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2011 Jack H. Marston II Melanoma Fund NYC MARATHON TEAM

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June 28, 2011

It's time to get back in shape to run my 5th Marathon and this time, I'm running to fight melanoma.  See more
Rita Patel

THE STORY:

I am more excited than ever to run this, my fifth marathon, because I am partnering up with JACK'S TEAM, a charity dedicated to funding MELANOMA research.

As a budding dermatologist, I want people to know more about melanoma which is the deadliest kind of  skin cancer and also the most common cancer diagnosed in young women. 

What are some factors that can lead to the development of a melanoma?

1. Fair skin

2. A history of severe/blistering sun burns as a child or teenager

3. Excessive exposure to the sun or tanning beds

4. A family history of melanoma

 

What can you do to take better care of your skin?

1. Wear a GENEROUS amount of sunscreen year-round (UVA/UVB Broad-Spectrum Coverage with SPF 30) and re-apply it FREQUENTLY when outdoors

2. Avoid daytime sunlight, especially from 10a to 4pm

3. Avoid tanning beds

4. Take a GOOD look at your skin, use a mirror if you need to get to those tricky spots, and if you see anything unusual, let your doctor know

 

Contact me if you want to learn more about melanoma and help me by donating to this great cause.

THANKS FOR THE MOTIVATION!

Rita V. Patel

RitaVPatel@gmail.com

$3,149

MONEY RAISED
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  • Gary Goldenberg

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Giselle

    $25

  • Dirty Diddy Money & Jeni

    $100

  • Susan Stevenson

    $50

  • Carolin Penrose

    $50

  • mark lebwohl

    $100

  • Chris Sahler

    $20

  • Caroline Halverstam

    $50

  • Andrew/Abbye

    $50

  • Ru Flynn-Sales

    $25

  • Dave Pompei

    $25

  • elaine edelson

    $100

  • Tara Paulose

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Chian Lee

    $50

  • Christina Hand

    $50

  • Vicky

    $50

  • Mary L. Stevenson

    $20

  • Heidi Waldorf, MD

    $100

  • Danger Loves LIL INDN

    $25

  • Tina and Paul

    $50

  • Eileen Lee

    $25

  • Susan Freeman

    $26

  • Heather Warnken

    $20

  • Fabien Bitan, MD

    $50

  • Tamer Elbaz

    $50

  • Mira, Fayez, Sami & Sarina Muhtadie

    $250

  • Nirmal Patel

    $101

  • Mukund Patel

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Popi

    $20

  • Caite Kappel

    $25

  • Giselle Colon

    $10

  • sanjay bakshi

    $100

  • Nausheen Abbas

    $20

  • Noodle

    $25

  • atish

    $25

  • John Wm. Green of Waterway

    $50

  • Displays & Beyond

    $100

  • jayshri patel

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Clare Ultimo

     

  • Ife Idowu

    $48

  • Kavita Bafana

    $50

  • Louis Van Leeuwen

    $25

  • Gautam, Alok

    $31

  • Sam and Sonia Tripathi

    $25

  • Chisato & Chiharu Sugai

    $100

  • Salam Muhtadie

    $50

  • Graham&Roswitha;

    $50

  • Alvany Rocha

    $50

  • Joel Rosenfeld

    $18

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126% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $71,302 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Jack H Marston II Melanoma Fund

Amount Raised

$43,558

 

58% Raised of $75,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ramey Layne

Amount Raised

$3,965

Fundraiser Title

Rita Patel

Amount Raised

$3,149

 

126% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Christine Polz

Amount Raised

$2,810

Fundraiser Title

Anna Russo

Amount Raised

$2,700

Fundraiser Title

Amylynne Frankel

Amount Raised

$2,575

 

103% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Haley Tanner

Amount Raised

$2,555

Fundraiser Title

Noel Baumann

Amount Raised

$2,500

 

100% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Donor Comments

Joel Rosenfeld

Joel Rosenfeld

DONATION: $18

6 years ago

Alvany Rocha

Alvany Rocha

DONATION: $50

Dear Rita, I wish you every success in this endeavour. Love, Alvany 6 years ago

Graham&Roswitha;

Graham&Roswitha;

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Salam Muhtadie

Salam Muhtadie

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Chisato & Chiharu Sugai

Chisato & Chiharu Sugai

DONATION: $100

6 years ago

Sam and Sonia Tripathi

Sam and Sonia Tripathi

DONATION: $25

Rita, we are so proud of you! 6 years ago

Gautam, Alok

Gautam, Alok

DONATION: $31

Awesome cause, Rita you make us proud. 6 years ago

Louis Van Leeuwen

Louis Van Leeuwen

DONATION: $25

Good Luck 6 years ago

Kavita Bafana

Kavita Bafana

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Ife Idowu

Ife Idowu

DONATION: $48

6 years ago