Dzyuba and Erokhin donate items for a charity auction
The auction was organised by Victoria Lopyreva in support of Mark Piskarev, who is suffering from spinal muscular atrophy type 1.
A signed Dzyuba Zenit shirt sold for 270,000 (USD $3587).
Proximal spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (SMA1) is a severe infantile form of proximal spinal muscular atrophy (see this term) characterized by severe and progressive muscle weakness and hypotonia resulting from the degeneration and loss of the lower motor neurons in the spinal cord and the brain stem nuclei. Mark needs treatment costing a total of 170 million rubles (USD $2.44 million). So far 14.9 million (USD $213,815) has been raised.