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Annual Mother’s Day Celebration Luncheon is May 8th!

LuncheonWe are so excited for our Annual Mother’s Day Celebration Luncheon on Friday, May 8th at 11:30am.   This year’s Luncheon will be held at the beautiful Rolling Hills Country Club in Wilton, CT.  As we have had in the past, we will have many exciting silent auction items, inspiring speakers and a treat for everyone, provided by Deborah Ann’s Sweet Shoppe of Ridgefield, CT.

Registration is now closed.   If you have any questions, please contact Laura at Lschwartz@mollytango.org.…

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Sami’s New Bike!

Last week we were thrilled to provide a local CT girl with a specialized bike which will help strengthen her legs (and might be fun too!).   Sami is an 18 year old who has had seizures since birth.  She is developmentally delayed and mostly non-verbal, but has a handful of words. She needs assistance with all aspects of daily living skills.

SamiSami is mobile but over the past few years her knees have “collapsed” inward requiring physical therapy and exercise.  The bike we purchased will be a highly motivational and effective way to strengthen Sami’s legs in the proper alignment.

One of Sami’s favorite places to use this is at the mall, where...

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A New Wheelchair for a Very Special Boy!

In the summer of 2013 the Foundation was pleased to purchase a wheelchair for Eduardo, a six year old RMATMF Eduardoidgefield boy who was born with SMA Type 2.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is characterized by progressive muscle weakness from degeneration and loss of the lower motor neurons in the spinal cord and the brain stem nuclei. Poor weight gain, sleep difficulties, respiratory complications, joint contractures and paralysis are common complications. There is no cure.

Despite his diagnosis, Eduardo is just like his first grade peers. He loves Legos, museums and art. He plays baseball with the Holland League, rides horses at Pegasus and swims.  He has a beautiful spirit and...

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