Skip to content
ElizabethNielsen's profile image - click for profile

Elizabeth Nielsen's Fundraiser:

C.A.R.S

Elizabeth's Photo
Elizabeth's Photo
Elizabeth's Photo
Elizabeth's Photo
Elizabeth's Photo
Elizabeth's Photo
Elizabeth's Photo
Elizabeth's Photo
Elizabeth's Photo
Elizabeth's Photo
Elizabeth's Photo
Elizabeth's Photo

BENEFITING: Uniting Against Lung Cancer

ORGANIZER: Helena and Gerard

EVENT DATE: Oct 23, 2011

Elizabeth Nielsen

THE STORY:

Helena and Gerard Dupree wrote -

Almost 2 years ago, our mother, Roseanne Dupree, (Rosie) was diagnosed with Lung Cancer, Stage IV. She underwent invasive surgery to remove 3 large tumors on her lung, plus 3 lymphnodes that were also cancerous. She received the most aggressive treatment of chemotherapy and radiation together. Shortly after this treatment, she was told that the cancer had won and they would do what they could to keep her alive as long as possible. Apparently, this prognosis did not sit well with Rosie and she decided to fight. On the same day that she received the news that her older brother suddenly passed away, within 30 minutes, she received news that there was no cancer in her body. A miracle? We believe so...and we want to honor our mother and this miracle and keep fighting to keep her alive by paying it forward and contributing to Lung Cancer research. My younger brother, Gerard, and I, are running a half marathon, The Mini Myrtle Beach Marathon, http://www.runmyrtlebeach.com      in honor of our mother Rosie and her fight against Lung Cancer. This project is our fundraiser for the half marathon. The CARS is Rosie's favorite band and quite simply it works perfectly for our project name because we are CHILDREN ADVOCATING for ROSIE'S SURVIVAL. Donations go to http://unitingagainstlungcancer.org   Rosie continues to receive ongoing chemotherapy to keep the cancer away. We want her to have her normal life back! Thank you to everyone who has been a constant source of support, love, inspiration and hope to our mother. She is a fighter, but her fight, the fire inside her,  gets fuel from all of the love she receives on daily basis. We believe in the unbelievable and we will never stop fighting!!!! xo  "It's MAGIC when I'm with you!"- The Cars

All donations made through Crowdrise are to US-based 501(c)3 nonprofits. When you make a donation, be sure to save and/or print the confirmation email you receive from Network For Good for your records. Donations through Network for Good are 100% tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. If you have any questions about whether your donations are tax-deductible, please consult a tax professional or the nonprofit you donated to. 

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$40

MONEY RAISED
  • Elizabeth Nielsen

    $40

  •  
  •  
  •  

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $3,361 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Helena and Gerard Dupree

Amount Raised

$3,321

 

111% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Elizabeth Nielsen

Amount Raised

$40

Donor Comments

Elizabeth Nielsen

Elizabeth Nielsen

DONATION: $40

6 years ago