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VISION OF CHILDREN's Fundraiser:

Cyndie's SD 1/2 Marathon for VOC!

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BENEFITING: VISION OF CHILDREN

EVENT DATE: Mar 09, 2014

THE STORY:

Hello Everyone!  I’m back to run the San Diego ½ Marathon on March 9th, 2014 for the Vision of Children-Team VOC-Racing for Research, but this year is different.  This year you are getting 2 for the price of 1!  I will have a very special person running alongside me this year, my daughter, Riley Segel, who is visually impaired and will benefit directly from the research and funding that the Vision of Children do for children with visual impairments. 

 

This will be Riley’s 1st ½ Marathon!

Riley was born with ocular albinism and nystagmus:  Ocular albinism is an inherited condition in which the eyes lack melanin pigment, while the skin and hair show normal or near-normal coloration.

The lack of pigment in the eyes causes various vision problems:

  • Reduced visual acuity from 20/60 to 20/400 and sometimes as good as 20/25 in African-Americans,
  • Nystagmus - involuntary back-and-forth movement of the eyes,
  • Strabismus - crossed eyes or "lazy" eye, and
  • Sensitivity to bright light and glare.

The reduced visual acuity may result in difficulty in school, such as inability to read what is written on a chalkboard except when very close, and difficulty with ball sports. It may also result in inability to drive.

But she doesn’t let it slow her down!  See Riley’s YouTube video (filmed by her big sister Schade Segel) here:  http://youtu.be/7w0dGmPsM0U

 

Riley is turning 15 this year, so in honor of her 15th birthday, we are hoping to raise $1,500.00 for the Vision of Children to help Riley and other kids like her.  We are happy and proud to support the Vision of Children and all their dedication to eradication of hereditary childhood blindness and vision disorders.

 

We appreciate any and all support!  Thank you so much!

Love, Cyndie & Riley

http://www.visionofchildren.org/

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To This Fundraiser

$2,460

MONEY RAISED
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  • Theresa Hernandez

    $25

  • Mike B

     

  • June and Mark Olcott

    $25

  • Gilmore-McKay family

    $25

  • Ken McDonald

    $50

  • The Barrys

    $40

  • Margaret McLean

    $50

  • Jill Santos

    $200

  • Thomas & Nina Landen

    $25

  • Karen Mayer

    $50

  • Brian

    $50

  • John & Shelley

     

  • Aunt Flo

    $25

  • Abrahams & Rissolo Family

    $50

  • Uncle Don & Aunt Becky

     

  • Barry & Sofia

    $100

  • The Beavers Family

    $100

  • Lina May

    $25

  • Chuck 1 2 1 2

    $100

  • John Wham

    $100

  • Tom and Karen Driscoll

    $100

  • Jeanne asegel

    $50

  • Lenny & Cyndi Phan

    $100

  • Gorham Family

    $50

  • Kevin and Lori McInerney

    $25

  • Lia and George

     

  • Bailey, Eli & Anders

     

  • Mara Larson

    $50

  • Sasha & Bambi

     

  • Keith Dodson

    $20

  • Char Schade

    $100

  • Val Maughmer

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Big Dave

    $25

  • Rubyat Kibria

    $25

  • The Benedettis

    $100

  • Jennifer Hall

    $25

  • Cerullo family

    $25

  • Cyndie, Schade & Riley

     

  • Dave & MJ Lau

    $20

  • Matt Allen

    $50

  • Bill Campbell

    $25

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164% Raised of $1,500 Goal

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The Team: $2,460 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Bill Campbell

Bill Campbell

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Matt Allen

Matt Allen

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Dave & MJ Lau

Dave & MJ Lau

DONATION: $20

4 years ago

Cyndie, Schade & Riley

Cyndie, Schade & Riley

Thanks to everyone for their donations and support!!! 4 years ago

Cerullo family

Cerullo family

DONATION: $25

Good luck to Riley and a happy birthday to Cyndie. 4 years ago

Jennifer Hall

Jennifer Hall

DONATION: $25

Good luck Cyndie and Riley! Have fun! 4 years ago

The Benedettis

The Benedettis

DONATION: $100

Rock it girls! Way to go, from another family (and 15 year old) dealing with OA. 4 years ago

Rubyat Kibria

Rubyat Kibria

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Big Dave

Big Dave

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

Good luck! 4 years ago