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Brian Woods' Fundraiser:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Pittsburgh 2016

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BENEFITING: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

ORGANIZER: LLS Pittsburgh

EVENT: Pittsburgh Marathon 2016

EVENT DATE: May 01, 2016

Brian Woods

THE STORY:

This is my 4th year running in the Pittsburgh Marathon and raising money for this great charity.  In 2014, a great group friends and I formed Team J and ran the marathon relay.  This year, I will be running the Half Marathon again in support of this great cause.  Many of you reading this have supported me throughout the last 4 years and I greatly appreciate that.  If you have a few extra dollars and would like to support a cause that not only means alot to me but to all of the people that are suffering from this disease right now, please consider making a donation.

The reason this charity means alot to me is below and I would like to thank you for taking the time to stop by my fundraising page.

Sincerely,

Brian

 

 

Why the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society means so much to us:

THE STORY:

Many years ago a girl (Jessica) came into our lives through a good friend (Justin).  This young lady was the most courageous person we have ever met.  She had a great outlook on life and was always all smiles when she was around us.  We would soon learn about her struggle.  She was battling a form of Lymphoma.  It always seemed that no matter what she was struggling with we would never know because she was in such great spirits.  In July of 2009, we received a call from Justin telling us that she had lost her courageous battle against this disease.  She was such a strong young lady and it makes us wonder why a girl so young and beautiful would have to battle this disease.  Justin struggled every day after Jessica passed and unfortunately in April of 2012 Justin and Jess were once again reunited, when Justin unexpectedly died in a motorcycle accident.  It helps us to know that Justin's struggle was now over and that he was once again happy and with the love of his life.  Not a day goes by that we don’t think about them and we are out to help with finding a cure.

LLS Pittsburgh wrote -

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services. Join us in the fight against cancer through the Pittsburgh Marathon!

$660

MONEY RAISED
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  • Jamie & Brian Woods

    $40

  • Amy & Frank Zulka

    $50

  • Edward Shine

    $40

  • Brandon Thomson

    $50

  • Frank Pollack

    $50

  • Part-Time

    $25

  • Jessica's mom

    $25

  • Bob Dye

    $25

  • Mrs. Carland

    $50

  • Josephine (Steve & Jennifer)

    $25

  • Dee Zahn

    $25

  • Metzler Family

    $50

  • jim english

    $50

  • Sandy and Andy

    $25

  • The Konley Family

    $30

  • Jeff Warren

    $50

  • Jessica's Aunt Karin

    $25

  • Joe & Diane

    $25

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $71,086 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

LLS Pittsburgh Marathon

Amount Raised

$25,465

Fundraiser Title

Claire Mokry

Amount Raised

$3,270

Fundraiser Title

Chris Teachout

Amount Raised

$1,625

Fundraiser Title

Amy Masters

Amount Raised

$1,566

Fundraiser Title

Hannah Diorio-Toth

Amount Raised

$1,525

 

153% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ian Brown

Amount Raised

$1,370

 

55% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Joan Andrews

Amount Raised

$1,340

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Jen Frisco

Amount Raised

$1,185

 

119% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Joe & Diane

Joe & Diane

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Jessica's Aunt Karin

Jessica's Aunt Karin

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Jeff Warren

Jeff Warren

DONATION: $50

Good luck Brian! 2 years ago

The Konley Family

The Konley Family

DONATION: $30

2 years ago

Sandy and Andy

Sandy and Andy

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

jim english

jim english

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Metzler Family

Metzler Family

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Dee Zahn

Dee Zahn

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Josephine (Steve & Jennifer)

Josephine (Steve & Jennifer)

DONATION: $25

Good Luck Uncle Brian! 2 years ago

Mrs. Carland

Mrs. Carland

DONATION: $50

2 years ago