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2014 New Orleans MG Walk

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New Orleans MG Walk
Saturday, April 5, 2014Lafreniere Park, Metairie, LA
1 or 3 Mile Routes
Registration Opens at 9:00 AM
Walk Begins at 10:00 AM  

The MG Walk generates awareness, renews hope, and creates a community of support and strength. The MG Walk enables patients to talk about their illness – many for the first time and experience an outpouring of support, concern, and a pledge from family, friends, and coworkers to do more.


Join us as we will step up for tens of thousands of Americans in the fight against MG. Click “Register” above to start or join a team. Then update your free personal fundraising page and tell the world about myasthenia gravis, and why we want a world without it!

From there, it’s as easy as asking people to support you with a contribution of any size.

(Press play and then use the arrows to learn more about the MG Walk campaign and how participation works!)

On April 5, 2014, we gather to celebrate those we love who live with MG, celebrate the research we’ve helped developed by fundraising, and the path we’re on to a world without myasthenia gravis!


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If you have checks or cash funds to turn in, please let us know and we can help you add them to your fundraising page. Checks may be mailed to the address below. Please be sure you've written your team name in the memo field!

MGFA - MG Walk Office

355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10017 

If you have questions or want to know more, contact us today:

855.MGWalks (855.649.2557)



Help us reach our goal of: $50,000
90 percent raised
$40,000 raised so far in 2014 New Orleans MG Walk
$10,000 to go!

Top Individuals
Melchor (Mel) Pavon $ 4,020
Tommy Santora $ 1,754
Ty Ovella $ 1,650
Whitney Santora $ 1,375
Heather Dominick $ 1,100
Herbi Este' $ 1,055
janet hannah $ 940
Valentine-Y...With a Mardi Grawdy Look! $ 915
Whitney Miller $ 845
Annette Cenac $ 800
Top Teams
Team Santora $ 9,247
Team Rose $ 1,955
O-MG Team Shannon Rocks! $ 1,916
Team Ovella $ 1,800
Team Droopy $ 1,250
Overcomer $ 1,170
Team Snipe $ 1,105
Valentine-Y ... With a Mardi Grawdy Lookl! $ 915
Sassy Classy Crochets $ 825
Team D (Dicharry) $ 770

Event Updates

Funds raised through the MG Walk enable many different programs of research and support for patients:
  • Fully fund the development of the MG Patient Registry
  • Build and maintain the FREE myMG smartphone app
  • Create and maintain support groups coast-to-coast
  • Continue to fund MG research aligned with the MGFA research agenda
  • Offer a Podcast series to share information
  • Offer a series of MG specific informational brochures
  • Host a National MG Conference
  • Maintain national branding best practices, because awareness fuels action, and action leads to finding a cure.
National Sponsor: 
Want to see your businesses name here? How about our press coverage and other materials? Check out our different Sponsorship Opportunities and let us know! We'd love to have you along as a partner!

The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA) is the only national volunteer health agency dedicated to MG, and is committed to finding a cure, improving treatment options, and providing information and support to MG patients through research, education, community programs, and advocacy. For more about the MGFA and its programs, visit Myasthenia.org.

Local Sponsors: 

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