Grace, a two-year-old with a heart full of resilience, born with Klippel-Feil Syndrome Type 4, had faced a tough start to life, spending her early days at the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital due to complex medical needs. Hope’s Home has been home for Grace since 2023.

Hope’s Home is more than just a place; it is a Supportive Living Home that offers Grace the chance to live beyond the hospital walls while still receiving the critical medical care she requires. For Grace and her family, this transition marked the beginning of a new chapter filled with hope, milestones, and joy.

Grace’s family has experienced countless moments of sheer happiness since their time at Hope’s Home. From a boat ride around Wascana to Grace’s first visit to the park, cheering at a Pats hockey game, and even bringing Grace home to their farm on Christmas Day – every day is a celebration of life and love.

The support from Hope’s Home has been immeasurable. Grace’s journey, though uncertain and challenging, is accompanied by a team of dedicated individuals who have become more than caregivers – they are family. The initial nervousness that the Hordos family felt was replaced with a sense of comfort after the first tour and meeting with the staff. Grace’s safety was paramount, and the seamless transition from the hospital to Hope’s Home was a testament to the dedication of the incredible staff.

Hope’s Home has woven itself into the fabric of the Hordos family’s life, making their experience nothing short of amazing. It is a place where milestones are celebrated, fears are eased, and love overflows. The unique environment and the unwavering support of the staff have created a one-of-a-kind haven for families like Grace’s.

As for Grace, each day brings new challenges, but her spirit shines through. Her personality is a symphony of laughter and resilience, making her the center of attention wherever she goes. Grace’s love for music echoes through the hallways of Hope’s Home, her tiny feet tapping to the beat, bringing joy to all who witness her spirit. Peppa Pig, a constant companion in Grace’s world, never failed to bring a smile to her face. Her love for the animated pig was a source of joy for the entire family, reminding them that amidst the challenges, happiness could always be found.

For the Hordos family, being Grace’s parents is a journey filled with love, challenges, and immeasurable joy. Grace had become the heart of their home, filling it with a warmth that transcended her medical condition. Their lives have been intertwined with the magic of Hope’s Home, where hope and love prevail, turning every day into a celebration of life. And so, the story of Grace Victoria Hordos continues, a tale of resilience, love, and the unwavering support that echoes through the halls of Hope’s Home.