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I dunno how the hell I ended up on their mailing list but i get crap from them all the time asking for my support to put an end to big bad contractors and sub par government subsidized housing. The more humorous part was the fundraiser diagram that showed they have only raised $183.33 this summer

"Urgent request for help to keep Lead Safe America going!
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- I need your help today - please.
July was the Lead Safe America Foundation's slowest month on record for donations.

For many of you - our friends - this means you were on vacation.

For us this means Len and I are diverting our very limited personal income to cover the Foundation basic expenses - like office rent, internet and phones/fax, and not taking any time off... but we're parents of lead-poisoned kiddos and don't have the resources to do that.

You can help give Lead Safe America longevity and stability with a small contribution on a regular basis - so we continue to help families, (like the more than 6,000 families who have gotten free test-kits and information from LSAF so far this year!)

Please join our Honor Roll today to help us get through slow times. Honor Roll members have committed to making a monthly contribution of at least $5 through PayPal. Just click the "Monthly" checkbox after you click the "Donate" button. The average "Honor Roll" contribution is $16.67 a month, and they range fro $5 to $50.

Next summer Len and I would like to try to spend some time with our kids and not work so hard to keep the Foundation's lights on! :)

Thank you,

Tamara Rubin
Mother of Lead Poisoned Children
Executive Director"
 

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Can't donate $$ but since I'm considered a friend I have a gallon of lead based paint for your kids you're welcome to pick up. Preferably, spread, let dry and consume or ready to eat.
 

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The lead paint whoever has a bill board up stating millions (or some ridiculous number) of children are killed/sick every year. If that's true how come funerals aren't more common in grade school? And kids being taught not to lick baseboards and doors before sex ed in elementary school?
 

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Google'd the "foundation" I'm a little sickened on how much free money is going to it and it's ideas. The whole thing started when she hired a contractor to do some work. He heated up some paint to remove from the old house and both her children have lead poisoning. Her other child was poisoned at a private school. Is the simple jist. So now spends $9k a year for office rent (sounds cheap if it's not actually in her house) and $10k a year for communication/phone/Internet (if it is in her home does she have separate private lines or does she share the foundations perks with the rest of the house) sounds like she should bundle "we all bundle" (phone/tv/Internet company commercial joke)

So now she wants "safe houses" bought around the country. So that families can go live while lead paint is dealt with in their own homes (houses would be from $40k to $300k)

And my favorite...... "safe camp" a place where kids can go to get therapy away from traffic. With no painted structures and virgin soil for organic garden. And blah blah blah requirements. Also this could be used for a safe house principal in two parent homes one could take the children while the other stays behind to deal with the lead paint. Oh! And they would need to buy this camp in a warmer climate.............drum roll please..........they found one in Hawaii. .......it's only $3.8million they would need $5mil to make it work though.

I think they should hire the contractor that wasn't an a-hole enough to tell the lady to get her kids out of his work area. Let's hear from that guy! Did he have the kids blood/lead level tested before he painted her house and then have the kids retested at job end? To show how he poisoned them? What about her other lead poisoned child what was his lead level before he went to the school? Are all the other children dead from attending class? Should we blame the postman for giving us cancer? (Well before the mail was delivered I didn't have cancer. But then the mail man showed up and delivered the test results from the doctor via mail and I read the report thus the mail man did it. And he didn't use mail delivery safe practices and with all the frenzy in the media about post men delivering cancer. Had he just delivered the report to the neighbors house instead I would be cancer free today.)

I really feel for parents of sick children but let's not make up stuff.

They say 1 in 3 children are lead poisoned in the USA. .......wow we are all doomed. So every family has a child living in an old home separate from them? How many children live in newer homes have lead poisoning?

My hats off to the lady though. She started a foundation that twice a month has a "event" somewhere so they can run all over the country tax free. Now she is making a film showing things like breaking the news to a parent at one of the events that her child's blood test result just came back and her child has lead in her system. As well as interviews with old hippie looking specialist backing up her claims (sounds ligit) as well as comments about the movie from mom's all over. (It makes me think of how Michael Moore runs all over bad mouthing rich people and capitalism and yet here he enjoys both) and yet here I am beating myself up to get ahead enough to pay taxes and provide a service to people. She doesn't have customers and gets donations for everything.
 

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Mother of lead poisoned "CHILDREN"??? sounds like she doesn't pay much attention to what her kids are doing.
 
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hey they got lead paint in south america, obama's gonna need more money, how do you wean kids off lead paint,
 

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I gotta search my inbox she sent one last month about a lady on welfare in a section 8 apartment. She found lead paint. This group wanted donations to put the lady up in a hotel until the state could find her a new section 8 apartment.

Id love to respond to one of her email next time ive had a few, but feel id end up on some epa watch list.

Re the other poster. Yea im sure the epa gave her a list of all our emails
 

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Mother of lead poisoned "CHILDREN"??? sounds like she doesn't pay much attention to what her kids are doing.
Why is it every time I run into people who blame things on lead paint (or issues like it) for the misbehaving children. They can blame it on GMO food or blah blah blah issue but never blame them self for bad parenting.

Little Timmy never back talked to me when he was in the cradle still. But then I couldn't make ends meet when after my divorce and my second boyfriend moved out and so I had to get my medical Marijuana card to help with my stress and that got so expensive that we couldn't afford laundry soap or dishwasher soap so we use these rock crystals my spiritual growth advisor sold me. They cost 3x as much as a year full of laundry detergent and dish soap and bath soap. So that's when I noticed his attitude was bad so I talked to a wanna be nurse at the health food store and she thinks it's lead poisoning from the neighbors kitchen paint. So that's why I need to get quotes to have our kitchen remodeled so the neighbors can see how much it would be to do their kitchen to make my child safer when he plays at their house.
 
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