Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Women’s Group is taking orders for a pulled pork dinner to benefit the Make It Happen CureFA Organization on Thursday, March 5, 2020.
Make it Happen CureFA (MIH) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created by the Walker family on behalf of Kate Walker. Kate is the sixteen-year-old daughter of Jason and Rachel Walker and granddaughter of Bo and Chris Walker and Dr. Jimmy and Helene Walker.
Kate was diagnosed at age 12 with a rare, degenerative, neuromuscular condition called Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA), for which there is no medical regimen or cure. FA affects approximately 5,000 people in the US and 15,000 around the world. It is an inherited disorder and most children are diagnosed between the ages of 5-15. FA is a multi-system disease affecting mobility, fine motor skills, vision, hearing, speech, heart function and other body systems. FA does not affect cognitive ability.
The smoked pulled pork will be prepared by Tracy Kelley. A Lunch plate is $8.00 and will include a sandwich, chips and, a brownie or a one-pound container for $10.00 is also available. Deliveries will be made to Winnfield businesses with an order of eight or more between 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. All other orders may be picked up at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church located at 772 Country Club Rd, Winnfield, LA 71483. To place an order or for more information please contact Tracy Kelley (318)727-4591 or Laure Derr (318)628-4079, (318)663-6701. Cut off date for orders is February 21, 2020.
Please make all checks payable to Make it Happen CureFA Foundation.
MIH is committed to finding a cure for FA and aiding those impacted by FA.
For more information visit Make it Happen CureFA.
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