Thank You

Thank you for your donation and your support.  Seventy million people could benefit from your support.

Warm regards, Monty K Reed

LS15 prototype of the LIFESUIT Robot Suit.
LS15 prototype of the LIFESUIT Robot Suit.

Mike’s Dogz: Proud Sponsor of They Shall Walk

Mike’s Dogz: Proud Sponsor of They Shall Walk

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Get your Chicago style beef and polish hot dogs.  Mike has had his hot dog stand or booth at most of the car shows around the North West and he is a fixture in the car club and car show community.  People see Mike’s Dogz and they think to themselves “Where is the car show?”  and a lot of the car show regulars see the car show and think to themselves “Where is Mike’s Dogz?”

You will find Mike’s Dogz at the They Shall Walk and Roll athon  /  They Shall Walk Car Show:  Mike’s Dogz will be there.  He makes a donation based on how many Dogz he sells and how great sales are so… buy and eat Mike’s Dogz at the event.  Get your tickets now  Online

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Graphic Novel for They Shall Walk

Dave Fagan is interested in doing a Graphic Novel for They Shall Walk. Be sure to go to his Kickstarter page and support his proposal. When that one is funded he will be able to help us.

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I met Dave at a gathering in North Seattle hosted by Brian Decker.  I had a chance to share a little about They Shall Walk and the visions I had in the hospital back in 1986 that lead to the development of the LIFESUIT.  After a few questions I was encouraged to share more about the trip to India and my prayer life.

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Creature Academy: The Legacy- a steampunk graphic novel

At the end of the meeting Dave offered to help They Shall Walk with a graphic novel that could share the story.  Because of the international interest, a graphic novel would be great for sharing with children as well as adults from all nations.  By making a graphic version of the story a person who does not even speak (or read) English would be able to ‘read’ the story.

I shared with Dave about my experience as a young person with a learning disability and how graphic novels were a way I could learn even though I had a lot of trouble reading words.  As I grew up there were a few graphic novels that were educational, but for the most part I was stuck flipping through magazines hoping to learn.

A graphic novel could serve They Shall Walk on so many levels.

The next step is to encourage people to look at the Kick Starter Proposal and help fund the next few thousand dollars that need to be  funded in order for the graphic novel to be published. Kevin Hanna is a bit more well known in the graphic novel arena and is working with Dave to put the project together.  After the Kickstarter project is published the They Shall Walk version will need to have sponsors.

If you are reading this you are one of the fans that may be able to help us get it done.

Think about the They Shall Walk graphic novel and how you would like to be a sponsor.  You could be one of the characters in the book, you could have your product placed in it, your business could be one of the locations in the story, your drink or food could be one of the things that helps the inventor or the lab crew become inspired or empowered.

Have an Emergency Preparedness Meeting: National Preparedness Month

Today I had a chance to talk to staff members at a major hospital, a massage school, a hardware warehouse, an airport, a restaurant and a real estate office with a hundred agents.  What did they all have in common? they were scheduling an Emergency Preparedness meeting.  Everyone needs an emergency preparedness meeting a couple of times a year and some companies have never had one.

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Get an Emergency Preparedness Meeting (EPM) 
Would you like a demonstration on emergency preparedness given to you and your staff?
We have a 45 minute presentation that will:
  • Educate you about the hazards in your area
  • Empower you by learning how to respond to different threats
  • Enable you to protectyourself and provide for your staff and their families.
Many at the corporate level are taking steps to make a plan to meet the needs of their employees, they are providing education, tools and supplies for staff members and their families.
We have an excellent program that can help you and your staff in the event of any emergency.
Our 45 min presentation is free to you and your staff.
  We will provide information on ways to prepare both at the work environment as well at home.
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EPM Appointment.wmv
Warm regards
PS. Can’t wait to have a Meeting and you are ready to put a kit together? Use this Free online tool

What should you do in the event of an emergency?

