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Huntington's Disease Society of America

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I am running the New York Marathon in November, I have signed up to raise $3500 for Huntington's Disease for the raise. I need your help with donations PLEASE!!
August 17, 2017

The training is easier then asking for donations but both are very important to me!! If you have already given I thank you again and just ask  See more
Karen Milek

THE STORY:

I have Hungtinton's Disease and know I wont be around for ever,I'm 56. My sister Brenda passed away at 50 and my other sister Pam is in assisted living at 58. HD kills your brain cell and your ability to walk, talk, eat and behavior changes.


So I'm going to run the New York marathon this year and raise  money and hopefully a lot of  awareness for everyone who has never heard  of HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE(HD). To be on the HD team I have said I will  raise at least $3500. I can't do that on mine own. Please help me:)


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. 

Hi everyone.  Why run the NY Marathon and raise money for HD? Because somehow I still can!  Exercising has been shown to help slow the progreeson of HD.  I am prove of that!! So That is why i still run, even with the extra falling I do and the aches and pains. It always help me exercise when I have something to train for. I will run the NY marathon with every one of  steps thinking about my family  and friends fighting to stop HD from taking any one else!

I am running in the NY marathon in November 2017 on the Huntington's Disease Society of America Team. I am so excited!!!


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

$3,680

MONEY RAISED
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  • Mason Milek

    $25

  • Loretta Gebow

    $100

  • Rachel Burns

    $25

  • Michelle Maier

    $25

  • EMMA BURRIS

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Corey Corbitt

    $25

  • Dave and Susie Hodgson

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Alice

    $100

  • Jane Squibb

    $50

  • Kerrin S. Believes in Karen M.

    $10

  • Nycolle & Tina

    $50

  • Susie Wallaker

    $100

  • Liz

    $500

  • Elizabeth Giffin and Don Lorr

    $50

  • Caitlyn Glatting

    $15

  • Lisa Rodriguez

    $25

  • Teresa

     

  • Lisa

    $10

  • Louise Vetter

     

  • Maria webb

    $25

  • Leigh Schutlz

    $100

  • Jon Bon Jovi

    $100

  • Karen Brown

    $20

  • Anthony & Wilma Martinez

    $100

  • Theresa Detweiler & Joan Sandler

    $100

  • Joanie, Billy & Jessie Sehn

    $50

  • Kerrin

    $10

  • Rebecca Irwin

    $20

  • Sunni Witmer

    $50

  • Kathi,Joe and Alyson

    $100

  • Martha & Dan Singleton

    $20

  • Gwen Johnson

    $50

  • Josh and Lynn Cohen

    $25

  • Nycolle and Tina

    $50

  • Donna Bauer

     

  • Amy McClain

    $100

  • Paula Mundy

    $250

  • Robert Coffey

    $25

  • Jimmy Pollard

     

  • Anonymous

    $500

  • Kinser Cancelmo

    $50

  • Mary Krause

    $100

  • MaryBeth Oyer

    $50

  • Janelle Johnson

    $25

  • Daniel Mundy

    $25

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105% 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

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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

Daniel Mundy

Daniel Mundy

DONATION: $25

In Memory 2 hours ago

Janelle Johnson

Janelle Johnson

DONATION: $25

In Memory of my mother Carol Badi who died of HD at the age of 47 and to my brother Justin Badi who is currently battling this awful disease. Let's find a cure! 2 weeks ago

MaryBeth Oyer

MaryBeth Oyer

DONATION: $50

Go Karen! Brenda was a friend of mine and I miss her every day. God bless you for running for HD! Best wishes for your training and a great run! 2 weeks ago

Mary Krause

Mary Krause

DONATION: $100

2 weeks ago

Kinser Cancelmo

Kinser Cancelmo

DONATION: $50

In memory of John & Meg 2 weeks ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $500

2 weeks ago

Jimmy Pollard

Jimmy Pollard

Let's put Karen over the top!!!! I know of no other person in any part of my life with a more inspiring approach to life than Karen!!!! 2 weeks ago

Robert Coffey

Robert Coffey

DONATION: $25

1 month ago

Paula Mundy

Paula Mundy

DONATION: $250

In memory of Daniel Mundy and the Mundy family. 2 months ago

Amy McClain

Amy McClain

DONATION: $100

Way to go Karen!!! Keep fighting!!! 2 months ago