Team Lucy’s Legs

Sweet Lucy Zahn has inspired a team of supporters! Her spunky spirit is motivating people to not only learn about SMA, but to get involved in helping end it! Team “Lucy’s Legs” will be riding 90 miles around Lake Winnebago this weekend in Race The Lake 2011. Lake Winnebago is one of the largest inland […]

Cupcakes for Amanda

Awesome things are happening around the globe for SMA Awareness Month and some are dee-lish. Sweet Amanda Cardoze just celebrated her 1st birthday yesterday. At just one-year-old she is already a warrior — a big smiling, pool-loving snuggler. Amanda has SMA. For the entire month of August Amanda is being honored with a special cupcake […]

Kacie Jean Photography Donating to theGSF Entire Month of August

August is SMA Awareness month and we are so excited that the amazing and continually acclaimed Kacie Jean Photography will be donating 5% to the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation for the entire month. Kacie is based in Santa Barbara and is booking up quickly as August is one of her last months before maternity leave, so […]

Climb4SMA Conquers Mt. Rainier To Fight SMA

The inspiring Jadon’s Hope and Climb4SMA are at it again! As if climbing the 23,000 foot Mt. Aconcagua and raising over $45,000 for theGSF’s “$200K For SMA” fundraising campaign wasn’t impressive enough, Jim Baker decided to create a team of climbers to tackle the famous Mt. Rainier in Washington. And it was an incredible journey indeed! […]

100 Miles For Owen = Awesomeness

100 miles. 100 miles in 26 hours and 54 minutes. 100 miles in memory of sweet Owen Simmons. Stephen Taylor completed his second Western States 100 endurance challenge and he’s got the bumps and blisters to show for it. What Stephen did was incredible — awe inspiring. But add to it that he didn’t just […]

Acts of Kindness: The Walker Family

Wow. Simply blown away. Ann and Jim Walker and their darling twins Will and Lily are determined to raise $5,000 for theGSF this year. They decided this all on their own and are half way to their goal. When Will and Lily turned two earlier this year they asked for donations to theGSF in lieu […]

ReadGive Raises $1,000 at Rummage To Cure Sale in Fresno

I want you to meet Andrea from ReadGive. She is awesome and so is this company! A few months ago I got an email from her that she wanted to join the Rummage To Cure SMA effort in honor of Hayden Calafiore — yep, G’s BFF who is also a Fresno area native. Andrea learned […]

The Great Duck Race Round Two

Remember last year when the “Gwennie” duck was plucked from the water out of 1,007 rubber ducks at the Troy Strawberry Festival? Remember how Penny and Melissa from Beb-e-ssentials donated all of the $1,000 winnings to the GSF? Well, they are at it again. And get this — the City of Troy and the Strawberry Festival […]

100 Miles For Owen. Stephen Taylor Running Western States 100 (Again) to End SMA!

100 miles. 100 miles in 30 hours. 100 miles though the Sierra Nevada Mountains. 100 miles through extreme heat and even snow. Yep, that crazy Stephen Taylor is doing it again — 100 miles for Owen! And we think he’s incredible! Held the last weekend of June in Northern California, the Western States 100 is […]

Team Jenna Raises Over $1,200 and Races This Sunday

Meet Jenna Boguhn. A spunky six-year-old who loves school, having painted nails, playing dress up, and being with her two older sisters. And while Jenna is so much like any other adorable six-year-old, Jenna has Spinal Muscular Atrophy. This Sunday, Renee Gronowski, Jenna’s aunt, will be running the Buffalo Half-Marathon. This is, of course, in […]