2017 News

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 ...
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Capstone Project Yields Over $800 for Research

When Julian Cardenas, a 10-year-old in New York, was assigned to complete a capstone project at the end of his academic year he decided on Gorham-Stout disease as his topic. Julian was diagnosed with GSD when he was just 2 years old ...
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Kiltwalk in Scotland raises £4,000

LGDA partner Alfie's Trust in the United Kingdom shared with us one of their efforts to raise funds to support the international mission of the LGDA by participating in the Kiltwalk. The Kiltwalk is a unique charity that enables individual walkers and ...
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Birthday Party Raises Over $3300 for LGDA

The family of a Canton, Ohio, area boy with GLA/lymphangiomatosis celebrated his 3rd birthday by hosting a fundraiser to benefit the LGDA. About 150 people attended the event on July 29, 2017, hosted by Linda Sutherland, the boy’s aunt, who provided the ...
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Team LGDA & LMI tops $100K at 2017 MDBR

The LGDA and its research partner, Lymphatic Malformation Institute (LMI), joined together again on May 20, 2017, to take part in the Million Dollar Bike Ride to raise awareness and critical research dollars. This is the third year for Team LGDA to ...
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Family Hosts World #LGDAwareness Event

The image is of an article that appeared in the local newspaper where the van der Velden family lives in The Netherlands. The family is hosting an event in conjunction with the first World #LGDAwareness Day on May 26, 2017. Below the ...
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