Zack Heger Foundation

Mission Statement
The Zack Heger Foundation was founded for and now remains in memory of Zack Heger who struggled and lost his long and brave battle with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy May 3, 2022 at age 29.   

While the ZHF mission was initially founded to fund a cure for DMD and improve the lives of those with MD, we have shifted our purpose to focus on methods of improving accessibility and inclusivity to all people.  

Team Evan & Kali's Fundraising Page

Evan O'Meara and Kali Farwell are running for the Zack Heger Foundation. Please read below to see why they are raising money for such a wonderful cause!

Evan I met Zack on my first day of kindergarten at Vinal School in Norwell in 1997-8. He was the first friend I made at school. Our teachers always kept us together in most classes and lunches through the years of elementary, middle and high school. Even after school was done, Zack & I continued to talk and keep in close contact. I will forever cherish all the memories of weekend hang outs with the boys, the sleep overs, the laughs, the beers (with a straw) and all the other wild & crazy times. I’m running for Zack because he lived his life to the fullest. Even with the hand he was dealt, he continued to have a smile on his face every day. He is the definiton of courage and a will always be a hero of mine.

Kali I am running for Team Z-man because Zack was one of my boyfriend’s best friends. Through hearing endless stories about Zack and meeting him, he made a lasting impression. He never let his disability define him. When Evan talks about his experiences with Zack, he wanted to be treated just like everyone else. He was always himself and had some crazy times with his friends. I saw videos of him using his wheelchair like it was a dirt bike doing 180s, with friends laughing so hard.

I am joining this cause because all kids deserve to enjoy their life like Zack did, regardless of any disability. They should be able to spend time with friends, have access to the care they need, and not be limited.





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If you prefer to write a check, please make it out to: 

Zack Heger Foundation

232 Grove Street

Westwood, MA 02090

My Supporters

  • Paul Lazarus Well done guys!! October 2022 $30.00
  • Rob Cox October 2022 $52.50
  • Anonymous October 2022
  • Nikki Freeburg September 2022 $105.00
  • Mark Sullivan September 2022 $80.00
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  • Nikki Freeburg September 2022 $105.00
  • Brian Bernard Great mission. Great way to honor Zack. September 2022 $105.00
  • Jacqui and John Scott July 2022 $105.00
  • Anonymous July 2022 $105.00
  • scott anderson July 2022 $105.00
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