Frequently Asked Questions

How can I contact you?

Media inquiries are very very welcome. Direct them to

Who are you?

We are a Canadian Family living in a small village 45 minutes north of the capital city, Ottawa. India's Mum, Lesley, is a writer and a knitter, her Dad, Mark, is a graphic designer. India is our only child. India had two dogs: Finn and Dimitri. Finn is a Jack Russell mix, and Dimitri is a crazy Cocker Spaniel/Border Collie cross who loved India to pieces.

What is your funding goal?

Click here for details.

How can I donate?

There are several options for donating which you will see on the donations page.

What will my donation fund?

100% of your donation made to research will go directly to research. Donations made to India's funds will go towards maintaining the funds we will be setting up in her memory.

How will you use your donor list?

Anyone donating to will be kept apart from general solicitation lists. Names will not be used for any other purpose than that of this website.

How else can I help?

The greatest effect you can have is to get the word out about India and her legacy to your friends, aquaintances, and business contacts and to encourage them to visit this site. Share on Facebook, Tweet, email, make a phone call. Talk to local reporters and the people at your place of worship about her funds and about SMA-PME.

Is donating online safe?

It is. There is a secure server set up for this purpose.

This website is produced and managed by India's family and is not directly associated to or affiliated with any of the (wonderful) organizations described on this site. Media Inquiries are welcome and should be directed to