Endometriosis Foundation of America: An Online Patient Community
Painting NYC Yellow at the 2021 TCS NYC Marathon

We’re honored to be a charity partner with New York Road Runners Club for the TCS New York City Marathon (this November 7th, 2021!), and we’re thrilled to introduce you to Team EndoFound! Hailing from Laramie, Wyoming to Roanoke, Virginia, these superstars are already hard at work training and fundraising for the future of endometriosis care. Get to know the team and why they’re running 26.2 miles for EndoFound.

Meet Team EndoFound
“For the first time in my life, I feel fierce”: Leslie Harder’s Endo Story

In stunning and poignant writing, Leslie Harder tells the story of how being sick every day taught her so much about strength and resilience. “My twenties were no joke,” Leslie begins. “I basically got married three times, got cancer, lived in poverty, ended up without a home, and struggled needlessly with severe depression, anxiety, and undiagnosed adult ADHD. Somewhere in that whole mess, I was diagnosed with endometriosis."

Leslie's Story
Blood, Guts… and Gaslighting: A New Doc on The Limitations in Endo Care

In her documentary short, Blood & Guts: Exposing Endometriosis, Meg Allan Cole sheds light on how the medical community dismisses patients’ pain, which leads to a decade-long delay in diagnosis. Watch Diana Falzone’s exclusive interview with Meg on EndoTV today, where Meg discusses the need to improve access to endometriosis care and treatment.

Ask The Doctor: Is Excision Surgery the Gold Standard?
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Is endometriosis excision surgery really the gold standard of treatment? On the latest episode of Ask The Doctors, EndoFound’s scientific and medical director, Dr. Dan Martin, weighs in on the topic of endometriosis excision surgery.

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Calling all August birthdays! Donate your birthday to improve the future of endometriosis care. Click here to set up your Facebook birthday fundraiser. Every $10 will provide critical endometriosis education materials for one student and their family, reducing delays in diagnosis. Plus, if your birthday fundraiser raises $200 or more we'll provide a special gift for you: $15 towards any purchase in the Endo Shop.

Wear Your Cause & Spread Awareness This Summer
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From bracelets and apparel to soothing heatable plushies and accessories, there is something for everyone in the EndoFound Shop—and, we have a special discount for Blossom subscribers! Snag 10% off with code blossomletter today.

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