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Karen Thomson - Epilepsy Foundation NYC 2016

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BENEFITING: Epilepsy Foundation

EVENT: Epilepsy Foundation NYC 2016

EVENT DATE: Nov 06, 2016

Karen Thomson

THE STORY:

My name is Karen Thomson, and I'm running the NYC Marathon on Sunday, November 6 to raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation. Actually, it's fairer to say I'll be jogging, not running. But I'm doing it. 

One out of every 26 people in the United States has or will develop epilepsy at some point in his or her lifetime.  For some, the treatments available are ineffective or simply don't work; for some the treatments are nearly as disruptive as their seizures.  For me, each of the 26.2 miles in the NYC Marathon is also a way of reclaiming the streets of this city (on which I haven't driven in years because of my seizures), and of celebrating being well enough to push myself like this. 

Please contribute to help the Epilepsy Foundation provide information and support to patients and the people in their lives, support development of new means of monitoring and treating seizures, and help find a cure. Thank you!

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    $250

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  • Sharon Cooper

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  • Nicole Buggs - Carnegie Corp of New York Matching Donation

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134% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Freddie Mattison

Freddie Mattison

3 years ago

Nicole Buggs - Carnegie Corp of New York Matching Donation

Nicole Buggs - Carnegie Corp of New York Matching Donation

DONATION: $750

3 years ago

Rob MacKay

Rob MacKay

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Sharon Cooper

Sharon Cooper

DONATION: $18

3 years ago

Laura Dull

Laura Dull

3 years ago

Penny Codrington

Penny Codrington

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Mackenzie Sherman

Mackenzie Sherman

DONATION: $25

Love you, Karen! 3 years ago

Nicole and Jesse Buggs

Nicole and Jesse Buggs

DONATION: $250

Go Karen!!! 3 years ago

Ginger

Ginger

Go Go Go 3 years ago

Anonymous

Anonymous

3 years ago