Team Gateway To A Cure
Founded in 2016, Team Gateway To A Cure is a diverse group of members from all backgrounds who came together with the same goal in mind. We are committed to helping raise money for the Michael J. Fox foundation. Many of our members share the passion for helping because of being directly affected by Parkinson's Disease.
Did You Know?
Here you will find the most up-to-date information on what Michael’s foundation is doing for Parkinson’s research. It also will inform you about the latest treatment options, signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, along with offering advice for loved ones.
Director of Events/Team Fox Representative - Team Gateway To A Cure
I became involved with the Micheal J Fox Foundation years after my Dad, Ty Cobb, had been suffering from Parkinson's Disease. I started a 5K Run/Walk called Soul To Sole to raise money and awareness for Parkinson's disease. Over the past 2 years I have raised over $50,000 for the Michael J Fox Foundation/Team Fox. My 5K Run/Walk was the only Parkinson's fundraiser in the Illinois Metro East area.
Director of Operations - Team Gateway To A Cure
Shortly after I met Jen she began telling me about her involvement with the Michael J Fox Foundation. I was moved by her passion for the organization and I was excited to get involved. The more we talked I was reminded of my own grandmother who suffered from Alzheimer’s and developed a tremor during the last few years of her life. I am hoping that the money we raise through TGTC will be able to provide relief for those suffering from this disease.
Technical Support - Team Gateway To A Cure
I became involved with the Michael J. Fox Foundation after Team Gateway To A Cure approached me for technical support. My love for helping people combined with the love for technology allowed me to join this incredible organization. Bringing the attention of this chronic disease to the public was something I felt passionate about and helping TGTC helped me do that.
Director of Communications/Spokesperson - Team Gateway To A Cure
"I love my job because fashion is part of who I am, and helping people is what I enjoy,” ~ Ola Hawatmeh
Her eclectic, dynamic clothing designs have graced the runways of New York, Kansas City, Los Angeles, and St. Louis.
Board Member - Team Gateway To A Cure
Sadie Kolves is a small business owner. She specializes in Personal Training and Nutrition. Sadie also is a team member with Nerium International. Nerium’s focus is on anti-aging of the face, body, and mind.
Previously Sadie was a Member of the BCIRB (Belleville Community Institutional Review Board) as a coordinator and voting Member for 9 years. The BCIRB is a joint board for Memorial Hospital, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Anderson Hospital.
Honorary Board Member - Team Gateway To A Cure
I am a local IL/MO business man who founded two companies and we have been going strong for 24 years now. For the last year I have been looking for some kind of foundation to join because I’d like to give back to the community for all it has done for me. I’ve known Jen for some time now and have been watching her start this from the beginning. The energy and excitement surrounding Jen and Team Gateway To A Cure’s link with the Michael J. Fox Foundation peaked my curiosity, which led me to research foundations in the area and I knew I’d found the one.