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Running to Fight Cancer

Christa Van Wieringen is a FABULOUS cancer survivor, raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through their Team in Training program. Her goal is to raise $10,000 to support blood cancer research, clinical trials and provide financial services to patients. She started using “Lymph-homie Society” as a hashtag on Instagram as a way to…

Fundraising for a Life-Changing Surgery

Nicole Showalter created a Bonfire campaign to help raise money and awareness for her father, Todd’s Phrenic Nerve Repair surgery. In December of 2017, Todd had a routine shoulder surgery that ended in complications that drastically impacted his life. As a new way of administering pain medication to help curve the opioid crisis, the surgeons…

A Journey to Start a Family with the Support of T-Shirts

Angie and Vernon and I decided to take the next step in our journey to start a family. We have contracted IVFMD out of Naples, Florida to help us with that. While the doctors say we are both healthy, they cannot explain the unusual circumstances we have lived the last 4 years and three losses….

How Yogi Bear’s Medical Journey Has Helped Others In Need

When Yogi Bear was 4 months old he contracted bacterial meningitis. No one thought he’d survive, but he did. Yogi had to re-learn how to walk and have a very difficult recovery. The whole ordeal was extremely difficult and expensive for our family. We had so many people asking to give us money because Yogi…

Raising Money for JDRF One Walk

My daughter has Type 1 Diabetes. Each year we participate in JDRF One Walk to raise money in hopes of finding a cure. We want to turn Type One into type None. The proceeds from our Bonfire campaign will go towards research in finding a cure and finding ways to make living with T1D easier….

Shirts for Keeley and Kambry

Early in the pregnancy, Keeley James and Kambry Lee (Mo/Di aka identical twins) who were diagnosed with Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome. 18 weeks into the pregnancy, their mother successfully had surgery to correct the condition. They were however born 4 weeks later at 22 weeks and 1 day gestation. By the time they were…

Stellas Journey to Mobility

My daughter was born with a brain injury from a placental abruption at birth known as Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE). This also has resulted in her developing Cerebral Palsy and needing a feeding tube (among other medical obstacles). The proceeds from our Bonfire fundraising campaign will go towards medical/therapy bills, medical equipment, therapy toys, and…

Aneurysm Survivor Uses T-Shirts & Instagram to Raises Awareness

In January 2013, I was working out at a local gym. I woke up in the ICU to find out that I had suffered from a ruptured brain aneurysm. At the age of 23, I had no knowledge about this condition that almost took my life. About 40% of people who suffer from brain aneurysm…

Blood + Sweat + Chemo

My husband is an 8-year survivor of testicular cancer. During his treatment (multiple rounds of chemo), he rode his bike everyday and started the nonprofit, Blood + Sweat + Chemo, to help raise money for The LiveStrong Foundation. Now, 8 years later, we are raising money again. This time for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society….

Raising Money for Lucy

Our five-year-old daughter, Lucy, was born with a brain injury, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE). A common secondary diagnosis for kids with HIE is epilepsy, and Lucy was recently diagnosed with a rare form known as Electrical Status Epilepticus in Sleep, or ESES for short. Due to its rare nature, we sought treatment for Lucy from…

Sonny’s Cranio Warrior T-Shirt

Sonny Mead was born with a condition called craniosynostosis. When he was less than 6 months old he had a surgery to hopefully correct this condition. This little guy is full of so much life and wins the hearts of everyone he interacts with.