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We Kicked ALS at the 2016 Walk to Defeat ALS

The 2016 Detroit Walk to Defeat ALS is in the history books and our team finished strong again for the second straight year.  Last Saturday, our 20-member team braved a cold rainy morning by gathering at 8:00 am at the Detroit Zoo.  Terri and Jeff were leading the charge with our group all wearing Terri’s […]

Join Terri at the 2016 Walk to Defeat ALS

Hello to Terri’s Earthly Angels. We are pleased to announce that we have started to form a team for the 2016 Walk to Defeat ALS in Detroit. The walk is on Saturday, October 1st, 2016 at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak. It’s sure to be a fun day. Read on for how you can […]

Observer Newspaper Catches Up with Terri & Her Battle

Sunday, May 1st, was an exciting day for Terri & Jeff Saenz.  They were up mighty early to be the beneficiaries of a giant 5K walk over at the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park, known as the SJ5K (see last blog post).  When they returned from an amazing event with over 2950 walkers, their hometown newspaper had […]

Terri & Family Selected for 2016 SJ5K Race on May 1st

The Saenz family are honored to learn that the students at the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park selected them as one of five families to benefit from this year’s SJ5K on May 1st.  The race takes place at the Park and will start at the Varsity Stadium behind Canton HS. The SJ5K stands for Super Jess, a nickname […]

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Register for the 1st Annual MyFriendTerri.com Golf Tournament

Please join us in supporting ALS Advocate and Patient Terri Pickering Saenz and ALS TDI – Therapy Development Institute at the first annual MyFriendTerri.com Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Fellows Creek Golf Club 2936 Lotz Road Canton, MI 48188. Click here to download flyer/registration form. $125 per golfer Registration 8:00 am Coffee […]

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Happy Birthday Terri!!

Hello all. It’s January 22 and we are two days away from Terri’s birthday! If you recall, we created a GoFundMe fund last year right before her birthday. gofund.me/k9yf1o  Here’s an update on what has transpired in one year’s time: Jan 2015 – Terri is diagnosed with ALS at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. She later receives a […]

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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 […]