Korey's Ketogenic Kitchen Krusade

Korey's Ketogenic Kitchen Krusade


70 percent of goal achieved.

Fundraising Goal:  $50,000.00

Total Number of Gifts: 166
Total Value of Gifts: $34,962.27

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Koreys t-shirts

Potts' family

Jase baby shower

Corcoran Family

Kathryn O Fee

Fillmore Family

Nolan family

Wahlman Family

Van Heygen Family

Lantzy family

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Hello, this fundraising page is for Korey who is 8 years old and has epilepsy. He is currently on the Ketogenic Diet. The Ketogenic Diet is specifically designed for children with epilepsy. It is a special high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that helps to control seizures. The Ketogenic Diet is usually recommended to patients whose seizures have not responded to medicines. Several studies have shown that the Ketogenic Diet does reduce or prevent seizures in many children whose seizures could not be controlled by medications.

With Korey currently taking this journey, his family would love to help raise funds, in honor of Korey, to help fund a "new Ketogenic kitchen" just for the Ketogenic Diet patients at CHOP. Each family that has a child who is prescribed this diet must go through cooking classes to learn how to prepare each individual meal, at CHOP. Learning how to cook each meal is very crucial to each patient, each meal must be measured and prepared a specific way.

With the overwhelming need for financial help to make this a reality, we are reaching out to all of our family, friends and community to help make this possible.

We thank you in advance for any donation you are able to give in honor of Korey for this very important fundraiser. Its not only for CHOP, but for each individual child that will climb the same steps as Korey.

With our sincere gratitude and appreciation,

Jim & Dawn Walton and Family

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Christine Hatfield
Thu, Jan 31, 2013

barry seff
Thu, Jan 03, 2013
thank you so much!
question: how do you get those amazing t-shirts?

Meghan Poller
Fri, Jun 01, 2012
Korey, You are an inspiration! Keep up the good work on the diet! Sam says hi!

Fri, Jun 01, 2012
Thank you for establishing Korey's Krusade. Your efforts to help build a new ketogenic kitchen at CHOP are amazing! Keep up the great work and soon your new kitchen will be a reality. Our family wishes you continued health and happiness!

Thu, Apr 12, 2012
Hi Korey! Thank you for helping to make it possible for families to have access to the ketogenic diet! My son Nico is 7 years old and was recently diagnosed with GLUT-1 DS. After years of failed medications we tried the ketogenic diet. It has completely stopped his seizures and given him back his smile! God bless you!!!

Tom and Kim Fisher and family
Tue, Mar 20, 2012
You are doing such a great job, Korey. We are so proud of you!! We wish you and your wonderful family a successful krusade with Korey's Ketogenic Kitchen.

Tue, Mar 13, 2012
I saw your story on Fox the other night and I stopped in my tracks! Good luck on your fundraising! I have been witness to this diet and what it does for a child with epilepsy. I am so happy that more children are going to be able to use this diet and learn. Our friends determination for their son was admirable... and the results were perfect. This was his cure. We are glad he has been seizure free for way over a year now! I know you will be successful!

Barbara Blair
Mon, Mar 12, 2012
Hi to all the Waltons. As usual you are thinking of others amid your own challenges. Korey, I've heard great things about how you are adjusting to your new diet. I'm proud of you and know you will stick with it and reap all the benefits. Maybe you can demonstrate a keto diet recipe in the new kitchen at CHOP. Love, Mrs. Blair

Chris O'Leary
Sun, Mar 11, 2012
Jim and Dawn--glad to hear Korey is improving...maybe we could do something at Brms to help with fundraising? Let me know. Best wishes.

Caroline Conroy
Thu, Mar 08, 2012
This is such a great project! While we are lucky, and my daughter's seizures are controlled with meds, and we hope we never need this kitchen, we also know there are many people who do!
CHOP is such a huge part of our lives...especially the 6th floor of Wood Center!
Best of luck in your fund raising!

The Temple Family
Wed, Mar 07, 2012
Great job Korey...keep up the good work!

Bonnie Dunn
Wed, Mar 07, 2012
Korey - Good luck with your Keto eating program. Everyone at the John Hydock School is cheering for you!

Bonnie & Frank
Wed, Mar 07, 2012
Korey, You are doing a great job with your diet and raising money for your new kitchen.Keep up the good work. Love you Bonnie & Frank

D'Amico family
Tue, Mar 06, 2012
We saw your story on Fox News. Best of luck in reaching your goal.

JoAnn, Dave, Kayla and Madison Adam
Tue, Mar 06, 2012
Good luck Korey on your new diet. You and your family are a true inspiration to many. We are pulling for you to reach your goal. Caught you on Fox News tonight with your motivating story.

The Thomson and Stewart Families
Tue, Mar 06, 2012
We wish Korey and his family all the best.

Uncle Ron, Aunt Julie, Ronnie, and Ashley
Fri, Mar 02, 2012
Korey we love you and are SO proud of you!!

Matt and Nick Wolverton
Sun, Feb 26, 2012
Hi Korey, We are rooting for you and hope that your new diet helps you!
Your friends, Matt and Nick Wolverton

The Budd Family
Thu, Feb 23, 2012
Best wishes for Korey and the Walton Family from Gary, Carol, Brian & Valerie.

The Hensch family
Thu, Feb 16, 2012
Wishing Korey and the Waltons all the best!

Pigott Family
Tue, Feb 14, 2012
Lots of love to you Korey!

Val Clark
Sun, Feb 12, 2012
Dawn... what a wonderful thing you are doing to help so many who have and or will walk in your shoes. . Hats off to all of you. Korey... so proud of you!!
Val Clark

Chris Flasser
Sat, Feb 11, 2012
Hi Korey,
I hear that you are doing great as a keto kid. Keep up the good work!
Mrs. Flasser

Morgan Kelly Diana Rein
Fri, Feb 10, 2012
Korey sweetie, I know what you are dealing with somewhat. Although, my case isn't nearly as severe as yours. I was diagnosed with Epilepsy a few years ago too. I just want you to know that you're not alone dealing with this condition, and that God is holding you tightly and Mary is whispering in your ear that everything will be okay. I'm here for you honey and praying for you. Just keep fighting and I love you!

kate and Ava
Fri, Feb 10, 2012
Hi Korey,
Keep up the good work with the new diet! We are thinking of you and know you will do great.

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