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Barbie Steinfelder
 
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Hi friends and family!

On October 21, I will be walking 5k in Pacing for Parkinson's. Being diagnosed with this horrific disease is devastating.  Parkinson's affects close to one million people in the US. It is a chronic progressive disease and there is no cure.  It is a movement disorder that worsens over time!

As my doctor put it when I was diagnosed in 2014; it's like maestro didn't show up for the orchestra. The orchestra is the chemical dopamine, the chemical that controls our movement and coordination. No maestro, no flow of music.  No dopamine, there's a malfunction of movement.  In people with Parkinson's, we lose dopamine much faster than we should   Every person is affected differently. Some symptoms are tremors, slowness in movement, rigidity, balance and coordination, soft voice and loss of smell. You just watch yourself get worse and worse over time. There is medication and other forms of treating the symptoms, but again, there is NO cure!

We need a cure and this takes money!. I would so appreciate a donation to speed up the process to find a cure for PD. Everyday is a struggle for people with PD. Please help us the fight for the CURE.

Thank you so much!

Barbie Steinfelder 


To donate, please click on the following link:
www.pacing4parkinsons.org/participant/637033/

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Barbara Steinfelder Amount: $ 300 Date Received: 10/19/2017
 
Maxine Traub Amount: $ 100 Date Received: 10/17/2017
 
Robert Verderamo Amount: $ 75 Date Received: 10/16/2017
 
Debbie Macklin Amount: $ 100 Date Received: 10/15/2017
"Sorry to be missing this walk! Debbie, Kedem, Scott, Jami"
 
Harriet & Herb Rosen Amount: $ 18 Date Received: 10/13/2017
 
Neil & Madelyn Blumberg Amount: $ 25 Date Received: 10/12/2017
 
Allan & Jill Rubin Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 10/12/2017
 
Rhona & Ivan Rosengarden Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 10/12/2017
 
Anonymous Amount: $ 200 Date Received: 10/11/2017
 
Susan Mehlman Amount: $ 54 Date Received: 10/11/2017
"With you all the way Barbie. Enjoy the walk."
 
Justin Steinfelder Amount: $ 100 Date Received: 10/10/2017
"Let's walk!"
 
Jordan Steinfelder Amount: $ 100 Date Received: 10/3/2017
"Love you! Looking forward to the walk!"
 
Susan Levene Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 10/3/2017
 
Jessica Bronfein Date Received: 10/3/2017
 
Brooke Clement Amount: $ 30 Date Received: 10/3/2017
 
Judi & Howard Snyder Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 09/27/2017
"We are proud of you!!"
 
Marni Setcavage Amount: $ 75 Date Received: 09/26/2017
"Love you! Couldn't be more proud."
 
Sheldon Bearman Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 09/26/2017
 
Ashlie & Todd Setcavage Date Received: 09/26/2017
"Cheering you on, Barbie! You are an inspiration. "
 
Debi & Ricky Rothstein Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 09/25/2017
"Barb, Good luck with the walk! Keep fighting! "
 
Randi Gordon Date Received: 09/25/2017
"Go girl!! ❤️"
 
Wendy Branoff Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 09/25/2017
"Good Luck, Barb"
 
Marty And Sharon Bass Amount: $ 54 Date Received: 09/25/2017
"Good Luck. So proud of you!!!"
 
STEVEN KEEHN Amount: $ 125 Date Received: 09/25/2017
"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain. I support you in standing up to Parkinson's, MS and every other autoimmune disease that challenges us all!"
 
Susan And Elliot Dackman Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 09/24/2017
 
Harriet Sagenkahn Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 09/20/2017
"You are a beautiful brave soul❤️💜"
 
Shirley Belaga Date Received: 09/19/2017
 
Jeff Pillas Amount: $ 100 Date Received: 09/19/2017
"Stay strong!"
 
Jane Siegel Date Received: 09/19/2017
 
Susan Perl Date Received: 09/18/2017
"Go Barbie!"
 
Marcy Friedman Date Received: 09/18/2017
"Hope is a great success !!!"
 
Rebecca Perlow Amount: $ 100 Date Received: 09/18/2017
 
Robin Wexler Date Received: 09/17/2017
 
Renée And Stanton Ades Date Received: 09/17/2017
 
Harvey Macklin Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 09/17/2017
 
Sharon Macklin Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 09/17/2017
 
Diane And Larry Macklin Amount: $ 100 Date Received: 09/17/2017
 
Marjorie Cota Date Received: 09/17/2017
"So proud of you and what you are accomplishing! Go Barbie GO!!! "
 
Lee Mintz Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 09/17/2017
"Good luck Barbie. Love You!"
 
Betsy Starr Amount: $ 25 Date Received: 09/17/2017
 
Libby & Robbie Lehman Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 09/17/2017
"Good Luck Barbie!"
 
Anonymous Amount: $ 36 Date Received: 09/17/2017
"Good luck, Barbie"
 
Bobby And Madde Levine Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 09/17/2017
"Wishing you success with this event, and much more success with some type of new treatment/cure that resolves this terrible disease"