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Ella's Team - Walk Strong to Cure JM

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THE STORY:

Ella was diagnosed with juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) in November 2013 at the age of 3. Because JDM is a rare (orphan) disease it took 3 painful months for us to diagnose and we were lucky that it didn't take longer. By the time of diagnosis, Ella could not sit on the floor or get up and had to be carried everywhere. JDM is subset of Juvenile Myositis (JM). Juvenile Myositis is a life-threatening disease which causes the body’s own immune system to attack healthy cells and tissues. It can cause pain, weakness, inability to walk and disfigurement. It can affect virtually any system of the body, the heart, lungs, skin, muscles, and more. We thank god everyday that overall Ella is lucky to be responding well to the cocktail of medication she is on which includes monthly hospital infusion, weekly shots, and 4 daily medications but that is no way for anyone yet alone a small child to live. That is why Cure JM was formed by the families affected by this disease. Cure JM is the only non-profit focused solely on Juvenile Myositis. We are focused on funding the much needed research to enable better treatments and I hope a cure someday! And we’re getting closer to better treatments and a cure. Last year, we were able to fund research at 10 prestigious research institutions, helping to advance JM research at an unprecedented pace. On May 13th we will be having our 1st Walk Strong to Cure JM on Long Island. Please help us by sponsoring Ella in this walk. Your gift now will keep that momentum going. Every donation goes straight to Cure JM and makes such a strong impact. THANK YOU (Ella, Colin, Alice & Matt) Alice

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To This Fundraiser

$2,015

MONEY RAISED
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  • Mommy & daddy

    $200

  • The Byrne Family

    $50

  • Darlene and Mauri

    $100

  • The Krupnick Family

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Leigh Hermey

    $40

  • The Higgins Family

    $50

  • The Zunino Family

    $25

  • Joanna, Luke, Lexi and Andre Kuchavik

    $100

  • The Siti Family

     

  • Grandparents Irena and Wojtek

    $250

  • The Steiner Family

    $50

  • The Bentrovato Family

     

  • Zentner Family

    $50

  • Dolinsky/Geller Family

    $30

  • Grandma

    $50

  • Shannon Patti

    $25

  • The Dzamba Family

    $50

  • The Donohue Family

    $100

  • Carol Scalici

    $50

  • The Capettas

    $100

  • Borden

     

  • Saltenberger Family

    $50

  • The Zlogars

     

  • Grandy, Sandy dalmeida

    $25

  • Jesica Harbeson

    $25

  • The Barnett Family

    $50

  • gina mitchell

    $25

  • Jim Murphy

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Stacy Bush

    $25

  • Saharyan Family

    $100

  • The Davies

    $50

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202% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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The Team: $2,015 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Ella Masters

Amount Raised

$1,915

 

192% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Jim Murphy

Amount Raised

$100

Donor Comments

The Davies

The Davies

DONATION: $50

Stay Strong Ella 5 months ago

Saharyan Family

Saharyan Family

DONATION: $100

5 months ago

Stacy Bush

Stacy Bush

DONATION: $25

5 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

5 months ago

Jim Murphy

Jim Murphy

DONATION: $100

5 months ago

gina mitchell

gina mitchell

DONATION: $25

5 months ago

The Barnett Family

The Barnett Family

DONATION: $50

5 months ago

Jesica Harbeson

Jesica Harbeson

DONATION: $25

5 months ago

Grandy, Sandy dalmeida

Grandy, Sandy dalmeida

DONATION: $25

Sweet, lovely Ella! 5 months ago

The Zlogars

The Zlogars

Good luck tomorrow Ella. You are an amazing little girl, 5 months ago