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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. Generalized lymphatic anomaly (GLA, also known as lymphangiomatosis), kaposiform lymphangiomatosis, Gorham-Stout disease (GSD), central conducting lymphatic anomaly (CCLA), and the other rare lymphatic anomalies are ...
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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 and wanted to raise awareness about the disease ...
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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 groups to raise money for a Scottish charity ...
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#LGDAwarenessDay Event in the Netherlands

On May 26, 2017, the Van der Velden family hosted their first #LGDAwarenessDay at their home in Dordrecht, the Netherlands; fifteen-year-old Ella van der Velden has lymphangiomatosis. To raise awareness for this disease and Gorham-Stout disease (GSD), the family invited people by social media, email and the local newspaper to ...
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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 following description of the event: We started out ...
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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 image is a translation of the text. Family ...
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