Support: ‘There’s no right or wrong way to go about it’
AllStripes | August 9, 2021
Hey, Check This Out! is a weekly list of content curated with the rare disease community in mind. Sarita Edwards, founder and CEO of Everyone Is We, is also the host of “Being Rare,” a “community conversations platform bringing awareness and exposure to several different topics,” including rare disease. Edwards alternates between bite-size and full-length episodes on topics like balance, shifting resentment into gratitude and expectations from health-care professionals. A July 12 episode is called “One Minute Monday – Support” and manages to include several profound, actionable pieces of advice in just 60 seconds. Read the full article. Listen to the podcast episode.
Awesome Moms of Huntsville: Sarita Edwards
Rocket City Mom | May 10, 2021
Huntsville, AL. One of the beautiful things about parenting are the big impacts that our tiny humans have on our life. For Sarita Edwards, her youngest child changed the course of her career and passions, inspiring her to create a 501c3 nonprofit to benefit other children that face similar struggles to what her son faces with a diagnosis of Edwards Syndrome. Read below to find out more about Sarita’s journey as a healthcare advocate and why we think she’s an Awesome Mom of Huntsville! Read the article…
Special Needs Lawyer Christine Matus Speaks With The E.WE Foundation Co-Founder Sarita Edwards
Press Advantage | January 4, 2021
Toms River, New Jersey — Recently, Christine Matus, Esq., founding attorney of The Matus Law Group, had an insightful conversation with Sarita Edwards, co-founder of The E.WE Foundation, a 501(c)(3) healthcare advocacy organization supporting families affected by Edwards Syndrome. The foundation was started by Ms. Edwards and her husband, Kareem, after their son Elijah Wayne was prenatally diagnosed with Full Trisomy 18, or Edwards Syndrome. Read full story…
Edwards Family honored with city coin presentation
by John Few | Madison Record | Published Wednesday, March 18, 2020
MADISON – A family who was selected as a finalist for the 2020 Madison’s Family of the Year was honored last week by the city council. The Edwards family, consisting of Kareem and Sarita Edwards, along with their children Josiah, Jeremiah, Elijah, Rian, and Jeffrey, were presented a city coin by Madison City Council president Steve Smith. Read full story…
Steve, Alice, Leah and Ben Lessmann named Madison’s Family of the Year
by John Few | Madison Record | Published Sunday, January 26, 2020
MADISON – The city of Madison h, as a new family ambassador. The Lessmann family was named the 2020 Madison Family of the Year on Sunday. Steve, Alice, Leah and Ben Lessmann were recognized during a ceremony at city hall Sunday afternoon. They were one of three finalist families to be nominated for the annual honor.
The other families were the Detulleo family: Glenn and Jen Detulleo with the three children, Ebba, Berlin, and Benham; and the Edwards family: Kareem, Sarita, Jeffrey, Rian, Josiah, Jeremiah, and Elijah. Read full story…