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July 25, 2017

I am feeling better than average. I am more thoughtful with my workouts. I save my endurance workouts for long runs and stopped running everyday.  See more
Nicole Kefalas

THE STORY:

On Sunday, November 19th, I will be running the Philadelphia Marathon. It's my first marathon in over a decade, and it might be the one that it is the most meaningful. I am racing for my niece and goddaughter, 6 year old Callie Carr. Cal and I share the same birthday, December 23rd, and a devastating diagnosis. At the age of 40, with three young daughters, I learned that I had MS and that same year Cal was diagnosed with leukodystrophy. Leukodystrophy and MS are both white matter diseases, and in those five years Cal has lost the ability to walk, talk, and eat. She receives hospice care. Since my diagnosis, I have fought to regain a sort of balance and reclaim control of my body. With determination, hard work, and the support of my family, I have fought my way back and am in the best shape of my life. Last year, I ran a half marathon and crushed my $5,000 goal and raised over $6,000 for a to help kids with leukodsytrophy.  This year I am doubling the distance and doubing my goal.  These funds will support pioneering reseach that will cure Leukodystrophies in a decade.


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To This Fundraiser

$2,615

MONEY RAISED
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  • Frank Bernt

     

  • Howard Cloth and Suzanne Pitney

    $90

  • Daniel Losen

    $100

  • Abby Johnson

    $50

  • Barbara Garson

     

  • Dory M. Berman

    $100

  • Laura Keene

    $50

  • Tracy Burke

    $50

  • Marianna and Antonis

    $50

  • Stacie Simon

    $50

  • Anne Marvan

    $100

  • Norine Simpson

    $50

  • Fern Boeglin

    $50

  • The Crooke Family

    $50

  • Julie and Eric Shapiro

     

  • Caoimhe Minogue

    $25

  • Leighton Family

    $100

  • Tate Mckellar

    $25

  • Amy Gould

     

  • Maria Karafoti

    $50

  • Anna and Johnny Kefalas

    $50

  • Christie MacDougall

    $50

  • The Connaghan Tjadens

    $25

  • Lelia Richardson

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Wendy Beck von Peccoz

    $50

  • Susan Sparks

    $50

  • Karla Pastore

    $50

  • Anna Caruso

    $50

  • Rich Ruffing

    $50

  • Maureen Van Niel

    $50

  • Ann Doyle

     

  • Chris & YuenKee Toth

    $200

  • Linda Mooney

    $50

  • Susan Goldberg

    $50

  • Deb Castro

     

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26% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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The Team: $9,165 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Calliope Joy Foundation

Amount Raised

$6,550

 

33% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Nicole Kefalas

Amount Raised

$2,615

 

26% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Grace Orcutt

Amount Raised

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Donor Comments

Deb Castro

Deb Castro

Go Nicole! I'll be cheering you on from afar! 8 months ago

Susan Goldberg

Susan Goldberg

DONATION: $50

8 months ago

Linda Mooney

Linda Mooney

DONATION: $50

8 months ago

Chris & YuenKee Toth

Chris & YuenKee Toth

DONATION: $200

8 months ago

Ann Doyle

Ann Doyle

8 months ago

Maureen Van Niel

Maureen Van Niel

DONATION: $50

8 months ago

Rich Ruffing

Rich Ruffing

DONATION: $50

Good luck this weekend Nicole!! 8 months ago

Anna Caruso

Anna Caruso

DONATION: $50

8 months ago

Karla Pastore

Karla Pastore

DONATION: $50

Go Nicole! 8 months ago

Susan Sparks

Susan Sparks

DONATION: $50

9 months ago