Skip to content

Molly Haleblian

Molly Haleblian
Chicago, IL United States
Stuff About Me:

In 2006, my mother decided to go through genetic testing after watching her mother pass away from ovarian cancer as a teenager, as well as her cousin from breast cancer.  When the results came back and my mother found out that she was BRCA1+, she wasted no time in moving forward with consultations to have a bilateral mastectomy and oophorectomy.  At age 16, I watched my mother go through the process and procedures both emotionally and physically. Did she feel bad for herself? Never. This was her opportunity to ensure that she would be around for all of her children's life events and to live a healthy life. To be a previvor. 

At age 18, my younger sister and I decided to go through genetic testing ourselves. Why at such a young age? Because knowledge is power. We both received positive results. Do we feel bad for ourselves? No. Because having the opportunity to be proactive with this information is more than we could ask for. 

Simultaneously, our genetic counselor referred us to Bright Pink as an outlet to connect with other women who had been effected by breast and ovarian cancer, specifically with BRCA.  Over the last 9 years, I have volunteered with Bright Pink as a Pink Pal where I have the opportunity to connect with other young women who are thinking about going through genetic testing or have found out that the are BRCA+.  It's amazing for me to be able to learn from these women as much as they are able to learn from me. The Bright Pink community has taught me so much over the years and will continue to have an impact on my life. 

I am thrilled to have the opportunity to run the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on behalf of Bright Pink to continue to raise awareness and research around breast and ovarian cancer. This journey is one that I'm not only doing for myself, but for my family, friends, the Bright Pink community and those who has been affected by breast and ovarian cancer directly and indirectly. 


CR Impact Points

Click the VOTE button to give Molly 100 CrowdRise Impact Points (CIPs). Vote for the Volunteers and Fundraisers that are answering the call to service, raising money for charity, and making an impact for their causes. Come back and Vote every months. CIPs can earn you the highly coveted, highly respected CrowdRise Royalty Status.

CR Impact Points

If you're seeing the grey VOTE button, you should feel great about yourself. It means you already voted for Molly this month. Come back next month and vote again if you still love Molly. Thanks to your vote, Molly earned 100 CrowdRise Impact Points (CIPs). CIPs can earn you the highly coveted, highly respected CrowdRise Royalty Status.


Total Impact Points

Molly Haleblian's Fundraisers

Team Bright Pink

Team Bright Pink

Amount Raised:



118% Raised of $1,000 Goal