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#MichaelWillWalk: A Marathon of Hope and Progress for Michael Marianetti and All MS Patients

After the extraordinary success of last year's fundraiser, we are proud to reveal our new campaign, #MichaelWillWalk: A Marathon of Hope for Michael Marianetti. This year, we're not just pushing boundaries but shattering them, as Mathew Embry and Rich Stein, two indomitable individuals living with multiple sclerosis (MS), embark on a remarkable challenge. They will run SIX MARATHONS in SIX DAYS as part of the esteemed MS Run the US, symbolizing the resilience of the human spirit and the power of community support.

Thanks to your generous donations last year, Michael received the transformative Muscular Acoustic Modulation (MAM) treatment. For a man bedridden for years, the ability to sit up and move his legs and toes has been a miraculous development. Michael's journey from his bed to reclaiming a degree of mobility has been deeply inspiring.

This year, we're setting our sights even higher. Our goal is to help Michael walk.

To achieve this, we're launching a fundraiser to assist Michael Marianetti in receiving stem cell treatment. This cutting-edge procedure promises to restore motor capabilities for those facing similar challenges. The funds raised will go directly towards Michael's medical expenses, ensuring he receives the top-tier care he deserves.

Yet, our mission extends beyond just raising funds for Michael. We hope that his journey can serve as a powerful testimony of what can be achieved. Our ultimate goal is that one day all MS patients will have access to potentially life-altering treatments like stem cell therapy, and that insurance companies will recognize the value of covering these treatments. We believe that by successfully sharing Michael's story and showcasing the incredible impact of these treatments, we can help sway policy and open doors for others.

But we can't achieve this alone - we need your help. Each contribution, no matter its size, brings us one step closer to our goal. Support Mathew and Rich's formidable marathon journey online as they hit the pavement for Michael. Share our campaign on social media with the hashtag #MichaelWillWalk and encourage your network to donate.

The real race extends beyond the six marathons in six days. It's about ensuring Michael and others living with MS reclaim their independence and live life on their own terms. Together, we can make a world of difference. Together, we can ensure #MichaelWillWalk.

Your donation is more than just a contribution – it's hope, strength, and a testament to courage. It's a commitment to a future where Michael Marianetti isn't just sitting up but walking tall. And it's a step towards a world where all MS patients have access to the treatments they need.

We extend our heartfelt thanks for your generosity, support, and belief in our cause. Let's unite to help Michael take the first step toward a more mobile future. Remember, every step counts, and with your help, #MichaelWillWalk.


Mathew Embry
Calgary, AB

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