About four hundred people has enjoyed the Great Caring Sardine celebrated in Güéjar Sierra on the occasion of the Popular Festivity . For the first time, this event has been charitable in favor of the Proyect MINE, one of the more serious and committed existing related to the ALS investigation. About 3.000 people suffer the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in Spain.
Jorge Abarca, sick of ALS and ambassador of this project in Granada, has gone to this event where he has expressed his gratitud to the village “for helping him in this fight against this desease”. Abarca has insisted on the necessity to “keep on supporting the investigation abour ALS since nowadays there are few studies on this disease, they are expensive and the achievements are too slow”.
The local governmente has got more than 1.000 euros with which it will contribute to the studies. City councilwoman, Sonia Fernández, has remembered that “Güéjar has always been a very supportive people helping when the reason is real, like this”. Fernández has said that “it is a very important part of our social politics and we will continue doing that”.