Whether it be a life threatening illness, disability, or life struggle, Capes4Heroes wants to recognize and empower the true heroes among us, those who showcase their strength and courage each day, by rewarding them with a superhero cape!
It’s amazing how something so simple can have such a profound impact. For every cape, there is a superhero story! We would love to hear your story. Please feel free to email us or connect on Facebook.
Superhero capes symbolize strength, hope, courage, power and so much more. And, doesn't every true superhero deserve their own cape?!? Reward the child in your life and remind them of their strength and courage with a superhero cape.
Danny was so excited to receive his cape! He told me he is now a real super hero! This couldn't have come at a better time as Danny is having surgery next month. Danny was born with a rare syndrome, Femoral Hypoplasia Unusual Facies Syndrome (only about 100 cases worldwide) and Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency. Visit his Facebook page.
Emma is an almost 8 year old social butterfly whose smile can light up a room. Emma has a rare condition called Cerebellar Facial Dental Syndrome caused by a mutation of her BRF1 gene. So far there have been 6 other patients identified in the World with Emma being the only one in the US. Although we understand that we may not be able to “fix” her, we have an answer, a reason. We have learned to take each day one at a time and enjoy each day we have with her and try to be just as happy as she is.
On March 16, 2017, he was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. The first few months were very hard for him. Every week he has chemotherapy. Now he is 5 years old. Day by day he is fighting with this terrible disease. He is a very happy child and enjoys every second of his life.
Meet superhero Kaitlynn. She suffers from Common Variable Immune Deficiency! Kaitlynn is a superhero because she battles every week of three sets of infusions. Kaitlynn is sure sporting all her superhero powers in these pictures!
The cape made Nora’s whole day. She loves her new cape!
Little girl Chloe underwent 5 brain surgeries in 8 weeks this summer due to a stroke/Cavernoma tumor!
Mia was diagnosed with a brain tumor on her pituitary gland just days before her 2nd birthday in November 2011.
Shes a super hero because she had surgery before she was even born. Her mom, Stephanie, decided to have fetal surgery once they learned that Miah had Spina Bifida. Nothing keeps this little lady down and she's so proud to show off her cape!
He's a 6 year old who loves music and is working hard at being a drummer. He's very inquisitive and loves traveling to different places. Christian also has an extensive list of medical complications, but he has the best smile! Although he cannot speak, he knows how to show you what he wants! ..... which includes showing off his superhero cape!
Emma Routh is spunky, fun loving 7-year-old girl that like so many other girls her age - have an affinity for Hello Kitty and Justin Bieber. However, unlike her peers Emma is battling fanconi anemia – a rare blood disorder that leads to bone marrow failure.
Caden was diagnosed with Leukemia when he was 28 months old, he was previously a typical healthy little boy, that all changed overnight-literally.
Introducing Superhero Brantley! What a sweetheart! Brantley was born with Congenital Heart Disease called Tetralogy of Fallot/PA. He has had one open heart surgery, and two catheter procedures so far. He is a superhero because "he does it all with a smile". Please drop by his Facebook page at to learn more about Superhero Brantley and CHD.
This is 1 1/2 year old Ava diagnosed with Down Syndrome and AVSD heart defect. She defies everything that people think of when they think of Down Syndrome. While she has some delays, she reaches her milestones with great pride at her own pace. She brings light into the lives of everyone she meets! Visit her Facebook Page.
Noah Loves his cape. He has autism, epilepsy and dysphagia. Our little guy has never ate real food because his sensory issues (he eats only thin pureed, same food everyday) and he wears his cape when trying something new cause that's just what superheros do. He has had many medical testing and surgeries. he is our little hero. Thank you so much
Jacob Goeders, also known as the Leukemia Slayer, was diagnosed with Leukemia at age 9.
Introducing Super Braedyn!! This amazing 7 year old was born with BA aka Biliary Atresia. By the time she was 3 1/2 months old, she had already had a liver that was failing. Within 4 months of diagnosis and many MANY test being run, she was transplanted with a whole baby liver at 7 1/2 months old. She is a fighter and is MY hero everyday. She is now 7 and loves to sing and dance. Thank you to her awesome sponsor Nadia Durant for helping bring her a smile.
Sweet Layla wearing the cape she received tonight. This superhero is recovering from a heart transplant and is doing phenomenal. It's been 23 days and from what we've heard she has been recovering extremely well!
“Thank you so much for the beautiful cape. My some loves this cape so much and wears it most of the time he’s awake. Here are a couple pictures of our Little Liam who is such a champ in life. Liam vogel is his name and his sponsors were Jay and Monika Clark. Thank you again!” -Stephanie
“Thank you so much for Oliviah’s Superhero Cape!! She loves the cape, the colors, the cats. Unfortunately, Oliviah’s brain tumor has spread throughout her entire brain and spine. Oliviah will start radiation therapy in 2 days and she is already making plans to wear her cape to daily radiation treatments. Please make sure that Jay and Monika Clark know that they have brought a smile to our superhero’s face today and we will never be able to thank you all so much!!” -Love, Aunt Tina
"We got his cape and he immediately put it on. He is so excited and now calling himself 'Super Zach.' Thank you so much for putting a smile on his face and showing him others believe in his super hero status as much as I do!" -Naida
“Wanted to say thank you to Capes4Heroes for Danny's cape he received last week and to the man who made the very generous donation that made it possible for him and numerous other children receive their capes as well💓” -Rachel
“Madison got her cape today and the smile on her face was absolutely priceless!! Thank you so much for making my baby girl feel so special!” -Samantha
“We're excited and thankful for the cape you guys send for our super warrior Caleb, he's very excited and like to wear his super cape!!! Thank you very much and Blessings for this awesome organization and our sponsor Amy Thomas.” -Rosa
“What better way to celebrate Gabriella 2 years seizure free then to wear her new cape from capes4heros thank you so much for all you do #teamella 1213” -Stacey
"Dawson says Thank you so much for his cape! He's excited to wear it for all his appointments and surgeries coming up!" -Laura
“Aislin loves her cape that she got yesterday at Santa Clara Kaiser with the Sharks.. We're pretty sure she plans on wearing it forever. I never imagined just how much something so small could brighten a kid's day - thank you and your volunteers for all that you do.. Heroes in your own right.” -Karla
“Thank you so much for finding my daughter a sponsor! She loved the cape and the letter with all the stickers! The cape has a special place in her bedroom now. Here are some pictures. Thank you again! Her page is Facebook.com/avasadmirers if her sponsor would like to follow her progress. Again, thank you!!!” -Missi