More than 90%! LAU has made it a goal that 90 cents of every dollar will go to fund patient surgeries and medical care. We are a lean, but certainly not mean organization, with overhead kept as low as possible.
No. All grants are paid directly to the families’ health care providers and vendors. This ensures that 100% of all grants go towards the intended care.
All families are required to complete an application and provide proof of financial need. In many instances, families are referred by physicians who have also verified their circumstances.
Surgically repairing a craniofacial anomaly is just one step towards raising a child that’s healthy and confident. Associated psychological and emotional issues must be considered too, and it’s important to care for the whole child. Towards that end, Look At Us has contracted with Dr. Kimberley Taylor, Psy.D., to help address the psychological aspects of rearing a child with special needs. Dr. Taylor also tackles self-esteem issues, and the emotional struggles of impacted parents.
No. The families whose children are featured on the site are just some of those we are helping. The families of children representing our Urgent Causes have given their express written consent to highlight their stories, promote awareness, and solicit donations. Look At Us is here to serve others in similar circumstances as well.
No. We do not encourage or endorse any specific facility, procedure or physician. Please see our Legal Disclaimer.
Look At Us understands that other similarly situated organizations may present different strengths and services to families in need of support and hope. We all benefit from shining a light on these groups.
This is due to declining payments from insurance companies; however, members of our alliance are not only some of the world’s best physicians, but also are extremely philanthropic. They donate large amounts of their skill, time and resources to our cause. LAU will not align with any professional unwilling to contribute in a significant way.