May 26, 2019

Tracy McKerlie has been a valuable volunteer with Peyton's Promise, Inc. since our inception in 2015. Each year she provides support where it is needed most for our annual golf outing, and spends several months helping us prepare for it. She will be onsite again this y...

June 10, 2018

Peyton should be 6 1/2 now. He should be out riding his bike, getting ready for first grade, making new friends and learning what sports and other activities he likes. Instead, he's not here. The idea of a 3-year-old dying from cancer is still too much for me to handle...

June 5, 2018

New this year, we have asked someone who has volunteered with Peyton's Promise since the beginning, why? What makes Peyton's Promise special to you? Below, Joanna Mulligan explains what Peyton's Promise means to her. Thank you, Joanna, for being a part of our Peyton's...

May 31, 2017

On March 25, 2015, a dear friend reached out and asked if we could talk. My answer was no. It was the one-month anniversary of Peyton's death and I was so distraught I couldn't even carry on a conversation. I was able to speak with her the next day and learned that her...

March 21, 2017

I know it sounds strange, but think about it. What would happen if Peyton’s Promise Inc. never existed? Think about how many families would be sick with grief and without the help of free counseling and therapy. Think about the lives Peyton’s Promise has touched, and m...

March 1, 2017

If you’re new around here, you might be asking about the Peyton’s Promise logo. I’m glad you’re thinking about it, because it’s extremely important to this organization. Let’s take it step by step and explain how it got its shape and color.

Peyton’s Promise was created...

September 20, 2016

Shortly after Peyton was born, my mother-in-law and I took him and Dduger (our dog) for a walk. A little ways down the street, a bee stung Dduger and was stuck to his foot. Being afraid of most bugs and a natural panicker to boot, I waited while my mother-in-law handle...

February 25, 2016

I’ve written this 100 times, and 100 times I’ve missed the mark. There truly are no words. No words to express the constant mix of emotions, frequent mood shifts, and feelings of two opposing emotions at the same time. No words to express what losing a child really fee...

August 23, 2015

We are excited to be writing our first post to the Peyton’s Promise, Inc. website. It has been a busy and challenging 6 months, and we have some updates that we want to share with you.

First and foremost, we want to thank everyone for the support, contributions, and con...

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