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The Limb Preservation Foundation Receives $30,000 Donation from AlloSource | May 11, 2021
The Limb Preservation Foundation (LPF) received a $30,000 donation from AlloSource, a leading nonprofit provider of tissue donations used by surgeons to heal their patients. The donation will support the Limb Preservation Foundation’s patient assistance program, research initiatives and 2021 events. >> View the full release

The Limb Preservation Foundation Launches New Peer Support Program in Honor of Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month | April 1, 2021
The Limb Preservation Foundation (LPF) is marking Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month this April with the launch of a new peer support program offering one-on-one support to patients undergoing limb treatment due to tumor, trauma or infection. >> View the full release

NEWS COVERAGE

Colorado woman talks about what it’s like living with limb loss
KOAA News 5
April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month, and a Colorado woman and cancer survivor is educating others about what her life is like every day. >> Full story

Limb Preservation Foundation launches peer support program
El Paso County and Fountain Valley News
With its substantial active and retired military population, limb loss is a familiar concern for Fountain Valley residents. What many may not know unless they have close family members struggling with limb loss is that the recovery process can be very involved. >> Full story

Cancer Survivor and Amputee Shares Story for Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month
Denver Post YourHub
Alyssa Liddle had just graduated college and was busy launching a new phase of her life when she noticed swelling on her right calf. She worried that it might be a blood clot, an odd condition, Liddle thought, for a healthy 22-year-old who had just hiked across Europe with her father. >> Full story

20 years after Columbine shooting, survivor chooses hope and ‘freedom over fear’
The News & Observer
Kacey Ruegsegger threw herself under a computer table and covered herself with a plastic chair as two young men with guns shouted and threatened to blow up the room. >> Full story

Colorado Springs teen continues to share story of shark attack, inspire others
KOAA News 5
19-year-old Hunter Treschl seems like your typical college student, when you first meet him. >> Full story

Lilly the lemon: Remarkable pooch overcomes cancer
Colorado State University
You might call Lilly a lemon. At least, her owners joke she is. “We were four days away from our first dog show when Lilly got sick,” said Barb Mason, owner of Lilly, a 9-year-old Great Pyrenees. “We started calling her our lemon puppy.” >> Full story

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The Limb Preservation Foundation is passionate about sharing stories about limb loss and limb challenges. If you are a member of the news media, please contact:

Jon Pushkin, APR
303.733.3441
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