The team captain of Charlotte’s Hemo Hero’s is Charlotte’s mother, Jamie Kimmel. Charlotte was diagnosed with Von Williebrand Disease Type 3 in March of 2015 after she had a bad nose bleed that lasted overnight. After a week-long stay at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, she started receiving treatment at the Hemophilia Treatment Center of Western Pennsylvania.
“We discovered the chapter through our HTC. we just love Miss Kathaleen! Driving to Pittsburgh 3 days a week for treatment and many trips to Children’s, can put a hurting on you financially. The chapter reimbursed us for gas, which was huge weight off our shoulders.”– Jamie Kimmel
Charlotte’s Hemo Heroes, Inc.
“We look forward to the Unite for Bleeding Disorders walk every year. This will be our 3rd year attending. Its a nice refreshing event to end our fundraising year and it’s such a great feeling to be able to donate to such a great cause and a beautiful community of people. We love the bleeding disorder community and a are so happy to be a part of it.”– Jamie Kimmel