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"Everyone has a voice deep down inside them, a voice that says “shine”. Some have loud voices, while some have quiet ones. Some people’s voice is so quiet they never get to hear it, while those that do may choose not to listen. Unfortunately, only a few decide to act on this voice, the stars who influence others to listen themselves."
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2018 Walk For Dementia

We came, we walked, we conquered … another fundraising walk in support of The Dementia Society of Ottawa!

On May 12, Little Voice Books joined over 700 walkers in the #WalkForDementia! Walking for the fourth year in a row, the team was excited to be joined this year by friends and family to walk in honour of Little Voice’s author’s grandmother, Teresina Bernardo. This year, the team was able to fundraise a total of $470 dollars to support the programs and services making a difference in the lives of those living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.

The Walk for Dementia raised over $220,000 (and counting) – you can still donate to the Little Voice team until June 30, 2018, donate here!  The success of Ottawa’s Walk was made possible through the generosity of all those who participated, donated and raised awareness for this cause! Thank you, as always, for standing behind us! You made our steps count!

All funds raised in the Walk for Dementia stay in the local Ottawa/Renfrew County communities to provide support, education, navigation and resources.

 

Give Thanks, Give Back

And I have no control over which yesterdays I keep and which ones get deleted. This disease will not be bargained with. I can’t offer it the names of the US presidents in exchange for the names of my children. I can’t give it the names of state capitals and keep the memories of my husband …My yesterdays are disappearing, and my tomorrows are uncertain, so what do I live for? I live for each day. I live in the moment. Some tomorrow soon, I’ll forget that I stood before you and gave this speech. But just because I’ll forget it some tomorrow doesn’t mean that I didn’t live every second of it today. I will forget today, but that doesn’t mean that today doesn’t matter.
Lisa Genova, Still Alice

Teresina Bernardo and sons Arturo (Amanda's father) & Alessandro - Currently fighting this battle.
Teresina Bernardo and sons Arturo (Amanda’s father) & Alessandro.          Teresina is currently fighting the battle against Alzheimer’s disease.

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