In an earthquake should you:

A.  Get under something sturdy

B.  Get in the door way

C.  Run

When I was a kid we were trained to get in the doorway or under something.  After a few decades of studying the results of this training what the experts found out, was that people were being smashed by doors in earthquakes because they were in the doorway.  Smashed fingers, door knobs in the temple etc.. has lead experts to change the advice and the answer to the multiple choice question is

A. Get under something sturdy.

Many people just do not know what to do to get started and so they never get started.  I advise you to get a 2 minute “keep me alive bag” so you have at least begun.  Take a gallon size zip lock bag, add band-aids and any prescription medicine you need, goto the pantry and add peanut butter, crackers and water.  Now put this bag under the seat in your car so you can reach it in the event you are pinned in your car and you can not move, you will be able to stay alive.  A little more effort and you can put together something like the Grab and go bag pictured below.

This is an example of a 3 day kit for 2 people.  It can be used by one person for six days also.



Shoreline Farmers Market

The Shoreline Farmers Market is a place to go for fresh produce, local coffee, ice cream, soap, arts, crafts and to find out what is going on in the neighborhood.  They Shall Walk has a regular booth at the Shoreline Farmers Market every Saturday to promote the upcoming : They Shall Walk and Roll athon and the They Shall Walk Car Show that is held at the Shoreline Sears in the upper parking lot the first weekend of October and May.

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The Shoreline Farmers Market is the official registration site for the: They Shall Walk Car Show and the They Shall Walk and Roll Athon

Over 2000 people attend the event to see the latest research that is being done with They Shall Walk in the Seattle and facility.  Student Ambasadors and Interns join volunteers, sponsors and fans from the community to celebrate the achievements of the past year and have a good time.  Celebrating Shoreline continues in the Fall and the Spring at these events.

For many of the car lovers it is the opening of the car show season and the closing event.  “I take my car out of the garage for the They Shall Walk car show in May and put it away after the October event at the Sears” says Andre M. (one of the car collectors)

One of the favorites with the kid in all of us: Social Ice Cream, Seattle, Homemade ice cream using local ingredients  contact Tracy @  [email protected]

My introduction to Social Ice Cream was the “Bean City Ice Cream” made with chocolate and coffee from Bean City Coffee.  I did not believe Bean City Coffee could taste any better than it does in a cup hot.  I was ‘schooled’ when I took a lick of that ice cream.  MMM.

Bean City Coffee Co, Seattle, Locally roasted coffee

Tim makes a mean cup of joe and he has great conversation with everyone while he pours.  My favorite drink is the ‘Seattle O”  AKA “Shot in the dark” where a cup of drip coffee has a couple of shots of espresso added to it.  This to me is the absolute best test for a great cup of coffee.  If the coffee is good enough to drink straight, black with nothing else in it, it is good coffee.  I will occasionally have a triple tall hazelnut latte but my all time favorite is the ‘Seattle O’.  Bean City Coffee is soo amazing that it passes a test that most coffees just can not do…  A cup full of straight shots of espresso.  That’s right the “Full Monty” drink is 12 ounces of espresso shots.  It takes me back to the first time I had real espresso made by an Italian man in his basement.  He had a full Italian Coffee bar set up with this old shiny machine that looked like a lemon press with a big handle on it.  As he pulled the handle down I watched the creamy dark brown espresso pour into the cups.   That was the real thing and as many of my friends would say “Now that’s Italian”.

If you love coffee, I mean Really LOVE it you should ask Tim for the “Full Monty” a cup full of espresso shots.  You will see it is one of the best cups of coffee in the land.


