Archive for the ‘Fundraising’ Category
Posted on August 10, 2015
This Cincinnati family has 4 members with Ehlers-Danlos. Their strong faith gives them courage to persevere. They believe their childrens’ challenges have helped them to grow and become better people. Amy Schulze and her daughter, Elizabeth, lead 2 support groups for EDSers. By Sue Kiesewetter, Enquirer contributor. FAIRFIELD TWP. – Seventeen-year-old Elizabeth “Wizzy” Schulze used to think being tired […]
Posted on July 31, 2015
By Neil Metcalfe. Hugo Whatton is a 3-year-old with Vascular type Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. His caregivers must be very cautious in handling him and preventing injuries which could be life-threatening. Kim and Alasdair Hutt of Laurel Avenue, Potters Bar, will tackle a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride and to finish off, they will […]
Posted on July 1, 2015
Trevor Sleeman will be riding his bicycle to raise awareness and funds for the Hypermobility Association. [Halstead Gazette] Trevor will take part in a 100-mile bike ride to raise money for people with a painful medical condition after his wife was diagnosed with it. Trevor Sleeman (pictured), 49, will take part in the Prudential 100 bike […]
Posted on July 1, 2015
Natasha is struggling with walking and needs funding for a wheelchair to cope with her Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. She helps raise awareness by working for EDS Support UK. Published by: Stephanie Price A MELIDEN woman who suffers with a rare condition wants to raise awareness as well as raise money to fund an electric wheel chair. Natasha Evans, […]
Posted on June 15, 2015
Watch this TV news video about Madison whose soccer team helps raise awareness for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and funds for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. The SouthStars Soccer Club Team Lightning hosted a bowl-a-thon at Poelking Lanes South in honor of Madison.
Posted on May 21, 2015
EDS – Chiari Walks are being planned for EDS Awareness. Here is a well-organized walk that received newspaper coverage in Milford, CT. Jackie Stager is a smart, talented, and spirited young teenager with plenty of dreams, hopes, and aspirations just like any other 14-year-old.
Posted on May 15, 2015
These very talented students are providing awareness for a child with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. McCullough Junior High School choir students raised thousands of dollars during their third annual pop concert benefiting a Woodlands-area family in need.
Posted on May 10, 2015
Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is the most devastating type of EDS. It’s a disease so rare that only one out of every 250,000 people will be diagnosed with it. The DEFY Foundation was started by two students at West Chester University.