Can You Imagine
Posted in the Ashland Forum
Since: Apr 08
#1 Apr 4, 2008
Imagine....being locked in your own body.
Imagine.... not being able to speak, walk on your own, see or swallow, while still having cognitive abilities and thoughts.
Imagine....waking everyday and experiencing the sensation of losing the use of a finger, toe, limb at a pace that shuts down your entire body within weeks.
Imagine....you are trapped, without hope or without a lifeline to the outside world around you.
Now imagine....you are five years old.
Today in America...
9 Children will be diagnosed with a brain tumor.
3 Children will die from their brain tumor.
6 Children and their families will transistion into survivorship.
Brain tumors affect the most innocent of all victims, children who want to grow up and dream of a future. It strikes with little warning and no mercy. Often, by the time a diagnosis is made, it is already too late. There are often no options. Why? There is no cure.
Brain tumors research is underfunded and the public remains unaware of the magnitude of this disease.
What can you do to help?
Brown Bag Your Lunch...Give A Child Hope
The next time you take a bite from your lunch, think of all the children. Then make a donation to "Brown Bag For A Cure". It's very simple! We will be saving lives and giving children hope, one lunch at a time. Ask you friends to join you in this mission.
You can make a secure online donation with your debit/credit card here;
All money donated goes directly to the Ride For Kids / Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non profit charitable organization.( www.pbtfus.org ) They are the largest non-governmental funding agency in the world for pediatric brain tumor research, thanks to American Honda, Honda Riders Club of America and morotcycle riders from across the country.
Thank you and remember "The Kids Are Counting On Us".
Please check out our website: http://brownbagforacure.org
Thank you for Making A Difference,
“Brown Bag For A Cure”
Since: Mar 08
#2 Apr 5, 2008
Today..In America 9 children will be diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Today..In American 3 or 4 children will die from a brain tumor.
Why? There is no cause or cure.
Will you please brown bag your lunch and donate your lunch money for research?
A child you will probably never meet may be alive, not just days, but years, because you cared enough to brown bag your lunch.
All donations go to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
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