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Team Blonde

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Leah Frazier

THE STORY:

When I was 9 years old, I experienced the debilitating effects of dementia first hand as my Nanny started a long journey down a road of cognitive decline. Though my Nanny’s neurological functions have diminished, her body has continued to press on for 16 years.  

My nanny's story is not unique. In the US, there are roughly 6.5 to 8 million people suffering with a form of dementia, and of those, more than 5 million have Alzheimer's. I’m so happy to be “Tackling Alzheimer’s” with BvB Dallas.  The organization has raised over $1.8 million to fund local Alzheimer research in DFW. 

One of the beneficiaries this year is UT Southwestern. This is particularly close to my heart since I work for UT Southwestern and know many of the team members who provide neurological care and the exemplary research conducted by our organization. Specifically, BvB will fund a Ph. D. clinical neuropsychology postdoctoral fellowship at UTSW and will provide training in research and patient treatment related to Alzheimer’s disease.

There is much undiscovered about the underlying disease processes involved with and contributing to dementia. I feel fortunate to be part of BvB’s fundraising efforts and also to work for UT Southwestern that is relentlessly working to advance the scientific knowledge surrounding neurological diseases. By adding to the current body of work, these efforts can ultimately result in how our practitioners treat dementia and help us work towards a cure for this disease that affects so many people.

BvB has a goal of comprehensively raising $500,000 as an organization, a $150,000 goal for Team Blonde, and I have an individual goal of raising $2,000 to go towards this cause that I care so deeply about.   I would greatly appreciate any donation, small or large, to help “Tackle Alzheimer’s”! However, a $25 donation will get you a ticket into the football game on August 13th at the Cotton Bowl!

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$3,110

MONEY RAISED
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  • Leah Frazier

    $75

  • Amy and Charlie Allen

    $250

  • Cheryl Sloan

    $250

  • David and Beryl Frazier

    $100

  • Katherine Frazier

    $250

  • Kristyn

    $25

  • The Ritenours

     

  • Britany Gilman

    $50

  • Lori & Craig Atkins

    $250

  • Colin Frazier

    $50

  • stanley burke

    $100

  • Debra Setzer

    $25

  • Rebecca Previte

    $25

  • Claire and Solomon Chernet

    $100

  • Corey Heath

     

  • Leah Frazier

    $20

  • Harvey G. Land Fund -GHCF

    $1,000

  • Cathy Ogle

     

  • Lindsay Atkins- Stay High Rentals

    $50

  • Lauren Conrad

    $10

  • Leah Frazier

    $10

  • Blonde Diggety (no doubt)

    $5

  • Lori Meyer`

    $50

  • Kelsey Greer

    $10

  • Christopher Francis

    $60

  • Emily McIntire

    $65

  • Melissa Woodring and Charles Harris

    $50

  • CrowdRise Donation

    $5

  • CrowdRise Donation

    $10

  • CrowdRise Donation

    $20

  • Jonathan Bange

    $25

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156% Raised of $2,000 Goal

The Team: $292,507 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Michael John

Amount Raised

$22,470

 

94% Raised of $24,000 Goal

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Shane Hannabury

Amount Raised

$17,163

 

86% Raised of $20,000 Goal

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David Niven

Amount Raised

$12,065

 

101% Raised of $12,000 Goal

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Jared Cloud

Amount Raised

$10,207

 

146% Raised of $7,000 Goal

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Luis Ellis

Amount Raised

$8,000

 

100% Raised of $8,000 Goal

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Jody Warner

Amount Raised

$7,275

 

104% Raised of $7,000 Goal

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Julianne Dykes

Amount Raised

$7,092

 

100% Raised of $7,100 Goal

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Jenny Deely

Amount Raised

$6,270

 

110% Raised of $5,710 Goal

Donor Comments

Jonathan Bange

Jonathan Bange

DONATION: $25

My friend Melissa told me about this, wanted to show support! Awesome job! 1 year ago

CrowdRise Donation

CrowdRise Donation

DONATION: $20

1 year ago

CrowdRise Donation

CrowdRise Donation

DONATION: $10

1 year ago

CrowdRise Donation

CrowdRise Donation

DONATION: $5

1 year ago

Melissa Woodring and Charles Harris

Melissa Woodring and Charles Harris

DONATION: $50

Can't wait to come support you! Love the cause you're working towards and hope to be a part of BvB or something similar in the future! I'm sure your grandma would be proud and my thoughts go out to those who have dealt with this or may have to in the future. 1 year ago

Emily McIntire

Emily McIntire

DONATION: $65

1 year ago

Christopher Francis

Christopher Francis

DONATION: $60

Bet with Bumble, told me to donate to you! 1 year ago

Kelsey Greer

Kelsey Greer

DONATION: $10

1 year ago

Lori Meyer`

Lori Meyer`

DONATION: $50

So proud of you, Leah! 1 year ago

Blonde Diggety (no doubt)

Blonde Diggety (no doubt)

DONATION: $5

1 year ago