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Unite For The Cure Raises $145,000+ For Dr. Keirstead, Accelerates

February 06, 2010 by Bill Strong

In only four months and with fundraisers organized by over twenty families and their friends across the globe (literally), "Unite For The Cure" (Unite) met and surpassed their goal of raising $100,000 for Dr. Keirstead's promising SMA research. In fact, over $145,000 -- yes,...
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Golf For A Cure Tournament a HUGE Success!!

November 30, 2009 by Bill Strong
On November 20, 2009, Gwendolyn's amazing Gramma (Bill's mom) and our dear friends, Jeff and Kris Hanson, hosted the First Annual Golf For A Cure tournament at Sterling Hills Golf Club in Camarillo, California to benefit the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation. The tournament was a ton of fun on an...
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Dr. Keirstead's Research Named "Project That Will Change

November 18, 2009 by Victoria Strong
Dr. Hans Keirstead's research was just featured in Esquire magazine as one of 2009's "Six Radical Projects That Will Change Science Forever". This is the groundbreaking research that we wholeheartedly support. Dr. Keirstead and his team are our hope to cure SMA and this is why we started Unite For...
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Strike Down SMA

October 28, 2009 by Victoria Strong
Strike Down SMA was a super fun event and raised $2,325 for the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation with all proceeds going toward Unite For The Cure!!! Incredible! Our longtime friends, Heather and Wade, organized everything at the Bowling Center in the Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. They...
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Unite For The Cure Tops $40,000 Mark

October 12, 2009 by Bill Strong
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If you haven't done so recently, head on over to UniteForTheCure.com and check out the inspiring fundraising events that the 20+ Uniter families are organizing to collectively raise $100,000 to help get Dr. Keirstead's promising SMA stem cell program to human clinical trials and to accelerate the...
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"Strike Down SMA" Las Vegas Bowling Fundraiser

October 11, 2009 by Bill Strong
We have the most amazingly supportive and creative friends. Our dear friends Wade and Heather of Las Vegas have organized a fun Unite For The Cure bowling fundraiser in Gwendolyn's honor called "Strike Down SMA". Here's how they describe the event:

Join us for an evening of fun, friends and good old...

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Unite For The Cure: Micah's March 2009

September 22, 2009 by Bill Strong
On Sunday, we drove to the darling town of Ojai for - Micah's March 2009 - a Unite For The Cure fundraiser organized by the Marshall family. The Marshalls are a very special family to us and, although we wish it were under different circumstances and had nothing to do with SMA, we feel very, very...
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Unite For The Cure Fundraiser: Thisbe's Promise

September 18, 2009 by Victoria Strong

This Saturday is the 24th Annual Cottage Hospital Family Fitness & Baby Fair. Last year a group of fabulous parents organized a booth at this event to collect signatures for Petition To Cure SMA. They talked to people for hours and gathered hundreds of names in support of SMA research. Well, this...

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Busy, Busy, Busy…

August 28, 2009 by Victoria Strong
We are busy...busy, busy, busy. On top of new casts, teething molars, entering into fall and the worry of the flu and the dreaded swine flu and what that means for Gwendolyn's life, we are both working around the clock and are pouring our hearts into Unite For The Cure. In fact, we are starting to...
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Unite For The Cure: Take a look at what's going on over here!

August 24, 2009 by Bill Strong
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If you haven't done so recently, take a stroll over to UniteForTheCure.com to see what's going on! We are so excited that 11 inspiring "Uniters" are already on board and we'll be announcing additional families soon...

We started Unite For The Cure to motivate the SMA community to band together to...
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Calling ALL SMA Families: Unite For The Cure!

August 18, 2009 by Bill Strong

This is an urgent call to action for all families impacted by SMA. We need your help to make sure that the promising stem cell research program in California -- that has the very real potential to CURE SMA -- makes it to FDA approved human clinical trials. If we don't act as a community,...
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