Five Years Ago Today

We are thankful for many blessings in our lives. But we are most thankful for the brief time we shared with our daughter Nora. As we walked with her through the challenges and hardships that she faced in her too-short life, I knew she was brave and strong. But now I have a new perspective…

SVCF Highlights Nora’s Fund Library 

Nora would have turned eight years old last Monday, December 11. As we get ready to celebrate the holidays, our thoughts are very much focused on the joy Nora brought to our lives, and especially her love of Christmas. We hope her joy can live on through our work with Nora’s Fund and the library…

Halfway to Our Goal!

Thanks to the support of Nora’s Champions, we have raised $27,140 toward our goal of $50,000 for Nora’s Library! We are more than half-way there. Thomas and I were honored to receive a very generous donation from Girl Scout Troop 60016 in Palo Alto – a group of 9-10 year-old girls. Our friend and loyal…

Send a Holiday Card in Support of Nora’s Fund

Three years ago today, a shining light was lost from this world. A piece of us left with Nora. Every day we feel that she is missing from our lives—her little voice, her big laugh, her beautiful face. We try to focus on the good things in our life. Like the two little boys we…

Will You Be Nora’s Champion?

Nora Boström Library and Family Lounge is very close to becoming a reality! In order to make Nora Boström Library and Family Lounge a reality we are looking for friends and family members who will serve as Nora’s Champions. Nora’s Champions will be a part of the team that helps to raise funds for building…

Help Us Raise Funds for Nora’s Reading Room

We are ecstatic to announce that a new library will be built in honor of Nora, in the heart of Silicon Valley, at the Valley Medical Center in Santa Clara, CA. Nora’s Fund has pledged $50,000 to build a library area that will give children and their families a place to escape the monotony of…

Nora’s Birthday

December 11 – Nora would be six years old today. We think she would probably love to go for a walk after dark to see all the fun Christmas lights in our neighborhood. She would have an admirer in Magnus who would try to follow her every move. She would enjoy blowing out her candles…

Two Years

Two years.  Hard to believe.  Hard to live through.  Our hearts and lives are still so full of Nora, yet we miss her every day.  We are thankful for her foundation because it gives us something positive to focus on amidst the sadness.   Our big goal for 2016 is to finalize our grant with…

Watch the Webinar: Experienced Insights into Caring for a Child with PH

The Nora Thelma Boström Foundation sponsored a webinar on caring for infants and toddlers who have pulmonary hypertension, along with the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. Claire and Thomas created the content and presented the material to parents of young children with PH. The PHA said they had a record turnout for a pediatric webinar. One couple…