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2023 Jingle Bell Run Honorees


Tyli Gunnink
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Youth Honoree 

Tyli is eleven years old and in 5th grade. She is active in soccer, girls flag football and Cub Scouts She is the youngest of five siblings and the only girl! Tyli was diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis in October 2022. She had started playing flag football and soccer earlier in the fall, when her knee became swollen (3 times normal size) and uncomfortable to move, she walked on her tip toes for months. She is currently doing well with her symptoms. Tyli wants to raise awareness, learn more about juvenile arthritis and meet others who are affected by this disease.

To join or support Tyli, please visit her fundraising page today!