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The inaugural Angelina’s Angels Walk for Dystonia is a pet and people friendly event to raise awareness of the brain disorder dystonia and funds to benefit the DMRF.  

Saturday, September 23, 2023 
Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park 
Port Reading Avenue, Sewaren 
Section of Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ 07077

9:00 AM – Check In, T-shirt Pickup 
10:00 AM – Presentation with Special Guest Neurologist, Dr. Jill M. Giordano Farmer, DO
10:45 AM – 1K/5K Walk/Run begins (rain or shine) 
Pre-registration Required

Join Angelina’s Angels! 

Inspired by a longtime dystonia advocate named Joanna Manusov who passed away at the age of 48 years old in 2021. Throughout her life, she continuously worked to increase awareness and raised funds for research. Parts of her body were painfully contorted by dystonia and as the disorder progressed, she lost her ability to speak, to eat, to walk, and to use her hands. Her mission was to prevent others from experiencing the same difficult life that affected her. Angelina’s Angels was created to join efforts with Joanna’s parents Janice and Len Nachbar, both outstanding advocates dedicated to providing support to families and to the DMRF mission. Our family is coordinating this event in Joanna’s memory and in honor of all those who struggle with dystonia. We ask that you consider supporting this event as a sponsor or in-kind donor. Your generous gift can help bring awareness in New Jersey and the tristate area to offer a better path for research to lead to more accurate diagnosis, better treatments, and hopefully a cure for better quality of life for those impacted by this challenging movement disorder.

Cost $25 (or additional donation, which includes the registration fee) & Commemorative T-shirt

$250 or more

  • Company or family name listed on all event t-shirts
  • Company logo of family name printed on banner


  • Company logo or family name printed on banner

In-Kind Donation

  • Donations of food and beverage will receive recognition on signage
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Maria and Antonino Sanfilippo

Susan Keller

Matthew Keller

Brett Keller

James lawlor

Joseph Seebode

Carol Heyducek

Paula Schneider

Felicia Gentile

I hope the walk is more successful than you ever imagined. Sorry I can't be there. Will be there in spirit <3

Joseph Baumann

Go Melissa!

Edward Altz

Gina Gentile

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Angels Walk for Dystonia – 9/23/2023

$17,793 of $18,000 raised
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Donation Total: $25.00 One Time