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Emily Whitehead Foundation Pittsburgh 2016

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BENEFITING: EMILY WHITEHEAD FOUNDATION

ORGANIZER: Emily Whitehead

EVENT: Pittsburgh Marathon 2016

EVENT DATE: May 01, 2016

Brenda Cioccio

THE STORY:

Emily Whitehead Foundation wrote -

Emily Whitehead is a 3-time leukemia survivor.  She was the first child in the world to receive a breakthrough T-cell immunotherapy to finally beat her leukemia.  Emily is alive today because of cancer research. We saw firsthand how cancer research is saving lives; however, there are still children losing their lives every day because of limited treatment options for high-risk patients like Emily. Children who have their cancer return are harder to treat because their cancer becomes resistant to standard therapies. Cutting edge treatments like the T-cell therapy are needed to help cure these children but funding is limited. Childhood cancer receives only 4% of the National Cancer Institute budget for research. Many researchers rely on grants from non-profit organizations and private donors who are dedicated to raising funds for childhood cancer research.

Please visit www.emilywhiteheadfoundation.org for more info on our efforts to find a cure for childhood cancer! 

$115

MONEY RAISED
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    $115

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $23,347 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Becky Briggs

Amount Raised

$3,167

 

106% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Diane Nieman-Pedersen

Amount Raised

$1,778

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Rory Hanczar

Amount Raised

$1,465

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Jodie Potter

Amount Raised

$1,443

 

144% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Meagan Gnibus

Amount Raised

$1,222

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Shelley Colpo

Amount Raised

$1,200

 

120% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Andrea Carrara

Amount Raised

$1,023

 

102% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Tom Garrett

Amount Raised

$1,021

 

292% Raised of $350 Goal

Donor Comments

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DONATION: $115

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