Sometimes the internet can be a wonderful thing.

14-year-old Jacob Priestley has Mitochondrial Disease, which has no cure at this time. Jacob’s birthday is August 28th, and this year he wants to receive 100,000 birthday cards and raise awareness at the same time. This seems to be a pretty tall order, but it’s amazing to see what happens when people come together. Jacob lives in Queen Creek, Arizona but the story has gone viral, with coverage reaching to Chicago and New York. The story has even made its way to Twin Falls. We sent our own letter today with a couple of radio station stickers for Jacob’s big day. According to their official Facebook page, Jacob had received more than 12,000 letters by July 15th.

If you’d like to be part of the thousands of well-wishes, send your cards to the address below.

Jacob Priestly

P.O. Box 855

Queen Creek, AZ 85142


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