MANITOBA, Nov. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The War Amps 2013 address label mailing
is on its way to Manitoba residents starting this week. Its theme,
"Where It All Began," pays special tribute to the Association's 95th anniversary.
For Karl, "it all began" with an accident when he was a toddler. In the
letter accompanying the mailing, he describes how The War Amps Child
Amputee (CHAMP) Program was there for him after he escaped his play
area to explore the family farm and ended up losing his right leg in a
"Fortunately, CHAMP had been launched just two years before, and the
first thing my family learned was that there would be help whenever we
needed it," Karl explains. "As I grew up, The War Amps support for
artificial limbs, vast information and regional seminars gave me all
the tools possible for my independence and success. They also gave me
a motto that has stuck with me all my life - it's what's left that
Sent as a thank you to supporters of The War Amps Key Tag Service,
address labels are not just for envelopes! They can be used to
identify items like books and for filling out name and address
information on forms.
Karl is just one of the thousands of Champs who have benefitted from The
War Amps 95 year legacy of "amputees helping amputees." For more
stories, the public is encouraged to read the Association's latest
annual report at waramps.ca.
The War Amps receives no government grants. Its programs are possible
solely through public support of the Key Tag and Address Label
Service. For more information, or to order address labels, visit waramps.ca or call toll-free 1 800 250-3030.
SOURCE: War Amps
For further information:
To interview a War Amps rep or Champ (where available), contact Communications at 1 877 60MEDIA or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; for an address label graphic, visit waramps.ca/newsroom/stock_photos/keyadd.html or for filler print psas, waramps.ca/psa.