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Henrico Police Athletic League: June, July & August 2017

The third organization that we would like to raise awareness about is the Henrico Police Athletic League (HPALS).  A percentage of ALL proceeds from the month of June & July will go directly to HPALS. About HPALS: HPAL strives to provide a high quality and safe environment for at risk youth in grades K-12 through educational, athletic and social programs, while creating a positive relationship between police officers and youth. HPALS has worked to awareness of HPALS throughout the country, state, county and region.  They have been developing new programs for youth and expanding on their current programs.  Here is a link to the list of all the programs they currently offer.  How you can help: Be sure to check their...

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Bohring-Opitz Syndrome: April 2017

The first organization that we would like to raise awareness about is the Bohring-Opitz Syndrome.  A percentage of ALL proceeds from the month of April will go directly to the Bohring-Opitz Syndrome Foundation.  The Bohring-Opitz Syndrome Foundation, Inc.- a 501c3 non-profit organization- is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by BOS through the establishment of a medical advisory board, awareness initiatives, and parent/patient advocacy.  What is BOS?   Bohring-Opitz Syndrome is an extremely rare genetic syndrome. There are fewer than 80 cases in the world. This syndrome is diagnosed by genetic testing and is a mutation in the ASXL1 gene. The leading cause of death is respiratory infections. Children with BOS can have feeding difficulties, recurring respiratory infections, sleep...

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