9News Loves Maxwell

Kim Christiansen with 9News graciously told our story on the Denver news tonight. Our family anxiously gathered around the TV waiting for our big debut. Kim covered our story with the care and understanding of a fellow mother, and our comfort during the interview is evident in the finished product. Read more…

Charity Gala – March 8th, 2019

Maxwell is surrounded by guardian angels and his army grows daily.  One of his guardian angels is a woman named Laura Leavy with Thrive Mortgage.  Thrive Mortgage & Legend Title host an annual business mixer & client appreciation charity gala.  Laura Leavy selected our non-profit to be the recipient of the gala this year!   We could not be more humbled, honored or excited for this fun filled event.  There will be a red carpet, wine pull, raffle, silent and live auction items.  The evening is going to be an absolute blast with confirmed celebrities:

  • Colorado Forward JT Compher
  • Colorado Defensemen Nikita Zadorov
  • PGA Tour Canada Pro  James Love
  • NFL & CU Buffalo Justin Drescher


Friday, March 8th, 2019

Infinity Park Events Center

7:00pm – 10:00pm

$40 per Ticket

Business Attire

Please join us for the star studded event!  We look forwarding to seeing you there!  Thank you again to Thrive Mortgage & Legend Title.  Tickets can be purchased here:






Happy Valentine’s Day

Maxwell and Riley celebrated Valentine’s Day together.  They enjoyed a culinary adventure of chocolate chip pancakes with fresh squeezed orange juice over candlelight high chairs.  The best friends enjoyed each other’s company. Could there be anything more sweet than this!?! Happy Valentine’s Day

Merry Christmas

On this Christmas Day, we are reflecting on our many blessings. We are more than blessed. We have beautiful twins. We have more good days than bad days. We have hope. We have a faith stronger than oak. Merry Christmas! We hope everyone is having a wonderful day filled with Read more…

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amber Freed, SLC6A1 Connect Phone: 303-907-8038 Email: afreed@slc6a1connect.org SLC6A1 Connect Earns GuideStar Platinum Seal for 2018 Potential funders can see that SLC6A1 Connect is Committed to Highest Level of Transparency   DENVER, CO, October 2018 – SLC6A1 Connect is proud to announce that we have earned the GuideStar Platinum Seal Read more…

Exciting Developments

This summer has been a whirlwind between Maxwell’s diagnosis, the creation of SLC6A1 Connect, and many exciting developments in the way of research. Amber has been hard at work setting up the organization, campaigning for funding and donations, and talking to researchers. We will share all of the exciting developments Read more…