A friend of mine that I've known since grammar school is participating in a fund raising event for Muscular Dystrophy. It's locally sanctioned and legit. There are good people out there working to help mitigate this disease and ease the pain of loved ones around the world. We are trying to reach a very modest goal of $1,600 USD and I'm proud to say that my family and I are the first ones to contribute. Any contribution is welcome and greatly appriciated by the people who are fighting the cause.
Here is a link to his personal profile on the MD page -
This is the letter he has been sending through email and social media to gain support. I've edited it removing his personal details for security purposes. Even if you can't donate, please email this link and spread the message.
Dear Family and Friends,
I'm proud to tell you that I'm going "behind bars" to help in the fight against muscle disease. I'm joining other community leaders to help raise critical funds for MDA, and I need your help to reach my bail!
The Bend Brew and Bail Lock Up takes place on 04/25/2012, but I'm raising my bail before I go to jail! All you have to do is click here to make a secure, online donation today. Your support will help families living in our community with muscle disease, and help guarantee that I get out of jail. I will be sure to add you to my list of contributors.
Please support me in this important goal by visiting my fundraising page and making a contribution. Your tax-deductible donation makes a difference to the hundreds of kids, adults and their families who live right here in our local community.
Thanks in advance for your help. Don't hesitate to call or email me with questions.
Your humble donation would give hope and peace of mind to those suffering. If I didn't care about this then I wouldn't be spreading the message and I wouldn't have donated.
Thank you for reading, and I look forward to seeing your name on the board.