Alm Hill Gardens/Growing Washington, WhatcomOrganic veggies, herbs, berries, flowers

Alvarez Organics, Yakima, Organic Produce, various peppers, corn, specialty items

Biringer Farm, Arlington, Various Berries

Chue Ge Garden, Woodinville, Fresh cut flowers, veggies

Hayton’s Organics, Skagit Valley, Organic strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries

Martin Family Orchard, Orondo, Cherries, apricots, peaches, apples, pears, others

P & K Garden, Monroe, Fresh cut flowers, veggies

Seattle Honey, Carnation, Local raw honey

Tonnemaker Hill Organic Farm, Royal City, Organic fruits, melons, veggies

Van Vuren Farm, Carnation, Free range eggs, veggies, specialty veggies

Whitehorse Meadows Farm, Arlington, Organic blueberries

Baked Goods:

Delicately Sweet Confections, Bothell, A variety of sweet treats using local and organic ingredients, gluten free options including; cupcakes, crisps, cobblers

Grateful Bread, Seattle, Baked goods using local and organic ingredients including; breads, muffins, rolls, cookies, croissants.

Kitchen Goddess, Seattle, Take and bake vegan muffins

Butter and Love, Seattle

Dairy and Ice Cream:

Golden Glen Creamery, Skagit, Cheeses, butters, creme fraiche, fromage blanc

Social Ice Cream, Seattle, Homemade ice cream using local ingredients  contact Tracy @  [email protected]


Baron Farms, Wapato, grass fed beef, pastured pork, grazed eggs and poultry

Naknek Seafood, Shoreline, Wild Alaskan Salmon, Smoked Salmon

Cooked Food:

Patty Pan, Seattle, Tamales, grilled veggies, quesadillas, lemonade, iced tea

Jersey’s Great Food and Spirits, Shoreline

Caravan Crepes, Seattle, Crepes of all kinds, juices, coffee


Bean City Coffee Co, Seattle, Locally roasted coffee


Piccola Cellars,  Washington wines in eco-friendly packaging Wine Totes and Refillables bottles, offering varietals Pinot Gris, Merlot, Bordeaux, Syrah, Chardonnay, Riesling.

Value Added

Aldrich Farms, WA, Mustards, Jams, Sauces, Lemonade

Four Sisters Gourmet Sauces, Burien, Hot sauces using organic ingredients sourced from Alvarez Organics, Tonnemaker Farms, etc

Purdy Pickles, WA, Pickled Everything!

A Bit O’ Brittle, Shoreline, 9 locally made brittle varieties

For Our Furry Friends

Assembly of Dog Inc., Shoreline, Organic treats and food for domestic animals

One Dog At a Time, Shoreline, Dog training and walking services

Crafts, Other (Rotating Days, Please see weekly calendar for availability!)

PNW Soaps

Bs Textiles, Mukilteo, Reuseable snack, sandwich, and market bags

Dorris’ Darlings, Lynnwood, Birdhouses, various garden accents

J Project Clothing, Seattle, Reclaimed clothing and accessories

Luna Azul, Clothing for Kids and Adults, Shoreline

Diggit, Gardening Tools, Seattle

RE.M accessories, Shoreline, locally made hair ties, other accessories

Super Dan’s Woodwork, Shoreline, cutting boards, coasters, other hand crafted wood products


Local Organizations  (Rotating Days, Please see weekly calendar for availability!

City of Shoreline, Shoreline Council of Neighborhoods, Diggin Shoreline, Master Gardeners of Washington, Kruckeberg Gardens, Hopelink, Shoreline Solar, Shoreline Area News, Shoreline Patch, Sound Transit, Shoreline Historic Museum, Cascade Cactus, Mountlake Terrace Preschool Co-op, and others…

National Emergency Preparedness Month:Water part 1.

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Water is the most important emergency supply there is.  A few years ago I was at a body building conference and got my picture taken with Lou Ferrigno   He was on a panel with a lot of fitness people and they were all asked

“what is the most important supplement for nutrition?”   Many of the trainers, coaches and authors had their favorite vitamin, powder, potion etc.  but Lou Ferrigno had the BEST answer….. “Water”  drink a half gallon to a gallon of water a day depending on how aggressive your workout is.  Everyone was blown away by his answer.  It just made too much sense.

Thanks Lou.

When it comes to emergency supplies WATER is the most important.

