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Finding Hope Through LAM Community Engagement

Posted on May 14, 2021   |   

I was diagnosed with LAM and probable Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) in 2019 at 26 years old, when I was working three jobs and attending graduate school in Colorado. As an active twenty-something still trying to figure out my life, the stress of understanding what this diagnosis meant for my future weighed heavily on me.

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Topics: Community Engagement diagnosis        Categories: Patient Profiles

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Anyone Can Be a Fundraiser

Posted on September 08, 2017   |   

From the start, Kristy and I committed ourselves to giving all we could to support The LAM Foundation’s research. But after a couple of years I realized there is only so much that one family can do alone. So, I decided I was going to have a “fund-raiser”.

I had heard many of the success stories about patients, their families and friends having fund-raisers. But, even though I have always enjoyed giving to other people, the idea of asking for money for myself (or even for my family) makes me uncomfortable. I know that a lot of people probably feel this way, but this just was too important to let those feelings deter me.

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Topics: Fundraising        Categories: Educational Resources

Guest Blog: A 90’s Prom Fundraiser

Posted on March 24, 2017   |   

My biggest fear when I was growing up (other than sharks of course) was always that I would grow up and be ordinary. For as long as I can remember, something in my gut always told me that I was destined to do something unique and amazing. Little did I know that I would, in fact, become extraordinary, just not for the reasons I wanted. 

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Topics: Fundraising        Categories: Events

Have Bike, Will Ride for LAM

Posted on March 17, 2017   |   

Katherine Lu Hsu, talks about her experience at the UPENN Million Dollar Bike Ride (MDBR) and why the MDBR community and supporting The LAM Foundation are so important to her. 

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Topics: Fundraising        Categories: Events
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Breath of Hope Gala

Posted on October 19, 2016   |   

This year’s Breath of Hope Gala was a complete sell out with over 410 people in attendance! And with a crowd like that, everything was “off the charts”!

Our Breath of Hope Silent Auction tables had 50 fabulous donated items up for bid, generating well over $9,000. That’s $4,000 + more than last year!

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Topics: Fundraising LAMposium 2016        Categories: Events
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