Friday, December 27, 2013
Highlighted today is a mosaic peace sign.
This is being donated to a Silent Auction for Aiden's Army.
The 1st Silent Auction to help promote the awareness of DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma) and to aid families affected by this disease will be hosted on January 25, 2014.
Aidan’s Army was created in support of Aidan Dunion, a three year old boy from Douglassville, PA, who is in the battle for his life. DIPG affects the pons portion of the brainstem, rendering nervous system function impossible.
For all its difficulties, it presents an opportunity for all forms of cancer. It is one of the most resistant of all cancers to chemotherapy treatments; it affects primarily children (whose treatment has historically led to innovations in many other forms of cancer), and with a "dismal" prognosis, alternatives are few. Put together, these obstacles offer researchers a chance to revolutionize cancer research and prevention. It is even suggested that a cure to DIPG might result in a cure for almost every other type of cancer.
For this reason, the cure starts now.
I'm honored to be included in the auction for this wonderful cause.
An online fundraiser is also available if you'd like to contribute.