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The Wilsons' Fundraiser:

Team O to Cure CMD - Kansas City Marathon

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BENEFITING: CURE CMD

ORGANIZER: Matt

EVENT DATE: Oct 19, 2013

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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 CureCMD 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 much 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 money for CureCMD and the research they sponsor. The proceeds raised for CureCMD go to funding 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 donation.

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To This Fundraiser

$1,890

MONEY RAISED
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  • Avery Wright

    $50

  • Maggie Pactor

    $25

  • Andreas and Skye Achleitner

    $100

  • Eric Timme

     

  • April and Shaun Edmondson

    $50

  • Janene Ingram

    $50

  • Kent Hollier

    $50

  • Amber Patterson

     

  • Mary Patton

    $100

  • Whitney Wineroth

    $100

  • Despina Trejos

     

  • Whitney Hellman

    $50

  • Eric and Erin Welch

     

  • Steve and Jennifer Dennis

    $50

  • Derik Smith

    $25

  • Kristen Seager

    $20

  • Ralph and Jean Reitz

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Frank & Joan Blakely

    $25

  • Bella & Duchess

    $125

  • Randy Reitz

    $25

  • Ann Henshaw

    $25

  • Mark and Barbie Wilbur

    $50

  • Grandpa & Grandma Hedman

    $100

  • Kate Gray

    $100

  • Brenda Hampton

    $50

  • Amber & Cody Dollar

    $150

  • Jeff Chapman

    $25

  • Suzanne Grauer

     

  • Ben the Viking

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

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189% Raised of $1,000 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

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Becky Reitz

Amount Raised

$3,405

 

114% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Ben the Viking

Ben the Viking

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Suzanne Grauer

Suzanne Grauer

4 years ago

Jeff Chapman

Jeff Chapman

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Amber & Cody Dollar

Amber & Cody Dollar

DONATION: $150

4 years ago

Brenda Hampton

Brenda Hampton

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Kate Gray

Kate Gray

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Grandpa & Grandma Hedman

Grandpa & Grandma Hedman

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Mark and Barbie Wilbur

Mark and Barbie Wilbur

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Ann Henshaw

Ann Henshaw

DONATION: $25

4 years ago