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Team Winter Million Mile March

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January 31, 2012

I'm doing this for all the important men in my life! Because men get cancer too!  See more

BENEFITING: TEAM WINTER

ORGANIZER: TEAM WINTER

EVENT: Million Mile March

Mileage Tracker: 100

Julie VanderJagt

THE STORY:

This March 2012, I will be doing something BIG! I am pledging to walk or run 100 miles for Prostate cancer.  I'll be joining team winter in an ambitious nationwide fundraiser to draw awareness and raise money for the prostate cancer foundation. This is definately a big commitment, but Prostate cancer is a big problem, one that isn't talked about enough. This March I'm hoping to change that. I'm doing this in hopes that one day my Husband, Son and Brother won't ever have to hear the horrible 'C' word, Cancer.

Prostate cancer is actually more common than breast cancer. 1 in 6 men will develop the cancer and men are 35% more likely to develop prostate cancer than women are to develop breast cancer. 

Additionally there are several different types of prostate cancer and they spread at different rates.  The reason why I am participating in this event, is to help spread awareness to this disease, in hopes that more men will get tested early and we can save lives. Additionally we want to raise money for cancer research to develop more treatment options, and find better ways to detect the cancer early and determine the rate of which it will spread.

A DONATION OF ANY AMOUNT IS GREATLY APPRECIATED AND TAX DEDUCTIBLE.

         I ask that you join our team!

 To participate you need to raise at least $100 by March 1st 2012 and pledge to walk or run 100 miles throughout the month of March. That’s about 3.2 miles/day. You can walk/run alone or encourage others to join the team and gain miles with you! If you are unable to participate, a donation would be greatly appreciated or please spread the word about the need for prostate cancer research to further bring awareness. All proceeds go to Team Winter and they will make a lump sum donation to the Prostate Cancer Foundation (www.pcf.org).   

                                        OUR TEAM GOALS

-Bring awareness to more people

-Join a nationwide effort to raise $100,000 to fund research through the Prostate Cancer Foundation, for the purpose of early detection, diagnostics, treatment, and to determine the aggressiveness of the cancer at an earlier stage.

-Eventually initiate a prostate cancer walk in California!

Thank you!!!

 

(TO JOIN-please click on the right hand side of the page where it says, “join the team” and create a ‘log in’ so you can track your miles and donations. You will get your own webpage to forward to others for donations. Please be sure once you join to add "Team Winter" to your projects.

 

TEAM WINTER wrote -

Team Winter (www.teamwinter.org) Is non-profit organization started in 2008 by 9 y/o runner and triathlete, Winter Vinceki. After losing her 40 y/o dad to prostate cancer, Winter set a life-long goal to get as many blue ribbons out there as pink ribbons. 1 in 6 men are affected by prostate cancer, more common than breast cancer, yet there is so little awareness! Now at the age of 12, Winter shows no signs of slowing down. She has already helped raise over $300,000 for prostate cancer awareness and research. She has athletes around the world racing for Team Winter and is bringing up the next generation of triathletes as the IronKids Ambassador.

Winter did her first Olympic Distance Triathlon (1 mile swim, 25 mile bike, 6.2 mile run) at the incredible age of 9. Winter has now set her sites on a more global mission for prostate cancer awareness. Starting in 2012, Winter will set out to raise global awareness for prostate cancer. Over the next 2 years, she will be joined by prostate cancer survivors and other extraordinary individuals. Together they will tackle marathons around the world. Their first goal is "Pole to Pole" and hitting the equator in between via the continents of Antarctica, Africa and the Arctic Circle. Be a part of this journey either by fundraising for Team Winter or just by following along and sharing her amazing inspirational story with your friends and family. Winter will be making good on a promise that is engraved on the back of her dad's gravestone. "Cancer, I will chase you to the end of this world and stomp you out like you stomped my dad out!"

Team Winter will have captains from every state and many countries who will lead the effort in getting individuals around the world to take part in the Million Mile March. If a 12 y/o can endure 26.2 miles in a day, we surely can run or walk 100 miles in March 2012.

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To This Fundraiser

$540

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Debbie & Keith

    $100

  • John VanRonk

    $20

  • Carmen Pinarretta

    $20

  • Suzanne Lowell

    $10

  • Craig Heberer

    $50

  • Anthony & Ashley Sanza

    $80

  • Debbie

    $20

  • Sherri

    $20

  • Julie, John, Lillianna and Logan

    $150

  • Shirley Rubin

    $50

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180% Raised of$300 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $14,397 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Sarah, Amy & Julie (Memmott Sisters...

Amount Raised

$6,097

 

122% Raised of$5,000 Goal

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Aneva Skippi Memmott

Amount Raised

$1,575

 

158% Raised of$1,000 Goal

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Denise Hartmann

Amount Raised

$1,552

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Erin Byrge

Amount Raised

$600

 

60% Raised of$1,000 Goal

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Vickie Schleger

Amount Raised

$570

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Julie VanderJagt

Amount Raised

$540

 

180% Raised of$300 Goal

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Ann Bonner

Amount Raised

$361

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Jennifer & Katie Long

Amount Raised

$325

Donor Comments

Shirley Rubin

Shirley Rubin

DONATION: $50

7 years ago

Julie, John, Lillianna and Logan

Julie, John, Lillianna and Logan

DONATION: $150

7 years ago

Sherri

Sherri

DONATION: $20

7 years ago

Debbie

Debbie

DONATION: $20

7 years ago

Anthony & Ashley Sanza

Anthony & Ashley Sanza

DONATION: $80

7 years ago

Craig Heberer

Craig Heberer

DONATION: $50

7 years ago

Suzanne Lowell

Suzanne Lowell

DONATION: $10

7 years ago

John VanRonk

John VanRonk

DONATION: $20

7 years ago

Carmen Pinarretta

Carmen Pinarretta

DONATION: $20

7 years ago

Debbie & Keith

Debbie & Keith

DONATION: $100

7 years ago