Please help me to support families with CFC kids

Hi all,

Many of you know that I have been running marathons now for the last 13 years.  I started by running my first one in New York City in 2007.  For that run I was only motivated by self-determination and a belief in myself that I could finish and get under 4 hours.  I accomplished that goal and since that day I have continued to push myself to run more whenever I can. 

I have now run a total of 16 marathons, 3 internationally and 13 in different states across the USA.  I have committed myself to completing the 50 state challenge by 50 years of age, which requires running one in each state.  I never thought about doing any fundraising or making my running about a charity event.  Frankly, I didn't like the idea of turning my runs into so dramatic an event since this is something I chose to do and I didn't want fundraising to be a requirement for the run.  This is rarely done with any other sport.  

However, this year and this next race is different.  On Sunday March 1st, 2020 I will be running the Atlanta Marathon to complete my marathon for Georgia.  For this race, I have decided to raise money for CFC International, an organization that helps families with children who have CFC Syndrome.  There is a very strong and powerful personal story behind this motivation, but it is not over yet and I don't have the strength to post it here.  Hopefully I will someday.

So please join me in making a difference.  Every dollar donated will go to the international organization.  My goal is modest but if we reach it, it should significantly help a family in need. Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to me.

More information about Cardio Facio Cutaneous International (CFC International): CFC International is committed to the advancement of treatment, research, and understanding of CFC Syndrome. Our mission is improve the quality of life for individuals with CFC Syndrome through family and caregiver support, research, and education. With more than 450 individuals diagnosed worldwide, CFC International dedicates each and every dollar to the support of family medical conferences, research initiatives, and advocacy for families.


 See top
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 7 d
  • Tiffany and Charlie Funkhouser  
    • $100 
    • 19 d
  • Sean Leedy 
    • $55 
    • 20 d
  • Donna McClintock 
    • $50 
    • 20 d
  • Theresa Hite 
    • $75 
    • 24 d
See all


Michael Nash 
Cumming, GA
Cardio Facio Cutaneous International (CFC International) 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are typically 100% tax deductible in the US.
Learn more
  • #1 fundraising platform

    People have raised more money on GoFundMe than anywhere else. Learn more

  • GoFundMe Guarantee

    In the rare case that something isn’t right, we will refund your donation. Learn more

  • Expert advice, 24/7

    Contact us with your questions and we’ll answer, day or night. Learn more