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For 19 years, Liam Hearne has struggled with nearly EVERY breath. Liam has Cystic Fibrosis. This young man is seriously one of the nicest and most pleasant individuals I have ever met. He truly has a lesson to share with the rest us. Liam’s words… “If life gives you lemons, make a lemon pie and send ME a piece”.

Liam Hearne's Lemonade Standoff, Del Mar, 2011

$1.3 million has been raised for research over the years from Liam Foundation. This money has been raised via various events such as straight donations, galas and their favorites, FUN activities like Wiffle Ball Tournaments, movie nights and NOW (da da da DAAAAAAAA!!!) a Lemonade STANDOFF! This event is a walk for and WITH Liam who you will walk beside. If he is gonna give it a go, then why on earth would you make any excuse. They just wanna go for a walk with friends. We are attaching the form to this post in case you would like to join. You are CERTAINLY welcome to donate or pledge to one of the many people who have decided to participate so ask around in your community and get involved. You will not be sorry. Please give a gander below for the basic info. Giving Scene will be there. Come find us and say hello at the starting line. We would love to get your photo and post it as PROOF of your support and courage to join the Liam Foundation in a STEP towards a cure.

By itself, a lemon is bitter.  Add a little sugar, and it becomes a sweet treat. On May 22, 2011, our team takes its rightful place on the sand in Del Mar, to walk toward the cure (and stomp on some lemons while we are at it).   We invite you to join us.  If Liam can push 3 miles after having a collapsed lung, imagine how inspiring it will be to walk alongside him.

Team Name:  Liam’s Lemonade Stand Off

Date:  Sunday, May 22, 2011

Time:   8:00

(Meet to receive your Team Shirt and Liam’s Team Photo)

Location:  Powerhouse Park – Del Mar

Donations:      Checks payable to “LIAM FOUNDATION

P.O. Box 146; Solana Beach, CA  92075

Lemonade Standoff 2011 Walkathon Pledge Form

Please RSVP no later than May 9, 2011


COMMENT BELOW and let us know here or on our FB page that you will be participating. We want to know who is proactive in the social good.


See you ALL there. 😉


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    May 5, 2011 at 10:54 am

    Marie- Thanks for helping us get the word out! We are SO CLOSE to curing this horrible disease…and as many people know, CF has been making HUGH headlines lately with breakthrough treatments and medications. Liam is ALIVE today because of the CF Foundation – We can’t wait to CELEBRATE the cure together!

  2. Editor, Marie Tahan Daniels

    May 5, 2011 at 4:41 pm


    We are so excited about this event. It is such a fun twist for a fundraiser. It will be a great way to get families outdoors, together, active and for a great reason. We will see you there!


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