Hello, my name is Olivia,
and I have Lyme disease. When I was 12 years old, I started the LivLyme Foundation to raise money for children that cannot afford their Lyme medication, and to raise money to find a cure for all of us suffering from Lyme disease. Thank you for visiting my website, and remember you are just one tick bite away from getting Lyme disease.
Lyme Disease is the fastest growing vector-borne (tick-borne) infectious disease in the US
The annual incidence of Lyme Disease is now 1.5 times more than the estimated number of cases of breast cancer.
Estimated number of new cases of Lyme's Disease each year. 10 times more Americans than previously reported.
of Lyme Patients end up with long term health problems typically due to delayed diagnosis.
Your Donations Contribute to Research Grants
At LivLyme our mission is to provide financial grants to scientists to help fund research projects for better testing, better treatment and a cure for Lyme and Tick-borne diseases.
In 2018, Olivia delivered grants to Dr. Eva Sapi (University of New Haven), Dr. Rajadas (Stanford University), and Dr. Zhang (Johns Hopkins).
Your Donations Provide Lyme Treatment for Children
Children are the most vulnerable population when it comes to getting bit by a tick and contracting Lyme & other tick-borne diseases. The foundation strives to provide financial grants to help children receive the medication and treatment they so desperately need.
The first app that lets users report and track ticks in real time.
Learn about the latest research, news, and policies in the areas of ticks and tick-borne disease.
Our largest fundraiser, the Gala features an auction, dinner and music fun.
Over 350,000 people are diagnosed with Lyme disease every year in the US. This equates to over 29,000 new cases every month, 959 new cases a day, 40 new cases every hour. As the fastest spreading vector-borne (tick-borne) disease in the US, the number of new cases of Lyme is 1.5 times greater than breast cancer and 7 times greater than HIV/AIDS. 200 children get Lyme disease every day, that’s 4 school busses of children a day diagnosed with Lyme.
You are providing financial assistance to children with Lyme disease that cannot afford their medication. This can dramatically improve the quality of someone’s life, and in some instances, make the difference in saving a life.
You are helping to fund the research and cure efforts being made by doctors and scientists throughout the US.
You are helping educate the world about ticks, vector-borne diseases, tick locations, how to protect yourself from ticks, proper tick removal, tick identification and more.
200 children are diagnosed with Lyme Disease everyday. That is 4 school buses of children a day. Most children are too sick to attend school, robbing children of their childhood.
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