Update -- To date more than $4,400 has come in to SMA Support with people's $1, $5 and more.  Please keep it going.  Thank you for all who have donated.  We love that we are spreading awareness as well as bringing in money to help kids/families living with SMA.

In Honor of Charlie

The Power of $1

We've all witnessed what a single $1 can do if people are willing take a few minutes and mail it. Just think of all of the yellow bracelets that you see around - I hear Lance Armstrong raised more than a million for cancer research. I'm going to try to do the same :0) Ok -- maybe not a million, but heck what about $1,000 or $5,000 or even $10,000. I'm asking you to give a $1 -- not for a yellow bracelet or any bracelet at all but just for the knowledge that you will be helping families and kids living with SMA -- helping them get the proper equipment, medicine or other support that insurance may deny. Or maybe it will just be used to send the kids something to brighten up their day or even to help pay for some of the growing piles of medical bills. Or God Forbid, help the parents pay for the funeral expenses of the child they lost to this disease.

If you feel like you can spare your dollar -- here is what I am asking you to do:

1. Get your $1 (more if compelled)

2. Write SMA Hero Charlie somewhere on that dollar (or any other person who is living or has lived with SMA)

3. Put it in an envelope and send it to:

SMA Support Inc.
PO Box 6301
Kokomo, IN 46904-6301 

and last but not least

4. Forward this email on to all of you family and friend.

Where is your money going?

SMA Support is an all-volunteer, non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization dedicated to providing information and support to family, friends, individuals and caregivers on all aspects regarding the devastating genetic disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy. You can learn more about SMA Support and SMA by going to www.smasupport.com

Thanks and God Bless!

Kim Sykora


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