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Crossing the Canyon

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BENEFITING: Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, Inc.

ORGANIZER: Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, Inc.

EVENT DATE: Oct 03, 2015

Lesley Hamilton

THE STORY:

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, Inc. wrote -

On October 3, 2015 a small team of warriors will stand together on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon with a shared mission: to beat brain cancer.

The Rim-to-Rim will take the team from the North Rim down to the canyon floor, across the canyon, then up to the South Rim over 21.1 miles and more than 10,000 feet of elevation change. It is a powerful metaphor for the race to end brain cancer. The canyon represents the valley of death of underfunded research. We know that funding brain tumor research will change the future for those diagnosed with brain cancer and that additional funding is needed to help ensure this future.

With your help we can not only accomplish a Rim-to- Rim run, we can capture and share the story of two women whose impact will extend beyond the walls of the canyon, inspiring and giving hope to those battling brain cancer. 

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure and 3000 Miles to a Cure share the goal to end brain cancer. We see the Rim-to-Rim effort as an incredible opportunity to ignite hope and action by creating a documentary film to tell the powerful story of two women racing to cross the valley of death.

Your support will help us reach our $100,000 fundraising goal and produce the "Crossing the Canyon" short documentary film, which will help Maria and BethAnn continue to inspire others!

Click here to learn more about 3000 Miles to the Cure.

Click here to check out additional Sponsorship Levels.

BethAnn Telford: BethAnn was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2005. She felt her first symptoms while running the 2004 Marine Corps Marathon. Since her diagnosis, surgery, and recovery, she has raced marathons and Ironmans despite being mostly blind in her left eye and suffering from seizures from the malignant glioblastoma in her brain. She has raced the Boston Marathon (3 times), the Marine Corps Marathon (12 times), the Lake Placid Ironman (twice) and the Kona Ironman World Championships (once, in 2012). In so doing, she has raised more than $700,000 for brain cancer research. www.teambt.org

Maria Parker: When Maria’s sister Jenny was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2012, Maria knew she had to fight back. Already an accomplished ultra marathon cyclist, she took on the toughest challenge she could find - Race Across America - to raise money for research. Maria finished the race first among women in 11 days and 18 hours, despite having her follow vehicle totaled. Her victory was the greatest comeback in the history of the race and Race Across America staff called her race, “The Most Inspirational RAAM Story Ever.” That race was just the beginning - Maria founded 3000 Miles to a Cure to end brain cancer and has since united many in hope and action for the cure. www.3000milestoacure.com

Questions? Contact Us!

To donate by mail, please send your check with a note reflecting you wish your donation to be applied to "Crossing the Canyon" to:

    Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure (ABC2)
    1717 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Suite 700
    Washington, DC 20036

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure Tax ID # (also referred to as EIN): 52-2320756

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To This Fundraiser

$2,865

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • MP

    $1,000

  • Scott, Kim & Emily

    $100

  • Andrew Dempster

    $150

  • Pre

    $50

  • Green Son

     

  • Rohan Dixit

    $25

  • kyle

    $30

  • K.X.

    $30

  • Jenn Hom Chen

    $20

  • CL

    $100

  • Kate Jordan

    $15

  • Connor

    $75

  • natalie

    $15

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Gillian and James

    $50

  • Elizabeth Lee

    $60

  • Becca & Josh

    $50

  • Zach Bass

    $200

  • Larry Bass and Lynn Robinson

    $100

  • John Birkeland

    $150

  • sergio Broholm

    $25

  • Stacy

    $20

  • Abby Hein

     

  • Brett Hochmuth

    $50

  • Regina

    $10

  • Lidia

     

  • Michael

    $30

  • Jesse, Marin, Jack, Connor and Avery

    $100

  • Ashley and Taylor Trotter

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Caroline Cryer

    $50

  • Mohneet

    $15

  • Mehegan

    $30

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96% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $27,050 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

BethAnn Telford

Amount Raised

$11,990

Fundraiser Title

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, Inc.

Amount Raised

$8,020

 

8% Raised of $100,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lesley Hamilton

Amount Raised

$2,865

 

96% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Maria Parker

Amount Raised

$2,450

Fundraiser Title

Pete Quinzio

Amount Raised

$1,000

 

100% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lucia Parker

Amount Raised

$725

Donor Comments

Mehegan

Mehegan

DONATION: $30

2 years ago

Mohneet

Mohneet

DONATION: $15

2 years ago

Caroline Cryer

Caroline Cryer

DONATION: $50

You are a stud. Have fun! 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

Good luck Les! I know you will do awesome, as always. Wish I could be there to cheer you all on! xoxo 2 years ago

Ashley and Taylor Trotter

Ashley and Taylor Trotter

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Jesse, Marin, Jack, Connor and Avery

Jesse, Marin, Jack, Connor and Avery

DONATION: $100

We love you and we are so proud of you and your efforts. Go get em~!!! 2 years ago

Michael

Michael

DONATION: $30

Good Luck! 2 years ago

Lidia

Lidia

Thanks for doing this! 2 years ago

Regina

Regina

DONATION: $10

2 years ago

Brett Hochmuth

Brett Hochmuth

DONATION: $50

This is outstanding work and a creative project - I'm proud to support it, and wish I could do more. Kudos to you all. 2 years ago