Thursday, July 10, 2008

Fundraiser to assist double-lung transplant patient

Gloria Simon has the same lung disease that I had, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) and I'm pleased to post this announcement about her need for help with expenses. Depending on how long she will be on the waiting list, total living and travel expenses could reach $60,000 or more.

Gloria Simon
From the Mirimichi Leader in New Brunswick, Canada:

The Eel Ground First Nation will host a Gloria Simon fundraising day on Saturday, July 12 from 9a.m. - 9p.m.

The list of activities, all being held at 47 Church Road, include softball, washer toss, barbecue, sack race, dunk tank and much more.

All monies raised is for living expenses while Gloria awaits a double lung transplant in Toronto, Ont. She is 33-years-old and suffers a rare and incurable condition idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and needs a double lung transplant.

Charitable reciepts are also available. For further imformation please contact Joe Crossman at 506-622-8710..

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1 comment:

michelle said...

Within each of us is the strength to
pull ourselves up and reach for what we want! I believe we will all be reaching soon!