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Stepping Out To Cure Scleroderma 2009 - Sacramento Sacramento, California

Donations as of September 05, 2015:

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Let's Cure Scleroderma!

Welcome to this fundraising page where I have a chance to personally raise funds to help find a cure for this horrid disease.

Many of you have followed my battle with this debilitating disease over the last year and a half.  It has been a scary rollercoaster ride but thanks to a wonderful team of doctors and healthcare professionals, and support and prayers from amazing family and friends, I am here this year able to walk and fight for everyone afflicted like me. 

Scleroderma is a chronic, often progressive autoimmunme disease in which the body's immune system attacks its own tissue. The disease, which literally means "hard skin", can cause thickening and tightening of the skin as well as serious damage to internal organs. It occurs 3 to 4 times more often in women than men, and affects children. 15% of people with this disease develop an aggressive form of diffuse systemic sclerosis, a very severe & life threatening manifestation.  Regardless of the form, it is at best a life changing diagnosis with no known cure and at worst one which will take a life within a few years.

For more info please visit & to learn more.

There is good quality research happening but it takes substantial amounts of money to fund this research.  Scleroderma is not as well known as some of the other autoimmune diseases (e.g. AIDS, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Lupus), and therefore needs to reach out for that fundraising through direct channels like this.

I am well enough this year to participate in this walk to help raise funds for a cure.  Any amount you can donate toward this worthy cause would be greatly appreciated.  It only takes a few large donations to reach a goal, but more likely it will be reached with many smaller donations so please know any amount you can add will help.  Thank you in advance! 

If you can join me in walking and raising funds that way please join the Healing Jane team through this website.  It kicks off with registration at 9 a.m. and walking starting 10 a.m. Sunday, September 27, from Ceasar Chavez Park in Sacramento with a BBQ & bounce house gathering immediately following.  It's about a 2 hour drive from the Bay Area.  The link "Join This Team" is at the top right portion of this page under the fundraising meter.

Thank you for visiting my Personal Fundraising Page. If you cannot participate by walking, you can donate to the cause.  Donating through this site is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient way to make a contribution to my fundraising efforts. Many thanks for your support -- and don't forget to forward this to anyone who you think might want to donate, too!

Gratefully yours,



Comment Donation
Kathy Voss I hope your walk was a great success!! Keep up the good work!!
Shara Barnett Thinking of you today, Jane!
The Jackson Family Through the heart and hands, the Lord does His greatest work.
Laura and Bailey Hermann You go girl!!! Wish I could be walking with you!!!!!
Anne Evans Hope it is a beautiful day! Have fun. :)
Steve and Amy Schoer We're praying for you!!
Jutta Braken-Guelke Jane, you are such a trooper! You are amazing! Best wishes, Jutta
Blaine and Shannon Cooper We love you, Jane! Rock on!! :)
The Edington Family Go Jane! Wish I could be there with you.
Chris, John and Jack Mahoney Best wishes for the big event!
The DiNaro's Happy Walking!
Helen Solinski Tell those Scleroderma researchers to work over time!
John & Susie Woodford I'm so proud of you, Jane! You are truly an inspiration to all!!
Debbie Coldiron Go Jane!
Betty Murnick/Beth,Cary,Dana & Chrissy DeCapite You are truly amazing, Jane. Always have been/always will be!
MacKean Family
Almaden Physical Thearpy Keep smiling and Good Luck
Rosenbaum Family So proud of you!
Michele LaPlante Go Jane!
John Doss
Julie McKnight Go Jane!! :)
Akbal & Kuldeep Good luck with the walk!!
The Mortons You are amazing! We wish you a great success with this event.
Sarah Holloway You go Girl!
Suzan & Perry Davis Go Jane!
Sue O
Mark & Shawnie Lauer Go, go, go! You can do it! Praying for you!
The Mullers We're so impressed by you and your strength, Jane! We'll walk beside you in spirit!
Kathleen Raiff Go Jane Go! You are the most amazing person I've ever met!!!
Pilarski Family Jane, you are amazing! We are walking with you in Spirit!
Jennifer Simmons Go Team Jane!!!
Jan Eby Go Jane! I'll be with you in spirit.
Terri and Pete Reding You go girl! I wish I could join the walk and raise money, too!!
Nancy Marsalli God Bless you, Jane! Wish I could be walking along side of you.
Julia Yee
The Rousseau Family Jane, you are amazing! God is obviously walking with you every step of the way.
The Bradanini Family See Jane Walk, See Jane Well!
Pat Brodkey Go Jane! This is awesome
Cindy and David Reichle We are with you all the way!
Kamran & Lisa Pazdel GO JANE GO, you are an inspiration to everyone that know's you and others that don't.
Mitchell Family Keep up the fight!
The Claus Family A woman of amazing strength! Inspirational
The Blozan Family Go Super Jane Go!
Jack & Norma Wootton Hope this helps you meet your goals!
Joy Yankey
Frees Family Go Jane!
Beverly Phillips Life may not be the party we planned, but while we're here, we may as well dance!!
Larry and Sharyn Voss Prayin' for healing, strength and peace from above!
Shilpa and Kirk Young You are a wonderful inspiration!
James and Caryn Chung We are praying for you and family!

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