Life Without A Fork | Angioedema

$425 of $27,500 goal

Raised by 10 people in 35 months
Hello friends, family, celebrity associates, fans, colleagues, corporations supporters, sponsors and big pharma we need your help in putting Idiopathic Angioedema formally on the map and help in finding a cure!

Having gained a substantial amount of momentum with our global Remember efforts since our creation in 2009, our present goal is to expeditiously raise $27,000 to help grow our not-for-profit--we have done all necessary groundwork and now need the monies for the purposes of establishing "The Life Without A Fork, Cure Idiopathic Angioedema, Foundation " the first ever non-profit and foundation dedicated specifically to #The80Percent and all people living with the #advocacy of #angioedema, #orpansconditions, #urticaria and #anaphylaxis. We are also shopping our feature length documentary film to film-festivals, studios and networks and are seeking funds to this regards. We aim for awareness and a cure for this rare and life threatening condition known as Chronic Angioedema.

With helping us in our ambitious, yet very attainable determinations, you get to help save the lives of many men, women and children in need of your help!


As many of you already know, Life Without A Fork is a huge proponent of the collective healing motto in that we believe it really does take the support of a village of people to help make this campaign a success!

Your voices, shares, donations and desire to join in on this cause guarantees that at least one more person, corporation, blogger, media group or more will know how we are all doing our respective parts to help save lives!



Angioedema is an orphan's disease with three distinct classifications?

- Idiopathic Angioedema, comprises nearly 80% of all cases yet is less known than similarly, "new on deck," conditions such as ‪#‎Fibromyalgia‬ and ‪#‎Lupus‬, is finally gaining interest in the medical and pharmaceutical communities and now is the time to get that major financial backing for research, education, and outreach going in the right direction for cause and cure!!!

We have discussed this with professionals involved in this process and they have agreed with me, it is a numbers' game. Higher numbers of our population equates to what's in it for them which is why your likes and participation in our this funding campaign, our online discussions, films and events really all it takes to grow this effort at the pace we need--in place of time being lives we feel it's important to give people with angioedema a chance to focus on time for living and we know you agree!

- Hereditary Angioedema, comprises just under 20% of all forms of the condition, has a great organization with great philanthropy, and although still an orphan's disease, has established itself, at the very least, as being a condition of note meaning, unlike #The80Percent, it is officially on the map!

- Bradykinin Mediated Angioedema (Say what, now?! wink emoticon ), comprises about 2% of all cases, worldwide! Oh, and I know those two people. wink emoticon Not much is known about this most rarest form and, although sufferers mainly respond to medications as given to HAE patients, they do not receive nearly the same level of interest in research dollars and getting meds tailored specifically to the uniqueness of their disease. Again, the numbers.
Note: There are subclasses within each classification.

Please join us in getting some right attention around idiopathic and all forms of angioedema as well as the related conditions of #mastcellactivationdisorders, #anaphylaxis, #urticaria, and #Crohns.


The only risk that you face with supporting The Life Without A Fork Idiopathic Angioedema Global Advocacy Group and helping raise awareness for this condition, is that you may be seen as an individual who is stepping up in the social networking formation to help make the world a healthier place. You may even be seen as a brave, caring individual! ;)


The big beauty about this time period is that there are millions of ways to help and, in addition to your generous donations--none are too small or too big, they all add up to the sincerest of advocacy from us, one simple way is to help our voices to be heard on news media, talk shows, social networking sites such as: blogs, Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo, and anywhere else of which you may think!

Leading advocates for the condition, fellow sweller, Vanessa Williams and youth advocate, Katya Williams, have gone around the country spreading the word around #IA! See videos below as, now on it's fourth year--wow! Vanessa speaks at the "First And Second Annual Idiopathic Angioedema Health And Swell-ness Expos!"

A true pioneer, they will continue to grow cause and efforts to save lives! Show your support and make history with Vanessa and Katya today!






‪#‎VanessaWilliams‬ | #Founder
#KatyaWilliams | #President
#ChillWill | #Director
#‎KellyHilaire | #SportsImmersion

Remember, whatever you are willing to do to help, it counts! Nothing is too small, especially when you're helping to grow and change the world!
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The generosity of your donations help Life Without A Fork to continue with the work we do for our community of swellers!

Give whatever you may today help grow our outreach efforts--we appreciate you!

Alas, it’s #MakeWellMondays guys and time for the first major check-in of 2018, you know, #ROLLCALL, and, as #KrisJenner would sing, "All that jazz"!!!

Because many of us #swellies are, most unfortunately, far too familiar with isolation and loneliness, and all of the fears and stressors that may come with them, we like to do a regular check-in with everyone in the hopes all are still here to tell our respective tales!

