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Edmund Sabga's Fundraiser:

Project Purple NYC 2017

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Edmund Sabga

THE STORY:

I've always been an active runner, usually running 4-5 miles daily, and over the last few years competed in Half Marathons and shorter distance races. I've always said I would run a marathon at some point, and ideally wanted it to be NY. I decided 2017 would be the year, and I want to do it for a charity that now has tremendous meaning to my family and myself.


In April of 2016, just 1 month after getting some minor stomach pains, my father, who was the rock of my family, as well as my best friend, was diagnosed with Stage IV Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer. Instantly our lives changed, we went from planning trips and playing sports, to beginning the fight of his life. My father being the true fighter that he was fought the good fight, never once letting this diagnosis defeat him. His outlook and determination to defy the odds was inpsiring, his attitude and spirit never wavered during this battle. My father started off his fight in Miami, before moving to Arizona and finally coming home to Trinidad to finish his race after 10 hard months. Sadly he succumbed to this horrible disease in January of 2017. Needless to say our lives have been shattered and forever changed, but his memory lives on pushing us towards achieving our goals and dreams. I'm running NY in honor of him, to raise money to fight this disease, and to help other families like mine from experiencing the pain we have! Together we can find answers and a cure!

The Team: $116,965 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Mariana Pantelidis

Amount Raised

$12,156

 

61% Raised of $20,000 Goal

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Diana Wenrich

Amount Raised

$10,324

 

103% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Carly D'Arpino

Amount Raised

$8,275

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Trisha Ladley

Amount Raised

$6,800

 

68% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Jessica Kalisch

Amount Raised

$5,175

 

52% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Dave Sirkin

Amount Raised

$5,150

 

147% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

PROJECT PURPLE

Amount Raised

$5,000

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Tracy Dean

Amount Raised

$4,515

 

90% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Anon

Anon

DONATION: $750

In honor of J.E.S 4 months ago