My heart just breaks for his daughter. I know when my daughter was on meds that required blood draws, it took ativan, EMLA creme and two nurses and me right there for a simple blood draw. Can you just imagine?
Post by mnballetmom on May 14, 2009 16:08:57 GMT -5
A fund-raiser for another child to be subjected to the vile lumbar puncture stem cell woo!
A steak fry fundraiser to benefit the Schaffer-Canha family, a fund sponsored by Ashley's Hope, will be June 12 from 6 to 1 p.m. at St. Peter's Pavilion, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain. Cost is $20 per ticket and includes steak, baked potato, salad and dessert. Beer and soda pop are included. Free hot dogs for children ages 12 and younger. There will be a disc jockey and a live band for dancing. For tickets, call Jodi Schaffer at 960-0035 or (440) 522-4193. The Schaffer-Canha family is trying to raise $20,000 for a new autism treatment available in Costa Rica for their daughter, Amanda, involving donated adult stem cells taken from umbilical cord blood. This treatment is not yet available in the United States. All donations can be made to Ashley's Hope/Schaffer-Canha Fund, P.O. Box 347363, Parma, OH 44134 or call (216) 661-6585 or go to www.firstgiving.com/ashleyshope.