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Dawn Pipek Guidone's Fundraiser:

Huntington's Disease Society of America

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Halfway Mark!
July 05, 2017

Thank you for your support!  I am at the 1/2 way mark in my fundraising goal and working on my training!  Much appreciated!  Love to all!  See more
Dawn Pipek Guidone

THE STORY:

Lots of LOVE that's what "Papa Bear" is to me and that's why I am running the NYC 2017 Marathon with the HDSA Team in his honor! 


Despite the fact that Huntington's has taken away his ability to care for himself and to talk freely it will never take away what is inside him and how special he is to me.  The funds raised will help support HDSA's Mission of helping those affected by HD and their families.


Mom met Chris in January of1998, through mutual friends, at a Superbowl party.  They were married in October 2003 at a beautiful wedding by the river in upstate New York.  A great celebration followed and the number of people who attended, with just 3 weeks notice, was a true testament to what a great couple they made!  


We have shared many wonderful times over the years and as we learned of his diagnosis and his symptoms, from this hereditary disease, have become more obvious we continue to focus on what is most important, spending time together and letting each other know how much we love one another. 


Huntington’s disease (HD) is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. It deteriorates a person’s physical and mental abilities during their prime working years and has no cure. HD is known as the quintessential family disease because every child of a parent with HD has a 50/50 chance of carrying the faulty gene. Today, there are approximately 30,000 symptomatic Americans and more than 200,000 at-risk of inheriting the disease. Many describe the symptoms of HD as having ALS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s – simultaneously. 


I hope you will help me in reaching my fundraising goal and our ultimate goal of finding a cure for HD!


$4,332

MONEY RAISED
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  • Dawn Pipek Guidone

    $100

  • Michaele Wendell

    $100

  • Lesa Andreasen

    $200

  • Charles and Cheryl Conover

    $100

  • Jill Brass

    $30

  • Lu Ann Pink

    $100

  • Jim and Mary Ellen Paunovich

    $200

  • Aaron Conover

    $100

  • Sharon Tuszynski

    $250

  • Patrick, Jennie & Emma Aylward

    $25

  • Ronald Pepin

    $100

  • John and Nancy Winters

    $100

  • Nancy & Bob Holloway

    $50

  • The Bartons

     

  • Rita Conover

    $100

  • Lynn DuBois

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Joyce Campagna

    $30

  • Lesa Andreasen

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Brian Nell

    $100

  • Cathy and Bob Peake

    $50

  • Cava Family

     

  • Don & Meredith Higgins

     

  • Howard & Annette Mansfield

    $100

  • James & Nancy Quackenbush

    $25

  • Nancy Bianco

    $25

  • Ronald & Anna Piervincenzi

    $25

  • Pat & Susan Harrington

    $100

  • Geralyn, Richard, Hannah & Ally Staab

    $50

  • The Fedeles

    $50

  • Tom and Nicole LePore

    $100

  • Liz & Bill Knudsen

    $50

  • Gene & Marcia Montalbano

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • The Johnson Family

    $100

  • Linda Flanagan

    $100

  • Yvette Aguiar

     

  • Rich Moffett Court Reporting, Inc.

    $25

  • Jessie Barr and Family

    $50

  • Rob & Christine Sanders

    $25

  • Tara & Ron Presti

     

  • John and Birgit LaPerla

    $25

  • The Tringone Family

    $50

  • Mary, Dan & Elena Valle

    $50

  • Edward Sokolski

    $300

  • Michael & Marie Donoghue

    $50

  • AD Fairhurst-Kister

    $100

  • Patricia Schuler

    $25

  • John & Susan Emro

    $50

  • Armindo & Kathy Jorge

    $100

  • Paula Guidone

    $100

  • Eric and Stephanie Horn

     

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124% Raised of $3,500 Goal

The Team: $168,066 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Doug Ballou

Amount Raised

$26,390

 

106% Raised of $25,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Arne Ericson

Amount Raised

$25,700

 

103% Raised of $25,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ben Paul

Amount Raised

$13,850

 

277% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Gail Shurlow

Amount Raised

$13,504

 

386% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Carl Moe DC

Amount Raised

$10,775

 

108% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Deborah Zimmermann

Amount Raised

$4,820

 

138% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Karen Milek

Amount Raised

$4,405

 

126% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Dawn Pipek Guidone

Amount Raised

$4,332

 

124% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Donor Comments

Eric and Stephanie Horn

Eric and Stephanie Horn

7 months ago

Paula Guidone

Paula Guidone

DONATION: $100

In honor of Chris. Good luck in the race, Dawn! 7 months ago

Armindo & Kathy Jorge

Armindo & Kathy Jorge

DONATION: $100

7 months ago

John & Susan Emro

John & Susan Emro

DONATION: $50

We support you all the way, Dawn! 7 months ago

Patricia Schuler

Patricia Schuler

DONATION: $25

7 months ago

AD Fairhurst-Kister

AD Fairhurst-Kister

DONATION: $100

7 months ago

Michael & Marie Donoghue

Michael & Marie Donoghue

DONATION: $50

7 months ago

Edward Sokolski

Edward Sokolski

DONATION: $300

8 months ago

Mary, Dan & Elena Valle

Mary, Dan & Elena Valle

DONATION: $50

8 months ago

The Tringone Family

The Tringone Family

DONATION: $50

8 months ago