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Saturday, February 16, 2013

Save Ryan and Ethan ALD Fundraiser Event



Yonkers Division 1 Supports 
“The Save Ryan and Ethan” 
ALD Fundraiser Event

Ryan, Ethan, and Jack Caulfied McCormack
      Members of the Yonkers A.O.H. were on hand at a fundraiser held Saturday, February 16th at The Rambling House Bar and Restaurant in the Woodlawn Section of the Bronx.  Division 1 was able to pledge $2,500 towards offsetting treatment costs for two very brave children from Ireland who were diagnosed with ALD late last year.

Presenting Check to Ryan and Ethan's Father JimmyCaulfield

           Ryan and Ethan Caulfield McCormack (aged 6 and 4) from Tramore, County Waterford, were recently diagnosed with Adrenoleukodystrophy, also know as ALD. ALD, is a deadly genetic disease that affects 1 in 18,000 people. It most severely affects boys and men. This brain disorder destroys Myelin, the protective sheath that surrounds the brain’s neurons — the nerve cells that allow us to think and to control our muscles. ALD causes relentless progressive deterioration to a vegetative state or death, usually within five years. It knows no racial, ethnic or geographic barriers.

Ryan and Ethan Caulfield McCormack


          Their parents, Caroline and Jimmy began to notice strange symptoms in Ryan earlier last year, and when he was diagnosed with ALD, they had their other children tested, Ethan tested positive for the disease as well.  They began a fundraising and awareness campaign with events in both Ireland and The United States, and the outpouring of support has been tremendous.

Tables of items that were auctioned off to help raise funds

          The event that was held in The Bronx featured live music, raffles, a silent sports auction and more.  “This family has suffered terribly and we are happy and honored to support them.  The way that they and the entire Irish Community have come together to support Ryan and Ethan is truly inspiring.” said Division One President Kevin Ellis

The silent auction featured items donated from the local Irish community

          Prognosis for patients with childhood cerebral X-ALD is generally poor due to progressive neurological deterioration unless bone marrow transplantation is performed early. Ryan is currently in the U.S. undergoing the process for a bone marrow transplant at a hospital in Minnesota. Ethan must wait until he is at least 5 years old before beginning his treatment for the disease, priced at about $1.5 million per child.

             For more information on how you can support The Save Ryan and Ethan Campaign, please visit the website that has been set up for them at : 

 saveryanandethan.com

DIVISION OFFICERS


Chaplain

Rev. Matt Janeczko OFM

President
Kevin Ellis

Vice President
Jim Walsh

Recording Secretary

Robert Eggen

Financial Secretary
Dan Mulvey

Treasurer
Mike Morley

Chairman Standing
Committee

Dennis O'Brien

Marshal
Ronan O'Brien

Sentinel
Scott McGown

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Mailing Address:

A.O.H. Myles Scully
Division One
P.O. Box 1020
Yonkers, NY 10703

Email Address:

aohyonkers@gmail.com

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