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Deanna DiGesaro Unofficial Runner's Fundraiser:

Endometriosis Foundation of America NYC 2017

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Deanna DiGesaro Unofficial Runner

THE STORY:

Hello! My name is Deanna DiGesaro and I am running the NYC Marathon 2017 for the Endometriosis Foundation of America. I am running for my younger sister Jenna who was diagnosed with Endometriosis in her early twenties and has suffered greatly from this disease. There is no cure for this disease, which is why every dollar donated is another step closer to finding a cure. 


About Me....

I have always been into health and wellness, but was never a runner. I started running a few years ago with my mom and sister Jenna and grew to love it more and more with each race. I love the running community and the fundraising teams who use their gifts to raise money and awareness for a good cause. This is my first marathon and I am eager, nervous, excited and scared. I know this is going to be a long training process, mentally and physically but I am ready for the challenge. 


About Jenna.... 

Jenna is my younger sister. She has been a runner and an athlete since middle school. It was because of her that I started running, and with her that I ran my first half marathon. Jenna was diagnosed with Endometriosis in her early twenties. She has had multiple Endometriosis excision surgeries by the founder of this foundation, Dr. Tamer Seckin. Unfortunately the surgeries are not a cure, and are only a temporary solution. She has suffered from this disease physically, mentally and emotionally. She is the toughest person I know and that only inspires me more to raise money and awareness for Endometriosis. 


About Endometriosis....

Endometriosis occurs when tissue similar to the endometrium (the lining of the uterus) is found outside the uterus on other parts of the body. It affects girls and women during their most productive years, and can impact all aspects of their lives – school, careers, finances, relationships, and overall well being. Generally, endometriosis is found in the pelvic cavity. It can attach to any of the female reproductive organs (uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries), the uterosacral ligaments, the peritoneum, or any of the spaces between the bladder, uterus/vagina, and rectum.  Endometriosis can also be found, though less commonly, on the bladder, bowel, intestines, appendix or rectum. Many aspects of endometriosis are misunderstood and require further research.  Specifically, it is critical to define the different types of endometriosis and to understand their cause to carryout appropriate treatment.


About the Endometriosis Foundation of America...

The Endometriosis Foundation of America strives to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, facilitate expert surgical training, and fund landmark endometriosis research. Engaged in a robust campaign to inform both the medical community and the public, the EFA places particular emphasis on the critical importance of early diagnosis and effective intervention while simultaneously providing education to the next generation of medical professionals and their patients.


Please consider donating to my run! Every dollar counts.... there is no donation too big or too small. Thank you!


$4,975

MONEY RAISED

99

The number of classes our donors have helped educate through this fundraiser!
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  • Deanna DiGesaro

    $25

  • Xoxo ❤️ Kimmy

    $50

  • Katie murray

    $25

  • The Ajana Family

     

  • Stark family

     

  • Kevin Van Dyne

    $100

  • Virginia Cassidy

    $50

  • Sara Cirard

    $25

  • Katie Panchyn

     

  • Sperrazza family

    $50

  • Keri

    $50

  • Gina and Robert Ellensohn

     

  • Jacqueline King

    $50

  • Nancy C

    $25

  • Elizabeth Ellensohn

     

  • Shannon Kennedy

    $15

  • Christian and Brianna Quinn

    $100

  • Kevin, Kim and Aiden

     

  • Augusta Falletta

     

  • Cait & Tom

    $100

  • Jen Regan

    $50

  • E

    $25

  • Julia O

     

  • Rachel Adams

    $25

  • Lisa Pandolfo

    $25

  • Nancy Lettow

    $50

  • Aunt Robin and uncle Steve

     

  • Emma Markley

     

  • DiGioia-Gharib Family

    $50

  • Brittany Colasanto

    $40

  • Lorraine knoblauch

    $250

  • Mary Kate Kelly

    $50

  • Chardy Boy

    $25

  • Grace Drewes

    $25

  • Jennifer Parrella

    $100

  • Andie

     

  • Kim Hauck

    $25

  • Jaime Fulton

     

  • Marisa Landress

     

  • Ken LaPlante

    $50

  • Brian Meade

    $50

  • Patrick Barbour

    $50

  • Ida Scott

    $50

  • Katie Argenzio

    $25

  • Connie Breece

    $15

  • Beth

    $50

  • Liz Fristachi

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Brit Rose

    $50

  • StairGlide NY

    $500

  • Dianna Murphy

    $50

  • Maggie DeLollis

    $200

  • Kelly Garcia

    $25

  • Lou and Donna

     

  • Hazel Cabalda

    $25

  • amber maletis

    $25

  • Lauren

     

  • Bunzl Retail

    $25

  • Nick, Mary, Angela, and Nicole Bavaro

    $50

  • Tuhlulahs Restaurant

    $100

  • Brittany Whalley

    $25

  • The Carballos

    $100

  • Cindy Cacoperdo

    $100

  • Vince DiGesaro

    $70

  • Dan & Anna-Maria Bavaro

    $100

  • Patrick & Jane Barbour

    $125

  • Robert & Helen Cesler

    $25

  • Ryan, Bethany, Hudson, and Tate Knoblauch

    $25

  • Maureen

    $50

  • John and Agnes

    $25

  • Kristine & Tom Kelly

    $100

  • Agnes Gordon

     

  • Linda Festa

    $50

  • pk

     

  • Becky and Tom

     

  • Jen Randone

    $25

  • Sicignano Family

    $75

  • Elaine King

    $25

  • Cheryl and Dave Hegermiller

    $50

  • Patti & Liz Kelly.

    $50

  • Brian Baxter

     

  • Nurse Claire :)

    $100

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124% Raised of $4,000 Goal

The Team: $31,391 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Christopher Larmoyeux

Amount Raised

$5,727

 

191% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Deanna DiGesaro Unofficial Runner

Amount Raised

$4,975

 

124% Raised of $4,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lorraine Knoblauch Unofficial Runne...

Amount Raised

$4,280

 

143% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Hannah Ephraim

Amount Raised

$3,468

 

115% Raised of $3,008 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Sarah Esche

Amount Raised

$3,411

 

114% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Anne Carson

Amount Raised

$3,300

 

110% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Erik Lange

Amount Raised

$3,185

 

106% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lee Rafsky Unofficial Runner

Amount Raised

$2,875

 

96% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Nurse Claire :)

Nurse Claire :)

DONATION: $100

Love you, Jenna!! 7 months ago

Brian Baxter

Brian Baxter

7 months ago

Patti & Liz Kelly.

Patti & Liz Kelly.

DONATION: $50

Our Angel is always Near You! 7 months ago

Cheryl and Dave Hegermiller

Cheryl and Dave Hegermiller

DONATION: $50

Have a great run! Go team Jenna! 7 months ago

Elaine King

Elaine King

DONATION: $25

Good luck tomorrow! <3 7 months ago

Sicignano Family

Sicignano Family

DONATION: $75

8 months ago

Jen Randone

Jen Randone

DONATION: $25

Go Deanna! Enjoy every moment :) 8 months ago

Becky and Tom

Becky and Tom

Go ladies go!!!💪🏽 8 months ago

pk

pk

LETS GO!!!! 8 months ago

Linda Festa

Linda Festa

DONATION: $50

Good luck on your marathon! 8 months ago