Team JADACO (SPG50)

A few weeks ago I received an email from a Father of a child affected by a terrible debilitating disease, I had no idea who he was let alone why he was reaching out to me for help. After reading his email and watching his story I knew that I needed to help. His beautiful 2 year old son is affected by a neurodegenerative disease that will leave him paralyzed and severely developmentally delayed, his father Terry is doing everything is his power to create a treatment for his son. Due to Covid all of his sons (Michael) therapies have been put on hold, the physical therapy that he requires to keep his muscle going have been paused and so Terry decided that he was going to put a pool in to help Michael continue his physical therapy in a safe environment and hopefully keep him going until he could resume his therapies. Terry is fighting hard for his boy, a father that refused to take no as an answer and decided instead to change the course of his sons future and develop a non existent Gene Therapy to treat his son, although the price tag was large ($3MM) the idea of his son withering away before his eyes was too devastating to accept. His story is so inspirational, as a father of 2 I could only imagine the pain and heartache such a diagnosis would cause, no child deserves such a fate and so i have decided to join his Journey to Cure Michael and help his raise the remaining funds he needs to see his dream come true and give Michael the life he deserves

Please watch the video below or from this link: https://vimeo.com/430762205

Global News Story Link: https://globalnews.ca/news/7082128/toronto-boy-ultra-rare-disease-covid-19/

27 supporters view all

$10,634 raised of $10,000 goal

5 months to go
Fundraiser Ends June 15, 2021
Date Donor Name Charity Name Amount
Nov. 1, 2020, 4:07 p.m. Wayne Tuck CURESPG50 $500.00
Take it to the finish line, Terry! W
Nov. 1, 2020, 10:16 a.m. Jon Vezina CURESPG50 $250.00
Nov. 1, 2020, 10:09 a.m. Richard Sherman CURESPG50 $500.00
Nov. 1, 2020, 10:07 a.m. Enginess CURESPG50 $500.00
Nov. 1, 2020, 9:33 a.m. Enrico Paulozza CURESPG50 $500.00
Nov. 1, 2020, 9:24 a.m. Joey Arfin CURESPG50 $500.00
Join me in wishing one of the most incredible humans I have had the pleasure to meet a happy birthday! On behalf of me & Peter Culbertson
Oct. 19, 2020, 3:57 p.m. Joel Klerer CURESPG50 $250.00
Oct. 11, 2020, 10:42 a.m. David Sisak CURESPG50 $100.00
Congratulations on the ride Terry, that is so amazing!!!! You're a machine!! :) Sorry I'm a little late with my donation brother. Best, Sis
Oct. 8, 2020, 3:27 p.m. James Christie CURESPG50 $2,000.00
Oct. 7, 2020, 11:26 a.m. Andrew Lowe CURESPG50 $250.00
sending love and best wished to Michael and your entire family
Oct. 7, 2020, 8:50 a.m. Steve Long CURESPG50 $250.00
Good Luck in Ottawa, great effort to ride all that way.
Oct. 7, 2020, 6:55 a.m. Eloi Silva CURESPG50 $250.00
Oct. 6, 2020, 2:14 p.m. Nelson Rivers CURESPG50 $250.00
Oct. 6, 2020, 2:07 p.m. David Lewenberg CURESPG50 $300.00
So special to do a donation for Micheal instead of gifting team birthdays this year !!! Team Jadaco stands strong #13 David Lewenberg
Aug. 20, 2020, 3:18 p.m. Josef Arfin CURESPG50 $2,500.00
This Donation is on behalf of all my brothers associated with the Jadaco Hockey Team. With love I have added to this donations an extra $500
June 26, 2020, 10:09 a.m. Tiffany Mazzola CURESPG50 $100.00
June 25, 2020, 1:58 p.m. Avi Mizrachi CURESPG50 $200.00
June 22, 2020, 1:55 p.m. Mark Sadowski CURESPG50 $360.00
June 22, 2020, 1:17 p.m. Anonymous CURESPG50 $180.00
June 22, 2020, 8:55 a.m. Andrew Lowe CURESPG50 $200.00
Michael's story touched our hearts - such a beautiful boy and family.
June 21, 2020, 9:14 a.m. Clarissa Wilson CURESPG50 $50.00
Sending thoughts and prayers to you and your family Michael. Never lose faith ??
June 20, 2020, 12:26 p.m. Perry Bitterman CURESPG50 $180.00
June 20, 2020, 8:38 a.m. Barbara Altberg CURESPG50 $118.00
June 20, 2020, 7:08 a.m. Scott Thompson CURESPG50 $100.00
June 19, 2020, 10:44 p.m. Anonymous CURESPG50 $200.00
June 19, 2020, 9:37 p.m. Alex Kurgatnikov CURESPG50 $28.00
June 19, 2020, 8:45 p.m. joel Majer CURESPG50 $18.00