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Jenny Nakamura's Fundraiser:

James Blake Foundation NYC Marathon 2016

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Jenny Nakamura

THE STORY:

My brother-in-law, David Galindo, was diagnosed in mid-April 2016 with a rare form of cancer called Rhabdomyosarcoma or RMS.  RMS is a fast-growing cancer which, in David's case, has not only attacked his leg, but also, has spread to his lymph nodes.

An athlete & runner when he was younger, David was involved in a serious accident while in college and wasn't able to run for a long time.  My husband Sean & I had the pleasure of being in San Francisco when David and my sister Diane ran their first outdoor 5K race at the San Francisco Marathon in 2014.  We both remember how excited David was after he finished the race saying that one day he too wanted to run a marathon.

So, when Sean and I found out about David's diagnosis, the first thing we thought about was what we could possibly do to help.  As avid runners (having completed dozens of marathons and ultramarathons), we knew right away that we could raise money in David's honor by running the largest marathon in the world, the New York City Marathon.  All money donated to the James Blake Foundation on David's behalf goes towards early detection cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.  Early detection is critical in the fight against cancer and the prevention of it spreading.

Please show your support for David as he begins his first round of chemotherapy treatments by donating to our fundraiser.  Thank you and God bless.

$3,000

MONEY RAISED
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  • Jenny Nakamura

    $125

  • Sean Nakamura

    $125

  • Thomas Lyzinski

    $50

  • Becky Lyzinski

    $100

  • Tamara and Steve Trzeciak

    $100

  • Daniel Lyzinski

    $100

  • Larry, Chrissy, and Brooklyn Mumford

    $50

  • Jenn Smith

    $50

  • Joan Top

     

  • Andy Glaze

    $25

  • Smitha

    $25

  • Francine

    $25

  • Greg West

    $15

  • Pam Mace

    $150

  • morey and susan asato

    $100

  • George

    $50

  • R.J. Apana

    $50

  • Karen Lyzinski

    $100

  • Spencer & Betty Sakae

    $50

  • Karen Stout

    $25

  • Lynn Nakamura

    $50

  • Lucia Likollari

    $50

  • Kristie Bullis

    $100

  • Tia Jane & familia

    $50

  • Joanne Lyzinski

    $100

  • Jenn Smith

    $25

  • Jared, Colleen, Jolie, and Colbie

    $100

  • Rad, Corinne & Marco

    $100

  • Denise Nakamura and Steve Thune

    $250

  • Ken & Tamaki Nakamura

    $100

  • Beth and Dave Beatty

    $25

  • Tim "Cheetah" & Helen Christoni

    $100

  • Roxanne Tani

    $50

  • Casey

    $20

  • Alison Chavez

     

  • Diane Galindo

    $530

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100% Raised of$3,000 Goal

The Team: $69,205 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Mark Arrowsmith

Amount Raised

$6,560

 

131% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Christopher Pope

Amount Raised

$5,950

 

119% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Tara and Rustin Banks

Amount Raised

$4,150

 

138% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Rachel Lafranconi

Amount Raised

$3,726

 

124% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Meg Hourihan

Amount Raised

$3,640

 

121% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Aimee Crant-Oksa

Amount Raised

$3,212

 

107% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Hannah Taylor-Noren

Amount Raised

$3,210

 

107% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ellie Cosby

Amount Raised

$3,205

 

107% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Diane Galindo

Diane Galindo

DONATION: $530

For David 2 years ago

Alison Chavez

Alison Chavez

Good luck today Jenny!!! #FCancer! Please send your BIL my best! xoxo 2 years ago

Casey

Casey

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Roxanne Tani

Roxanne Tani

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Tim

Tim "Cheetah" & Helen Christoni

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Beth and Dave Beatty

Beth and Dave Beatty

DONATION: $25

For David! Best of luck Jenny in NYC! 2 years ago

Ken & Tamaki Nakamura

Ken & Tamaki Nakamura

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Denise Nakamura and Steve Thune

Denise Nakamura and Steve Thune

DONATION: $250

David is in our thoughts and prayers! Go Jenny! 2 years ago

Rad, Corinne & Marco

Rad, Corinne & Marco

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Jared, Colleen, Jolie, and Colbie

Jared, Colleen, Jolie, and Colbie

DONATION: $100

2 years ago