Chase Community Giving | Placed In The Winner’s Circle | Awarded $125,000
Just a few months after establishing the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation, theGSF won a much sought after $125,000 grant from the Chase Community Giving program. Garnering 52,000 unique votes in just eight days, theGSF placed 6th out of 500,000 charities. A true grassroots movement with thousands of volunteers helping to spread the word, many organizations, celebrities, and publications got behind the SMA cause in a big way. And because of their help, theGSF was among the "Winners Circle" and was able to direct 100% of this grant toward funding groundbreaking SMA research programs.