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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

Veronica Predebon

THE STORY:

This past June, I lost my mom to cancer.  Watching her fight for 10 years, not being able to do anything, was one of the hardest things I've had to do thus far in my life.  I cannot imagine a child fighting cancer, not once, but 3 times!  Emily Whitehead is a 3-time leukemia survivor and she underwent breakthrough cancer therapy.  I chose this as my charity fundraiser for the Pittsburgh half-marathon, because for my mom, it was all about "the kids," whether they be her own children or anyone else's.  Help support cancer research and help me reach my donation goal!

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! 

$350

MONEY RAISED
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  • Michelle DeBernardin

    $40

  • megan

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $200

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  • Lynne Rugh

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

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70% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $23,347 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Becky Briggs

Amount Raised

$3,167

 

106% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Diane Nieman-Pedersen

Amount Raised

$1,778

Fundraiser Title

Rory Hanczar

Amount Raised

$1,465

Fundraiser Title

Jodie Potter

Amount Raised

$1,443

 

144% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Meagan Gnibus

Amount Raised

$1,222

Fundraiser Title

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

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Lynne Rugh

Lynne Rugh

DONATION: $50

In memory of Vanessa 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $200

Best of luck reaching your goal! From the Garda Rx Team 3 years ago

megan

megan

DONATION: $10

3 years ago

Michelle DeBernardin

Michelle DeBernardin

DONATION: $40

3 years ago