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Past Events

  • Sat
    14
    Oct
    2017

    4th Annual Living Like A Warrior Gala

    5:30 pmWings Over the Rockies

    Join us for a sit down dinner, open bar, live entertainment and much more as we launch hope for children fighting for their lives. Learn firsthand about the progress Wylder Nation Foundation is making to accelerate the discovery and development of treatment options for children with Lysosomal Storage Disorders. This will be an unforgettable night of inspiration and hope you will not want to miss as we come together to be a part of something bigger.

    The evening will include the following;

    • Red Carpet Arrival and Photographs
    • Cocktail Hour with passed Hors d'oevers & Open Bar
    • Silent Auction
    • Sit-Down Dinner & Dessert
    • Emcee Mitch Jelniker, 7 News
    • A Special Entertainment Performance to be Announced
    • Awards Ceremony to Honor Some Over Achievers Already Living Like a Warrior
    • Live Auction and Direct Appeal
    • Dancing to Live music

    Register Now

  • Fri
    28
    Jul
    2017

    3rd Annual Dave Laffoon Memorial Golf Tournament

    11:30 amHighlands Ranch Golf Course

    Please join us for the Dave Laffoon Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Wylder Nation Foundation on Friday July 28th, 2017.

    We will have a great day of golf at the beautiful Highlands Ranch Golf Club in Highlands Ranch, CO (www.highlandsranchgolf.com). The event will include a 4-person scramble, dinner and awards receptions following the golf.

    Pre Tourney registration, glass break and chipping contest times will open at 11:30.

    Super Ticket enters you into all the contests during the day - Hole in one chances on every par 3 from a 2017 new Car, Travis Mathew Signature outfit, Taylor Made Irons, and a 3 night stay at TPC Sawgrass.  Plus, every foursome will have an individual winner on every par 3 so come join the fun!

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  • Sat
    06
    May
    2017

    2nd Annual Kentucky Derby Julep Jamboree

    1:30 pmThe Ranch Country Club - Westminster, CO

    Join us for our Kentucky Derby extravaganza! Live betting, best hat and best dressed contests, bourbon bar, southern fare, karaoke, dancing, and more! Come dressed in your finest seersucker suits and garden party dresses and join us for a great afternoon at the races!

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  • Sat
    15
    Oct
    2016

    3rd Annual Living Like A Warrior Gala (2016)

    5:30 pmWings Over the Rockies

    Join us for a sit down dinner, open bar, auctions and inspiring updates on progress from the foundation. We will come together to be a part of something bigger, as we fundraise to accelerate the discovery of treatment options for children battling Lysosomal Storage Disorders.

    PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TODAY BY CLICKING HERE

    Learn more about how you can become a sponsor and support the foundation by clicking on the link below;

    WNFSponsorship Packet2016

    Thank you to this years title sponsors.  Without you change for these children would not be possible!

    • Sanofi Genzyme
    • Giving Hope Worldwide Foundation
  • Fri
    22
    Jul
    2016

    2nd Annual Dave Laffoon Memorial Golf Tournament

    Highlands Ranch Golf Course

    The 2nd Annual Dave Laffoon Memorial Golf Tournament is being put on by Bob Matsunaka and supporting Wylder Nation Foundation. If you attended last years tourney, you know it is not to be missed. Please click on the link below to register for this years event and get all details! Thank you again Matsunaka family and all those who support this amazing event and cause. Wylder's Papa would be so proud.

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  • Sat
    11
    Jul
    2015

    2nd Annual Living Like A Warrior Gala (2015)

    5:30 pmCable Center

    Mark your calendars for the second annual "Living Like a WARRIOR" Gala supporting Wylder Nation Foundation.

    Join us for a sit down dinner, open bar, auctions and inspiring updates on progress from the foundation since last years gala. We will come together to be a part of something bigger, as we fundraise to accelerate the discovery of treatment options for children battling Lysosomal Storage Disorders.

  • Fri
    10
    Jul
    2015

    Dave Laffoon Memorial Golf Tournament

    Highlands Ranch Golf Course

    Please join us for the Dave Laffoon Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Wylder Nation Foundation on July 10, 2015.

    We will have a great day of golf at the beautiful Highlands Ranch Golf Club in Highlands Ranch, CO (www.highlandsranchgolf.com). The event will include a 4-person scramble, box lunch and awards receptions following the golf.

    Special Offer: Included with your online registration is a 1-year subscription to Golf Digest (a $10 value). Register now and remember to invite your friends to play.

  • Sun
    21
    Dec
    2014

    Believe in the Magic of Giving

    Lons at the Hermosa
  • Sat
    19
    Jul
    2014

    PF Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

    Phoenix, AZ

    PF Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in Phoenix, Arizona.

  • Sat
    12
    Jul
    2014

    First Annual Wylder Nation “Live Like A Warrior” Gala

    Denver, CO

    The First Annual Wylder Nation “Live Like A Warrior” Gala will take place in Denver, Colorado

  • Mon
    21
    Apr
    2014

    2014 Boston Marathon

    Boston, MA

    bostonmarathon2014Phil Maderia and the Running for Rare Disease team will once again tackle the Boston Marathon in honor of children battling rare diseases, including our Wylder James. This year there are almost 30 patient partners, four of them battling Lysosomal Storage Disorders.  We are reminded once again that "alone we are rare, but together we are strong." Click on the photo below to be redirected to Phil's donation page to show your support.

    ONLINE SILENT AUCTION http://auction.runningforrarediseases.org/

  • Sat
    21
    Dec
    2013

    Santa Claus is Coming to Town for HOPE KIDS

    Santa Claus came to town for HOPE KIDS in Arizona.  Wylder’s books “Warrior Baby” and “Little Wish” were given as a gift to each of the 20 families as they all enjoyed some one on one time with Santa and delishes cookies and milk.  Pogue Photography took the magical photos and the event was held at beautiful Lons at the Hermosa Inn.  Tis the season to give back.

  • Mon
    15
    Apr
    2013

    Boston Marathon

    Boston, MA

    Phil Maderia, founder of the Running for Rare Disease team, ran the Boston Marathon in honor of Wylder James in 2013. Phil has been a biomedical engineer for Genzyme Corporation in Boston for more than 15 years. He has dedicated much of his life to helping children with the Lysosomal Storage Disease Gauche. He started up the Running for Rare Disease Team to remind us all “Alone we are Rare, but Together we are Strong.”  The Warrior spirit was strong that day.  The Running for Rare Disease Team has raised over $500,000 for NORD since starting up in 2006.

  • Sat
    01
    Dec
    2012
    Mon
    31
    Dec
    2012

    Santa Claus is Coming to Town for HOPE KIDS

    Arizona

    Wylder Nation got Santa Claus to come to town.  He and Mrs. Claus visited with some HOPE KIDS, battling terminal illnesses in Arizona and spread some holiday cheer.  Each family also left with a copy of Wylder’s book “Warrior Baby”.   It was a beautiful and special event.