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Mari Stecker Fundraiser

As many of you know, our acupuncturist Mari Stecker has been battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma for the past year. She is now in her sixth round of chemotherapy. The lymphoma came in the wake of uterine cancer, which Mari overcame less than five years ago.

With all this treatment, Mari has been unable to work for more than a year. To help with her considerable financial distress (and provide a nice Valentine’s Day gift), WholeHealth Chicago is holding an unusual fundraiser.

A portion of the profits from all purchases in our apothecary on Valentine’s Day will go to Mari.

Please review your supplements now so you can place an order on Thursday, February 14. If you’ve not been a regular customer, consider using our apothecary this Valentine’s Day to help bolster our fundraiser. We stock the highest quality brands of virtually every type of supplement. Our knowledgeable staff can help you with questions. Contact them at 773-296-6700 ext. 2001 or click here to send an email.

Sweeter than chocolates or flowers, you can be certain this gift will be gratefully received.

With our personal thanks,
David Edelberg, Paul Rubin, Casey Kelley, Cliff Maurer, Larry Stoler, Cindy Kudelka, Helen Strietelmeier, Marla Feingold, Seanna Tully, Sujatha Mannal, Samson Wong, Karen Meier, Katie Oberlin,  Janet Chandler, Lizz, Raquel, Nancy, Beth, Brenda, Sarah Jean, Cigi, Donna, Ellen, Heidi, Idette, Lori, Renee, and Kelly.

 

Leave a Comment


  1. Mari Stecker says:

    Thank you all so very much! It is truly appreciated!

  2. Anthony DiFalco says:

    I had no idea Mari was going through this health crisis. Are you aaccepting donations on her behalf as well?

  3. Evie Maurer says:

    Wow – how very thoughtful! It couldn’t go to a more deserving person! I’m compiling my list now. I expect that the apothecary will be very busy on Thursday! Yes, please advise if you are accepting donations as well.
    Best wishes to you, Mari. You are a very strong, wonderful woman!

  4. Dr. R says:

    Yes. Please drop off or mail donations and/or notes for Mari to WholeHealth Chicago, 2522 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60614. Thank you!

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