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Running for Tripp and EB Awareness

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Jessica Richard via Crowdrise
January 18, 2012

This is a great idea to raise money for others with EB in honor of Tripp! Thanks to those who started this team- I am proud to join!  See more

BENEFITING: Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America, Inc.

ORGANIZER: Scott

EVENT DATE: Mar 04, 2012

Jessica Richard

THE STORY:

Scott Walker wrote -

I'm running the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon on March 4 in New Orleans in memory of Tripp Roth, to heighten EB awareness and to raise money for DebRA of America - the Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association.

Please help bring me bring attention to this horrible disease.

Tripp was born May 14, 2009. He died on January 14, 2011.

Tripp, who lived with his mother in Ponchatoula, was diagnosed with a rare genetic skin disease called "EB." Any type of friction on his skin caused painful blisters. Doctors said he wouldn't live to be a year old. He made it two-and-a-half years before losing his long, brave battle.

But the fight in his honor continues.


You can read more about Tripp's journey here: http://www.randycourtneytripproth.blogspot.com.

ANYONE WHO WOULD LIKE TO JOIN MY TEAM (YOU DON'T HAVE TO RUN) AND RAISE MONEY FOR EB AWARENESS, CAN EMAIL ME AT SCOTTWALKER@HEARST.COM.  

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To This Fundraiser

$75

MONEY RAISED
  • Nancy and Eddie Richard

    $50

  • Stephanie Swift

    $25

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $45,400 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Scott Walker

Amount Raised

$34,558

 

115% Raised of $30,000 Goal

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Chris Audler

Amount Raised

$1,855

 

37% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Ethan Murray

Amount Raised

$1,405

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Melanie Foster

Amount Raised

$1,075

 

72% Raised of $1,500 Goal

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DIANNE COTHERN

Amount Raised

$755

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Sarah Hammell

Amount Raised

$560

 

56% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Susan James

Amount Raised

$500

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Jenny Finnerman

Amount Raised

$400

Donor Comments

Stephanie Swift

Stephanie Swift

DONATION: $25

6 years ago

Nancy and Eddie Richard

Nancy and Eddie Richard

DONATION: $50

6 years ago