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Liver Life Walk Rhode Island 2015  |  May 17, 2015

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One Step. One Walk. One Future...

…to a future without liver disease. This is the goal the volunteers and staff of the American Liver Foundation® work toward every day. You can join them and make a difference as a participant in the Liver Life Walk®. Your participation will keep us moving forward in the fight against one of America's fastest-growing public health concerns—liver disease.

Early Bird Prize! All participants who raise $75 or more by Wednesday, April 8, 2015 will earn a clear American Liver Foundation tote bag.

LLW Tote Bag

Our Walk Champion:

In 1985, Sandy Dickson visited Doctor Alan Epstein with stomach problems, a doctor's visit that would change her life. Later that year at a follow-up appointment with Dr. Epstein test results showed the beginning stages of cirrhosis. Sandy lived a healthy lifestyle and was sure her choices would continue to keep her healthy. In 2010, Sandy returned to Dr. Epstein as her health had become significantly worse. Medicine was prescribed but was not enough to fix the scarring of her liver that had remained untreated. After three years Sandy's condition only worsened and had progressed to the point where a transplant was her only option. On December 19, 2013 she was rushed to the hospital and surrounded by her family, the hospital priest administered last rites as her liver was shutting down. In the middle of the night a nurse delivered life changing news: a liver was found and was a perfect match. Papers were quickly signed and Sandy was rushed into surgery. She awoke three days later on Christmas. Sandy's family is so thankful for their Christmas miracle! Today Sandy is healthy, happy, and above all, thankful. She is grateful for Dr. Epstein who stood by her side from the beginning, for her family for supporting her, and to her donor, although sad that a life was lost to save another, Sandy would not be here with us today without that generosity. Sandy is a survivor and our champion!

 

Campaign Progress
of Goal
$1,190.00 Raised
$44,000.00

Support a Walker


Top Participants
  1 -  Bronze Medal Danielle Ezyk ($310.00)
  2 -  Cathleen Falcione ($150.00)
  3 -  Personal Gift Carol Sacco ($105.00)
  4 -  Matthew Miguel ($100.00)
  5 -  Odette Turenne ($100.00)
  6 -  Tim Tehan ($100.00)
  7 -  Kate Sacco ($100.00)
  8 -  Personal Gift Ralph Sacco ($100.00)
  9 -  Keith Sacco ($70.00)
  10 -  Carola Harden ($50.00)


Top Teams
  1 -  Carol's Fan Club ($835.00)
  2 -  Team LIVEyouR DREAMS ($300.00)
  3 -  Team Harden ($55.00)
Event Contact Information:
Event Manager: Kathy Hauck
Event Manager Phone: (617) 527-5600
Event Manager Email: khauck@liverfoundation.org
Event Location:
Goddard Park
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Event Contact Information:
Event Manager: Kathy Hauck
Event Manager Phone: (617) 527-5600
Event Manager Email: khauck@liverfoundation.org Event Location:
Goddard Park

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