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Joshua Koss' Fundraiser:

Team Maria Runs the Pittsburgh Marathon

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BENEFITING: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

ORGANIZER: Jason

EVENT: Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon 2013

EVENT DATE: May 05, 2013

Joshua Koss

THE STORY:

Jason Koss wrote -

Help support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society! 

This May, in honor and support of my niece, Maria, I will be running the Pittsburgh Marathon with my brother Jeff to raise funds to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. 

In November 2012, our family received devastating news. My niece, Maria, was diagnosied with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.  Maria, 16, the picture of health, was getting ready to leave for a soccer tournament in Maryland when she told her mother, Lisa, that she had been experiencing chest pains.  Maria was taken for a CT scan that revealed a large mass next to her heart; she was eventually diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) and began an intensive chemotherapy regime. 

Today, Maria is in remission!  However, research has shown that continued treatment of ALL is necessary in order to be cured of the disease.  Thus, Maria  is still undergoing intensive chemotherapy at this time. Maria's attitude, strength, and will is an inspiration to all.  She has tremendous support from family and friends, as well as an amazing staff at Children's Hospital.  Words of encouragement are welcomed at www.carepages.com, search "GodBlessMaria".

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society funds vital research to perfect current cancer treatments and uncover new therapies, in addition to providing support for patients and their families.

Please help me reach my goal of raising $250 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  To donate - click the black "Donate" box on this page.  Thank you for your support! 

KICK IT... FIGHT IT... BEAT IT  #19

$225

MONEY RAISED
  • The Emery and Vizoso Families

    $100

  • Heinlein Family

     

  • Tracy DiNunzio

    $100

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The Team: $5,025 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Jason Koss

Amount Raised

$2,880

 

144% Raised of $2,000 Goal

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Jeff Koss, Jr

Amount Raised

$1,650

 

660% Raised of $250 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Rose Bodek

Amount Raised

$270

 

108% Raised of $250 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Joshua Koss

Amount Raised

$225

Donor Comments

Tracy DiNunzio

Tracy DiNunzio

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Heinlein Family

Heinlein Family

5 years ago

The Emery and Vizoso Families

The Emery and Vizoso Families

DONATION: $100

We are behind you Maria! 5 years ago