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Samantha Hodge-Williams' Fundraiser:

Speaking About M.E. & SolveCFS!

Samantha Hodge-Williams

THE STORY:

Thank-you for watching this video from a few years ago.  Since then, I had a 9 month period of remission which began and ended mysteriously.  It gave me hope that with more medical research, we'll be able to understand the "switch" that can turn off this overwhelming disability...perhaps even in my lifetime. 

Since there is negligible government research on ME/CFS, SolveME/CFS annually funds small, scientific, innovative research projects.  The organization then helps scientists collaberate and obtain grants from the NIH, Dept. of Defense, pharmaceutical co.'s & foundations for larger studies in subsequent years.  Along with thousands of other people, I've signed up to contribute to the SolveCFS Biobank of extensive data for researchers.

The CDC estimates 1-4 million Americans have ME/CFS which “can be as disabling as multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, heart disease, end-stage renal disease… and similar chronic conditions.” However, ME/CFS receives less funding than most very rare diseases.  

Thanks to private contributions, I believe that SolveME/CFS will trailblaze breakthroughs and change.

You can send a tax-deductible check offline to: Solve ME/CFS Initiative,  

5455 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1903
Los Angeles, CA 90036 

Sincere thanks to:


SHAUN CALLAHAN of PEPVIDEO
, who very patiently and generously helped create this project.

SPEAK UP ABOUT ME's EMPTY CHAIR PROJECT who inspired and enabled me to testify.  This group advocates for ME/CFSers with early onset, including bedbound teens.

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  • Shane Lu

     

  • Gladys Virts

     

  • Ruth Waddell

     

  • Dr. Marwan Abougergi, MD

     

  • Kelly & Erin Hodge-Williams

     

  • Valerie Hodge-Williams, PT

     

  • Dr. Maxine Stitzer & Duncan Hodge

     

  • Jason, Jess, Samantha & Aaron Ditto

     

  • Dr. Khaled Hassan, MD

     

  • Gladys Virts

     

  • Bryan Edelen

     

  • Marte Hersey

     

  • Jason, Jessica, Sammi and Aaron Ditto

     

  • Samantha Ditto

     

  • Bradley Prue

     

  • Pat, Bud and Ann

     

  • Christine

     

  • Marte Hersey

     

  • Pierre and Gina Caramazza

     

  • Dr. Khaled Hassan, MD

     

  • Dr. Marwan Abougergi, MD

     

  • Kelly

     

  • Christine

     

  • Erin Hodge-Williams, LCSW

     

  • The Dittos

     

  • Marte Hersey

     

  • Pierre Lemaire

     

  • Dr. Wes Robinson

     

  • Dr. Khaled Hassan, MD

     

  • Marte Hersey

     

  • Drew Gould

     

  • Marte Hersey

     

  • Douglas, Samuel, Christina (Bina), Evan & Peter (a/k/a The Moores)

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Dr. Maxine Stitzer & Duncan Hodge

     

  • Offline Donations

     

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  • Marte Hersey

     

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Donor Comments

Marte Hersey

Marte Hersey

I honor of Samantha and Val Hodge-Williams 8 months ago

Offline Donations

Offline Donations

9 months ago

Offline Donations

Offline Donations

9 months ago

Dr. Maxine Stitzer & Duncan Hodge

Dr. Maxine Stitzer & Duncan Hodge

1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

2 years ago

Douglas, Samuel, Christina (Bina), Evan & Peter (a/k/a The Moores)

Douglas, Samuel, Christina (Bina), Evan & Peter (a/k/a The Moores)

Sam & Val, Your grace and determination inspire awe in all of us. Miss you both. 2 years ago

Marte Hersey

Marte Hersey

In honor of my wonderful friend Sam Hodge-Williams 2 years ago

Drew Gould

Drew Gould

For you, Sam, to help you help all with this illness. 3 years ago

Marte Hersey

Marte Hersey

Happy Birthday Sam! 3 years ago

Dr. Khaled Hassan, MD

Dr. Khaled Hassan, MD

3 years ago