A night out in support of the LAM
WE are hosting a BUD, SPUD and CHICKEN FUNDRAISER - May 5, 2016 
Email us at lymphmanitoba@gmail.com for tickets or more information. 
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Our neighbors, Lymphedema Association of Saskatchewan is hosting Understanding Lymphedema Symposium 
on May 6th and 7th, 2016, in Saskatoon. See their website for more information sasklymph.ca
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We join the secure site www.CanadaHelps.org as they make it easy to support your favorite charity. Once on their site, search for us with key word 'lymphedema' and then scroll to the bottom of the page to find our organization.  

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Partnering with the LAM, Hilary Druxman Design acknowledges the importance of giving back to the community.

She has designed a unique pendant we call Journey. Order the pendant and 100% of the net proceeds from each necklace sold supports the LAM in our mission to raise lymphedema awareness. 

"Formerly, a rusted piece of metal found on the street . . . transformed into a sterling silver charm. 
Symbolic of the challenges on every journey as we move forward,
one step at a time, discovering hope, strength and joy."

It is a journey of ups and downs; it is hard and good all at the same time

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LAM an organization in the pursuit of resourcesinformation, education and awareness, and support for those affected with or at risk of primary or secondary lymphedema; their families, health care professionals and the general public.

Much work needs to be done to create awareness of this debilitating affliction. Health care professionals, require education, both in terms of preventing and treating lymphedema. Service to Manitobans are not insured and access to trained therapists is not readily known.

LAM brochure is available.

Mission statement
The LAM will work to ensure all who are impacted by lymphedema have equal access to appropriate resources

Description 
Our organization is providing education and awareness of lymphedema to the general public and the medical community.

The Lymphedema Association of Manitoba 2016 – 2017 Board of Directors are:

Susan Stratford, President
Isabelle Thorvardson, Vice President
Susan Tole, Secretary
Giju George
Cara Hutchison
Sandy Funk
Kim Avanthay, Past President


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