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Dancers SMASHING Cancer

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May 14, 2014

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BENEFITING: Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties

ORGANIZER: Smashing

EVENT DATE: May 31, 2014

Erin Cain

THE STORY:

Smashing Walnuts wrote -

Ashburn Academy of Dance will be holding its annual Dance-a-Thon on Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 1 PM to 4:30 PM. This year, the proceeds from our fundraising efforts will be going to the Smashing Walnuts Foundation (a component fund of the Piedmont Community Foundation). Gabriella Miller, a former Ashburn Academy student, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor the size of a walnut when she was 9 years old. Her family started smashing walnuts every day to symbolize the smashing of her tumor. Gabriella, together with her family, created Smashing Walnuts, a non-profit designed to raise awareness of childhood cancer, with a goal of raising funds to go to childhood brain tumor research that will lead to better understanding and treatments of these tumors. Sadly, Gabriella lost her fight against brain cancer last October at just ten years old. Her family continues the foundation in her memory and her honor with mission that the funds raised by Smashing Walnuts will help find a cure for cancer so that no other children and families suffer the way that Gabriella and the Millers have. To learn more facts about childhood brain tumors as well as the origin of the foundation, please visit www.smashingwalnuts.org.

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To This Fundraiser

$250

MONEY RAISED
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  • Julie Brenner

     

  • Millie Utt

    $10

  • Eleanor and Cathy Sterling

    $20

  • Don & Candace Scheytt

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Rachael Fitzgerald

    $25

  • Jodi Callahan

    $15

  • Team Veaey

     

  • Cathy & Jim Tomfohrde

    $70

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100% Raised of $250 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $18,818 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Kai & Eva Sin

Amount Raised

$10,670

 

107% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Katie Fitzpatrick

Amount Raised

$1,195

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Abbie Kern

Amount Raised

$1,104

 

44% Raised of $2,500 Goal

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Abigail Lakis

Amount Raised

$900

 

180% Raised of $500 Goal

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Elle Ouimet

Amount Raised

$550

 

110% Raised of $500 Goal

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Ally Donberger

Amount Raised

$415

 

83% Raised of $500 Goal

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Caitlin Laborce

Amount Raised

$340

 

136% Raised of $250 Goal

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Megan Greening

Amount Raised

$300

 

60% Raised of $500 Goal

Donor Comments

Cathy & Jim Tomfohrde

Cathy & Jim Tomfohrde

DONATION: $70

Getting involved and supporting good causes is as SPECIAL as you are -- I believe our donation helped you reach your $250 goal. Way to go! Have fun dancing your "big heart" out! :) (Smashing Walnuts) 4 years ago

Team Veaey

Team Veaey

Tribute to Hope, Gabriella, Mathias, Taylor, Gavin and all the other cancer warriors! (Smashing Walnuts) 4 years ago

Jodi Callahan

Jodi Callahan

DONATION: $15

Smashing Walnuts 4 years ago

Rachael Fitzgerald

Rachael Fitzgerald

DONATION: $25

Smashing Walnuts 4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

Smashing Walnuts 4 years ago

Don & Candace Scheytt

Don & Candace Scheytt

Smashing Walnuts 4 years ago

Eleanor and Cathy Sterling

Eleanor and Cathy Sterling

DONATION: $20

Smashing Walnuts 4 years ago

Millie Utt

Millie Utt

DONATION: $10

Smashing Walnuts 4 years ago

Julie Brenner

Julie Brenner

Smashing Walnuts 4 years ago