The #MayaRoseProject was created by Kevin Jong, he worked closely with Alex & knew that this incredible story would inspire many people nationwide, he created the campaign in hopes of spreading awareness on Maya & Alex's story to improve Maya's life conditions. Alex is the single father of Maya Rose an 8 1/2 year-old girl whose mystery diagnosis had resulted in her inabilities to walk or talk. Leaving the only means of communication through sign language, The campaign resulted in Howard Thompson contacting Alex and featuring him and his daughter on his television segment “Help Me Howard” on The CW affiliate Pix11, the first of many features aired February 14, 2014. The result was an overwhelming number of responses from viewers worldwide including celebrities. Thompson’s decision to share Maya Rose’s story has connected her to some of the best help that she needed, including a specialized school where she receives physical and speech therapy daily as well as Make A Wish foundation sponsoring an event, amongst other special treatments among celebrities. But there is more work to be done while Maya Rose and her father battle the odds. Help them do that by being part of the #MayaRoseProject.