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Published:September 22nd, 2011 11:13 EST

Walk, Run, Donate HELP! Actively Helping Children and Families

By Tom Ski

I don`t know how many parents are reading this.  As a parent, all I can say is that on a daily basis I look up and thank the higher powers for allowing me the true and utter gift of having a little girl who is now nineteen and healthy.  She has dreams, hopes, wishes and, of course, hard work ahead of her.  She has talents, skill, beauty, and my heart is so full of her charm and grace, it is hard to deal with the fact that there are children out there who are suffering.  Families who are out there who want nothing more than to help find a cure for their beloved child.       

I am driving this home, people, for a reason!  There are heart wrenching stories on the AHCF website, that tell each and every one of you what these children have to go through on a daily basis, and the future for them.  These are children who need strength, love, and attention!  ATTENTION!  Not from their families, because they are already giving all their attention to their children.  I am talking about YOU and I giving the AHCF and these kids ATTENTION!!!   

To briefly recap, AHCF - ( - is made up of a group of individuals across the nation who work together to achieve a cure for AHC, and others are needed - YOU are needed to jump on board and help!  AHC stands for Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood, a rare neurological disorder in which children experience bouts of temporary paralysis affecting one or more parts of their body.  These episodes can last for minutes, hours even days, and are sometimes very painful.  AHC also severely affects a child`s ability to learn - as if the brain  short circuits -  and many AHC sufferers also have epilepsy.    

YOU need to go to RIGHT NOW, and go into an area called Meet Our Kids.  Look at the faces of these human beings and tell me that you don`t need to help.  I dare you!  These are some of the most amazing children, who are loved beyond belief, who have to put up with so much at such a young age.  It`s not right, people.  And there IS a cure.  All that needs to happen is that enough funding goes to the right place so that scientists and doctors can stop AHC from happening!  And that`s where we all come in.  No, you don`t have to feel bad because you don`t have the money to spend.  There are so many other ways you can help!   

Interested in making a donation to the AHC Foundation?  To make a secure donation to AHCF, click to donate at the official website.  Fundraising for the walk in any amount is a valuable contribution to our efforts and can be turned in on the day of the walk.  We encourage you to tell your friends and family about participation in the AHCF Chicago Walk.    

Many people recognize the importance of your efforts and will often offer additional financial support.  Monetary contributions are the lifeline of our efforts and are greatly appreciated.  If you are unable to join people for the walk, a financial donation of any amount will go miles to helping the AHCF.   


East Lansing, Michigan

Friday, September 23, 2011

East Lansing Soccer Complex D

3700 Coleman Rd.

East Lansing, MI

at 6:30 pm; walk beginning at 7:00 pm

Price for registration: Free   

People are walking in honor of Gayle Davis.  In addition to our walk there will also be children`s games and activities set up!  This is the first year for an AHC walk to take place in East Lansing. We are walking in honor of Gayle Davis and all of the other children who face this rare disorder. Together we hope to raise awareness, support, and donations for AHC Foundation. 100% of the donations will be given to the AHC Foundation. All are welcome in joining us this year!


Walk With Us in Neola, Iowa

October 1, 2011

Arrowhead Park, Delberts Den

Neola, Iowa

Sign in begins at 8:00 am

5k walk/run begins at 9:00 am


Each and every walk allow people to celebrate and stand behind the AHCF, and celebrate the children who need desperately to find a cure.    

AND The Vivint Gives Back Contest is one contest that will give the AHCF much needed grant money to find the cure even quicker!  Millions HAVE to vote!  And every single day YOU can be one of those millions!  And with YOUR votes in the Vivint Gives Back Contest, YOU will enable the AHCF to win $250,000.00 to further their research!   

And, REMEMBER, voting is EASY!     

Each and every one of YOU have to head to:  This is the site that allows YOU to vote for the AHCF to win that $250,000.00 grant to continue the work that they began by winning the "Pepsi Grant.`  Once a day YOU NEED to visit this site and vote to help the Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Foundation receive a part of the $1.25 million dollars that Vivint is awarding to local charities.  The Vivint Gives Back Project is a program run by Vivint, Inc, which allows Facebook users to help Vivint support charities that are doing outstanding work in neighborhoods and communities across the United States.  It is a great opportunity for these local charities to be recognized by their supporters!  Help AHCF!     

Walk and stand beside the friends and family of children who are working to find a cure for AHCF!   

Until Next Time, Everybody!   

For the Vivint Gives Back Program, go to YouTube and learn about AHCF in action:   


And Vote here at   

You can also VOTE TODAY and EVERY DAY for the AHCF to receive that all-important funding here:   

Become a follower of AHCF`s President - Jeff Wuchich at:   

Go to Twitter daily and see how YOU can help!   


And for additional information or questions about the AHCF go to


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