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Project Purple TCS New York City Marathon 2016

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BENEFITING: PROJECT PURPLE

ORGANIZER: PROJECT PURPLE

EVENT: 2016 TCS NEW YORK CITY MARATHON

EVENT DATE: Nov 06, 2016

Rachel Vetter

THE STORY:

In January 2014, my auntie Ann was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Ever the go-getter, Ann approached this challenge the same way she always lived her life, with grace, enthusiasm, and a smile on her face. Ann passed away on October 12, 2014 with the hope that we all continue to “let our sparkle shine.” This November 6th, I will be running the New York City Marathon with my dad in memory of my auntie Ann (dad's sister), and my uncle Jack, (dad's brother-in-law) of whom also passed away from pancreatic cancer.

This will be dad and my third and most meaningful marathon that we will run together and I graciously need your help in supporting research and raising awareness of pancreatic cancer through your donations. All proceeds will go to Project Purple to support this research. The National Cancer Institute statistics for 2010 revealed that $3,035,703,187 was donated for cancer research and only 3% of that money was gifted to pancreatic cancer research. (Source: www.fundedresearch.cancer.gov) Any amount you are able to give brings us one step closer to a cure.

Lastly, I wish to share with you this message Ann wrote at the beginning of her diagnosis. (If you know Ann best you'd picture her running her fingers through you hair adding in here and there how special you are) – “Sometimes God makes people stop in their tracks. I believe that my life is being transformed, and I will come out of this a stronger and better person. I thought the prognosis of pancreatic cancer was a death sentence, but after much research and talking to other surviving cancer victims, I learned that many live for years and years. It will take work to fight the fight, grit as my Dad calls it, but I plan to win! I am ready to go to heaven any time God would call me, but I really don't think it's time yet. I have always had great faith in God knowing that things will always work out ok and that I do not need to worry. I'm very thankful for that, and it's coming in handy now. I can feel the power of all of the prayers, and I know that miracles have already happened. Here is my favorite Bible verse that offers me strength, courage, and peace..."Be still and know that I am (there).”

Thank you so very much for your time and donations,

Rachel

$3,525

MONEY RAISED
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  • Josh Elvig

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Mom

    $100

  • Taylor VanOosbree

    $20

  • Cathy Brennan

    $50

  • Barb Ward

    $25

  • Mike and Andrew Miller

    $50

  • Auntie Tay Tay

    $100

  • Uncle Craig & Aunt Pat

    $50

  • Al Dutcher

    $25

  • TM

    $25

  • Mandy M.

    $25

  • Bill Rose

    $50

  • Ron & Cindy Vetter

    $100

  • Michael Torres

    $15

  • Becca

    $15

  • Bart Prins

    $50

  • Jim Oswald

    $50

  • Danielle Vetter and Ryan Kastenschmidt

    $25

  • The Vetter Stone Team

    $250

  • Howard Vetter

    $250

  • Bob & Chris Vetter

    $100

  • Thomas & Theresa Wermerskirchen

    $100

  • Ashley & Dustin

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $15

  • Dadster

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Diane Brennan

    $100

  • Halle and Sam Vetter

    $35

  • Jubilee Gift Shop

    $100

  • Mary Vetter Benedict

    $200

  • Carlos and Cindy Rodriguez

    $100

  • GrlV8r777

    $100

  • Dave

    $50

  • TJ Sowieja, on behalf of Teresa

    $100

  • Katerina Vetter

    $25

  • Aunt Therese

    $100

  • Bill and Melissa marks

    $250

  • Gary Lindsay

    $50

  • Mindy Bauer

    $100

  • Mike and Lisa Sokol

    $100

  • Dave C

    $25

  • Dan OBrien

     

  • Paul and Lisa Mandell

    $25

  • Last leg...

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $25

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101% Raised of$3,500 Goal

The Team: $295,009 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Team Alex

Amount Raised

$19,477

 

65% Raised of$29,750 Goal

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Team Judson

Amount Raised

$15,589

 

127% Raised of$12,250 Goal

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Fotis Hasiotis

Amount Raised

$10,436

 

104% Raised of$10,000 Goal

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Anamarie Francisco

Amount Raised

$10,109

 

101% Raised of$10,000 Goal

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Team Aguilar

Amount Raised

$9,096

 

182% Raised of$5,000 Goal

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Jill, Precilla, Brooke, Lindsay Tea...

Amount Raised

$7,870

 

112% Raised of$7,000 Goal

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Team Xistris

Amount Raised

$7,612

 

109% Raised of$7,000 Goal

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Caryssa and Ari

Amount Raised

$7,438

 

106% Raised of$7,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Last leg...

Last leg...

DONATION: $150

2 years ago

Paul and Lisa Mandell

Paul and Lisa Mandell

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Dan OBrien

Dan OBrien

2 years ago

Dave C

Dave C

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Mike and Lisa Sokol

Mike and Lisa Sokol

DONATION: $100

Good luck on your race and fundraising goal. Ann will be honored and will provide you both with the strength to endure. God bless. 2 years ago

Mindy Bauer

Mindy Bauer

DONATION: $100

Your amazing!!! Xoxo 2 years ago

Gary Lindsay

Gary Lindsay

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Bill and Melissa marks

Bill and Melissa marks

DONATION: $250

In memory of my mother Lynette Marks that lost her battle to cancer 4 years ago 2 years ago

Aunt Therese

Aunt Therese

DONATION: $100

Wishing you the best on your run! I'm proud of you! 2 years ago