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The John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health NYC 2017

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NYC MARATHON- RAISING MONEY FOR AORTIC HEALTH
March 24, 2017

Hey ppl! So as of today i've courageously submitted my full application for the NYC Marathon happening this upcoming November! I'll be representing  See more
Lauren Kearney

THE STORY:

JOHN RITTER FOUNDATION FOR AORTIC HEALTH wrote -

The John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health (JRF) is proud to be an official charity of the TCS NYC Marathon to take place on Sunday, November 5, 2017. This is an amazing opportunity to increase awareness of thoracic aortic disease, as well as raise funds to support education and research. We are so honored to have been chosen.

Funds from the marathon will benefit the John Ritter Research Program in Aortic and Vascular Diseases (JRRP) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) to support research to identify genetic risks for aortic dissections.

“The funds raised by Team Ritter will allow us to continue our genetic research to identify genes or altered DNA that increases an individual’s risk for an acute aortic dissection. By identifying who is at risk, we can prevent the premature deaths due to aortic dissections,” said Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., director of UTHealth’s John Ritter Research Program. “It will also help us spread information to both physicians and the public about symptoms and genetic risk factors for aortic dissections, including the fact that this condition can run in families.” Milewicz is also professor and George H. W. Bush Chair in Cardiovascular Research in the Division of Medical Genetics at the UTHealth Medical School.

Individuals interested in joining Team Ritter to run the marathon, help us increase awareness of aortic disease, and fundraise are encouraged to submit an application here.

Questions?  Please send an email to info@JohnRitterFoundation.org.

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To This Fundraiser

$322

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Lauren Hickman

    $50

  • Sue Rich

    $25

  • Alejandro Balderas

    $10

  • Go Lo!

     

  • Alyssa J

    $10

  • Adrian Goris

    $100

  • Go GIRL!

    $25

  • Josh Williams

    $77

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11% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $39,971 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Steve Libert

Amount Raised

$6,025

 

201% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Beth and Alicia Hook

Amount Raised

$4,420

 

74% Raised of $6,000 Goal

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Andrea Carpenter

Amount Raised

$2,540

 

70% Raised of $3,650 Goal

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Elizabeth Meyer

Amount Raised

$1,873

 

54% Raised of $3,500 Goal

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Rosemary Bartkowiak

Amount Raised

$1,795

 

45% Raised of $4,000 Goal

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Heather Campeau

Amount Raised

$1,560

 

52% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Timothy Ealer

Amount Raised

$1,425

 

41% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Donor Comments

Josh Williams

Josh Williams

DONATION: $77

For LK 4 months ago

Go GIRL!

Go GIRL!

DONATION: $25

4 months ago

Adrian Goris

Adrian Goris

DONATION: $100

5 months ago

Alyssa J

Alyssa J

DONATION: $10

5 months ago

Go Lo!

Go Lo!

NYC Marathon 2017 donation 5 months ago

Alejandro Balderas

Alejandro Balderas

DONATION: $10

Run Lobabi run 5 months ago

Sue Rich

Sue Rich

DONATION: $25

In memory of Robert Anthony 5 months ago

Lauren Hickman

Lauren Hickman

DONATION: $50

You go girl ;) 5 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

5 months ago