Alpha Goodies are fun Alpha-1 items that you can get for friends and family to help spread the word about Alpha-1. Several are free, just for the asking, and all donations go to support Alpha-1 Foundation research and related programs.
Complete the Order Form and fax or email it to Alberta Betterson, fax: (305) 567-1317 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call and order by telephone, tel: (877) 228-7321 ext. 223. Items have been donated and/or underwritten and are tax-deductible in accordance with IRS regulations.
“Alpha-1 Sucks the Life Right Out of You” T-Shirt
Back by popular demand, this t-shirt reminds us that there is something that we can do about Alpha-1. This soft 100% cotton t-shirt features a fitted silhouette and vivid color. Available in Light Grey. Sizes available: Small – 2XL.
Suggested Donation: $20
Alpha-1 Mission Possible” T-Shirt
Alpha-1 Mission Possible was the theme of the Alpha-1 Foundation Booth Experience at the 22nd Alpha-1 National Conference. The Alpha-1 Seal is on the front left side, while the back displays the phrase, “Help make a cure POSSIBLE.” Available in White. Sizes available: Small – 2XL.
Suggested Donation: $10
Cure Alpha-1 Wristband
This purple wristband is the great way to spread awareness every day. One side of the bracelet says, “Cure Alpha-1” and the back features the Foundation’s website for fast, easy reference for Alpha-1 information. Made of silicone material.
Suggested Donation: $3.00
Alpha-1 Tie for a Cure
Get ready for a fun look for all the “Alpha Males” out there. The design features our very own Alpha-1 protein strand and is an ideal piece for a conversation starter. 100 % Silk.
Suggested Donation: $55.00
Alpha-1 Greeting Cards
Help spread awareness by sending your loved ones Alpha-1 greeting cards, designed by William F. Reese. Reese created these works of art for his wife, Fran, before he passed away. They are perfect for birthdays, seasonal greetings, thank you, and thinking of you. It’s also a great way to honor Reese’s talent and memory. Two styles available. Pack of 6 cards.
Suggested Donation: $25.00
More Alpha Goodies
Woof for a Cure – Dog Bandanas
Lindsay Megenhardt designed her own line of doggy bandanas called Woof for a Cure for her own dogs, Mikey and Brooklyn. Now, she has small, medium and large bandanas available for a $20 donation, so you too can dress your pet in Alpha-1 fashion. All proceeds go to the Alpha 1 Foundation to help find a cure for Alpha 1! To order a bandana, visit Megenhart’s Facebook page and send her a direct message: Woof for a Cure.
“Keep Calm and Cure Alpha-1″ Magnet
This Alpha-1 purple magnet reminds us to focus and press forward to find a cure. Dimensions: 2″ x 3 1/2″.
Suggested Donation: FREE
Please contact Maria Virginia Deliz at (877) 228-7321, ext. 245 or email@example.com, to request your magnet. Be sure to include your full name and mailing address.
Big Fat Reference Guide
This is the most comprehensive guide to living with Alpha-1 available anywhere. Features include medical assessment, testing and treatment, diet and nutrition, activity and fitness, the management of environmental risk factors, coping with Alpha-1, insurance and disability and much more.
The online Big Fat Reference Guide is quick and easy to use. It is available at http://www.alphanetbfrg.org/. A simple, FREE registration allows the BFRG to be personalized to the specific needs of the user.
Alpha-1-To-One is filled with practical advice, personal stories and news for people touched by Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. The magazine is mailed three times a year – and subscriptions are free.
The 50th anniversary special edition includes an interview with Sten Eriksson, the co-discoverer of Alpha-1, and these major anniversary stories:
– Joel Cooper, MD, on performing the first successful lung transplant 30 years ago
– Mary Pierce on 20 years of life after lung transplant, nearly all spent helping other Alphas
– the 25th anniversary of augmentation therapy, and how important the therapy has been to the Alpha-1 community.