My Personal Fundraising Page

Melanie Rossi, my sister-in-law, had the most beautiful smile and mischievous laugh! CJD took Mel from us much too soon and we miss her so much. We walk and fundraise in her memory and in hope of a cure for this terrible disease. 

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To donate to my Strides for CJD text STRIDES2022 to 50155. 

About Fundraising

Donations of $250 and above are considered sponsorships.

Sponsorship Levels:

  • Diamond: $10,000
  • Platinum: $5,000
  • Gold: $1,000
  • Silver: $500
  • Bronze: $250

Diamond and Platinum Sponsors will have their name or logo displayed on participant t-shirts, the Strides for CJD website, and signage. Gold Sponsors will have their name or logo displayed on the Strides for CJD website, and will have their name listed on participant T-shirts and signage. Silver and Bronze Sponsors will have their name listed on the Strides for CJD website only.





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My Supporters

  • Thomas Swieca Last month $100.00
  • Griffin&Titus Welsh Last month $17.00
  • Tami Welsh October 2022 $100.00
  • MARIA WIGTION September 2022 $200.00
  • Nancy Rossi September 2022 $265.00
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  • Nancy Rossi September 2022 $265.00
  • MARIA WIGTION September 2022 $200.00
  • Thomas Swieca Last month $100.00
  • Tami Welsh October 2022 $100.00
  • James Swieca September 2022 $100.00
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About Strides for CJD

Strides for CJD is an annual walk/run to raise awareness of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD), a rare neurodegenerative disease that has no treatment or cure. Through this event, anyone -- anywhere -- can pay tribute to their loved ones and raise funds for the CJD Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization.

Funds raised support our programs including:

  • Our 24/7 helpline, support groups, conference, and other family programs throughout the year.
  • Research grants to help scientists make important discoveries and bring us closer to a cure.
  • Medical education to help raise awareness and understanding of prion disease.