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Thirty Team GSF runners are challenging and pushing themselves for the SMA cause in the Santa Barbara International Marathon on November 12, 2011. 30 competitors! And on top of the immense personal physical commitment they've made, they have collectively set a team fundraising goal of...
The second we asked Gwendolyn if she would like to start going to school again, her little fingers tapped so fast and her eyes rolled up...Read More >>
Are you ready for some football? Come on out Saturday, September 24th at 5:30 to support the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation and cheer on Miss G as she becomes the Honorary Vaquero Captain.
We are very excited and honored to have been selected as one of five charities the Santa Barbara City College...Read More >>
I'm so sorry we are just posting now. I know that worries people. To be honest we...Read More >>
Well, crud. We are in the PICU again. Little Miss Gwendolyn had to have a blood transfusion. I know -- What the heck! Over the last week Gwendolyn has been really pale and so her doctors wanted to check her red blood count. Well, yesterday her hemoglobin came back a 5. Now all of this is new to...Read More >>
Team Lucy's Legs is a prime example. They are rock stars. Lead my the...Read More >>
When Gwendolyn was first diagnosed, within two weeks we were hit like a ton of bricks with the reality of SMA -- a consultation trip turned into a month-long hospital stay at Stanford, new routines, new machines, a surgery, so much uncertainty, a failed ambulance ride home nightmare, a collapsed...Read More >>
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Santa Barbara and its residents have been nothing but embracing since Gwendolyn's diagnosis with SMA. The support we have received goes well beyond our immediate friends and connections in the community. (And our immediate friends and connections have been awesomely A-mazing!) Friends told friends...Read More >>
Gwendolyn has had another rough week. And this weekend was down right lousy. The good news is that from a respiratory standpoint she is healthy -- that is very, very good news for SMA. The bad news is this darn infection (or the problem we can't seem to figure out) just won't go away. It is now a...Read More >>
Team "Lucy's Legs" will be riding 90 miles around Lake Winnebago this weekend in Race The Lake 2011. Lake Winnebago is one of the largest...Read More >>
We asked families impacted by SMA to submit a photo and share something they would want others to know about them/their child. And this is what we received. Speechless. Simply speechless.
These families and their stories represent what this disease really is. SMA is far more than its brutal...Read More >>
Earlier this week the City of Santa Barbara officially declared August as SMA Awareness Month for the third year in a row. The City of Santa Barbara has consistently been supportive of our efforts to end SMA and Mayor Helene Schneider has always been extremely complimentary and enthusiastic about...Read More >>
Awesome things are happening around the globe for SMA Awareness Month and some are dee-lish. Sweet Amanda Cardoze just celebrated her 1st birthday yesterday. At just one-year-old she is already a warrior -- a big smiling, pool-loving snuggler. Amanda has SMA.
For the entire month of August Amanda...Read More >>
Gwendolyn is actually a Vegas veteran. Yep, at...Read More >>
Way to go on Challenge Number One. Keep up the great work. You guys are doing an amazing job spreading the word about SMA and what we at the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation are trying to do to change it. Our Facebook Fan Page is growing every day, reaching new people, thanks to you!!!
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