On October 26th, I’m going to get on stage at the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia and sing with CBS3 morning anchor and friend, Jim Donovan.
So, I’m a little nervous to be quite frank with you.
Yep, we’re singing for money. Jim says he is many things but not a singer so I guarantee you this is going to be worth the price of admission.
We are raising money for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation to fund much-needed research and to support families who are dealing with the horrific impact of inflammatory bowel disorders; families like mine.
You see, I lost my entire large intestine to this disease in my 30’s. So did my mother, my aunt, and my grandfather. My sisters have had their bouts. We wait and pray it doesn’t hit our children. Thousands of children are diagnosed every year.
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation is a lifeline when you have IBD. I know because it was a lifeline for me when I was diagnosed. That’s why I’m involved; to make sure it’s there for others.
We need a cure, people. Having your colon removed is not a cure. Trust me on this.
I’m so grateful, Jim and some of my other media friends have agreed to help put on the Golden Gut Awards Show. (Think Golden Globes-ish.)
- Loraine Ballard Morrill (IheartMedia)
- Jennifer Lynn (WHYY)
- Katie Catro (6ABC)
- Jenice Armstrong (Inquirer Columnist)
- Glenn Hurricane Schwartz (NBC10)
- Rosemary Connors (NBC10)
- Karen Hepp (FOX29)
- Michelle Leonard (aka, realtor Hat Lady)
We’re going to have a great time!
I generally am shy about asking for donations.
There are so many good causes out there. But if you buy a ticket to our event, I promise, you’ll be part of a memorable night and making a difference in the lives of others too. It’s one of those times that asking for money isn’t hard at all.
Can’t make it? I would be personally appreciative of any size donation here.
From your literally “gutless” but still daring, singing fundraiser,