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2017 Mass General Marathon Team for Pediatric Hematology Oncology

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BENEFITING: MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL

ORGANIZER: MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL

EVENT: 2017 Boston Marathon

EVENT DATE: Apr 17, 2017

Bhavya Dabas

THE STORY:

My daughter Mira was diagnosed with leukemia at 22 months of age and MassGeneral. We have seen an exceptional sense of passion and dedication in the staff at the outpatient clinic and the inpatient unit. Everyone goes above and beyond their call of duty to ensure the very best for their patients. I created this fundraiser to support this wonderful clinic, even though I am not actually running the marathon.

Since 1998, with the partnership of John Hancock, the Mass General Marathon Team Fighting Kids’ Cancer, One Step at a Time has raised over $12 million to support the pediatric hematology-oncology program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC). Funds raised are directed to cancer care and research initiatives that enhance the quality of life for the hospital’s youngest cancer patients.

Thanks in large part to the philanthropic dollars raised by this Marathon Team, MGHfC is advancing cutting-edge research, increasing the number of clinical studies to improve cure rates, and providing the best treatment possible to pediatric cancer patients. MGHfC is also focused on the quality of life of its young patients and their families through the child life program, which utilizes therapeutic play - music and art therapy to help pediatric cancer patients and their families cope emotionally and developmentally with their illnesses.

This year, more patients than ever before utilized Child-Life services, which indicates the growing popularity of the programming, the recognition of its importance, and the program’s ability to continue to expand its offerings.

$580

MONEY RAISED
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  • The Fabiano's

    $50

  • Bijendra Vishal and Vandana Doseja

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Luke Stark

     

  • Nikhil Rai (MathWorks)

    $25

  • Janice Maloney

    $50

  • Allen Supynuk

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Karen Heslop

    $50

  • Nathan Blackwelder

    $75

  • Stacey

    $100

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48% Raised of $1,200 Goal

The Team: $1,044,096 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL

Amount Raised

$99,039

 

10% Raised of $1,000,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Howard Weinstein

Amount Raised

$81,316

 

108% Raised of $75,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Paul Cincotta

Amount Raised

$29,210

 

97% Raised of $30,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lyman Missimer

Amount Raised

$25,404

 

127% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ashley Bronson

Amount Raised

$18,083

 

106% Raised of $17,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Alyssa and Rich Maglione

Amount Raised

$16,835

 

120% Raised of $14,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Fernando Goldsztein

Amount Raised

$16,000

 

267% Raised of $6,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Tim Sullivan

Amount Raised

$15,886

 

106% Raised of $15,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Stacey

Stacey

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Nathan Blackwelder

Nathan Blackwelder

DONATION: $75

2 years ago

Karen Heslop

Karen Heslop

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

In honor of Mira 2 years ago

Allen Supynuk

Allen Supynuk

DONATION: $10

2 years ago

Janice Maloney

Janice Maloney

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Nikhil Rai (MathWorks)

Nikhil Rai (MathWorks)

DONATION: $25

For all Life 2 years ago

Luke Stark

Luke Stark

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

2 years ago