If you run out of clean water and all you have is “found” water you want to make sure it is safe before you drink it.  To be sure you have flitration that is portable you want to include in your Car bug out bag, your office bug out bag and your home kit a portable straw that will filter up to 20-25 gallons of water and is very small and light weight.  There are a couple of straws that I like in the $16 price range.  One is the Seychelle Water Filtration Staw

The Seychelle Pure Water Straw with Advanced filter is a technological breakthrough in water filtration for people on the go – anywhere, anytime!

Compact, easy to use and truly versatile in its attractive carrying case, the Pure Water Straw is like a miniature bottled water plant.

It’s ideal for traveling; in your purse, pocket, backpack, luggage, and car or for emergency preparedness. Every family should have several placed throughout the house; in backpacks, in car trunks or glove compartments!

The Pure Water Straw is a sure way of safeguarding the water you drink anywhere you go and best of all its 25-gallon capacity is equal to about 189 half liters of bottled water, providing great-tasting clean water at a fraction of the cost. Never leave home without it!

Key Features:

  • Up to 25-gallon filter life.
  • Now with BIOSAFE®, removes up to 99.99% of bacteria, virus, contaminants and pollutants found in drinking water including Guardia, Cryptosporidium, and E-Coli Bacteria.
  • Proven effective against bacteria and virus to six logs reduction (99.9999%).
  • Waterproof carrying case.
  • Ideal for everyday use and disaster preparedness.
  • Ultra light and compact.
  • Non-toxic BPA free materials.
  • Tested by Independent laboratories using EPA /ANSI protocols and NSF Standards 42 and 53.
  • Costs less than bottled water.

The other portable filter straw I like is the Frontier Water Filter.

This lightweight, easy-to-use water filter is a perfect addition to your emergency kit. One unit will filter up to 20 gallons of water. Tests indicate that the Frontier Filter will remove 99.9% of Cryptosporidium and Giardia as well as other waterborne pathogens. The Frontier Water Filter is also easy to operate –  just attach and expand the straw, submerge the filter end into the water source, and drink through the straw.  Use the Frontier Emergency Water Filter System to drink from any bottle, cup, or directly from water sources.



  • Lightweight
  • Easy to use
  • Automatically purifies water
  • One unit filters up to 20 gallons
  • Removes 99.9&% of waterborne pathogens


Mary Kay Cosmetics: Proud Sponsor

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Mary Kay Cosmetics: proud sponsor of They Shall Walk and the Gift of Waking project.  Mary Kay Cosmetics will be helping people look their best and feel great too.  Mary Kay Ash is recognized as one of the most successful business women in all history because she worked hard and smart.  

The company today uses science to develop the products that are the most effective and safe for consumers to use.  The business is designed to allow independent woman to work at their own pace to build a strong financial future with products, people and a company that they love.

Meet Emily Benoit at the October 7, 2012 Walk and Roll Athon/ They Shall Walk car show event. Try her products.  You do not have to wait for the festival to book a party you can set it up now.

Book a Party and earn some amazing gifts


Mary Kay New Sponsors of They Shall Walk will be the official May Kay reps at the Walk and Roll Athon October 7, 2012

You have to check out the online Virtual Makeover.  “Virtual Makeover”

You can upload your own photo when you are signed in to the Mary Kay Virtual Makeover. It’s fast, free and easy! or you can just use one of the standard models already in the system.  This is like science fiction with the fiction taken out.

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Phone number360-840-7865

To register as a vendor go to

To contact us you and follow this link to fill in a contact form

Daily Bread Food Storage

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Daily Bread Food Storage offers food storage with a 25 year shelf life.  When looking at the labels there is a bit of a concern about the amounts of sodium and ingredients that are unpronounceable.  There is a nice variety of complete foods with a great detail of the size of your year supply of food.  They show the measurements of your total food supply.  You can read the labels online too.

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Compare Daily Bread to the other labels  of eggs from THRIVE for instance


Daily Bread does not have an affiliate program with They Shall Walk yet so after you read the labels PLEASE buy from Shelf Reliance. 

with the ongoing food fund raiser all you have to do is buy food and it helps fund They Shall Walk research.

