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Welcome to My Liver Life Walk Page!

Support Kristen!
Team Alexandra team page
TeamRaiser Achievement Badge
Gold Medal
Raised $1000 for the Liver Life Walk
My Progress
186 percent of goal achieved.
Fundraising Honor Roll

To date Team Alexandra has raised $5,420.

Thank you all for your love and support! XOXO

Our Story:

August 2013 was the most challenging time in our lives.  Our daughter, Alexandra was diagnosed with PFIC at 2 years old.  She had been itchy from 2 months old.  We went to Gastroenterologists, Allergists, Immunologists, Metabolic Disorders Doctors, Neurologist, and Dermatologists.  Alexandra underwent many different types of tests and a tremendous amount of bloodwork.  Not one doctor could figure it out.  After about a year of this, Alexandra's itching subsided.  Then in March 2013 it came back with vengeance! We decided to start the process with all the doctors again.  We arrived at the Dermatologist, who prescribed her Doxepin to help relieve the itchiness enough to allow her to sleep.  Doxepin caused Alexandra to turn jaundice. The jaundice caused the Gastroenterologist to do two sonograms and bloodwork.  Her bilirubin reached a 22.  We were sent to Mount Sinai's Pediatric Liver Center and here we met Dr. Chu.  Dr. Chu is a godsend.  Thanks to Dr. Chu and her staff, we are happy to say that Alexandra's levels are back to normal.  Although she is still itchy, her liver is functioning and that is all we can ask for. 

As a participant in the Liver Life Walk, I'm helping to move forward the fight against liver disease and I need your help!

Every step I take and every dollar I raise will make a difference in the lives of the 30 million Americans living with liver disease. By making a donation on my behalf, you will be helping the American Liver Foundation provide community-based education and prevention programs, protect the rights of people with liver disease, and fund critical research.

By making a donation you'll take me one step closer to my goal and take all of us another stride closer to a world free of liver disease!

Donating is easy! Just click the "Donate" button to get started!

Thank you for supporting the Liver Life Walk Long Island on May 18, 2014!

The Liver Life Walk is a celebration of my commitment to a world free of liver disease. Please help me make that goal a reality! I support the American Liver Foundation® because it:

  • Advocates on behalf of 30 million Americans with liver disease on the federal, state, and local levels.
  • Provides education programs, support services, and outreach activities that reach more than 200,000 individuals annually and raise awareness on liver disease prevention and management.
  • Is the largest non-governmental supporter of liver disease research in the U.S. and since 1979, the American Liver Foundation Research Awards Program has provided more than $24 million to more than 750 qualified scientists and physicians.
Please send offline, non-cash donations to our office at:
American Liver Foundation® | 39 Broadway | Suite 2700 | New York | NY | 10006
*Please be sure to include the Walk Participant's name with your check.
All registration fees and donations for this event are nonrefundable.

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