Mom Draws Attention to Daughter's Illness

Published 02/10 2014 04:44PM

Updated 02/10 2014 04:50PM

Jessica Parker's 3-year-old daughter, Haven, gets fed through a tube for 18 hours a day. She has a rare gastro-intestinal illness that doesn't allow her to eat.

Haven's ordeal prompted Parker to found Hope for Haven, a nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness about chronic illnesses and obtaining equipment for children and families to improve their quality of life.

Learn more about Hope for Haven by clicking here. Watch an interview with Parker on News 8 First at 4 by clicking the video above.

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