Since launching her lemonade fundraiser last summer, five-year-old Na’ama Uzan has raised $25,000 to help find a cure for Angelman syndrome (AS).
“It’s just incredible that through a lemonade stand we’ve been able to raise this towards a cure for Angelman Syndrome,” Na’ama’s dad, David Uzan, said in an interview last summer, when Na’ama had raised about $6,000.
With the help of her family and friends, the North York girl sells lemonade in the summer and hot chocolate in the winter, raising awareness and donating all proceeds to the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics.
“My brother, Nadav, has Angelman Syndrome, so we’re trying to raise money for a cure so he won’t have it anymore,” Na'ama told CBC News last August.
On Sunday, April 12, Na’ama set up her stand near the sidewalk on her family’s driveway, selling cups ofRead More »from Toronto girl’s lemonade stands raise $25,000 for Angelman syndrome