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Team O to Cure CMD - Kansas City Marathon

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BENEFITING: CURE CMD

ORGANIZER: Matt

EVENT DATE: Oct 19, 2013

Becky Reitz

THE STORY:

Matt Bloomfield wrote -

As many of you may know, our daughter Olivia was diagnosed with a rare form of congenital muscular dystrophy called MDC1A, or merosin-deficient CMD. There is currently no cure or treatment for this disease. Most of the children with this condition will never walk and are faced with tremendous health challenges, as even a simple cough or runny nose can turn into a serious lung infection requiring hospitalization.

While Olivia and other children with this disease battle each day to lift their heads, bear weight on their arms and legs or attempt to navigate their lives from the confines of a wheelchair, there is significant hope in the medical community that treatments are within reach. Sara and I have been working with a not-for-profit called Cure CMD and a biotechnology company focused on a treatment for MDC1A to help fund and advance the initiatives for the treatments of Olivia’s condition. However, the prevalence of this disease is quite small, and the major pharmaceutical companies have been more focused on drugs and treatments that will produce higher profits than a rare disease such as MDC1A.

This is where all of us have the ability to help Olivia and other children with muscle disease. As part of the Kansas City Marathon on October 19, 2013, we are creating a team to run in the race and to raise contributions for Cure CMD and the research they sponsor. The contributions raised for Cure CMD will be instrumental in the funding of research for congenital muscular dystrophy. The race is comprised of a 5k, a half-marathon and a full marathon, which means anyone can realistically participate if they would like! For those not able to run or walk, volunteers would always be welcome to help encourage runners and support their efforts. And for those not able to make it to Kansas City, any runner would welcome a contribution!

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To This Fundraiser

$3,405

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Joey wainwright

    $50

  • Steve and Jennifer Dennis

    $50

  • David Brady

    $20

  • Joe Dolly

    $20

  • Greg Chase

    $20

  • Sandy Zuehlke

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $500

  • Jeanie, Randal and Maddi

    $500

  • Theresa and Gary

    $100

  • Stephanie Saunier

    $10

  • Jeanette Isganitis

    $20

  • Madeleine

    $75

  • Lowell Ferguson

    $10

  • Ralph and Jean Reitz

    $50

  • Gayle Jennings

    $10

  • Peter Tell

    $20

  • Erika DSouza

     

  • Randy Reitz

    $25

  • Ann Henshaw

    $25

  • Grandpa & Grandma Hedman

    $100

  • Cody

    $10

  • Marc Waterbury

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Izzy.

    $100

  • Kentucky Inn

    $50

  • Adam Dupont

    $150

  • Tom and Donna Buck

    $50

  • Max Trebilcox

    $20

  • Linda Kriser & Art Sanchez

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $595

  • Mike Argyris

    $30

  • Leslie & Michael Reardon

    $50

  • Dave Bryan

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Liz Reichter

    $50

  • Bernie & Jodie Carey

    $25

  • Liberty Gives Foundation

    $100

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114% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $117,702 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Sid and Susy Reitz

Amount Raised

$46,105

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Ryan Sciara

Amount Raised

$10,395

 

104% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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The Bloomfields

Amount Raised

$8,100

 

162% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Ashley Webb

Amount Raised

$7,655

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Matt Bloomfield

Amount Raised

$6,955

 

14% Raised of $50,000 Goal

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Candy Siko

Amount Raised

$4,340

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Team Oakley

Amount Raised

$4,030

Fundraiser Title

Becky Reitz

Amount Raised

$3,405

 

114% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Liberty Gives Foundation

Liberty Gives Foundation

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Bernie & Jodie Carey

Bernie & Jodie Carey

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Liz Reichter

Liz Reichter

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Dave Bryan

Dave Bryan

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Leslie & Michael Reardon

Leslie & Michael Reardon

DONATION: $50

Go Olivia! 4 years ago

Mike Argyris

Mike Argyris

DONATION: $30

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $595

4 years ago

Linda Kriser & Art Sanchez

Linda Kriser & Art Sanchez

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Max Trebilcox

Max Trebilcox

DONATION: $20

4 years ago