[Yoshiko Dart at last year's funrun with Justin Dart's wheelchair and iconic cowboy hat]
I am writing to ask you to sponsor me in the ADAPT fun*run for disability rights on April 25th. My goal is to raise $2000 and so far I have raised $670 to date. Half of the money goes to national ADAPT and the other half goes to the newly formed Maryland ADAPT which currently has no budget.
You might not know that ADAPT helps EVERYONE! It is an organization that fights to change legislation that benefits people with all types of disabilities and senior citizens. Everyone will get old so everyone benefits from the legislation we're fighting for. Did you know that ADAPT is responsible for the ADA being passed, which will celebrate its 20th anniversary on July 26th 2010?!?!
If you don't need our help now perhaps someone in your family has already been affected by the budget cuts in the current economy. As co-organizer of the newly resurected Maryland ADAPT I am asking that you consider making a pledge by visiting http://www.adaptfunrun.org/sponsor.php?id=7
Even if you can only afford to donate a small amount, every penny helps in our fight to FREE OUR PEOPLE! To borrow from Mike Ervin, this years national funrunner "Giving the bad guys a pie in the face actually costs a lot of money. Help keep ADAPT strong! Please sponsor me. It’s easy to do and it’s tax deductible."
To learn more about ADAPT and what we do visit http://www.adapt.org