Hi, I'm Sam and I'm grateful my parents could afford to pay for my Lyme Disease and Babesia treatments! I know I'm incredibly lucky and that there can be major financial road blocks to getting well. Thankfully my family and our Lyme Warrior friends have created this foundation so we can help other families beat Lyme and other tick-borne diseases!
Please take a moment to watch my short videos on the "About Us" page.
I share my Lyme journey and how food and yoga help to maintain my wellness.
You can also visit my website:
If you'd like to make a donation, use the button below. No amount is too little, every dollar helps!
Did you know that Pennsylvania continues to rank as the #1 state in the country with the most incidences of Lyme Disease? PA is far out-pacing other states with nearly 4,000 more confirmed cases than the #2 ranking state.* The situation is dire and the financial cost is crippling as many treatments that are so desperately needed are not covered by insurance.
Each year Sam's Spoons Foundation provide grants of $500 to $2000 to individuals and families battling their way back to health to help defray the costs of their out of pocket expenses incurred due to Lyme/Tick Borne Diseases.
If you applied for a grant, you will only be contacted if you are a recipient. We will call or email you based on information provided in your application.
For questions or concerns please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are thrilled to be partnering with the director and producers of this phenominal NEW film, The Monster Inside Me!
Stay tuned for much more information on where Sam's Spoons will be hosting movie premier nights in PA!
Get your popcorn ready, folks!! To learn more, visit:
Last year, this donation driven campaign ran March 1-31, 2021
thanks to Partnership for Better Health and M&T Bank,
supporting local small non profit organizations like us!
Donations reported: $5K, thanks to the generosity of so many!!
In 2022, we are excited to reach our goal of $10,000....and you can help! You can ask your company if they will match your contribution, and intern Partnership for Better Help will match THAT donation!
Last year, friends of Sam's Spoons, Valentina and Aranxta Haro (and family) for hosted a delicious Salsa Verde fundraiser which brought in over $2K in donations!!! We are beyond grateful for their generosity and support. We thank everyone who contributed to this campaign in any way and hope to generate even more this year!
All proceeds funded our mission of awarding financial grants to qualified applicants.
Together we WILL make a difference!!
MAHENDI + Sam's Spoons Foundation (SSF) partnered to create our gorgeous Warrior Green Recycled Glass Bracelets to support those fighting Lyme Disease through SSF wellness grants.
Our recycled glass bracelets are a daily reminder that we may go into the "fire" broken but we emerge a stronger more beautiful version of our original self.
We believe "Fashion Shouldn't Be Wasteful."
Our new recycled glass collection features Fair Trade artisan crafted beads from various tribes in Africa.
These globally inspired pieces reflect the modern women's desire to elevate their style with unique beautiful artisan jewelry while supporting artisan communities and our shared environments.
Stack them with our hand-beaded bracelets to inspire and empower you. ~Mahendi Projects
We're all about prevention! This is Warrior Armor for any time of the year--no matter where you travel! This organic repellent will protect you from tick AND mosquoito bites! Safe and effective, simply apply to your skin.
Purchases benefit Sam's Spoons!
On Saturday May 22 we hosted our 5th Annual Tick Talk on Facebook LIVE with the help of Your VIP Event.
Now you can watch the entire day of presenters by visiting our YouTube channel:
A very special thank you to our sponsors:
Turnpaugh Health & Wellness
Announcing our 2020 Grant Recipients!
As the unprecidented year of 2020 came to a close, we were so blessed to have an incredible community of generous businesses, organizations and neighbors who supported our mission of providing financial assistance to those in need!
Thank you to Faulkner Subaru of Mechanicsburg and Subaru for making Sam's Spoons the beneficiary of their annual "Share the Love" event, raising $24K!! We also appreciate everyone who financially contributed to us during 2020. These recipients are beyond gratefuf!
Sam's Spoons works with different sponsors to secure permethrin treated socks, which are distributed to children in area schools. If you are interested in sponsoring a specific grade level of a school district, contact us for more information.
From a teacher/parent and daughter:
"Lyme disease can ruin your entire summer and your life, so it’s important that we do everything we can to prevent it."
"I want to provide lots of fun, outdoor activities for my child. I appreciate that the school district also provides those opportunities for her, but I worry constantly about the ticks and Lyme disease.
It gave me peace of mind to know that my child had the tick socks to help protect her.
These socks allowed students to enjoy the wilderness with less worry on the parents’ end! "
Check out our video called "I See You" that recognizes people with Invisible Illness.
In honor of the late Dr. Neil Spector, Sam's Spoons is collaborating with several Lyme Disease organizations in an effort to continue supporting his incredible research. 100% of the donations are going directly to Neil's work. To make a donation, please click the link below:
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Ethically sourced, clean products that bring peace and tranquility to your life. See our gorgeous green glass bracelets. Proceeds support those fighting Lyme and SSF wellness grants mission.