Thank you for supporting The Myositis Association through Fundraising Campiagns.  Donations such as yours allow us to continue expanding and improving the programs and services we offer those battling myositis.

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  • Tony Nestico Memorial 5K

    Raised: $6,720.00 Goal: $10,000.00

    Tony Nestico was diagnosed with Polymyositis in March, 2015. During the course of his treatment journey, he encountered countless setbacks and complications which exacerbated his already difficult diagnosis. While Tony gave the fight everything he had, it was too much to overcome and he passed away on November 22, 2018 at the age of 55. TonyR...

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  • Crossing the Cooper for Christ #myositisawareness

    Raised: $7,892.62 Goal: $4,316.00

    I am a 1991 Graduate of The Citadel in Charleston South Carolina. I was diagnosed with Inclusion Body Myositis in January 2020. Conquering the Ravenel Bridge over the Cooper River in Charleston with a 5.6% degree grade at it’s steepest, would be a great accomplishment and great way to bring awareness to Myositis. My prayer is to bring as m...

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  • In honor of Jacob: 5k Campaign

    Raised: $5,238.00 Goal: $4,000.00

    This past year, our friend Jacob Wachspress was diagnosed with myositis interrupting his graduate studies at MIT. In honor of Jacob’s journey and to support others struggling with the disease, we will be participating in a 5k walk/run on August 19th to raise money for the Myositis Association. Your contribution is greatly appreciated! ...

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