12-year-old girl receives personalized Frozen-themed costume in time for Halloween
ST. LOUIS – The hit Disney movie Frozen is a favorite with kids of all ages, including 12-year-old Faith Wildscheutz, who received a unique Frozen-themed costume just in time for Halloween.
“As parents of a child with very complex medical needs and severe multiple disabilities, we are often overwhelmed with day-to-day care,” said Faith’s mother, Bridget.
Wildscheutz says that Walkin & Rollin Costumes is creating such an extravagant custom costume is heartwarming.
“Doing something like this on our own would be really hard to do, so it’s really amazing to see the skills and talent they put into it, but just beyond the passion and enthusiasm for really create that sensory experience for her. “
Faith was born without eyes because of a rare condition called anophthalmos.
“Faith is deaf, blind. She has functional hearing, ”said Wildscheutz.
“She absorbs everything through her ears and hands. Her hands are really her eyes because she has no eyes, so she soaks up her world and accesses her environment through her hands.
In 2019, the Wildscheutz applied for the Kansas City-based nonprofit Walkin ‘and Rollin’ Suits. The non-profit organization creates personalized costumes for children in wheelchairs and walkers thanks to a team of volunteer designers.
The costumes from Walkin ‘& Rollin’ and PayIt St. Louis combined to bring one of Faith’s favorite movies to life weeks before Halloween.
“Walkin and Rollin provides adaptive costumes that fit the outdoors of adaptive gear to provide a kid version that is really designed for them,” said Rhiannon Scherer, PayIt chief project manager.
Wildscheutz thanked everyone for making this Halloween unforgettable.
“Really, I would just like to thank Bar-k for hosting this morning. It was a great place, a wonderful morning, Faith type time and collector Daly and her office for all they did to support this event, ”she said.
“Seeing her and seeing the expression on her parents’ face, that’s why we do what we do, that’s why we choose to serve citizens,” Scherer said.
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