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LEWY BODY DEMENTIA ASSOCIATION INC

Standing Strong w LBDA: Stepping Forward for Those Who Can't

Donations as of October 23, 2014:

$4,000.00 Raised Offline
$8,000.00 Raised Online
$12,000.00 Total Raised

Standing Strong w LBDA: Stepping Forward for Those Who Can't

“C’mon Mom, just step forward.  You won’t fall”

I might as well have asked her to leap into the Grand Canyon.

I’d never seen behavior like this from anyone, let alone Mom.  We didn’t know it at the time, but Mom had Lewy body dementia.  She had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease years earlier but was always so sharp mentally.  Then this!  We attributed the hallucinations to new surroundings and stress – and Mom always had a tendency to worry.  But not being able to step from carpet to tile?  Wow.

We went on-line and researched the symptoms.  Sadly that day, we discovered Lewy body dementia.    A few days later, her doctor confirmed it.  Fortunately, we also discovered the Lewy Body Dementia Association.   In the 2 ½ years that Mom lived after that day, we visited the LBDA web site frequently.  While we knew Mom’s condition would not improve, we learned how to help her, and also learned that we were not alone. 

Lately, running has become sort of a personal passion.  I do some of my best thinking with each step.  Not a day goes by that I don’t think about how Mom couldn’t walk at all as her LBD progressed.  So in tribute to her and to help all LBD families, I am going to donate $5.00 for every mile I run during October, LBDA’s Awareness Month.  I commit to running 150 miles and my goal is to raise at least $80 per mile, or $12,000 dollars in total, to benefit LBDA during the month of October.  I invite you to contribute by clicking DONATE below!

Please join us by Standing Strong for LBDA, stepping forward for those who can’t. Many thanks for your support, and remember to forward this to others who might want to help, too.
 

Together in Service,

Angela Herron
President
LBDA Board of Directors

 

Supporters

Comment Donation
Brian Kraft - Alaska Sportsman's Lodge Anything I can do to help my friend Angela Herron!
$1,269.00
Lee Newberry Jones Angela, congratulations! This donation is in honor of my mother, Jerry Newberry. Even in sickness, you are strong.
$150.00
Angela and Jay Herron Together we did it! 166 miles for you, Mom, and all LBD families!
$830.00
KarenKnox
$50.00
Carly and Bob Crutchfield We love you Aunt Angie and miss grandma so much...what a wonderful thing you are doing!
$50.00
Lindy, Bear, & Nico Ayala Grandma would be incredibly proud of all that you're doing to raise awareness, we're proud of you, too!
$100.00
Abby Kouri Thank you for raising awareness!
$50.00
Ruth Pollard In memory of my husband, Gordon Pollard
$50.00
Pamela Riordan In support of my husband, Tim.
$50.00
Carolyn Quickel In memory of Stanley P. Houser
$50.00
Jeabbe Hogan Good going, Angela. I know how important this is to you. Blessings.
$50.00
Terri Brady and Dave Johnson We support you Angela and the cause!
$250.00
Pam Kovacs You're amazing...go girl!
$50.00
Anonymous Congratulation - You are an inspiration (TH)
$1,776.00
Tom and Mandy Kouri Angela, step strong for your mom!
$100.00
Donni Higgins For your mom and my mom
$100.00
Anonymous
$100.00
Allan Gordon and Nancy Monk Angela: You are the best. Your personal commitment and work has helped many.
$125.00
PrimaMed Physicians Association
$4,000.00*

$50.00
Bill & Lisa Allard We are supporting Angela and LBDA!!!
$250.00
Connie Baker
$250.00
Rich and Terri Williams
$1,000.00
Tom & Jane Royer
$250.00
Nancy Kokuri Rest in peace, mom.
$100.00
Mike Koehler
$150.00
Anonymous
$750.00

Donation Summary

Raised Offline
$4,000
Raised Online
$8,000
Total Raised
$12,000
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