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Defy dementia- get on it now! (please)

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Gilby Wed 20-May-15 13:35:08

Hi all. I need your help. Dementia is an epidemic, and of course, it has no real management options. No cure. So, in honour of my grandfather, who has the early stages of likely vascular dementia, I decided to raise funds for Alzheimer's Research UK. As the name suggests, it funds (a stack load of) research into dementia, which is what is really needed.Yes, support for those who already have it is crucial, but we're YEARS behind cancer research- about 20 or so years.
In a moment of insanity I set this little project up (to raise £99000, ahahahahahaha) to start when I was 32 weeks pregnant. I now have less than 3 weeks to go until DC no 3 is due (argh) and really need some publicity, and, more importantly, donations. I've set myself a £5K target pre-baby but have stopped just over £3K.
Our first little project is 'silly but serious' and invites people to be superheroes, wear pants on the outside of their clothes, donate and nominate (post pics to our Facebook or Twitter pages).
Please, please check out our website: www.the99project.org.
Facebook: www.facebook.com/the99project.org
Twitter: twitter.com/99_Project
Can you help? Could you spread the word…and…take the superhero selfie challenge? Just making people aware of the need for research- now, straight away, immediately- is enough. We shouldn't have to ever forget our children (or how to make a cup of tea, or how to read, or a million other things…).
Thank you.

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