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Lorraine Knoblauch Unofficial Runner's Fundraiser:

Endometriosis Foundation of America NYC 2017

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THE STORY:

My name is Lorraine Knoblauch and I am running the 2017 NYC marathon for the purpose of raising funds for the Endometriosis Foundation Of America. I am running every mile for my daughter Jenna who suffers from this dibilating disease. I am dedicating every day of training and every ounce of effort to honor my girl and show her that even though she qualified to run this marathon and will hold her spot till next year, that we are in this together and fighting the good fight.


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. 


The EFA is co-founded by Dr. Tamer Seckin, who is Jenna's Endometriosis specialist. Dr. Seckin is one of America's Top Surgeons & Gynecologists, and among a very limited number of accredited gynecologic surgeons in the United States who possess advanced training for the deep laparoscopic excision of endometriosis. Over the course of more than two decades of treating thousands of women and girls, the majority of his patients have experienced long-term relief as well as no recurrence of the disease. Dr. Seckin is a philanthropist and educator, and dedicates much of his time to speaking out and educating others about endometriosis. He strives to promote public awareness and knowledge about the disease as well as early diagnosis and effective intervention.


Please consider donating to the cause that is so close to my heart. Together we can make a difference!


Thank You!

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To This Fundraiser

$3,825

MONEY RAISED

76

The number of classes our donors have helped educate through this fundraiser!
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  • Nancy C

    $25

  • Joanne Harkin

    $100

  • Elizabeth Bay

    $100

  • Elizabeth Bay

    $100

  • Nancy Kennedy

    $50

  • Stephanie Mangano Salon Kroma

    $50

  • Annemarie Rivas

    $50

  • Brianna and Christian Quinn

    $100

  • Lauren Hulse

    $100

  • Augusta Falletta

     

  • Porsia

     

  • Karen Maisano

    $50

  • Mary Kate Kelly

    $25

  • Nurse Claire :)

    $100

  • Mary Klug

    $25

  • Kevin and Dawn Sheehy

    $50

  • Aunt Gaye

    $25

  • Jorge and Barbara Carballo

     

  • Deanna DiGesaro

    $50

  • Lisa Yancigay

    $100

  • Gloria Savino

    $50

  • Rob & Cathy Hockenjos

     

  • Ashley Giddix

     

  • The Geed Family

     

  • StairGlide NY

    $1,500

  • Alexa Basile

    $10

  • Dali Colon

    $25

  • Alex & Luz Colman

    $100

  • Donna & Lou

     

  • Alyssa D'Agostino

    $20

  • Lauren

     

  • Nick, Mary, Angela, and Nicole Bavaro

    $50

  • Diane Carballo

    $100

  • The Napolitano Family

    $100

  • Linda Gallelli

    $25

  • Pina Prainito

    $25

  • Patty Duncan

    $50

  • Jenna knoblauch

    $100

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128% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $25,044 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Christopher Larmoyeux

Amount Raised

$4,057

 

135% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lorraine Knoblauch Unofficial Runne...

Amount Raised

$3,825

 

128% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Deanna DiGesaro Unofficial Runner

Amount Raised

$3,705

 

93% Raised of $4,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Anne Carson

Amount Raised

$3,100

 

103% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Sarah Esche

Amount Raised

$3,001

 

100% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Lee Rafsky Unofficial Runner

Amount Raised

$2,875

 

96% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Hannah Ephraim

Amount Raised

$2,546

 

85% Raised of $3,008 Goal

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Erik Lange

Amount Raised

$1,865

 

62% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Jenna knoblauch

Jenna knoblauch

DONATION: $100

22 hours ago

Patty Duncan

Patty Duncan

DONATION: $50

2 days ago

Pina Prainito

Pina Prainito

DONATION: $25

Good luck! Such a great cause! 2 days ago

Linda Gallelli

Linda Gallelli

DONATION: $25

3 days ago

The Napolitano Family

The Napolitano Family

DONATION: $100

Run, Knobby RUN!! 3 days ago

Diane Carballo

Diane Carballo

DONATION: $100

Jenna, you set the example as a beacon of strength and endurance beyond this marathon or any other test of will! 4 days ago

Nick, Mary, Angela, and Nicole Bavaro

Nick, Mary, Angela, and Nicole Bavaro

DONATION: $50

4 days ago

Lauren

Lauren

6 days ago

Alyssa D'Agostino

Alyssa D'Agostino

DONATION: $20

2 weeks ago

Donna & Lou

Donna & Lou

Jenna Strong! 2 weeks ago