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Winter Fundraiser: Wearables in Time for the Holiday

The snow flakes are about to fall and everyone is getting their festive cheer on.  As the temps drop, the sweatshirts and long sleeves come out of storage.  Friends of Terri are gearing up for another fundraising effort, but this one you can do in the comfort of your warm home.  There are many expenses […]

When it Rains, it Pours…

When it rains, it pours. At least that’s what it seems like lately for our friend Terri Saenz. Despite battling ALS since late last year, Terri has been fairly optimistic and ‘lucky’ as she moves forward with this disease. It may not feel lucky, but she was selected from 1500 applicants to be in a […]

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Walk to Defeat ALS – Detroit Sept 26

Join our team on Saturday, September 26 in Downtown Detroit at Campus Martius for the annual Walk to Defeat ALS for the ALS Association Michigan Chapter.  Click here to learn more: Walk to Defeat ALS – MyFriendTerri.com Kicks ALS.  That’s right, our team name is MyFriendTerri.com Kicks ALS.  We would love for you to join us […]

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Bowling fundraiser is a Ball!

The 2015 Bowling Night for My Friend Terri is behind us, and what a night it was.  Over 200 supporters came out on Friday August 7th to show their love and support for Terri and her battle against ALS. Westland Bowl was a great venue to host our event.  Their staff was outstanding and everyone […]

Bowling Fundraising Event Set for August 7th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fundraising Event Set to Help Terri Saenz Battle ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease Westland, Mich. – July 16, 2015 – A fundraising event has been established to help 47-year old wife and mother, Terri Pickering Saenz, who is battling ALS also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The event titled Bowling Night for My Friend […]

Terri’s Independence Day

July 2 – 4, 2015, Terri spent our Nation’s independence day at the Mayo Clinic receiving her own stem cells back into her body.  Being one of 48 ALS patients in the U.S., this was her time to take an active role in a very promising clinical study for all ALS patients.  We don’t know whether […]

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Today is the Big Day for Those Stem Cells

Today is stem cell insertion day!!  We are in Rochester Minnesota at the Mayo Clinic, ready to begin our day of miracles. Appointment number 1 is meeting with part of the ALS research group to discuss today’s activities. Terri will arm wrestle with Denny after that. Check-in at the hospital around 1pm for stem cell injection around […]

I Support MyFriendTerri.com T-Shirts Are In

The shirts are in and ready to be ordered! That’s right, now everyone can participate in a fundraiser to support Terri’s clinical trial efforts ….and you don’t need to leave the house! Just $20 a shirt! Terri will receive the majority of the funds from each t-shirt sale to help off set the cost of […]

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Love, T-Shirts, and Bone Marrow….Oh My

Hello Terri’s Earthly Angels: Today was a great day for Terri and her family. This morning Terri’s bone marrow was extracted from her in preparation for the new healthy stem cells she will receive in early July. With all the prayers happening today, I’m sure they are lucky cells!! The procedure went well and Terri […]

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Terri in the Observer Newspaper

Happy Day! We all woke to a wonderful newspaper article in the Sunday Observer. http://www.hometownlife.com/story/life/community/observer/2015/06/07/canton-woman-hopes-clinical-trial-will-slow-als-disease/28535711/ Thank you Sharon and Bill for helping to spread the word and bring more awareness to ALS and those like Terri that are fighting the battle! Terri and Josh left this morning for another drive to the Mayo Clinic. Jeff […]