Lynda Larson

Lynda was a stage 3 breast cancer survivor and a Butterfly Foundation recipient. After undergoing numerous chemotherapy and radiation treatments, Lynda found herself constantly ill, exhausted, and she was disheartened by the fact that she could not recognize her own reflection in the mirror. She had lost all of her hair, and the chemotherapy had…

Launa Stiles

Launa Stiles was devastated when she had lost the love of her life, Sgt. Jonnie L. Stiles, due to a roadside bombing in Afghanistan while he was serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Sgt. Stiles was a true hero that protected his country’s freedom with passion and love in his heart, and he had made…

Preston Q

The Quenzer family suffered a devastating setback early this year when their five-year-old son, Preston, was hit by oncoming traffic while walking to the grocery store with his brothers. Now helping Preston recover from severe brain injuries that have virtually incapacitated him…

Anne Hanson

Anne Hanson’s daughter reached out to The Butterfly Foundation requesting if we could help support her mother after she had gone through a very rough patch in her life. Anne had gone through a divorce from her first husband, and her second husband left the family without any notice; leaving Anne struggling with three part-time…

Ebony Buckner

Ebony Buckner and her 6-year-old son, Shamar, lived out of a suitcase for two years. To escape an abusive relationship, they bounced between short-term housing and women’s shelters, taking refuge where and when they could. Ebony and Shamar were first featured on Denver’s CBS4 news, where she explained that she took eight train or bus…