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Warriors in the News

Supporting the Mission

All over the world, Warriors and the people who care about them make great efforts through fundraisers and awareness events to support the LGDA’s mission.

Events to Support Our Mission

Star Wars Dark Side Marathon

The LGDA is proud to have Caitlin Havener join us in fighting against GLA and GSD. She will be running a half marathon during the Star Wars Dark Side Marathon at Disney World this April while raising money for the LGDA. In 2016, Caitlin recognized that she was not living ...
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Join the Million Dollar Bike Ride!

The LGDA is proud to participate in Penn Medicine Orphan Disease Center’s 2018 Million Dollar Bike Ride, to be held on May 20, 2018 in Philadelphia. This year, the LGDA is joining forces with the Lymphatic Malformation Institute (Team LGDA/LMI) with a goal to raise $50,000.  This is a very ...
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Dine To Donate

Fundraising on behalf of the LGDA doesn’t require you to participate in a race or ride, host a dinner auction, put together a golf tournament – it can as simple as passing out a flyer or spreading the word on social media!  There are many restaurants who offer a “dine ...
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Florida 10-year-old Raises $250 for Research

Ten-year-old Hunter Joiner of Florida was diagnosed in 2016 with lymphangiomatosis, also known as generalized lymphatic anomaly (GLA), and he wanted to do something to help everyone with the rare disease. So, he decided to sell t-shirts to raise money for the LGDA. When the fundraiser was over, Hunter had ...
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Where are the Patients?

The pins on the map represent the state or province where at least one patient known to the LGDA lives; more than one patient may live in the state or province marked by a pin. Zoom in and drag the map around to view more details.