My Story – Why I Walk

My wife loves soccer.  We both do.  That’s actually how we met.  I was the assistant soccer coach to her son’s team.  We became friends, and our relationship grew through the years.  I waited to marry her for ten years. In 1994, we went to the FIFA World Cup hosted here in the USA.  We…

My Story – Someone I love needs a cure

My daughter, Allie, was diagnosed with Type I Diabetes Mellitus at the age of four. This type of diabetes means she is dependent on insulin for the rest of her life, and the  possibility of debilitating and life-threatening complications increase the longer one has the disease.

My Story – I Grew Up Remembering That Gift

It’s not just about the specific charities I love to give to, but the reason behind it all. Growing up, I did have a lot. We lived on a farm. I never went hungry. Always got to go to school.  Had my own horses and sheep, dog and cats.  Had people who cared. Until my…

My Story – Cancer at 29

In April 2007 I went to a walk-in clinic because of flu-like symptoms. After a chest x-ray, the doctor’s words were “I have never seen anything like this before” and I was admitted to the emergency room. There, they confirmed that I had a mass sitting on my heart and my lung and I was…