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Jefferson Award Nominee — Mike and Melissa Terrill

Posted: May 02, 2012 3:47 AM CDTBy Elishah Oesch MADISON (WKOW) — Losing a baby is something no parent is prepared for in life. Sadly, one local couple experienced that tragedy twice. But, they’ve turned their grief into action, by helping others going through the same thing. Elishah Oesch introduces us to this month’s Jefferson Award...


NICU honored by Mikayla’s Grace donation

Posted on April 4, 2012 on Meriter’s blog Meriter would like to thank Mikayla’s Grace for their generous donation of NICU care packages and Angel Memory boxes for our NICU families. Mikayla’s Grace was started by Mike and Melissa Terrill and was initially inspired by their second child who was born too soon at 24 weeks, and lived...


Care packages for parents of premature newborns

Posted: Mar 17, 2012 12:57 PM CDTBy Jennifer Kliese MCFARLAND (WKOW) — An area non-profit group is putting together care packages for families with premature newborns. It’s called Mikayla’s Grace–started by a couple who lost their baby after just two days. On Saturday, more than 30 people gathered at the Terrills’ home in McFarland to put...


Mikayla’s Grace event to raise awareness

Posted: Mar 10, 2012 9:42 AM CSTBy Katie Priebe MADISON (WKOW) – An organization formed to support families with a baby in the NICU is working on a Flower Fundraiser to raise awareness. Mikayla’s Grace provides NICU care packages and angel memory boxes. The organization was started in honor of Mikayla Grace, a baby who died...

Mikayla in Daddy's Hands, by Danielle Bradley

Group helps family cope with infant’s death

Professional Photographers Volunteer With Nonprofit GroupUpdated: 1:57 pm CDT May 5, 2011 MADISON, Wis. — A local couple is celebrating their daughter’s life with them, no matter how short that life was. Melissa and Mike Terrill found comfort working with Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, an organization made up of volunteer professional photographers who...