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Crohn's MAP Vaccine Heroes

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Melinda Johnson

THE STORY:

HI! My name is Melinda, and I have had Crohn's Disease for over 30 years. At first I thought it would be selfish to create a charity page to support a disease I myself am afflicted with. But then I realized that really it is not me I am doing this for, but for my family. It is also for the children I know with Crohn's Disease so that they don't have to go through what I have been through.  And it is for the children who have not yet been diagnosed, so that maybe they will never be diagnosed at all.

For the first time ever there is real hope for a cure for Crohn's Disease. Professor John Herman Taylor at Kings College London has dedicated his life to working on a vaccine to cure Crohn's disease. This vaccine is based on his theory that Crohn's Disease is caused by the MAP bacteria (Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis), just like stomach ulcers have been found to be caused by bacteria. MAP is proven to cause Johne’s Disease, a form of inflammatory bowel disease affecting domestic livestock, which is very similar to Crohn’s Disease. Professor John Herman Taylor's believes that MAP is also causing Crohn's Disease and he thinks he can cure it with his vaccine. I am raising money to help him get this vaccine through to human trials. He is so very close and just needs a little more $$$! Your small donation could make a big impact!

For whatever amount you donate, I am going to match it (up to $1,000).  Please help this great cause!

Thank you,
Melinda

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To This Fundraiser

$2,720

MONEY RAISED
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  • Michelle Deitel

     

  • Matthew Johnson

    $20

  • The Rickers

     

  • Stacey Sao

    $50

  • David Lester

    $500

  • The Francii love Melinda

    $50

  • Reeny and Eric

    $50

  • joan lester

    $1,000

  • Melinda Johnson

    $1,000

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91% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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The Team: $25,869 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Amy Hermon-Taylor

Amount Raised

$4,857

 

7% Raised of $65,000 Goal

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Rachel Diebner

Amount Raised

$3,886

 

97% Raised of $4,000 Goal

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Annabelle Hall

Amount Raised

$2,750

Fundraiser Title

Melinda Johnson

Amount Raised

$2,720

 

91% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Annie Childs

Amount Raised

$2,475

 

50% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Kimberly Davis Ward

Amount Raised

$2,264

 

45% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Valerie Joly

Amount Raised

$1,728

 

35% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Amber Martin

Amount Raised

$950

Donor Comments

Melinda Johnson

Melinda Johnson

DONATION: $1,000

As promised my matching donation! 2 years ago

joan lester

joan lester

DONATION: $1,000

2 years ago

Reeny and Eric

Reeny and Eric

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

The Francii love Melinda

The Francii love Melinda

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

David Lester

David Lester

DONATION: $500

2 years ago

Stacey Sao

Stacey Sao

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

The Rickers

The Rickers

2 years ago

Matthew Johnson

Matthew Johnson

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Michelle Deitel

Michelle Deitel

2 years ago