Friedreich's Ataxia relief fund

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Read a story:  Gavin Lambert - a 7 year old FA patient from Florida is thrilled to ride his new wheelchair. 

Help us provide the same love to young people back in India suffering from this rare disease. 

“I had the blues because I had no shoes, until upon the street, I met a man : who had no feet.” – Denis Waitley

We are fortunate if we are blessed with good health by birth but not everyone is as lucky as us. There are a few life shortening and debilitating diseases which render many a spirited individuals handicapped.

Friedreich's Ataxia is a life shortening disease that causes progressive damage to the nervous system. Onset of symptoms usually starts between the ages of 5 and 15 and within 10 years of diagnosis the patients are confined to a wheelchair or become bed-ridden. The average age of death of FA patients is 35 years. They need a lot of care and goodwill to boost their morale and give them hope. Most of FA patients need a full-time attendant to cater to their daily activities.

Cheshire Home, New Delhi is one such unit which provides medical care, physiotherapy and positive hope. They maintain a healthy and hygenic facility which provides 24x7 care for patients. This NGO is very dear to me and I support it whole heartedly. I'd like to request donations from all my nears and dears.  Any amount will help.

My parents will be visiting Cheshire home in a couple  weeks and have volunteered to deliver the collected funds personally. 

Kindness brings blessings.
Please open your hearts and DONATE generously.

I have set up this fundraiser for Helping Friedreich's Ataxia affected patients and their families. Each day in their lives is a struggle - from 24x7 care to physiotherapy and medical expenses.

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
  • Anukrati Agrawal 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Mithila Patwardhan 
    • $51 
    • 44 mos
  • Deep B 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
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Organizer

Jyoti Raj 
Organizer
Bellevue, WA
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