NEWS FROM HOME
"As a Physical Therapy student I have seen how having a properly fitting prosthetic can change a child's life. As a marathon runner it is such an honor to use my legs to raise money for kids who so badly need prosthetics for their mobility." - Marga Prouty
Our good friend Doug Craig and his 2-year-old, 80-lb Bernese Mountain Dog mix, Gracie are about to take the trip of a lifetime to raise awareness for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, or FSHD.
In ALTSO's first two events with SWERVE Fitness, nearly 100 supporters joined together to ride to give children the ability to walk.
On June 11, Tony Conklin, associate director of research at Deutsche Bank, will pick up his walnut-brown Gibson SG and rock out with his band at Manhattan's Highline Ballroom.
The World of Children Award, also known as the Nobel Peace Prize for non-profits, is an annual award given out to non-profits to elevate the most effective changemakers for children world wide. In November, A Leg To Stand On’s co-founder, Mead Welles, received the World of Children Health Award.