BENEFITING: Transverse Myelitis Association
EVENT DATE: Nov 03, 2013
Ladies and Gents,
Since I am running my first NYC Marathon this November, I've decided to raise money for Transverse Myelitis. Only affecting 5 in every 1 million people, TM is a disorder caused by inflamation of the spinal cord, often resulting in neurologic dysfunction of motor and sensorty tracts on both sides. This can lead to weakness in the arms/legs and sensory symptoms such as numbness or tingling. In some cases it can cause paralysis, including a cousin of mine who recently lost functionality from the waist down.
Full recovery is arbitrary and there is no effective cure right now, so all donations will go towards awareness, research, and treatment. To donate, simply click the orange button on this page and follow process. Feel free to reach out with any questions. More information regarding the condition can be found below.
Thanks in advance!