Every SickKids Lottery ticket sold funds the fight for kids like Norah.
probably never heard of maple
syrup urine disease. It’s the inherited metabolic condition Norah was diagnosed
with seven days into her life, by SickKids staff. It results from the body
being unable to break down amino acids, and can have life-threatening
consequences. When Norah’s amino acid levels were high, she would lose her
ability to walk, and it was affecting her
Norah was hospitalized many times in her first few years. At two, she went on the liver transplant list. SickKids staff saw this as the best chance for her body to gain the ability to metabolize protein.
Norah received her liver transplant to protect her from the effects of maple syrup urine disease. So far, it’s worked. Today at four, Norah is a girl transformed — she’s had no symptoms. She still takes daily medications, and visits SickKids every two months to take blood.
SickKids couldn’t provide as much for kids like Norah without your support.
You fund our fight for Norah when you purchase a lottery ticket.