Here at Shorebread we are huge advocates of using our powers for good. So, when we saw this article in OC Today, we just had to share the story with our followers.
The White Marlin Open is a huge fishing tournament in Ocean City, MD each August. Hundreds of boats participate each year with millions of dollars up for grabs. The Fishing For Muscular Dystrophy (FFMD) team will be competing in this year’s event – not only to hopefully raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) – but to also help raise awareness of the disease.
Paul Robertson was diagnosed with Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD) 15 years ago at the age of 31 and was inspired to establish the FFMD offshore fishing team. Paul’s younger, sister, Nicole, is also fighting the disease. As Paul told OC Today, “We want to bring awareness to the disease and the MDA, raise funds and show that your life’s not over when you have a muscular disease. The ‘Live Unlimited’ campaign is a platform for the MDA, and I’m like an example of someone living unlimited.”
We encourage you to learn more about the cause and Paul’s story here on OC Today and on their website here: http://www.fishingformd.com/