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Stephanie G's Fundraiser:

Germapalooza: 29

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BENEFITING: American Cancer Society

EVENT DATE: Jul 29, 2016

Stephanie G

THE STORY:

In 2012, after a courageous fight against a rare and aggressive form of cancer known as osteosarcoma, I lost my amazing dad. Ever since, I have been celebrating my birthdays by choosing to forgo that domestic light beer that you were going to buy me at that cheap dive bar in the town where we grew up...and instead asking that you donate that money to help in the fight against cancer.

In 2012, I helped raise $405 for FUCK CANCER, one of my favorite organizations started by the beautiful Yael Cohen. My goal was only $250, in honor of my 25th birthday - but we raised $405, because everyone I know is pretty freaking awesome. 

In 2013, I started using CrowdRise for donations to the American Cancer Society. That first year, you guys helped me soar to $775, just over my goal of $729 (for my birthday, 7/29.)

Here's a complete list of what we've done so far:

2013: $775 - 106% of goal ($729)

2014: $1,197 - 120% of goal ($1,000)

2015: $850 - 172% of goal ($500)

You guys. Do the math. No wait, I'll do it for you. In the four birthdays that I have celebrated without my dad, we've raised $3,227.00

THREE THOUSAND, TWO HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SEVEN DOLLARS. 

I know that I can't ask you for money forever, which is why this year will be the final Germapalooza birthday fundraiser. It's a good time to c'est la vie: I'll be turning 29 - my golden year - and it will be my 5th birthday without my dad. Lots of odd numbers shifting in the universe. Feels right to wrap it up...

...But! I am definitely not letting you guys get off the hook that easy. $3,227.00 is $773.00 short of FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS. You know what that means. Let's get to $773.00. You have until 7/29! Ready, set, go! 

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To This Fundraiser

$1,300

MONEY RAISED
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  • Alison Burton

     

  • Juli

    $48

  • Ed and Gloria Hogan

    $50

  • Michael Lubinsky and Robert Moores

    $50

  • Frank and carol

    $50

  • Allison & Scott Weiland

    $40

  • Helene B.

    $25

  • Barb and Frank Weber

    $100

  • Janice & John

    $250

  • Burton

    $100

  • Patty

    $50

  • Will and Laura Igoe

    $50

  • Dianna Germana

    $162

  • Jen Rohrs

    $25

  • Sharon, Paul, Fia, Lols & Madi

    $50

  • Lindsay Leff

    $25

  • Mike and Lisa Bertino

    $200

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168% Raised of $773 Goal

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The Team: $1,300 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Stephanie G

Amount Raised

$1,250

 

162% Raised of $773 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Will Igoe

Amount Raised

$50

Donor Comments

Mike and Lisa Bertino

Mike and Lisa Bertino

DONATION: $200

In memory of our dearest friends Frank whom we love and miss so much!! 1 year ago

Lindsay Leff

Lindsay Leff

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Sharon, Paul, Fia, Lols & Madi

Sharon, Paul, Fia, Lols & Madi

DONATION: $50

â 1 year ago

Jen Rohrs

Jen Rohrs

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Dianna Germana

Dianna Germana

DONATION: $162

In memory of the sweetest boy I ever knew... 1 year ago

Will and Laura Igoe

Will and Laura Igoe

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Patty

Patty

DONATION: $50

In memory of Frank Germana one of the greatest guys I have ever been blessed to knowâ 1 year ago

Burton

Burton

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Janice & John

Janice & John

DONATION: $250

In your memory of your father and our love for you 1 year ago

Barb and Frank Weber

Barb and Frank Weber

DONATION: $100

In memory of Frank Germana and Paul Weber 1 year ago