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Award-Winning Vancouver Singer Raises Awareness And Funds For Charity

Monday 28 May 2018

 

From Broadway World Vancouver:

 

Toward Tomorrow
 

Award-Winning Vancouver Singer Raises Awareness And Funds For Charity

Sufferers include Bella Hadid, Ben Stiller and Shania Twain

By BWW News Desk
May 24, 2018
© 2018 Wisdom Digital Media

This June, an award-winning soprano will sing to support chronic neuro-immune disease awareness. On Saturday, June 16th, Vancouver singer and producer Jacqueline Ko will present the gala benefit concert Toward Tomorrow at Marpole United Church. The show will raise awareness and funds for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) – sometimes referred to as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – and Fibromyalgia (FM), with proceeds supporting the ME/FM Society of BC.

Ko has suffered from ME since age six, so the cause is close to her heart. "ME can change your life forever - it definitely did for me," Ko says. She wants to raise awareness for the disease, which affects around 15-30 million worldwide and 1.6% of people in Canada. "I've read studies that compare ME's impact to multiple sclerosis, late-stage cancer or congestive heart failure. Yet there's barely any research funding, most medical schools don't even teach this disease, and they say as many as 9 out of 10 people aren't even diagnosed. I was lucky in that respect - but even with a diagnosis, we don't fully understand the cause or have a cure."

 

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