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Deveraux Hubbard II Foundation

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Deveraux Hubbard II died on December 16, 2013 from a pulmonary embolism caused by a blood clot. He was a 19 year old sophomore at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL and an Eagle Scout of Boy Scout Troop 219.  The goal of the Deveraux Hubbard II Foundation is to provide education and public awareness about the risks of blood clots and clotting disorders.

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a serious condition that occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein located deep inside your body.  A blood clot is a clump of blood that is in a gelatinous, solid state.  Deep vein blood clots typically form in your thigh or lower leg, but they can also develop in other areas of your body.  Other names for this condition include thromboembolism, post-thrombotic syndrome, and post-phlebitic syndrome.

Blood clots can affect anyone at any age, race, or ethnicity.  Close to 900,000 people in the United States are affected by blood clots each year, and about 100,000 of those people will die–which is greater than the total number of people who lose their lives each year to AIDS, breast cancer, and motor vehicle crashes combined.  Roughly 274 people die each day due to blood clots (source: National Blood Clot Alliance)

Recent donors

Date Name Amount
Jul 07 Derrick Booth $54.10
Jul 05 Norma J Just Undisclosed amount
Jul 05 Horton family Thanks for being passionate advocates for this cause $533.35
Jul 01 Maleka Miller I enjoy participating in this Fundraiser, it has inspired me to challenge myself. I’m looking forward to this year 5k. $54.10