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Meet Andy

Andy Marks is a skier, a boxer and a bowler. He also enjoys movies, plays backgammon and is a stand-up comedian. His activities don’t seem too far out of the norm for a 31 year old. The difference is that Andy is blind. Andy is living with Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON).

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Meet Ryan

UMDF’s 2020 Energy Award winner is Ryan Eberly from Gordonville, PA. Ryan first learned about UMDF shortly after he was diagnosed eight years ago with CPEO Plus with mitochondrial myopathy which was caused by a POLG mutation.

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50 Ways to Fundraise

No event is too big or too small and every contribution powers the Roadmap to a Cure. Start a fundraising page online on our “Fundraise Your Way” DIY fundraising site or contact the UMDF Special Events Department to start your own fundraiser today!

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