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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

$21,477

MONEY RAISED
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  • Jaclyn Jackson

    $100

  • The Gimbel Family- Happy Holidays!!

    $100

  • Mertz, Mike and Lynn

    $100

  • Amanda

    $50

  • The Lorenc Family

    $100

  • The Lorenc Family

    $100

  • Susanne Ripple Welke

    $30

  • Laura Steele

     

  • Ognjen Glisic

    $50

  • lydia coburn

    $100

  • Vicki Sowle

    $50

  • Love the Conn's

     

  • 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

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43% Raised of $50,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $21,477 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Katie Mertz

Amount Raised

$17,557

 

35% 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

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Erica Reib

Amount Raised

$180

Donor Comments

Sam Shirt

Sam Shirt

DONATION: $30

1 day ago

Ken and Kristy Rupright

Ken and Kristy Rupright

DONATION: $25

1 week ago

Shirts - 3 Tees

Shirts - 3 Tees

DONATION: $75

1 week ago

Bisky's Lent Promise

Bisky's Lent Promise

DONATION: $70

Tribute to my inability to deny treats. 70 treats to be exact 2 days ago

Rich Mayer - 2XL Shirts

Rich Mayer - 2XL Shirts

DONATION: $50

2 weeks ago

Curtis Orgeron

Curtis Orgeron

DONATION: $50

2 months ago

Helen

Helen

DONATION: $90

2 months ago

Emily and Alyssa

Emily and Alyssa

DONATION: $25

2 months ago

Amanda Arnold

Amanda Arnold

DONATION: $25

2 months ago

txtMovies

txtMovies

DONATION: $100

Run Jim Run! 2 months ago