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The Markie Foundation was established in July 1999 to honor Mark Warren Wuelfing, who died at four months old from a severe neurological disorder. During his short time on earth, Markie had a positive impact on many people–family, friends, and strangers alike–who offered unconditional love and support as we cared for our sick baby. This generosity helped get us through each day, and enabled us to focus on what mattered most–loving Markie.

Specifically, we were blessed with wonderful child hospice care that enabled us to spend quality time caring for Markie in the comfort of our own home. Without the guidance of a qualified and devoted nurse, we could not have effectively administered the equipment and medication needed to keep Markie comfortable. Nor would we have been able to share his final days together as a family at home. For this we are grateful.

Through The Markie Foundation, we hope to make a positive difference for other families caring for terminally ill children. We are focused on raising funds for children’s hospice programs that help families care for their child while spending valuable time together at home. In doing so, we spread the goodness we received to others in need, and extend the spirit of our innocent child.

Mission Statement
The Markie Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to children’s hospice and helping to make a difference in the lives of terminally ill children and their families. We help fund programs that enable families to spend valuable time caring for and loving their sick child, who has a limited life expectancy. The Markie Foundation was established in July 1999 to honor Mark Warren Wuelfing, who died at four months old from a severe neurological disorder. During his short time on earth, Markie had a positive impact on many people, who offered unconditional love and support as we cared for our sick baby. The Markie Foundation hopes to spread this goodness to other families in need and extend the spirit of our innocent child.