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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

$25,821

MONEY RAISED
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  • 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

  • JesseLee Jones / Robert's Western World

    $1,000

  • Nancy McCann

    $100

  • Roger + Sharon Vail

    $100

  • Judy Kretz

    $200

  • Kim Mayer

    $30

  • Enterprise Holdings

    $1,000

  • Company Brewing

    $50

  • Cash donations

    $104

  • Enlightened Brewing Company

    $50

  • Melissa & Dave

    $25

  • Thomas Monahan

    $100

  • Janet Fullmer

    $50

  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin

    $550

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52% Raised of $50,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $25,821 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Katie Mertz

Amount Raised

$21,171

 

42% 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

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Andrew Walters

Amount Raised

$580

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Connie Berg

Amount Raised

$290

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Janet Fullmer

Amount Raised

$230

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Jennifer Jackson

Amount Raised

$200

Donor Comments

Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin

Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin

DONATION: $550

2 weeks ago

Janet Fullmer

Janet Fullmer

DONATION: $50

In honor of my son and all other members of our armed forces who protect our freedoms. Go Navy! 3 weeks ago

Thomas Monahan

Thomas Monahan

DONATION: $100

3 weeks ago

Melissa & Dave

Melissa & Dave

DONATION: $25

3 weeks ago

Enlightened Brewing Company

Enlightened Brewing Company

DONATION: $50

2 months ago

Cash donations

Cash donations

DONATION: $104

2 months ago

Company Brewing

Company Brewing

DONATION: $50

3 months ago

Enterprise Holdings

Enterprise Holdings

DONATION: $1,000

Thanks Mark Mayer for coordinating! 3 months ago

Kim Mayer

Kim Mayer

DONATION: $30

Shirt 3 months ago

Judy Kretz

Judy Kretz

DONATION: $200

4 months ago