At Life Without A Fork, we know just how challenging life can get when living with the debilitating conditions of angioedema, urticaria, anaphylaxis and mast cell activation disorders and how much more serious things are when we are left without help to get and, often, take our medications, make it to the market to shop for our specialty foods, and, just as major, have someone available to talk to about all the bizarro things that are happening to our bodies and minds — and in real time!

So, #fellowswellers, having had many such challenges of our own over here, we know it’s time for a major check-in with us. We are reaching out around the globe and want each of you to let us know that you are here–yes!!! ;), how you are doing and possibly even share some of your recent success stories and/or heartbreaks with us!

It really does take a village to make one another well and we are so happy that you all are part of ours!

May you live forever, #swellfree, continue to feel “gooder and gooder,” get better and better, and become greater and greater--we love you!

~The Life Without A Fork Idiopathic Angioedema Global Advocacy Group

#MayYourSwellsForeverBeMinimalatMost | #InSearchofACure | #IdiopathicAngioedema | #The80Percent | #TheLifeWithoutAForkIdiopathicAngioedemaAdvocacyGroup |#NonProfit |#VanessaWilliams | ‪#‎ExecutiveProducer‬ |‪#‎WorldRenownedAngioedemaAdvocate‬ | ‪#‎Documentarian‬ | ‪#‎Director‬ |‪#‎KatyaWilliams‬ | ‪#‎SupervisingProducer‬ | ‪#‎ChillWill‬ | ‪#‎CoProducer‬ | #KellyHilaire ‪| SportsMedicine | #‎LifeWithoutAForkDocumentary‬ |‪#‎LifeWithoutAFork‬ | ‪#‎FilmYouProductions‬ | ‪#‎Angioedema‬ |‪#‎ChronicRecurringIdiopathicAngioedema‬ |‪ #‎BradykininMediatedAngioedema‬ | ‪#‎HereditaryAngioedema‬ | #FoodAllergies | #RareConditions | OrphansConditions| ‪#‎DrMarcRiedl‬ | ‪#‎LeadingAngioedemaSpecialist‬ |‪#‎USHAEAAngioedemaCenteratUCSD‬ |#MentalHealth | #JumpingOutOfBuildingsDocumentary
#LifeWithoutAFork | #MakeWellMondays
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Your donations are greatly appreciated for the good that it will do to help give value-added to so many lives!

Visit our website, today, and see all the great things we are doing to raise awareness for the rare, potentially fatal conditions of idiopathic angioedema--and all forms, urticaria, anaphylaxis, and mast cell activation disorders! We've got you covered!!!!!!! ;)

“Co-creators of the universe and futurists in their unique and respective visions, Vanessa Williams and Katya Williams are, “compelled to help grow the collective’s ability to self-develop mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually, to completely transform as human beings, and initiate what’s new in the now!”

‪#MayYourSwellsForeverBeMinimalatMost | #InSearchofACure | #IdiopathicAngioedema | #The80Percent | #TheLifeWithoutAForkIdiopathicAngioedemaAdvocacyGroup |#NonProfit |#VanessaWilliams | ‪#‎ExecutiveProducer‬ |‪#‎WorldRenownedAngioedemaAdvocate‬ | ‪#‎Documentarian‬ | ‪#‎Director‬ |‪#‎KatyaWilliams‬ | ‪#‎SupervisingProducer‬ | ‪#‎ChillWill‬ | ‪#‎CoProducer‬ | #KellyHilaire ‪| SportsMedicine | #‎LifeWithoutAForkDocumentary‬ |‪#‎LifeWithoutAFork‬ | ‪#‎FilmYouProductions‬ | ‪#‎Angioedema‬ |‪#‎ChronicRecurringIdiopathicAngioedema‬ |‪ #‎BradykininMediatedAngioedema‬ | ‪#‎HereditaryAngioedema‬ | #FoodAllergies | #RareConditions | OrphansConditions| ‪#‎DrMarcRiedl‬ | ‪#‎LeadingAngioedemaSpecialist‬ |‪#‎USHAEAAngioedemaCenteratUCSD‬ |#MentalHealth | #JumpingOutOfBuildingsDocumentary

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#VanessaWilliams | Film You! Productions
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Public figure and advocate, Vanessa Williams, boldly challenges Oprah Winfrey and other celebrities to, "Come find me! Make idiopathic anigioedema your cause! This is your cause!"
#Oprah come #find Me!
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Thanks so much for joining Life Without A Fork's philanthropic endeavors to help people survive angioedema and mast cell activation disorders.

We are actively seeking funding to secure our 501c3 status, we are seeking for donations of $20 per person, this week and starting today!

Thanks so much and wishes of a swell-free rest of your week!

Katya Williams | President
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Raised by 10 people in 35 months
Created January 18, 2016
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Thanks for all your hard work!

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