On Sunday, June 4, 2017, I will be participating for the second annual Race for ACE fundraiser!
It’s an event that honors the courage, strength and life of Andy Ecker, while raising funds for pediatric cancer. We had an amazing turnout last year and raised over $100,000, and look forward to an even better turnout this year! This event is organized by Andy’s family and friends to honor his brave fight against brain cancer, which he sadly lost in July of 2015. But more broadly, the Race for ACE is about recognizing Andy’s legacy as a passionate Michigan fan, mathematical genius, hardworking employee of Macquarie Capital, winner of every board game ever played, welcoming and loyal friend, loving big brother, amazing son and all around remarkable man.
Proceeds from this event will go directly to the Making Headway Foundation, an organization dedicated to the care, comfort and cure of children with brain and spinal cord cancers. Making Headway is unique in that it funds clinical research paving the way for cancer treatments in our future, as well as supportive services that patients need now. Both are critical elements in our efforts to move the needle on cancer care. Making Headway specifically provides services to NYU Langone Medical Center’s pediatric center, where Andy was treated.
For more information on the Making Headway Foundation, please visit their website here: www.makingheadway.org
Please join us in celebrating Andy's life!