Category: Support Groups

Maya continues to comfort children with scoliosis through Higgy Bears

Posted on January 23, 2023

After my last donation of 125 Higgy Bears with scoliosis back braces, I decided that it would be so nice and comforting for children and teens who were about to have surgery to be able to receive a bear with ... Read More

Higgy Bear Donations: Helping Future Scoliosis Patients, One Braced Bear at a Time

Posted on June 04, 2021

As soon as Maya was diagnosed with scoliosis going into the 5th grade, her family was referred to Dr. Michael Vitale, at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Chilren's Hospital. Maya wore a brace for a few years, but it became ... Read More