Welcome to Kelly Rouba’s Website
In Juvenile Arthritis: The Ultimate Teen Guide Kelly Rouba shares her own story and the stories of various kids, teens and young adults who suffer from arthritis. Kelly's mission was to write a book that kids and families could read to find answers and to feel like they are not alone in the world. In addition to her own story with juvenile arthritis, Kelly features Amanda White, a college student who suffered through her figure skating competitions, Shaun-Marie Robbins, a new mom who went off all of her medication while pregnant with her son and Kristen Delaney, a teenager who had to ...
Artists 4 Arthritis: Colleen Attara
Colleen Attara is a talented local (Bucks County, PA) artist who uses recycled materials to make vibrant and uplifting art. She made the custom piece above for my 30th birthday and is donating 25% of sales from the piece to The Kelly Award. To learn more about Colleen and to purchase the "Courageous" art, visit her Etsy shop.
Support The Kelly Award
Author John Martin and I worked together at the ARC Mercer and he generously offered to donate all sales of his book of poetry, Pieces of Gathered Light, to The Kelly Award with the Arthritis National Research Foundation. The Kelly Award is an annual grant awarded to an arthritis researcher and this year I was able to award the first recipient, Dr. Susannah Brydges at the University of California Sand Diego. A description of John's book is below. It is available for purchase through pay pal. Just click the Buy Now link to make your payment. Thanks for your support! Book ...