HOME

NEWS

CHARITIES

VOLUNTEER

ACTION CENTER

ADD CHARITY

CONTACT

SUPPORT

World Environment Community Health Animals Celebrity Submit A Site Find A Charity
Local Teen Gets 2nd Chance After MDA Camp Sends Him Home

By Candice Lee , NBC4i.com

1208 days ago   Article ID# 1097887
Original URL

 

Muscular Dystrophy Association

COLUMBUS, OHIO (NBC4i.com) - Two weeks ago, NBC4 told you Trevor Robinett's story.

The Reynoldsburg teen who lives with spinal muscular atrophy is sitting at home this summer instead of his usual trip to camp.

He’s been attending the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s week-long residential camp since he was 5 years old.

This year, camp advisors sent him home, indicating Trevor was too sick to attend.

MDA has promised to work with Trevor's family to get him to camp next summer, but if that doesn't work out, the Robinett family received another offer.

Moved by Trevor's story, an Indianapolis camp, called Champ Camp, is extending an invitation to Trevor and his family.

"This is sometimes the only opportunity these kids have to explore the outdoors and really feel connected with kids who are just like them," said Jennifer Kobylarz, executive director of Champ Camp. "We believe that Trevor would be a perfect fit for Champ Camp."

Champ Camp is a week-long overnight camp just like the MDA camp and the offer came at a time when Trevor's dad, Tim, is skeptical about allowing Trevor to return to MDA camp.

"I think that's pretty awesome. It's awesome that people would reach out," Tim said.


Copyright 2014 NBC4i.com   (Copyright Terms)
Updated 1208 days ago   Article ID# 1097887

Muscular Dystrophy Association    View Charity Profile    Visit Website

More Muscular Dystrophy Association News

Firefighters raising Funds for MDA

557 days ago From Waxahachie Daily Light 

WAXAHACHIE, TEXAS - The Waxahachie Firefighters Association will be working to =93Fill the Boot=94 to help children who are battling Muscular Dystrophy. Crews will be working on April 25, 26, and 27 at the intersections of Main Street and Elm, Marvin and Ferris and Indi ...

Jiffy Lube® Raises More than $1.1 Million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association

741 days ago From Equities.com 

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - HOUSTON, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to generous support from customers, Jiffy Lube International, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Muscle Up(SM) campaign raised more than $1,150,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) in its fir ...

Redlands girl helping out Muscular Dystrophy Association

794 days ago From Redlands Daily Facts 

REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA - Abbey Umali of Redlands who is living with a form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, is partnering with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Jiffy Lube to help raise funds for those living with muscular dystrophy. ((John Valenzuela/Staff ...

Firefighters Collect Record Amount During 'Fill the Boot' Campaign

823 days ago From Patch.com 

GREENFIELD, WISCONSIN - Print. Comment. =E2=80=B9 Back to Article. new Video_thumb. Embed | Share. Greenfield firefighters collect money on 76th Street and Layton Avenue as part of their Fill the Boot campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association on July 11, 2012. context ...

Creekview gives back

826 days ago From Cherokee Tribune 

MARIETTA, GEORGIA - Creekview gives back - CANTON =97 Creekview High School's Beta Club did more than simply sell shamrocks to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association this year. The money raised gave three children the opportunity to attend MDA's Walk ...

Go to page:   1    2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next >> 

<< Return To Health News

Action Center

Antarctic sea ice set for record high as Arctic heads for sixth lowest extent

Action: Climate Change

The extent of sea ice in Antarctica is set to reach a record high, scientists said on Tuesday, as they announced that Arctic ...

Gorillas benefit from new protection in Cameroon

Action: Wildlife Conservation

Critically endangered Cross River Gorillas will be receiving much-needed additional protection in Cameroon with the creation ...

India plans huge palm oil expansion, puts forests at risk

Action: Stop Deforestation

Palm oil, a ubiquitous ingredient in supermarket products ranging from shampoos and cosmetic in supermarket products ranging ...

Coal mine has heavy impact in Indonesian Borneo

Action: Stop Pollution

Baharuddin should be happy. The rambutan and durian trees flanking his home are heavy with fruit. Two hectares of chilies str ...

Decades of overfishing causes swordfish decline

Action: Save Our Oceans

Overfishing has caused swordfish numbers to decline considerably since the 1980s and the population is now 70 percent lower t ...

View All Actions >>

 

 

Charities

News

Follow Us

Support

Find A Charity

Action Center

World

Community

Facebook

Twitter Support

Contact

Volunteer

Add A Site

Environment

Animals

Google+

Privacy Policy

Copyright

 

 

Health

Celebrity

Terms of Service

Copyright © The Charity Vault All rights reserved.