QUEBEC, Nov. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The War Amps 2013 address label mailing is
on its way to Quebec residents starting this week. Its theme, "Where It
All Began," pays special tribute to The War Amps 95th anniversary.
For Marie, "it all began" when she was a newborn baby. In the letter
accompanying the mailing, she describes how The War Amps Child Amputee
(CHAMP) Program was there for her when she lost a leg due to medical
complications at birth. Fortunately, CHAMP had been launched just a few
years before, and her family soon learned that there would be help when
they needed it.
Marie says, "The War Amps provided financial assistance for my
artificial limbs and I met older amputees who were role models. My
parents could talk to other parents and see that I could live a normal
life. I learned to adapt and find solutions to do activities despite
the little obstacles. The War Amps gave me the strong belief that when
there is a will there is a way."
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
Marie 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 514 398-0759 or 1 800 250-3030.
SOURCE: War Amps
For further information:
To interview a War Amps rep or Champ (where available), contact Communications at 514 398-0494 or 1 800 265-0494 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.