|508 E. South Temple, Suite 20|
Salt Lake City,
We are now part
of the 2008 National Combined Federal Campaign (CF.C)
Charity List-so all yo.u federal employees (& all
your friends) can now donate directly to SADS through
your workplace campaign.CFC Charity
.SADS needs your help!The CFC Campaigns across
the country are a great way to make a whole new audience
of federal workers (post office, military, etc.) aware
of the warning signs.To volunteer (or for more
info), contact Joanne
Awareness Month is under way, kids are back in school
and the smell of newly sharpened pencils is in the
air! Here at the SADS Foundation we thought this
would be a good time to check in with our parents and
|As you know, part of this month's focus is to
provide SADS Safe Schools for all of our kids and our
Checklist is a great step-by-step guide to making
We'd love to hear from you!
Have you talked with your school principal yet?
How many SADS kids now have Care Plans in place at their
schools? It's never too late to get started
and we want your state to be involved!
completed the School Checklist, it's tiime to move on to
the rest of your community. Do your kids participate in
after-school activities? Do the Emergency Room's
in your area know what Long QT is should your child have
an accident? Now that your schools are safe, SADS
Awarenesss Month is also a great opportunity to expand
your outreach beyond your schools and out into your
communities. Below is a list of ideas about where
|Expand your outreach! Here's
and lots of pictures and keep us posted! We want
to hear all about it! Your stories inspire and
- Distribute SADS materials (packets and posters) in
your community's schools, recreation centers, Boys and
Girls Clubs, your local Y.M.C.A and Y.W.C.A's, and/or
to any after-school activity in which your child is
- Visit the Emergency Rooms in your area, distribute
materials and make sure they understand and are
prepared to care for your child's condition.
- Alert the media! If your family has LQT (or
another SADS condition) tell your story to the media.
You can use our Media Kit and Media Tips to prepare,
(email Olivia for information and
- Give a personal gift or organize a fundraiser to
help cover the costs of materials and outreach and to
promote awareness in the community.
Volunteer for a CFC Campaign event
in your community.
federal employees about SADS conditions by participating
in a CFC event in your area. For the first time SADS has
been accepted as part of the National Federal Employee's
Charitable Giving Campaign. There will be Kick Off
events all over the nation in September and October for
all federal employees.
Help us educate federal
employees about heart arrythmias while raising money to
save lives. Kick off activities vary but you can
start by simply handing our materials at a fair. Contact
Joanne Robinson or call
1-800-786-7723 for more