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Team Sonal Tackles Mt Kilimanjaro

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THE STORY:


In June, I will be climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in support of the ALS Association Greater NY Chapter. ALSA is a nonprofit organization that works hard on all fronts for ALS research, clinical programs, advocacy, and patient care.


I will be embarking on this trek alongside my dear and close friend, Nirali Shah, in honor of Nirali’s mom, Sonal Shah, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2012 and sadly passed away in November 2015. During her extraordinary life, she served as a vital ALS advocate. During her extraordinary life, she served as a vital ALS advocate by writing a book about her life and experience with ALS called “My Life, Legacy, and ALS”.  She also travelled to Washington DC many times to join ALSA in pushing for federal legislation and funding for research.  Also, the legislative bill that she proposed to create an NJ ALS Awareness Day passed and became law, and incredible accomplishment to raise awareness for our urgent cause. Team Sonal consists of climbers from the U.S., U.K., and South Africa and together, we seek to carry on her legacy!  


A little bit more about Mt. Kilimanjaro – it is a dormant volcano with an elevation of 19,341 feet, it is Africa’s highest peak and it is the tallest freestanding mountain in the world. Since Sonal loved the outdoors and enjoyed exploring, Team Sonal is climbing in her memory and in honor of all ALS patients who have lost their muscle movements and motor functions.  Our fundraising goal is $19,341 – the same height as Mt. Kilimanjaro!  I appreciate any donations that will help reach our goal.  All donations will go directly to the ALS Association Greater NY Chapter, which is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and your donation will be tax deductible. Your contribution will make a big difference as we continue our quest to end ALS and offer care to people suffering from this horrific disease.  


Thank you so much for your support throughout this journey! 

Sara

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$400

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2% Raised of $19,341 Goal

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The Team: $12,445 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Nirali Shah

Amount Raised

$11,415

 

59% Raised of $19,341 Goal

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Ameet Shah

Amount Raised

$530

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Sara Sabour

Amount Raised

$400

 

2% Raised of $19,341 Goal

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ALS Association Greater New York Ch...

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$100

 

1% Raised of $19,341 Goal

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

11 months ago

Anouk

Anouk

So proud of you for doing this! 11 months ago

Gabriela Baca

Gabriela Baca

DONATION: $100

In memory of Sonal Shah and in celebration of enduring friendships 11 months ago

Mary Grinton

Mary Grinton

11 months ago

Joy Marie Virga

Joy Marie Virga

11 months ago

Yvonne Woldeab

Yvonne Woldeab

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Tara Vassefi

Tara Vassefi

DONATION: $25

Rock on sister! 1 year ago

Alex

Alex

1 year ago

Leah Paisner

Leah Paisner

DONATION: $25

You got this! 1 year ago