them from unnecessary treatments, isolation and despair. Our goal
is for members to regain their health, self-esteem, dignity and
have hope for the future.
of 1996, when FMFSG began, we jumped to 100 members within the
first 6 months. At the start of the second year, it was 200 people.
We are now looking at over a thousand members all over
In the beginning,
we met every three weeks for Brunch at a Denny's Restaurant. (People
could not wait an entire month!). By summer, we continued our
Brunch Meeting AND started having monthly Evening Meetings during
the third week. Through the years, morning gatherings became Lunch
Meetings but remained social and friendly. At night, we scheduled
many speakers with helpful topics. It wasn’t difficult to
find qualified individuals.