Thursday, September 16, 2010

SMA Blog Party!

What is SMA?  It is Spinal Muscular Atrophy, the #1 genetic killer of young children.  Take time to watch this video and I'll also explain why I'm taking part in this SMA Blog party.

I was going to do a post with lots of info on SMA but I think that this blog tells it best :

It is through this blog that I even know about this disease as they lost their 4 month old daughter to one of the mutations of this terrible disease.  You can read the story on their site as well starting in November 2009
So why a blog party?  Just trying to get the word out there and get people to vote for the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation to win $20,000.00 for SMA research.  Go to every day in September through Jimmie Johnson's Samsung Helmet of Hope contest. 

PLEASE VOTE: It's really this simple
You can vote once EVERY DAY from now until September 29th at 5 PM EDT.

Go to, select Gwendolyn Strong Foundation, enter the two security words, check the Official Rules box, and than click "Vote now!"

That's it!  It's really that simple.

Share this with those that you know and get them to vote too!  This doesn't cost you anything other than a moment to vote for something that could help someone in your family down the road.

And, if you need further encouragement to click on any of the links in this e-mail or read the stories just look at this:

This is a picture of the sweet little girl who passed away from this disease. 

You can also watch this video as well:

Thank you!