Thank you, Ms. Van Wickle, for remembering Gwendolyn so well. For sharing her life and legacy with such pride and grace. For loving her and for seeing her. We know she loved you and blossomed because of you and the inclusive classroom you created.Read More >>
We took Gwendolyn to this same playground - until we started to avoid it. It was her neighborhood park and we walked or drove by it daily. But let me explain how our experience differed.Read More >>
My mother was 34 when she was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer. It was aggressive and doubled in size in the few weeks between diagnosis and surgery. She had a radical mastectomy, radiation, and chemotherapy. It was 1977. I was 6-months-old.
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The Gwendolyn Strong Foundation's "SMA Community Grants" program has made financial grant contributions toward uncovered, tangible expenses associated with the challenges of SMA. We have helped families with the costs of an accessible van, home modifications, wheelchair repairs, lift system,...Read More >>
The SMAsh Dash in Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas was a huge success! For the third year in a row, Rusty and Jessica Hastings gathered runners, walkers, children, SMA families, and companies to help change SMA. As avid runners themselves, creating the SMAsh Dash was a natural fit and their daughter,...Read More >>