VTLyme.org Help Vermonters with Lyme Disease 501c3

$3,090 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 64 people in 17 days
Created May 3, 2019
Will 1,000 Vermonters to donate $10 to VTLyme.org ? Reaching this goal will show we have our community’s support as we apply for grants to support Vermonters affected by Lyme and tick-borne diseases. (VTLyme.org is a 501c3 non-profit organization.)

Vermont is the second highest in the USA for incidence of Lyme disease! Please donate today.

VTLyme.org  is the only non-profit organization focused on supporting Vermonters affected by Lyme and tick-borne diseases.

In 2019 and 2020 VTLyme.org  will focus on:
    ✔ Prevention education in all Vermont Schools K-12
    ✔ Providing information about the mental health and cognitive impact of tick-borne diseases on Vermonters
    ✔ Facilitating support groups accessible throughout our state
    ✔ Physician Education
    ✔ Annual Patient Conference
    ✔ Ensuring all Vermonters have access to equitable information and effective treatment for Lyme and tick-borne diseases

Our Mission at VTLyme.org 
    ❶ — VTLyme.org  is committed to providing effective prevention education, equitable information, and support for Vermonters affected by Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.
    ❷ — Educate Vermonters, and Vermont’s children, about how to prevent tick-borne diseases and increase awareness of the wide-ranging symptoms of tick-borne illnesses.
    ❸ — Provide Vermonters access to accurate and updated information about the diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne diseases.
    ❹ — Encourage Vermont’s medical providers to gain knowledge and expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and tick-borne diseases.
    ❺ — Provide dependable support and resources for individuals and families in Vermont affected by tick-borne illnesses.
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Just under two weeks and we are at almost 30% of our financial goal. To everyone who donated - thank you. Our all volunteer organization will be so grateful to have the resources we need to support and educate Vermonters affected by tick-borne diseases.

An additional goal is to show philanthropic organizations that VTLyme.org has the support of our community! This is especially important when we apply for grants. Please share this campaign, and ask others to donate $10 to of VTlyme.org.
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Yesterday VTLyme.org spoke to educators at Essex Middle School about Lyme disease, and how tick-borne diseases can affect Vermont's children. The information was well received, and the experience was an affirmation of how much this information is needed here in VT.

We are thrilled by your support so early in this campaign. Thank you to everyone who made a tax-deductible contribution to VTLyme.org, or who shared this campaign with others. We are grateful to have your support in addressing the impact of tick-borne illnesses on Vermont communities, businesses, schools and families. Please continue to spread the word!
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$3,090 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 64 people in 17 days
Created May 3, 2019
Funds raised will benefit:
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Essex Junction, VT
EIN: 824842263
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  2. After the deduction of payment processing fees, PayPal Giving Fund delivers the funds it receives to the chosen charity on a monthly basis.*
* If, after reasonable efforts, PayPal Giving Fund cannot deliver donations to this charity, the funds may be donated to another charity per PayPal Giving Fund’s policies.
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