Orphan Grain Train's International Fest 2019 Has Special Focus On SP Family

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On September 21, Orphan Grain Train will hold its annual International Fest fundraiser at its warehouse at 621 East-West Boulevard in Millersville. In addition to raising funds for OGT's worldwide humanitarian shipments for those who are less fortunate, OGT will collect for much-needed medical equipment for the Janeski family.

Ava Janeski, now 4 years old, was diagnosed last October with a rare disease known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). Within 24 hours, she went from a happy-go-lucky child with the sniffles to a child who is paralyzed from the neck down.

Ava calls herself Baby Bird and misses playing with her twin brother, who was diagnosed with autism just a few months before Ava's diagnosis of AMF.

Any donations will go toward an adjustable bed and a van equipped with a wheelchair lift. Donations can be made to Orphan Grain Train with “Baby Bird Ava” on the memo line and mailed to OGT, 621 East-West Boulevard, Millersville, Maryland 21108. Tickets for the OGT International Fest are available from Angel Brant, who can be reached at 301-873-1446 or abrandt1446@gmail.com.

For more information on how to help Ava, contact Bonnie Jordan at 443-324-1171.

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