Call for more information (206) 250-5639 for more emergency prep info and meetings check out facebook


Chicken Salad Gift Basket $40: Food Fund Raiser

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Chicken Salad Gift Baskets are only $40 each: Food Fund Raiser continues.  While supplies last you can purchase a Chicken Salad Gift Basket for $40 and half of it ($20) will go to They Shall Walk.  Buy $400 and They Shall Walk gets $200.  Perfect timing for the last few picnics in the park and you can stock up for school lunches.  The chicken salad can be tossed together in fifteen minutes.


1 pantry can of Chopped Freeze Dried Chicken

1 pantry can of Freeze Dried Celery

1 pantry can of Freeze Dried Onion

1 mayonaise

1 season salt

How to make it:

THRIVE Chicken Salad


  • 1 1⁄2 c thrive chopped chicken
  • 1⁄3 c thrive celery
  • 1⁄3 c thrive chopped onions (fd)
  • c water
  • seasoning salt to taste
  • 1⁄2 c mayo
Prep Time 20 minutes
Recipe Categories Main Dishes


Combine chicken, celery, onion and water in a sauce pan over high
heat. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low and simmer until
reconstituted (about 10 minutes). Put the mixture into a colander
and let the water drain for about 10 minutes. Make sure to get all
exess water out. Set aside in the refrigerator until cool.

(Reserve the drained liquid as a soup base for other recipes)

Combine the cooled chicken mixture with mayonnaise. Season the
chicken mixture with salt and pepper to taste. Spoon onto bread or

To adjust servings and for other recipies goto

To purchase a gift basket you can call with a credit card (206) 250-5706 and ask for the $40 chicken salad gift basket.

You can mail a check payable to They Shall Walk 6201 13th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108 USA $40 for each gift basket.

You can make a donation via paypal make a note in the memo section “Chicken Salad Basket” 

You can come to a lab tour event in Seattle 6201 13th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108 and buy a gift basket there 

You can pick one up at the Shoreline Farmers Marketon Saturday from 10am-3pm

located at: Shoreline City Hall  17500 Midvale Ave N Shoreline, WA 98133

Let us know if you have any questions.  Please buy these gift baskets to help us give the gift of walking.


Affiliate Marketing Helps Non Profit fund Research                   copy and paste this into facebook and twitter.

You can be part of the solution without giving a penny.  All you have to do is spend time on the internet buying things you would buy anyway and the affiliate pays the non profit for the referral.   If you like ebooks the leader in online publications has been very good to They Shall Walk and other non profits around the globe by paying 4% up to 20% (ebooks on the kindle are the best pay out).  They Shall Walk had an offer last year from a person who loves to read on her kindle.  She would write simple reviews for books she was reading anyway.

This started out great and Amazon started sending a little money to They Shall Walk every time one of you read the review and clicked to download. This was great to find a way to generate revenue for something that was already happening: She was reading books and you were buying them.  The difference was the affiliate marketing program and the logistics of getting paid for it.

This is one of the simple ways to help your favorite non profit generate revenue in the lean times.  Affiliate programs will continue to pay in more abundant times too.

They Shall Walk likes this program because a lot, and I mean a LOT of people who used to give generously have had to cut back.  Some of our supporters used to give $1000 per year and are now only able to give $25 per year and others can not give at all.  They do shop and one of our favorite affiliate programs is the Food Fund Raiser because everyone eats food and when they buy food They Shall Walk gets paid 10% or more.

The latest in the affiliate programs is the ZeekRewards program   You will be able to set up your own online store and every time you sell stuff you will be supporting They Shall Walk.  When you do make the big bucks we hope you will remember to make a donation to They Shall Walk but you do not have to, you can keep the money for yourself.  The ZeekRewards  program will pay They Shall Walk to continue it’s research and all you have to do is what you were going to do anyway.

It is a pretty new program and we have heard some people who are pretty well off have been earning big.  Check out the link and let us know what you think.