Helping children with special needs
John & Kelly Olerud: Trust and Overcome
The Jordan Fund was founded by John & Kelly Olerud in 2003. The fund’s mission is to provide support to special needs children and their families.
Their daughter, Jordan, was born with a rare chromosome disorder in August 2000. Life has not been easy for Jordan, who has been a frequent visitor to local hospitals since she was born.
John & Kelly have experienced first hand what an enormous task it is to care for a child with special needs, and what a huge burden it can place on families. John & Kelly are so grateful to the Lord for giving them a firm foundation of family, friends and the financial means to help care for Jordan. Due to that, the following verses became an inspiration for the formation of the fund: