logan is a sweet boy who was born with several problems such as spina bifida, scoliosis, a duplicate right femur, and extra hip socket. He spent his last Christmas in Gillete Children's Hospital and has had several surgeries.

Logan Giveaway | 2.17.16

Logan is a sweet boy who was born with several problems such as spina bifida, scoliosis, a duplicate right femur, and extra hip socket. He spent his last Christmas in Gillete Children's Hospital and has had several surgeries.