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5 Minutes Could Mean $2.5 Million For Pediatric Brain Tumor Research

Posted Aug 23 2008 3:05pm
5 minutes of your time could mean up to $2.5million for pediatric brain tumor research...



The PLGA Foundation is in the running for a HUGE grant from American Express's philanthropic program. The hitch is that we need to get 10,000 people to NOMINATE the project BEFORE August 30th in order to be considered as a candidate for the funds.



This is where we need YOUR help. Nominating is EASY. Just four steps:



1) Go to American Express Members Project which will automatically bring you to the summary of the "Project Brain Child" project



2) Click the "NOMINATE PROJECT" button



3) Sign in (If you are an Amex cardmember use your ONLINE user name and password as if you were viewing your credit card statement. If you are not an Amex cardmember sign in as a "Guest")



4) Click on "Nominate Project" again to register your vote.

You are done! THIS TAKES 5 MINUTES TO COMPLETE.



For those of you who have time to do a little more.....when you are at Project Brain Child you can also click on the "Discussion Board" link at the bottom of the page and write a message that tells American Express why this is so important. (For example, no funds available, current treatments are toxic and punishing, not to mention ineffective, etc.)



The ultimate thing you could do is reach out to your friends, colleagues, family, and any other groups where you might get the membership to vote for the project as well. (Feel free to also put the request on Facebook,MySpace, carepages, caringbridge, website, etc. page. and ask everyone to do the same.)



The goal is HUGE, but 'viral marketing' can work...if each one of us reaches out to their email contact lists. We stand a chance if we stand together!!!!



PLEASE, PLEASE help us get these funds for pediatric brain tumor research.



Thanks so much!



" Children with brain tumors should be able to fight for their dreams, not for their lives."
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