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Karen Buxton's Fundraiser:

Team BCRF 2017 TCS New York City Marathon

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1-week from race-day!
October 29, 2017

The count-down begins.... Terry & I head to Brooklyn on Thursday--starting to get very excited about the day and hoping for dry weather.  See more
Karen Buxton

THE STORY:

How can something that is beyond special become something even beyond that?

 

One of my bucket-list goals throughout my adult life has been to run in the New York City Marathon -- with over 50,000 runners, the world’s largest race of its kind. Well, I recently learned that on November 5th , 2017, I will be one of ten individuals selected by the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) to run in the event this year as a member of its designated fundraising team, which is extra special in a personal way, as my mother and I are both breast cancer survivors in remission for a number of years now, thanks to research funded by generous charitable giving. To make my race even more grounded in the moment, I am dedicating it specifically to a dear friend (this one is for you Kb) who is currently battling the double-challenge of breast cancer and open-heart surgery, resulting from her cancer-treatment’s side-effects. 


Additionally, my effort will be fueled by my mindfulness of all my other family members and friends who have been personally affected by cancers of all types. This is a great opportunity for me to step up and join with others to do a bit more to fight this insidious affliction; and I am hoping that you will let me run for you as well, in support of finding a cure for this devastating disease.

Thank you for your support as I run for those who can't.

Karen


The Breast Cancer Research Foundation wrote -

Our BCRF marathon team is diverse—we are breast cancer patients, survivors, family members, employees, supporters, allies, professionals, runners, non-runners, and even researchers. But what we have in common is one thing: the desire and dedication to do our part to help bring about a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime. For over 20 years, BCRF-funded researchers have been at the forefront of nearly every significant breakthrough in understanding, preventing and treating the disease. We know that the answers continue to lie in science, and that the only thing standing in the way is research funding. With your help, together we can accelerate progress and achieve a world without breast cancer. 

HERE'S HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE:

•  Click the big DONATE button and contribute anything you can to support BCRF on behalf of one of our runners.

•  Click the FUNDRAISE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN button and start your own fundraising page to help raise funds for critical lifesaving research. Then share your fundraiser with all your amazing family and friends to spread the word.

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® is an independent 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization whose mission is to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research.

$3,565

MONEY RAISED
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  • The McCann Family

    $100

  • Pam & John

     

  • John Simons

    $100

  • John and Liane Grayson

    $25

  • Sara B Gilbane

     

  • Phil Beane

     

  • Dwayne Hellard

     

  • Steve Willen

    $50

  • Metzger family

     

  • Neala Jones

    $100

  • Susan Hunger

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Cathie Sexton

    $25

  • Vivian Carlin

    $50

  • Scott Brewington

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $1,000

  • Bill Bruffey

    $125

  • Jane Koenig

    $100

  • Pamela Rosendale

    $50

  • Amy Hord

    $20

  • Kris Downing

    $20

  • Gayle Taylor-Dean

    $30

  • Michele Greco

    $20

  • Rebeca Ramos

    $100

  • Michael and Jen Danch

    $100

  • Bank of America

    $100

  • Millennium - Takeda Oncology

    $125

  • Merck Foundation

    $100

  • for KB

     

  • Houck for KB

    $100

  • Leslie Barlow.

    $20

  • Janet & Richard Paulette

    $50

  • Tom and Vicki Miller

    $50

  • Teresa Prendergast

    $25

  • Eve Burton

    $50

  • Cary and Jackie Gentry

    $25

  • Rebecca Sage

    $50

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89% Raised of $4,000 Goal

The Team: $47,147 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Frank Wagner

Amount Raised

$8,147

 

102% Raised of $8,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Steve Scheinkman

Amount Raised

$5,960

 

119% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Nicole O'Sullivan

Amount Raised

$4,810

 

160% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Amy Zarwell

Amount Raised

$4,770

Fundraiser Title

Darlene Ash

Amount Raised

$4,730

 

118% Raised of $4,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kellyann Nicholson

Amount Raised

$3,880

Fundraiser Title

Gabrielle Garritano

Amount Raised

$3,690

Fundraiser Title

Karen Buxton

Amount Raised

$3,565

 

89% Raised of $4,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Rebecca Sage

Rebecca Sage

DONATION: $50

9 months ago

Cary and Jackie Gentry

Cary and Jackie Gentry

DONATION: $25

9 months ago

Eve Burton

Eve Burton

DONATION: $50

KB 9 months ago

Teresa Prendergast

Teresa Prendergast

DONATION: $25

9 months ago

Tom and Vicki Miller

Tom and Vicki Miller

DONATION: $50

Honoring IN! Sis 9 months ago

Janet & Richard Paulette

Janet & Richard Paulette

DONATION: $50

For KB 9 months ago

Leslie Barlow.

Leslie Barlow.

DONATION: $20

❤️ KB 9 months ago

Houck for KB

Houck for KB

DONATION: $100

9 months ago

for KB

for KB

9 months ago

Merck Foundation

Merck Foundation

DONATION: $100

9 months ago