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Posted: August 11, 2015

Mom issues a plea for birthday cards for son with cerebral palsy

By Cox Media Group National Content Desk

DANVILLE, Va. —

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A Virginia mother is trying to make her son's 16th birthday memorable, and she's reaching out to her community to help her. 

Tate Malone turns 16 on Aug. 30, and his mother Tambra is asking that her son be flooded with cards for his big day, WSET reported.

Tate suffers from cerebral palsy. His mother said he doesn't speak, blinking once for no and twice for yes, and he loves people.

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He is also a student at George Washington High School in Danville, Virginia.

His birthday is in a couple weeks and his mom wants him to know that he has the community's love and support.

Posted by ABC 13 News- WSET Official Page on Tuesday, August 11, 2015

"When we are out, people are looking and staring," Tambra told WSET. "And it doesn't bother me. He's mine and I know he's a child of God so I shouldn't be ashamed of him."

Now she's asking for the cards to show Tate that people care.

If you would like to help, you can send a birthday card to:

Tate Malone

233 Meadowbrook Lane

Danville, VA 24540

 

WSET.com - ABC13

 

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