BENEFITING: National Brain Tumor Society, Inc.
EVENT DATE: Jan 27, 2013
On January 27, 2013 I will be running the ING Miami Marathon! I have always dreamed about completing a marathon and have decided it’s time to make it happen. I can only imagine how incredible accomplishing this goal will be; but I feel I have to make it bigger than me. Therefore, I will be running in support of the National Brain Tumor Society in memory of my dad.
The National Brain Tumor Society is a phenomenal nonprofit organization who exists solely to find a cure and improve the quality of life for those affected by brain tumors. Within the next 12 months, more than 250,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with a primary or metastatic brain tumor. Brain tumors are a leading cause of cancer deaths in children and young adults. Research for this disease is underfunded, and greater public awareness of the problem is desperately needed.
My personal goal is to raise $5,000 to help fight brain cancer and all forms of brain tumors. Will you help me reach this goal by making a donation? All donations are tax deductable, and as you already know, every single dollar makes a HUGE difference.
I am sure my dad is looking down thinking 26+ miles is RIDICULOUS but I also know he’d be so proud and passionate of our efforts to help someone, somewhere, avoid the grueling disease that took his life.
I thank you in advance for any support you can offer and look forward to sharing my success with you.