Dynacare to "lemonAID" for Angelman Syndrome

BRAMPTON, ON, June 15, 2015 /CNW/ - On Thursday, June 18, media are invited to join Dynacare and five-year-old philanthropist Na'ama Uzan, as they partner to raise funds in search of a cure for her older brother's rare condition, Angelman Syndrome – a neurological disorder characterized by severe developmental disabilities, motor skill issues and seizures.

Na'ama will be selling lemonade, homemade chocolate chip cookies, popcorn, and cute smiles in front of our lunchroom, from her AS Lemonade Stand.

Since receiving a $2500 Community Outreach corporate donation from Dynacare last year, Na'ama has raised $50,000 to help fund AS research. Her advocacy has received international media attention.

WHAT:

Angelman Syndrome Lemonade Stand Initiative



WHEN:

Thursday, June 18, 11:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.



WHERE:

115 Midair Court, Brampton, ON,  L6T 5M3

All proceeds raised from the AS Lemonade Stand will be donated to The Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (FAST).

About Dynacare

Supporting healthy lives with commitment and care.  By living this mission, Dynacare will achieve its vision of becoming Canada's health and wellness solutions leader.

Dynacare (formerly Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories) is one of Canada's largest providers of health and wellness solutions, with a history that spans more than 50 years. Headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, the company has operations in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.  Every year, Dynacare takes care of more than 10 million Canadians through the accurate and timely delivery of laboratory test results and other health-related services to patients, physicians, healthcare facilities and companies in a wide range of industries. 

SOURCE Dynacare

For further information: or to confirm your attendance, please contact: Joanna Rizi, Manager, Corporate Communications, Dynacare, (905) 790-3515 or 1-800-668-2714, ext. 5268.

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