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Hakuna Matata

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THE STORY:

Thomas Yost wrote -

This is our teams 2nd year participating in "Take a Swing Against Breast Cancer." Last year although we weren't the highest scoring team we were the highest fundraisers for the Metro Bank Park Location! Great job team and thanks to all those who donated. My goal is to be the highest fundraisers again this year and of course with the largest crowd cheering. We had a lot of supporters who came out to cheer us on.

This years team we will be missing Dan and myself as Dan has moved out of state and I am expecting a baby girl in August. Don't think the baby would enjoy being hit by a baseball. :-) But I know our team will do great and excited to have new participants come out to "Take a Swing Against Breast Cancer!"

This October 2014 will be 2 years since my mom, Kathie, was diagnosed with Stage IV Lobular Carcinoma of the Breast. Something that came as a huge surprise to us all. She was having a surgery unrelated to her diagnosis and the surgeon told us they found breast cancer cells in another part of her body. Obviously, we were devastated. My mom has dense breasts and what we didn't know is that sometimes with dense breasts, abnormalities can't be picked up with mammograms alone. We learned from this and continue to spread the word about dense breasts and what it really means. This past year in 2013 a bill was passed making it mandatory to alert women who have dense breasts so they can have a discussion with their physicians. Some good has come out of this not so good situation.

My mom has endured radiation to her bones, shots monthly for the rest of her life, tons of blood work, and takes a pill daily to hopefully keep the cancer from spreading anymore than it already has. My mother is a true hero and inspiration because through the surgery, the diagnosis, the treatment, she has been so positive and keeps a strong faith. My mom tells me I do all the worrying for her. She has a great group of friends and supporters through her journey.

Thank you to all the supporters, donors, and of course the P.A. Breast Coalition.

Mom this event is in honor of you and all those affected by breast cancer.

 

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To This Fundraiser

$950

MONEY RAISED
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  • Wife

     

  • Laurie Preefer

    $50

  • Laurie Preefer

    $50

  • Chris Moyer

    $20

  • lsm

     

  • Joan Henry

    $50

  • Matt & Jenn OB

    $20

  • Judy Fuccello

    $100

  • Matt and Jihye

    $50

  • Mom and Dad Conte

    $125

  • chris c

    $30

  • Jennifer Henry

    $100

  • Dan Conte

    $100

  • Chris Henry

    $100

  • Christopher Rohr

    $25

  • Robin lamm

     

  • McLeod/Razar Family

    $50

  • Brennan Conte

    $30

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The Team: $3,633 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Alyson Yost

Amount Raised

$2,133

 

107% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Daniel Conte

Amount Raised

$950

Fundraiser Title

Brent Suereth

Amount Raised

$290

Fundraiser Title

Joshua Neiswender

Amount Raised

$260

Donor Comments

Brennan Conte

Brennan Conte

DONATION: $30

4 years ago

McLeod/Razar Family

McLeod/Razar Family

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Robin lamm

Robin lamm

4 years ago

Christopher Rohr

Christopher Rohr

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Chris Henry

Chris Henry

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Dan Conte

Dan Conte

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Jennifer Henry

Jennifer Henry

DONATION: $100

We love you Aunt Kathie!!!!! 4 years ago

chris c

chris c

DONATION: $30

4 years ago

Mom and Dad Conte

Mom and Dad Conte

DONATION: $125

Susan Conte, Loving Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother 4 years ago

Matt and Jihye

Matt and Jihye

DONATION: $50

4 years ago