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5th April 2005, 05:38 AM
The CKCS Club (UK) has posted information on how to donate towards the cavalier DNA research drive (to tackle syringomyelia, MVD, epilepsy and increase both canine and human knowledge in these areas. Many people have asked in the past if and where they can donate money (you can also donate your cavalier's DNA, full info on doing that in the FAQ section under Health). Here are the details on how to donate to the research group in the UK, US or Canada (this is now an international effort):

All Donations in North America should be designated towards the "Dr. Berge Minassian's Syringomyelia DNA Research" by writing this clearly on the top front of the cheque. This is immediately picked up by Gift Admin people in the Foundation. Gifts can be eligible for IRA tax receipts. Note below who to make chequea payable to.

IMPORTANT: Please notify Clare Rusbridge when making a donation or award so that we can give you feed back for your support.

Dr. Clare Rusbridge, BVMS, DipECVN
Stone Lion Veterinary Centre,
41 High Street, Wimbledon, SW19 5AU

Tel: 020 8946 4228 Confidential fax 020 87860525
E mail: neuro.vet@btinternet.com

Canada If your gift is in $Canadian the cheque should be drawn in the name of "The Hospital for Sick Children Foundation".
Send to

Ibrahim Inayatali, CFRE
The Hospital for Sick Kids Foundation,
555 University Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8

Tel: 416.813.2239 Fax: 416.813.8142
E-mail: ibrahim.inayatali@sickkids.ca

USA If you wish to make a donation in $US the cheque should be drawn in the name of "Friends of the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Inc.", (US registered charity)
Send to:

Friends of the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Inc
C/o Roha & Flaherty
Attention: Susan L.Q. Flaherty,
2121 K. Street, N.W. Suite 800, Washington, DC 20037

Tel: 202-833-0033
E-mail: slqflaherty-ngolaw@juno.com