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LOVE THE LYMPHEDEMA TREATMENT ACT- VALENTINES WALK 2017

Team Member: Cindy Cronick

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I'm over halfway there!
January 19, 2017

Thank you for the generous donations I've received.  I'm now over halfway to my goal!  If about 8-10 more people donate, I'll reach my goal. See More

EVENT DATE Feb 14, 2017

THE STORY:

I've had lymphedema for about 5 years and every day I manage my chronic condition by wearing compression garments.  The compression keeps my lymphedema under control and allows me to stay healthy, active and productive.  Unfortunately, Medicare does not cover these compression supplies and therefore many lymphedema patients do not have access to these medically necessary items.  For three years now, I have been working with others to pass the Lymphedema Treatment Act and change this.  Please consider helping us by joining our fundraising team or making a donation.  I greatly appreciate your support.

Why Are We Fundraising?

Because passage of the Lymphedema Treatment Act is critical! You can read about why here

Every two years, The Lymphedema Treatment Act (like all other bills awaiting passage) enters a new Congress and must begin again to renew and broaden its Congressional cosponsorhships. A big part of that process involves around one hundred volunteers from across the country traveling directly to Washington for an event known as "Lymphedema Lobby Days". You can read more about Lobby Days here. Lobby Days has traditionally garnered dozens of critical cosponsors for the LTA, however, the event is not without expense. This is where you come in! 

How can you help? There are two options to chose from: 

1) Donate: Just click the "DONATE" button to make a secure online donation. 

Note: If you’d feel more comfortable donating by check, you can make checks payable to The Lymphedema Advocacy Group and mail them to: The Lymphedema Advocacy Group, PO Box 1682, Carrboro, NC 27510.

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2) Join “The Team”: If you are feeling even just a little adventurous, you could click the “Join the Team” button and walk in your hometown. When you join, you can "edit" your walk page to personalize it like Sophia's below. You can watch a brief "how to" video we've prepared by here

You can then easily share the fundraiser links via social media (such as Facebook, Twitter, or email) with friends and family. Let them know that you have joined the walk and ask if they might support you and your cause with a donation. We just ask that you spread the word, walk on February 14th, and donate! 

As far as the walk, you can walk 10 feet or 10 miles! You can walk on your own or bring friends! You can walk indoors or out! Whatever you like and whatever works for you!

Other great stuff:

  • You can download a flyer to print and handout or a flyer for use as an email attachment by clicking here
  • If you’d like some LTA swag (like t-shirts and bags) you can pick them up by here!   
  • Send us a pic of you on the walk and we’ll upload it to our Facebook page! 

IMPORTANT: Our walk waiver can be found here and by signing up to join the team you are acknowledging that you have read and understood the waiver. 

Note: Contributions or gifts to the Lymphedema Advocacy Group are not tax deductible. As a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization, the Lymphedema Advocacy Group engages in lobbying activity, in keeping with its mission, for passage of the Lymphedema Treatment Act. 

$728

 

146% Raised of $500 Goal

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  • Marjorie Schrader

    $50

  • Diane Elkerton

    $50

  • Sharon Vazquez

    $25

  • Michelle L.

     

  • Cathy Callahan

    $25

  • Pete & Marlene

    $20

  • Ann-Marie Carlson

    $25

  • Jeni O'Brien

    $50

  • Nancy Hutchison

    $100

  • In Honor Of Cindy Cronik (JS)

    $100

  • The Kretzschmars

    $50

  • Zabelle Stodola

     

  • Anita

     

  • Kathy Juvrud

    $25

  • Vicky Baum

    $50

  • Gil & Kathy Cronick

    $25

  • Kimberly Kaiser

     

  • Rosa-Shoshana Mintz-Urquhart

    $18

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Organized by

Lymphedema Advocacy Group Board

This is a direct to organizer fundraiser.

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $23,486 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Elaine Eigeman

Amount Raised

$7,834

 

392% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lymphedema Advocacy Group Board

Amount Raised

$5,828

 

29% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Becky Sharp

Amount Raised

$1,600

 

320% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Bill McCann

Amount Raised

$1,196

 

239% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Sophia Hanson

Amount Raised

$1,180

 

118% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Barbara Coyle

Amount Raised

$825

 

165% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Cindy Cronick

Amount Raised

$728

 

146% Raised of $500 Goal

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Jill Ryan

Amount Raised

$650

 

43% Raised of $1,500 Goal

Donor Comments

Rosa-Shoshana Mintz-Urquhart

Rosa-Shoshana Mintz-Urquhart

DONATION: $18

8 months ago

Kimberly Kaiser

Kimberly Kaiser

Good job! Keep fighting! 8 months ago

Gil & Kathy Cronick

Gil & Kathy Cronick

DONATION: $25

Cindy Cronick 8 months ago

Vicky Baum

Vicky Baum

DONATION: $50

8 months ago

Kathy Juvrud

Kathy Juvrud

DONATION: $25

Walk in Faith 8 months ago

Anita

Anita

8 months ago

Zabelle Stodola

Zabelle Stodola

Tribute to Cindy Cronick 8 months ago

The Kretzschmars

The Kretzschmars

DONATION: $50

8 months ago

In Honor Of Cindy Cronik (JS)

In Honor Of Cindy Cronik (JS)

DONATION: $100

8 months ago

Nancy Hutchison

Nancy Hutchison

DONATION: $100

9 months ago

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