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Run for Ava

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Alex Candia via Crowdrise
April 02, 2011

I did it! Almost 2 weeks ago I completed the Marathon in 3:57:57. Thank you so much to everyone who donated. Unofficially, we raised $1045!  See more

BENEFITING: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

EVENT: Honda LA Marathon: $4 MIL Charity Challenge

EVENT DATE: Mar 20, 2011

HOURS PLEDGED: 54

Alex Candia

THE STORY:

What is the one thing that my cousin and Derek Fisher have in common?

NBA Championship rings. Seriously? No.

They've both spent more time than they care to ever keep track of inside Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center trying to save their daughters' visions, and most importantly, their lives. You see, both Derek Fisher's Daughter and My cousin's daughter, Ava, were diagnosed with Retinoblastoma (acute cancer of the eye) at a very young age. More info on the cancer can be found here: http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/2867.cfm

I am running the LA Marathon to help raise awareness for Retinoblastoma and also help my cousin daughter who has been affected by this life-threatening cancer since she was 3 months old.

With your help, I can run forAva!

I will continue to post new pictures, videos and information every week. So check back for more news.

UPDATE: 4/2- We did it! We raised almost DOUBLE what we set out to raise. oh, and I also finished the marathon in under 4 hours but that's not the real accomplishment. 

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$745

MONEY RAISED
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  • KSmith

    $20

  • KF-B

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Allie & Brandon

    $40

  • Hansen

    $50

  • Brittany Herrboldt

    $20

  • Matt Flatin

    $20

  • Derek Rand

    $20

  • Alex Jones

    $10

  • Elaine Callas

    $25

  • tim herr

    $20

  • Curt and Holly

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Mario & Dee

    $75

  • Chris Paizis

    $50

  • Eric S

    $25

  • Monique & Jason

    $100

  • Beth and Jason Kropifko

    $20

  • Grant and Krystle

    $50

  • Katie Hampton

    $30

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149% Raised of $500 Goal

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The Team: $745 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Alex Candia

Amount Raised

$725

 

145% Raised of $500 Goal

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Brittany Herrboldet

Amount Raised

$20

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tim herr

Amount Raised

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Donor Comments

Katie Hampton

Katie Hampton

DONATION: $30

6 years ago

Grant and Krystle

Grant and Krystle

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Beth and Jason Kropifko

Beth and Jason Kropifko

DONATION: $20

Run Alex Run! Your awesome- good luck! 6 years ago

Monique & Jason

Monique & Jason

DONATION: $100

Goals were meant to be exceeded :) 6 years ago

Eric S

Eric S

DONATION: $25

6 years ago

Chris Paizis

Chris Paizis

DONATION: $50

Because targets are meant to be shattered. Great cause, my friend, best of luck. 6 years ago

Mario & Dee

Mario & Dee

DONATION: $75

6 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

Thanks Alex. Run for Ava. 6 years ago

Curt and Holly

Curt and Holly

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

tim herr

tim herr

DONATION: $20

Go Ava, oh and Alex. Love you two, go get 'em! Alex dude, you have such care and consideration that is more than admirable. I look up to you, and Ava, who has such strength to push through. Love you both! 6 years ago