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Carmen Schentrup, was one of 17 victims of the mass shooting at Marjory
Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. After losing two people close to
her from ALS she was determined to become a leading medical researcher and
discover a cure for this devastating disease. As a family, we have decided to
make an initial donation of $5,628.84, Carmen's entire life savings, to create
the Carmen Schentrup ALS Research Fund. Any donations made to the fund will go
directly to the most promising ALS research through The ALS Association. Please
join Carmen and our entire family in the quest to find a cure for ALS by making
a donation today. Our hope is that, with enough help from all of you, Carmen’s
dream can be achieved. Thank you for your support. – April and Phil Schentrup
Update: As of January 28, 2019, generous supporters have grown the Carmen Schentrup ALS Research Fund to nearly $162,000. Carmen’s mother, April Schentrup, says, “We are so grateful and humbled at the outpouring of support for Carmen and her dream. We have always believed that Carmen would change the world and we’re touched that her story is resonating with so many people.”
Read more about Carmen's story here.
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