The Dumpling Gang

Virginia Xtreme Hike

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Raised: $90.00

Goal: $10,000.00

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Our Xtreme Hike Story

Faylen MacKenna Wilson
Faylen MacKenna Wilson

Our Hike Story

Faylen MacKenna was born May 2017.  She was born 6 weeks early with a perforated bowel caused by Cystic Fibrosis.  For the first 18 months of her life she was in and out of the hospital until the call came.  Everything was dropped.  Mom and dad headed to Georgetown University Hospital for Triple organ transplant.  She received a new pancreas, liver and intestines.  She lived in Northern VA for close to a year before she was able to come back to Richmond.  

Since the transplant Faylen has been able to live a more independent life.  Going to school.  Playing outside freely and learning to swim.  Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her cousins.  No mask is required and she can have unlimited fun.  

Everyday we watch Faylen grow and are amazed how a 7 year old can endure everything she has gone through.  Medications daily, and nutrition through a G tube to keep her weight up.  She has received the best care from a wonderful medical team and parents who won’t give up.  

Faylen can’t spend the night at a friend’s house.  Indoor playgrounds or trampoline places are off limits.  Restaurants are limited based on sanitation and how close tables are.  She is unable to go to public places without a mask.  Mainstream America lived this life for a year due to a pandemic.  Faylen will be living this way her whole life unless a cure can be found

We hike for a cure for all people with cystic fibrosis. By joining our team, you can help us end this disease!  

To become a team member, click the “ join our team” button. Once you register, it’s easy to donate and start fundraising.

Our team is determined to ensure that every person with CF can live a long, healthy life, without the limitations caused by their disease. We can’t wait for you to join us.

Team Roster

The Dumpling Gang - Join Team Raised
Self-Donation Rhonda Haight $25.00
Self-Donation Erik Setzer $65.00
Kolleene Setzer $0.00
Amanda Simmons $0.00
Kellen Simmons $0.00
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