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Lyme disease today is where cancer was 40 years ago...
Why are we always starting from scratch?
Scientist from adjacent disciplines like cancer, biology, and immunology should be brought under the tent.

Neil Spector, MD
Scientific Advisory Board Member

Many, many thanks for your program research. I was one of the senders of a tick to your free testing program. As a Chronic Lyme sufferer, it is heartening to know there are research programs as yours that are on the battlefront of understanding Lyme, its co-infections and providing information to the public of this epidemic.

Charles Youmans

I was both moved and extremely impressed at LymeAid 2018 by the depth and breadth of your efforts. Your have done a great job distinguishing your focus among all of the various Lyme organizations. Huge kudos.

Dean Radetsky

With the support of the Bay Area Lyme Foundation, we at UCSF are working to develop a cheap, sensitive, and accurate test for Lyme disease to prevent later complications.

Charles Chiu
MD/PhD, UCSF

The response we have gotten from our field staff who have received the trainings and tick-check signage has been tremendous. It has increased their awareness of Lyme disease and given them the tools to reduce exposure to ticks in the field.

Nate Tucker
Health and Safety Officer, California State Parks

Our Approach

Directed Funding for Lyme Projects

Leveraging innovative technologies from other fields of medicine to fuel new breakthroughs in Lyme and tick ecology, diagnostics, and treatments

Rigorous Screening & Accountability

Ensuring that dollars granted go to the projects with the greatest potential impact and results deliver on promises

100% Donation Impact

Thanks to the generous support of a private donor, 100% of funds raised go directly to research and prevention programs

Networking & Scale

Providing tools and resources to help connect the innovators in the field and speed solutions to market

Community Outreach

Ensuring accurate and reliable information is available to the public through digital, print, and social media, and community programs. Learn more.

The Many Faces of Lyme

Nikki K.
Breanna R.
Tessa Wallace

Allie C.

Westchester County, NY
"It's time to make some noise."
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PGA Champion Jimmy Walker
Artist Peter Williams
Reporter Nicola Sommavilla
Tom Seaver

Blair B.

Oconto County, Wisconsin
"Lyme disease changed my relationship with the outdoors"
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Author Andrew McGuinness
UFC fighter Jim Miller
News Anchor Gretchen Carlson

Matt Dawson

International Rugby star
"Ticks carry some really potent bacteria. Raising awareness is imperative.""
Read Matt's Story
James D.
Kathleen Hanna
Comedian Akilah Hughes

Camille A.

Spouse, mother, and caregiver
"The amount of suffering [from Lyme disease] is inexcusable!"
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Brooke Landau
Adrienne N.
HS Tennis Star Camryn C.

David D.

Boundary County, ID
"I have been given a second chance at life."
Read David's Story
NHL player Lukas Bengtsson

Andrew G.

Solano County, CA
"I believe my son, Andrew, was killed by Lyme."
Read Andrew's Story

Alix M.

Santa Clara County, CA
"Chronic Lyme is a living death"
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Sierra R.
Competitive miler Drew Hunter
“Real Housewife” Amber Marchese
Deanna T.

Shelby A.

Butte County, CA
"My hope is that one day Lyme disease will be treated quickly and correctly…"
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Wendy A.
Author Holly Chamelli

Heather F.

Montgomery Country, MD
"Do not doubt yourself, but mostly, do not give up hope."
Read Heather's Story

Sarah H.

Williamson County, TN
"I had no idea the tests were so inaccurate."
Read Sarah's Story

Laura H.

Shasta County, CA
""I am doing ok.""
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Calla J.
Amy W.