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Huntington's Disease Society of America

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March 26, 2017

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Gail Shurlow

THE STORY:

My name is Gail Shurlow and my family is affected by Huntington’s Disease. The gene was passed down to my husband, Don, who has been battling the disease for the past 7 years. Over the course of his disease, it has gradually become more and more intolerable for Don, and now really has an effect on the way he moves, thinks, and goes about daily life. Don and I have five children who are all at risk of inheriting HD.

Huntington’s Disease is an inherited condition in which nerve cells in the brain breakdown over time. It impacts a person’s movement, thinking (cognitive), and psychiatric abilities. It is most common for those affected to show symptoms in their 30’s and 40’s, but can come at an earlier age, such as Juvenile Huntington’s Disease. There currently is no cure for HD although treatments such as medications, physical and talk therapy are used to help to manage the symptoms. Although, this cannot prevent the physical, mental, and behavioral decline that is caused from HD.

I feel blessed to have this opportunity to have been chosen to run for Huntington’s Disease Society of America in the New York City Marathon. I am running in honor of my husband, our children, extended family, and all other families battling HD.

Huntington's Disease Society of America, Inc. Wrote-

The Huntington's disease Society of America is the premier nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington’s Disease. From community services and education to advocacy and research, HDSA is the world’s leader in providing help for today and hope for tomorrow for people with Huntington’s disease and their families.

HDSA's network of chapters, affiliates, HDSA Centers of Excellence, social workers and support groups provides a seamless connection for help, education and outreach to HD families and health care professionals across the United States.

All funds raised will help support HDSA's Mission of helping those affected by HD and their families.

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To This Fundraiser

$12,454

MONEY RAISED
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  • Madison Shurlow

    $25

  • Brady & Lori Paulson

    $100

  • Daryl, Jackie & Kisten Johnson

    $75

  • Laura Schmitt

    $100

  • Erin Shurlow & Erik Mason

    $100

  • Merle and Diane Ross

    $100

  • Kevin and Megan

    $100

  • The Baker Family

     

  • Cody and Jamie Moline

    $25

  • Brie Clark

     

  • Stephanie Stevens

    $25

  • The Willards

    $100

  • Clay and Barb Cole

    $50

  • Jeffrey Davis

    $250

  • Oliver Stickler

     

  • The Peasley Family

    $500

  • Nate Shurlow

    $10

  • Jeff & Freedom Davis

    $100

  • Angela Lyons

    $250

  • Julie Roach

    $200

  • HIS GLORY

    $25

  • Sarah Dishong-Perez

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Kings

    $100

  • Dave and Becky Simon

    $100

  • Megan Leach

    $25

  • Miranda Lindsey

    $25

  • Kathleen Delp Higgins

    $100

  • Kari Shurlow

    $250

  • Chris & Kelly Miller

    $100

  • Sara and George Shriver

    $100

  • Lakeview Family Chiropractors

     

  • Curtis Bekkering

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $500

  • George and Marcia Bizovi

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Diane Sullivan

    $50

  • Amy Schafer

    $75

  • Mike & Kim Satterlee

    $100

  • Mary and Dave Lockrow

    $100

  • Dave & Wendy

    $250

  • Anonymous

     

  • Lakeview Community Wellness Center, Ben Blanzy, Lakeview Community

    $2,254

  • Johnny and Laura Sanford

    $100

  • Karen Phillips

    $25

  • Robert and Tiiu Vanderploeg

    $50

  • Dawn Burns

    $50

  • Mark & Sue Voss

    $100

  • Lakeview Community Wellness Center, Ben's Butcher Shop Ben and Lisa Bl

    $3,790

  • Kelly Grant

    $50

  • Janet Johnson

    $20

  • Lakeview Community Wellness Center, Ben and Lisa Blanzy, Lakeview Community

    $225

  • William and Sandra Winget

    $300

  • Allan Coates

    $100

  • Barbara Jacobson

    $50

  • Lonny Helms

    $50

  • Ray and Joyce Winnie

    $100

  • Dean, Jill & Kameron Gilbert and Kaitlynn & Jintaro Mikami

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Larry & Mary Sackett

    $100

  • Mel and Linda Houck

    $100

  • John and Kathy Grawburg

     

  • Pete, Lorena, Ashlee

    $150

  • Steve and Becky Wright

    $100

  • Jim and Tammi Shaw and family

    $100

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356% Raised of $3,500 Goal

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The Team: $126,393 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Doug Ballou

Amount Raised

$22,250

 

89% Raised of $25,000 Goal

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Arne Ericson

Amount Raised

$17,000

 

68% Raised of $25,000 Goal

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Gail Shurlow

Amount Raised

$12,454

 

356% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Carl Moe DC

Amount Raised

$6,870

 

69% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Deborah Zimmermann

Amount Raised

$4,595

 

131% Raised of $3,500 Goal

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Ben Paul

Amount Raised

$4,300

 

86% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Dawn Pipek Guidone

Amount Raised

$4,082

 

117% Raised of $3,500 Goal

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Sydney Green

Amount Raised

$3,831

 

109% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Donor Comments

Jim and Tammi Shaw and family

Jim and Tammi Shaw and family

DONATION: $100

1 week ago

Steve and Becky Wright

Steve and Becky Wright

DONATION: $100

2 weeks ago

Pete, Lorena, Ashlee

Pete, Lorena, Ashlee

DONATION: $150

2 weeks ago

John and Kathy Grawburg

John and Kathy Grawburg

2 weeks ago

Mel and Linda Houck

Mel and Linda Houck

DONATION: $100

2 weeks ago

Larry & Mary Sackett

Larry & Mary Sackett

DONATION: $100

2 weeks ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

In memory of my grandma who passed away from Huntington's and for my diagnosed sister and father. 2 weeks ago

Dean, Jill & Kameron Gilbert and Kaitlynn & Jintaro Mikami

Dean, Jill & Kameron Gilbert and Kaitlynn & Jintaro Mikami

DONATION: $25

2 weeks ago

Ray and Joyce Winnie

Ray and Joyce Winnie

DONATION: $100

2 weeks ago

Lonny Helms

Lonny Helms

DONATION: $50

3 weeks ago