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Katie Mertz

THE STORY:

Not well known, Meniere's is a disorder of the inner ear that affects hearing and balance and causes vertigo, tinnitus, and hearing loss. It is unpredictable and difficult to diagnose and manage. Meniere’s is also progressive.  Unfortunately, the cause of Meniere’s Disease is currently unknown—so is a possible cure. 

run because is partnered with the American Hearing Research Foundation and 100% of donations go toward Meniere's research.  As a result of their partnership, the American Hearing Research Foundation has funded additional Meniere's research grants. 

Katie Mertz founded run because to raise money by running half marathons, with the goal of running one in each state plus D.C.  To date, she has run ten races and raised over $14,000 for Meniere's research. 

“I run because I can.  When I get tired, I remember those who cannot run, what they would give to have this simple gift I take for granted, and I run harder for them.  I know they would do the same for me.” ((anonymous))

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To This Fundraiser

$22,462

MONEY RAISED
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  • Mary Feiler

     

  • Bisky

    $50

  • Ryan Regan

    $75

  • Debbie and Peter Ramirez

    $100

  • Bill and Mary Shaffer

    $100

  • Don Mertz

    $100

  • Stick Arnold

    $40

  • McKesson c/o Mike Mertz

    $110

  • Rich and Kim

    $100

  • Bisky

    $95

  • Meredith Hodulik

    $100

  • Aditya Mengani

    $100

  • Shirt Money

    $26

  • Helen Koberstein

    $150

  • Aunt Peg and Uncle Tom Rurik

    $40

  • Benjamin J Brown

     

  • Bill Shaffer

    $150

  • Shirt Money

    $130

  • Justin Petersen

    $150

  • Shirt Money

    $55

  • Shirt Money

    $80

  • STAN

    $50

  • Shirt $

    $30

  • Todd LaForest

    $100

  • Shawn and Susie Becker

    $25

  • The Lorenc family

    $100

  • Mike & Lynn Mertz

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $15

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Nalgas Cascar Contabilidad Servicios

    $150

  • Shirt $

    $30

  • Katie Mertz

    $25

  • Lauren Catanzarite

    $100

  • BOOM

    $11

  • Elizabeth Schock

     

  • Conn

     

  • Bergs

    $25

  • Shirt $

    $30

  • Bobbi

    $25

  • Enterprise Holdings Foundation

    $1,000

  • Shirt $

    $35

  • Travis + Laurie Shirt $

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Kerry Spark 2 Shirts and $25 donation

    $75

  • Aditya Mengani

    $200

  • Kim Mayer Shirt $ (Small Tank)

    $30

  • JIM AND BRENDA BROCATO

    $50

  • Mary Ann Ganzer

    $50

  • Race #15!

    $100

  • Lawrence Family

    $75

  • Thomas J Monahan

    $100

  • Jessica Loomer

    $13

  • Vicki sowle

    $50

  • The Goodermotes

    $50

  • Max Mann

    $50

  • Mike & Lynn Mertz

    $100

  • Salad Fingers Family

    $100

  • The Gimbel Family- Run Katie Run!!

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • The Baitmans

    $50

  • Ric & Pat Swanson

    $100

  • Dave and Mary Beth Arnold

     

  • Dave and Mary Beth Arnold

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Berg family

    $40

  • Helen Koberstein

    $45

  • Paint Nite (less shirt reimbursement)

    $45

  • Britt Mallas

    $15

  • Anonymous

     

  • Rich & Kim Mayer

    $50

  • Rich and Kim Mayer

    $100

  • Mary Beth and Dave Arnold

     

  • Justin M

    $50

  • Ann & Doug Williams

    $100

  • Mike & Lynn Mertz

    $100

  • Saccaro family

    $50

  • Dave & Cathy Jackson

    $200

  • Thomas Monahan

    $100

  • txtMovies

    $100

  • Amanda Arnold

    $25

  • Emily and Alyssa

    $25

  • Helen

    $90

  • Curtis Orgeron

    $50

  • Rich Mayer - 2XL Shirts

    $50

  • Bisky's Lent Promise

    $70

  • Shirts - 3 Tees

    $75

  • Ken and Kristy Rupright

    $25

  • Sam Shirt

    $30

  • Tricia and Scott Mayer

    $150

  • joseph cincotta

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Janet Fullmer

    $50

  • Emily & Alyssa

    $50

  • Thomas Monahan

    $100

  • Mike & Lynn Mertz

    $100

  • Hugh & Marion Walters

    $130

  • Jessie Krattiger

    $55

  • Hanrahan Family

     

  • Helen Koberstein

    $100

  • Rich & Sherri Bishop

    $25

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45% Raised of $50,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $22,462 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Katie Mertz

Amount Raised

$18,312

 

37% Raised of $50,000 Goal

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Jim Brocato

Amount Raised

$690

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Natalie Koberstein

Amount Raised

$675

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Emily Mayer

Amount Raised

$640

 

64% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Connie Berg

Amount Raised

$290

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Jennifer Jackson

Amount Raised

$200

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Rick Gimbel

Amount Raised

$200

Fundraiser Title

Erica Reib

Amount Raised

$180

Donor Comments

Rich & Sherri Bishop

Rich & Sherri Bishop

DONATION: $25

Great Job Andrew! 3 days ago

Helen Koberstein

Helen Koberstein

DONATION: $100

5 days ago

Hanrahan Family

Hanrahan Family

Way to go Andrew! 6 days ago

Jessie Krattiger

Jessie Krattiger

DONATION: $55

Gray tank-L, Blue Shirt XL 1 week ago

Hugh & Marion Walters

Hugh & Marion Walters

DONATION: $130

Contribute towards the research of Ménière's disease. 1 week ago

Mike & Lynn Mertz

Mike & Lynn Mertz

DONATION: $100

1 week ago

Thomas Monahan

Thomas Monahan

DONATION: $100

1 week ago

Emily & Alyssa

Emily & Alyssa

DONATION: $50

Get there before the race! 1 week ago

Janet Fullmer

Janet Fullmer

DONATION: $50

2 weeks ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

Race #17, Idaho 2 weeks ago