2011 April Hero of the Month

Destiny Theriault, 5

of Washburn was born with Apraxia a chronic disease which prevents her from being able to speak. While destiny primarily communicates through sign language she has learned to operate a computerized communication device which was loaned to her by Child Development Services. Through generous community support and fundraisers Destiny’s family is hoping to raise the $7,000 to purchase her own communication device.
Cindy Johnson, Executive Director of The Cubby Fund stated that she “feels confident that throughout the generous efforts of members in the surrounding communities, Destiny will be successful in purchasing her much desired electronic voice box, allowing her to attend kindergarten in the fall as a confident and vocal young lady, continuing to easily interact and inspire her peers.
Destiny was awarded $50 along with additional support from The Cubby Fund.