Help Mark and Family Fight ALS

For those of you who don’t know, in the Summer of 2015 Mark Scherer was diagnosed with ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.  ALS progressively effects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord which causes the degeneration of muscles throughout the entire body. There is currently no cure for ALS and the life expectancy from diagnosis is only 2-5 years.

Mark is a husband to Jen, father to Kayla, Melissa, Nick and Kyle, and new grandfather to baby Donnie. Mark has always done everything in his power to be a good provider for his family, but this diagnosis has caused extraordinary expenses and mounting debt. Mark has been unable to work for over 2 years, and as his disease has progressed, Jen will now have to leave her job to be his full-time caretaker. Marks condition has deteriorated to the point of needing to be put on a ventilator which requires around the clock care. With Nick starting college at the University of Delaware and Kyle entering his senior year at Conrad School of Science, this is an important and busy time for the entire family. Any amount of money donated will be greatly appreciated by this family that is giving everything it has to fight this disease.

  • Doug Johnston  
    • $125 
    • 50 mos
  • Chris Johnston 
    • $125 
    • 50 mos
  • Connie Maguire 
    • $25 
    • 50 mos
  • Nicole Vines 
    • $50 
    • 50 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $300 
    • 51 mos
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Kayla Kahn Miller 
Wilmington, DE

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