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This will be used for stories of people that want to give back to RSDSA for personal reasons and are sharing those stories with us.

New Year, New RSDSA Goals – Helping the CRPS Community

Published on January 3, 2017 under Call to Action
 By Samantha Barrett, Special Events Coordinator Welcome, 2017! So many of us were ready for a new year. With the new year comes expectations of resolutions, bettering oneself, and change overall. Not only is RSDSA no different than everyone else, but we also want to help people reach their goals/resolutions and then some! As you may have seen in our emails, we have a set of initiatives for 2017 here at RSDSA. They include: Co-sponsoring Camp for Courageous Kids- a camp for youngsters in pain for our third year Continuing to transform lives with our "Treating the Whole Person Conferences," the next one is scheduled for Nashville in April 2017, as well as utilizing our live-stream Implementing our first statewide…
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Easy Ways to Give to a Charity

Published on July 9, 2015 under Fundraising
  By Samantha Barrett, RSDSA’s Special Events Fundraiser A question that we get frequently is: “How can I give to the community?” There are plenty of very easy ways to give back that can be a part of things you do every day! These methods don’t just apply to RSDSA, but to several different charities and causes. Goodsearch.com is your new best friend (http://www.goodsearch.com)!    Google is running our world, but GoodSearch will get you the same results, all while donating to charity! Go to the website and click “Find A Cause to Support.”  You can then search for your favorite cause (including RSDSA). Once you select the cause, you can sign in with Facebook or with an email address. Then,…
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Developing CRPS/RSD and Finding Hope

Published on June 29, 2015 under Giving Back
Hi there! My name is Katie and I’m the blogger behind Upcycled Treasures and A Handcrafted Wedding. I was diagnosed with CRPS back in August 2012, and remember how difficult it was to find information and inspiring stories. In fact, I generally ended my search feeling more discouraged than when I started, and this only seemed to make my symptoms worse. Can anyone else relate? The RSDSA website was the best source of information I could find, which is why I am so excited to share my story with you. I want you to know that there is hope, and not to be discouraged by what you read. However, I’d be lying if I didn’t admit that I am also…
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