From Sweet Relief: One of our nation's outstanding artists, Gary Myrick, was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer and is undergoing surgery in early September 2010. Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, along with Gary's family, music industry friends and fans seek support to help defray medical costs and vital personal expenses during this difficult time.
Due to challenging economic times for musicians and all Americans, Gary found himself unable to maintain health insurance over the past year. Unfortunately, during a recent medical checkup, it was discovered that Gary had prostate cancer. While a full recovery looks promising, the expense of surgery, hospitalization and lost income will cost tens of thousands of dollars.
Gary decided to work with Sweet Relief because he knew that sharing his personal story would help the thousands of musicians facing illness and disability who do not have a network to come to their aid. A portion of all funds raised for the Sweet Relief/Gary Myrick Fund will go to assist those artists.
The Sweet Relief Musicians Fund was founded by singer-songwriter Victoria Williams in 1993 and provides financial assistance to musicians who are struggling to make ends meet while facing illness, disability, or age-related problems.
If you wish to donate you can do so at sweetrelief.org through the Chip In Widget or by sending a check or money order to:
Sweet Relief/Gary Myrick Fund
4952 Warner Avenue, Suite 235
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
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