Colin Farrell becomes #mitoaware
On October 6th we met with a true gentleman, Mr. Colin Farrell as part of an awareness campaign for Mitochondrial Disease and to highlight the devastating effects that this disease has on its victims. Colin entered that room on October 6th not as a Hollywood superstar but as a father, a human, a man full of
Tea for Katie
Thanks to everyone who attended Tea for Katie. Thank you to each and every single person who baked and contributed to this wonderful event and also to everyone who donated.
Claire and Siobhan McDermott put so much effort into organising this lovely day (a day that I know Katie would have truly enjoyed given the amount of
Michelle Ellis, a very dear friend of little Katie herself has organised for herself and 17 of her friends to take part in the 2015 Runamuck Challenge which is a gruelling 5k challenge that will take place on October 17th.
Michelle was actually one of the very first people to ever meet our beautiful baby Katie when she was just
Thank you so so much to the amazing man that is Denis O Donnell who ran the Donegal Marathon today, kitted out in the Katie Rose Foundation T-Shirt to help raise awareness and spread the word.
Denis is pictured above with Katie's uncle Patrick and her two wonderful big cousins: Shaun and Eoin who were out to show their support.
Mitochondrial disease is a childhood disease.
Although mitochondrial disorders are commonly seen in infants and children, they can occur at any age.
An individual with mitochondrial disease has mental retardation, growth problems, and/or seizures.
Only some individuals have these developmental problems. Patients’ symptoms can range from extremely mild to severe, involve one or more body