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Frankie's Friends' Fundraiser:

The Good Human Project - Lily Fund

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BENEFITING: Frankie's Friends

THE STORY:

 

Lily

A brave and unusually special white shadow who inspired others and made us wonder how something so little wasn't so little at all. (November 13, 2011 – May 11, 2014).

About Lily:  Lily was a happy, vibrant and healthy 2.5 year old Maltese.  She was a New York sweetheart and an exemplary law-abiding canine citizen.  At only 4.25 lbs, she could run 4-miles, dance on command, say her prayers, double high-five you for a job well-done, and fist-bump when she was extremely pleased with herself.  Lily was very well-mannered and never barked unless there was a good reason: she literally spoke up for others.  And her outlook on life was quite simple: to love all creatures great and small. 

Suffering Silently:  On March 24, 2014, Lily received a cocktail of standard vaccines.  Immediately afterwards, she was shaking, sweating and vomiting. Her human was told this reaction "was normal."  Lily recovered a couple days later, and then experienced a gamut of other devastating symptoms weeks later.  Her immune system was attacking her brain (known as Granulomatous Meningoencephalomyelitis (GME) or Necrotizing Meningoencephalitis (NME).

After a hard-fought battle—with four hospitals and nine veterinarian specialists—Lily’s family and friends learned the hard way that her experience did not have happen the way that it did.

Lesson Learned:  One of the most important lessons Lily taught us is that as long as an issue remains invisible, it is guaranteed to remain insolvable. The Lily Fund is being established to centralize the effort to contain, control, and prevent cases of over-vaccination and support research identifying the causes of GME / NME in small dogs.  We must proceed with caution.  Raise awareness.  Seek to understand the situation.  Contain it.  Control it.  Prevent it.

Help start a movement and support leading researchers in this field find hope, and the cause of this life threatening disease.  Please make a generous donation today.  With your help, Lily’s voice can be heard, and her message will live on forever.  

 

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To This Fundraiser

$2,500

MONEY RAISED
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  • Vlad Khokhlachov

    $50

  • Rebecca Davis

    $25

  • Sonia Chan

    $100

  • Lindsay

    $50

  • Alyssa Oldani

    $50

  • Melanie Claassen

    $50

  • Sasha Thornber

    $100

  • The Albus Family

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Anonymous

     

  • Madina Kassengaliyeva

     

  • Julien B.

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $300

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Claire

    $50

  • Jan P.

     

  • Allison M

    $25

  • Chris

    $50

  • Linsey

    $75

  • The Lobos

    $50

  • Lily Gerber

    $200

  • Anonymous

     

  • Elliott and Friends

    $240

  • Michael

    $60

  • Rocky

    $50

  • Altay Israfil

    $100

  • Tori Quisling

    $50

  • Rosa Killmon

    $50

  • Brian

    $100

  • Rich Thompson

     

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17% Raised of $15,000 Goal

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The Team: $2,500 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Rich Thompson

Rich Thompson

3 years ago

Brian

Brian

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Rosa Killmon

Rosa Killmon

DONATION: $50

We love our wonderful doggies,they are part of our lives and one day we lost them do to vaccines.I would like to have a law where vets need to do a blood test to see which vaccine the need and the right amount. 3 years ago

Tori Quisling

Tori Quisling

DONATION: $50

For Lily! 3 years ago

Altay Israfil

Altay Israfil

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Rocky

Rocky

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Michael

Michael

DONATION: $60

To Lily 3 years ago

Elliott and Friends

Elliott and Friends

DONATION: $240

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

3 years ago

Lily Gerber

Lily Gerber

DONATION: $200

In memory of my big sister Lily...our paths never crossed, but our story is real and our bond is forever. Love, Little Lily 3 years ago