ME/CFS AUSTRALIA (SA) INC
Registered Charity 698
PO Box 28,
South Australia 5007
Closed while relocating
1300 128 339
ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc supports the needs of sufferers of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and related illnesses. We do this by providing services and information to members.
ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc aims to keep members informed of the various research projects, diets, medications, therapies etc. All communication, both verbal and written, is merely to disseminate information and not to make recommendations or directives.
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Ride for CFS – latest update
Wednesday 25 March 2009
The boys of Ride for CFS, Nick Lawless and his mates, are on their bikes – and raising money for us. And they haven’t even started their treadlies on the road to the Flinders Ranges yet!
Here’s a bulletin from proud parent Kim Lawless (and do note his plea for help finding corporate sponsors.):
“Hi Everyone, I am pleased to advise that I banked $775.00 into your account yesterday as Nick’s first instalment in his fundraising efforts.
Today, Nick & his team are selling Scones with Jam & Cream to the teachers at Woodcroft College for morning tea. This of course was simply a ploy to get them to also sponsor each of the riders and from initial reports this has been very successful! Sue & I baked over 10 dozen scones this morning and we employed a couple of friends to do the same, so they are all fresh this morning – I am worried Sue has worn herself out already today before going to work, but I know she is keen for Nick to succeed…
Personally I am very proud of everything Nick is doing for this project - I wish we all had his energy and enthusiasm!
Also, I am keen to find some corporate sponsors for this ride. Can anyone tell me if any companies have historically been supportive of ME/CFS (either the illness or the society)? I think these are most likely to consider a sponsorship if they already have sympathy for the condition / sufferers…
Regards, Kim (& Sue) Lawless”
Thanks, Kim and Sue – and Nick & the team!
Remember, you can make a donation online here:
You can catch up with Nick and his mates on their MySpace page:
Also, during the ride we’ll be posting progress updates as they come through – they’ll be on the home page of the website near the top right corner (look for “Ride for CFS updates”) – so you can keep up with Ride for CFS any time you visit us.
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