One Step. One Walk. One Future…

… a future without liver disease.

Thank you for walking – you are helping to change the face of liver disease. Your participation brings awareness to liver disease and provides financial support for our educational programs and patient services offered to the millions of Americans battling one of the 100 known liver diseases.

Check out the event pictures now on our Facebook page : Liver Life Walk OC Photo Link

There’s still time to meet your fundraising goal!

GET THE INCENTIVE PRIZE YOU REALLY WANT!

The site is active for fundraising through July 10th! You can still increase your personal total to reach the next incentive level. Click here to see available incentives: Liver Life Walk Incentive Prizes

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

Walk Chair - Dr. Ke-Qin Hu, FAASLD

Dr. Ke-Qin Hu is the Director of Hepatology Services and Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. Dr. Hu received his medical education and training in Tongji Medical University, China. After his residency at Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, he completed a fellowship in Hepatology at the University of Southern California Liver Unit. Dr. Hu was awarded with the FAASLD designation and being a part of the inaugural class of AASLD Fellows in 2014.

Dr. Hu emphasizes bridging research advances to bedside patient care. Besides active involvement in clinical trials of hepatitis B and C treatment, his clinical research also focuses on natural history and outcomes of liver diseases and health care disparity.  His basic research has focused on molecular virology and diagnosis of hepatitis B and C virus infection and chemoprevention of liver cancer.  Dr. Hu has co-authored more than 100 research papers, book chapters, and review articles.

Dr. Hu is dedicated to community outreach and services, public health education, and reduction of health care disparity in Asian Americans. He is the advisory board member for several local and regional health promotion organizations. Dr. Hu has served Medical Advisory Board of the American Liver Foundation, Los Angeles and Orange County Chapter since 2003. He has also been awarded as an Orange County Physician of Excellence for the past years.

 

Emcee David Bugenske

David came to Southern California from Florida in 2009 for an extended 6 month vacation and never left. He has had a blessed career in radio which began in Orlando, Florida where he worked hard for an on air position and held it for 6 years. He has also been a production director and assistant program director for various different genres in radio. After David arrived in Southern California, he was hired to be the production director for The Dennis Miller Show. Although he enjoyed the comedy and news/talk format, he missed music radio. As a fan of Go Country 105, he knew he wanted to work there. He got that chance in 2014 and he falls in love with being a part of the Go Country 105 family more and more every day. David has incredible parents who were high school sweethearts and spent 34 years serving our great country. He also has a brother who served as special forces in the Air Force and a beautiful little sister who works with autistic children.

National Anthem Singer Zedakiah Koterba

Zedakiah Koterba was born in Omaha, NE. He currently resides in the Los Angeles area and is attending college.  He has guest starred on shows such as Uncle Buck, JKL, Jane The Virgin & The Tonight Show. He also had a starring role on the Web series “Speechies” where he played the lovable Kyle, as well as appearing in several videos for BuzzFeed and an ad campaign for My Little Pony. In addition to his acting talent, Zedakiah is also a professionally trained singer who has a successful YouTube channel (Zedakiahsings) and he plays piano.

Start Fundraising Today

Fundraising is the most important part of your participation in Liver Life Walk. To help make it easier we provide all of our walkers with sample emails, a personal fundraising page and staff to provide guidance and fundraising support. Online fundraising is available OR you can mail donations to:

American Liver Foundation
Attn: Liver Life Walk Orange County
5777 W. Century Blvd. Suite 865
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Walkers who raise $100 or more will receive the National Walk Shirt to commemorate the day. Additional fundraising prizes are offered to walkers who raise $250+. Click here for more details.

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