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Xtina's 26th Birthday | Give for Parkinson's Disease

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BENEFITING: MICHAEL J FOX FOUNDATION FOR PARKINSONS RESEARCH

EVENT DATE: Nov 27, 2014

Christina V

THE STORY:

I'm donating my 26th birthday for Parkinson's Disease. Join me in speeding up a cure.

As many of you know, my family has been dealing with Parkinson's Disease for some time. My father was diagnosed when I was quite young and it's always been a reality for us. He was an energetic, vibrant person with a huge personality. He was always athletic and a member of various clubs. It's heartbreaking to watch such a lively person turn into someone completely different.

Here are the basics:
PD is a neurological disease in which neurons gradually break down or die.
Symptoms include tremors, rigidity, cognitive impairment, mood disorders, and speech problems.

There is no cure.

The Michael J. Fox Foundation has funded more than $450 million to speed a cure for Parkinson's disease. Join me in the fight against PD so that people like my father have a chance at a full life.


WHERE DOES YOUR MONEY GO:
https://www.michaeljfox.org/foundation/where-does-your-money-go.php

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$50

MONEY RAISED
  • Skyler Hawkins

     

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10% Raised of $500 Goal

Donor Comments

Skyler Hawkins

Skyler Hawkins

Keeping you, your father and your whole family in my heart and prayers. I can't imagine what this experience is like for you, but I know that the strength, compassion and appreciation for life and travel that I admire so much in you is due in large part to your relationship with you father. I hope this small donation can help in some way to honor your father and the others fighting this disease. Love you, Xtina! 4 years ago