4th Annual Candlelight Gala
Friday, March 28, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
I want to take this opportunity to tell you how excited I am to be able to send this invitation to you. The 4th Annual Candlelight Gala hosted by the Lombardi Family and Cure MS Foundation of NY on Friday, March 28th promises to be an event you do not want to miss. You will be inspired and touched by Jason DaSilva, our person of honor.
"In 2005, 26 year-old Jason DaSilva was on vacation at the beach with family when, suddenly, he fell down. He couldn’t get back up. His legs had stopped working; his disease could no longer be ignored. Just a few months earlier, doctors had told him that he had multiple sclerosis, which could lead to loss of vision and muscle control, as well as a myriad of other complications. Jason tried exercise to help cope, but the problem only worsened. After his dispiriting fall on the beach, he turned to his Mom, who reminded him that, despite his disease, he was still a fortunate kid who had the opportunity to pursue the things he loved most; art and filmmaking. Jason picked up the camera, turned it on his declining body, and set out on a worldwide journey in search of healing, self-discovery, and love". This is an excerpt from Jason’s website. His documentary "When I Walk" was recently featured at Sundance Film Festival. You can learn more about him and his film at at www.wheniwalk.com.
The Lombardi Family is committed to finding treatments and cures for Multiple Sclerosis and we are proud supporters of the Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center at Stony Brook Medicine. Stony Brook Medicine is a world class teaching hospital where the science behind the MRI was discovered and where clinical research studies are conducted.
This past year proved to be very monumental for our Foundation. With your help, we can continue to raise money for a ground breaking study to be conducted in collaboration with Hyperbaric Medical Solutions. This study has just received IRB approval, and will prove to be very promising in the future treatment of Multiple Sclerosis and the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. It is through your generosity that this is possible.
Last year we raised in excess of $100,000 and we hope to exceed that this year. This can only be done with your help. We hope you will partner with the Lombardi Family in the fight against Multiple Sclerosis. On behalf of my family and the Foundation, we hope to see you on March 28th at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook. We are truly grateful for your support
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Cure Multiple Sclerosis Foundation of New York Inc.
The Cure MS Foundation of NY is dedicated to raising funds in helping support research in finding safe and healthy treatments and a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. We are an organization that believes people diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis need to understand how to live a healthier life through healthier treatments. The Foundation helps bring awareness and assists people diagnosed with MS find the resources that they need to be better equipped to face this diagnosis. Through raising funds the Foundation helps support research being conducted with the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy.