This giving story comes from our #MyGivingStory contest. You can share your story and your chosen nonprofit organization could win a $10,000 grant, or another prize. Visit the contest gallery for inspiration and to vote for your favorites. This story comes from Christine, who after recovering from a stroke at age 26, founded the Aphasia Recovery Connection:

You can watch her video on the #MyGivingStory gallery of stories.

Christine Huggins, Co-Founder of Aphasia Recovery Connection, shares her Giving Story. After recovering from a stroke at age 26, Christine founded Aphasia Recovery Connection with David Dow, a fellow stroke survivor. The two have dedicated their lives to ending the isolation of aphasia by offering support and resources for people with aphasia and their caregivers. Visit to learn more about ARC.