Spirit of the Holidays

Blogs-contributors, Dan Waeger — By on December 11, 2009 at 7:00 pm

More about me later… this story is really what the holidays are about. Even those living with cancer just want to celebrate and do all the normal things that others can. I am passing along a nspan style=”font-size:100%;”ote I received from Brock at the Ulman Fund….br /br //span p class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;”span style=”border-bottom: 1px dashed rgb(0, 102, 204); background: transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%; cursor: pointer; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;” class=”yshortcuts” id=”lw_1260574766_0″On Monday/span I was at the University of MD Greenebaum Cancer Center and my co-worker and I asked a 21 year old girl we’ve been working with what else we could do to help her while she was waiting for her test results and she said,/span/span/p p class=”MsoNormal”span style=”font-size:100%;”bspan style=”font-family:Arial;”span style=”font-weight: bold;font-family:Arial;” “A span class=”yshortcuts” id=”lw_1260574766_1″Christmas present/span for my 5 year old daughter”/span/span/b/span/p p class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;”This nearly crushed me and I said to her, we can do that and will do that! This young girl isn’t the only young adult in need and we need everyone’s help!/span/span/p p class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;” /span/span/p p class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;” /span/span/p p class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;”br //span/span/pp class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;”The Ulman Cancer Fund is adopting over 10 families for the Holidays by getting gifts donated for the children of several young adults currently in span style=”border-bottom: 1px dashed rgb(0, 102, 204); cursor: pointer;” class=”yshortcuts” id=”lw_1260574766_2″cancer treatment/span. Most of the families are of young adults we are working with at the span style=”background: transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%; cursor: pointer; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;” class=”yshortcuts” id=”lw_1260574766_3″University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer/span Center and within the Region. The families live in Baltimore City , span style=”border-bottom: 1px dashed rgb(0, 102, 204); cursor: pointer;” class=”yshortcuts” id=”lw_1260574766_4″Howard County/span and the Washington , DC Area. The kids range 8 months to 12 years./span/span/pp class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;”br //span/span/pp class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;”Visit to this link to learn more about some of the family’s situations and their kids ages and sexes and how to donate: a rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank” href=”http://www.ulmanfund.org/GetInvolved/DonateGifts/tabid/758/Default.aspx” title=”blocked::http://www.ulmanfund.org/GetInvolved/DonateGifts/tabid/758/Default.aspx”span class=”yshortcuts” id=”lw_1260574766_5″http://www.ulmanfund.org/GetInvolved/DonateGifts/tabid/758/Default.aspx/span/a /span/span/p p class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;” /span/span/p p class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;”br //span/span/pp class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;”We are accepting gifts until buspan style=”font-weight: bold;”span style=”border-bottom: 1px dashed rgb(0, 102, 204); cursor: pointer;” class=”yshortcuts” id=”lw_1260574766_6″Thursday December 17/span/span/u/b and will be delivering the gifts to the families span style=”border-bottom: 1px dashed rgb(0, 102, 204); cursor: pointer;” class=”yshortcuts” id=”lw_1260574766_7″on buspan style=”font-weight: bold;”Monday, December 21/span/u/b/span. If you can’t donate a gift due to time or geographic challenges, we are accepting donations on-line and we will be purchasing gifts with these donations for the families./span/span/p p class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;” /span/span/p p class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;”Please chip in if you can and forward to any friends who may be interested./span/span/p p class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;” /span/span/p p class=”MsoNormal”span style=”;font-family:Arial;font-size:100%;” span style=”font-family:Arial;”Thanks amp; Happy Holidays!/span/span/pdiv class=”blogger-post-footer”img width=’1′ height=’1′ src=’https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/7650812244501770987-4541340658558496943?l=waegerwillwin.blogspot.com’ alt=” //div

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