Thursday, April 22, 2010

Help fight A-T

I'm not sure what to write, but I wanted to do something. Friends of ours have a son named Liam. He will be turning 9 on May 7th and this seems like a good present for him.

Liam has A-T (Ataxia Telangiectasia).
Ataxia-telangiectasia, or "A-T," is a progressive, degenerative disease that affects a startling variety of body systems. Children with A-T appear normal at birth, and the first signs of the disease usually appear during the second year of life. These first signs are usually a "wobbly" lack of balance and slurred speech caused by "ataxia," which means a lack of muscle control.

Liam's school is doing a tacky Tuesday where they dress up and raise money. His mom had more ideas:

Here's my idea...

On May 4th if you are interested in participating just log on to the A-T Children's Project website & you can donate too! As much or as little as you like. Do it in Liam's name! As an added incentive I will remind you that Liam's birthday is coming up too. He will be 9 years old on May 7th. So there you go what better gift could a person give another person than "life". For that is what you would be giving him. Money to the A-T Children's Project goes toward life improving therapies & a cure for all A-T kids.

There is also a link on my sidebar.

Do it for him.


Jess said...

Ashley, I thank you from the bottom of my heart. This means the world to us. Your blog reaches so many now & this is a wonderful way to raise awareness. Its a wonderful way to help save a life. A life that means so much to our family.

Thank you.