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Katey Gould's Fundraiser:

Project Purple NYC 2017

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Katey Gould

THE STORY:

This April I received a call from my mom, on the verge of tears, telling me that the doctor had found a large mass on my grandmother's pancreas. After 3 long days in the hospital, with numerous tests and meetings with doctors from a variety of specialties, Gran was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma pancreatic cancer. Her tumor is inoperable and she is in the middle of going through a combination chemo, radiation, and immunotherapies. This news has considerably shaken my family, but we are all doing the most we can to stay positive and look to a better future.

Pancreatic cancer is ranked fourth on the national mortality list of cancers, yet the funding and public awareness it receives is minimal. Early detection is very difficult due to the ambiguity of early symptoms, and late-stage tumors are often untreatable. The money I am raising for Project Purple will go toward funding research at some of the top institutes in the country, as well as to aiding patients and families affected by this disease. This November, I will be running the New York City Marathon as a member of Project Purple's team: 26.2 miles that I am dedicating to Gran.

Ten years ago, my mom, Gran and I spent a week wandering the streets of New York City. This trip is one of my fondest memories with the two of them, and I am incredibly excited to be racing through these same streets, decked out in my Project Purple gear. Finishing my first marathon in Los Angeles this March was the most amazing experience I've ever had. It showed me the profound strength, both mental and physical, that each and every one of us has inside, and I will run the New York City Marathon as a tribute to Gran's strength and that of every other individual affected by cancer. 

Any donation would mean SO much to me, no matter how big or small. I can't wait to share all the love and good vibes of the New York running community, and I'll make sure to send them out to all of you as well. It really is the small actions that make such a large difference in the lives around us. Thank you!!

$3,660

MONEY RAISED
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  • Katey Gould

    $100

  • Deborah & Keith Gould

    $250

  • Lance & Carol Erie

    $350

  • Pat and Lana

    $50

  • Karen & Dean Umemoto

    $100

  • The Croke Family

    $25

  • Kevin Crosson

    $15

  • Paige Black

    $10

  • Roy and Candy Vervair

    $100

  • Kristi Gould

     

  • Hayley Gazdik

    $25

  • Carly Campbell

    $10

  • Vollmann Family

    $100

  • Giselle Sadler

    $10

  • Pans Plenert

    $25

  • Makenna Brown

    $25

  • Emily Kim

    $15

  • katie benavidez

    $25

  • Shane Sipes

     

  • erika hoang

    $25

  • Adora Maguire

    $200

  • Karen Romney

    $50

  • Katherine Gould

    $250

  • Rina Toot

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $500

  • Angie and Frank

    $50

  • The Wall Family

    $100

  • Laura Coleman

    $100

  • The Bonfiglio's

    $50

  • Matt Damon

     

  • Katey's Proud Family

     

  • Missy Marquis

     

  • Kevin Gould

     

  • Fitzpatricks

    $50

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105% Raised of $3,500 Goal

The Team: $306,701 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Jamie Sheahan

Amount Raised

$25,210

 

126% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Mariana Pantelidis

Amount Raised

$24,052

 

120% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Trisha Ladley

Amount Raised

$15,149

 

101% Raised of $15,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Carly D'Arpino

Amount Raised

$13,425

Fundraiser Title

Diana Wenrich

Amount Raised

$11,147

 

111% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jeremy Levy

Amount Raised

$10,001

 

111% Raised of $9,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Henry Thomson-Smith and Peter Smith

Amount Raised

$9,065

 

130% Raised of $7,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

PROJECT PURPLE

Amount Raised

$9,029

Donor Comments

Fitzpatricks

Fitzpatricks

DONATION: $50

Proud of you Katey 9 months ago

Kevin Gould

Kevin Gould

For Sharon on behalf of Katey. 9 months ago

Missy Marquis

Missy Marquis

9 months ago

Katey's Proud Family

Katey's Proud Family

For our Gran 10 months ago

Matt Damon

Matt Damon

10 months ago

The Bonfiglio's

The Bonfiglio's

DONATION: $50

For your Grandma and my friend Bob Perry 10 months ago

Laura Coleman

Laura Coleman

DONATION: $100

Go Katey!💪🏼🏃‍♀️🎗 10 months ago

The Wall Family

The Wall Family

DONATION: $100

So proud of you, Katey! Love and thoughts to your grandma for a full recovery! 10 months ago

Angie and Frank

Angie and Frank

DONATION: $50

Thank you Katey! 10 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $500

10 months ago