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Huntington's Disease Society of America

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Melody Coker

THE STORY:

My name is Melody and I am raising money to support HDSA. My Mother was found to carry the gene about 15 years ago. The disease has slowly diminished her ability to speak, think and take care of herself. It has not, however diminished her spirit as she is surprisingly still walking. I am running because she inspires me everyday with her unfailing determination to live. We have 25 other family members "at risk" and your donation would help us get closer to finding a cure!. 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. 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. Please donate so that we can get closer to a cure! And anything you can will help make a difference

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To This Fundraiser

$410

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • The Carrolls

    $50

  • Larry Gene

    $100

  • DeAnna Janes

    $100

  • Connie Kim

    $100

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8% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $126,393 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
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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

Connie Kim

Connie Kim

DONATION: $100

Melody! Was at a Pasadena Pops concert last weekend and you popped into my mind. I was sharing how much I loved riding around your 1920s kit car high school And my friend, said, why don't you just google her...and I did and found you! Sorry to hear about your mother, but as you say, her spirit is indomitable and that is how I remember you, too! 2 months ago

DeAnna Janes

DeAnna Janes

DONATION: $100

6 months ago

Larry Gene

Larry Gene

DONATION: $100

Tribute to Anita Darlene Coker 6 months ago

The Carrolls

The Carrolls

DONATION: $50

6 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

6 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

This is amazing! Good luck! 6 months ago