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Ashburn Xtreme - White 2014 Smashing Walnuts Hockey Tournament

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THE STORY:

Jennifer O'Riley wrote -

Welcome to the First Annual Smashing Walnuts Hockey Tournament to raise awareness and money for Gabriella Miller’s foundation, Smashing Walnuts.
The tournament will be held at the Ashburn Ice House located at 21595 Smith Switch Road, Ashburn, Virginia 20147. The tournament will take place from 6:15pm to 7:45pm. Each player on each team will receive a medal. In addition, we will be holding a silent auction, raffle, and a 50/50 drawing. Some of the items in the auctions include an autographed puck by John Carlson, Capitals tickets, restaurant gift cards, and more!
The Smashing Walnuts Foundation was started by 10-year old Gabriella Miller and her family after Gabriella was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor that was the size of a walnut.
Gabriella smashed walnuts with a frying pan to symbolize "smashing" her tumor. Gabriella quickly became a global advocate for children with cancer. She raised nearly $300,000 for children's cancer charities before starting the Smashing Walnuts Foundation, a non-profit whose mission is to raise awareness of the prevalence of childhood cancer and to raise funds for childhood brain cancer research.
After an 11 1/2 month battle, Gabriella passes away in October 2013 surrounded by family and friends who promised to continue her work.
“You may have a bad day today, but there’s always a bright shining star to look forward to tomorrow.” Gabriella

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  • Mom, Dad and Lyla

    $50

  • Tom Rafail

    $200

  • Eric and Stephanie Rafail

    $200

  • Vadhanis

    $50

  • Marty Brosnan

    $50

  • Ric Nelson

    $50

  • John and Janet Seek

    $100

  • Kirk Cranford

    $50

  • Dan West (Insurance Associates)

    $50

  • Rebecca Rafail

    $100

  • Patricia F. Zott

    $100

  • Greg Rafail

    $200

  • Hartwell and Cynthia Philips

    $50

  • LIta Castro

    $50

  • Daniel McGuire

    $150

  • Meincke Family

    $50

  • Beth Reevey

     

  • Jerry Hahne

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

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The Team: $2,790 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Dylan Rafail

Amount Raised

$1,710

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Dylan Corsi

Amount Raised

$470

 

47% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Brendan Carr

Amount Raised

$220

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Connor Bultema

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$200

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Alex Kryukov

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$100

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Denali Hussey

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$50

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Johnny Kracke

Amount Raised

$40

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Cade Bell

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Jerry Hahne

Jerry Hahne

3 years ago

Beth Reevey

Beth Reevey

3 years ago

Meincke Family

Meincke Family

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Daniel McGuire

Daniel McGuire

DONATION: $150

3 years ago

LIta Castro

LIta Castro

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Hartwell and Cynthia Philips

Hartwell and Cynthia Philips

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Greg Rafail

Greg Rafail

DONATION: $200

3 years ago

Patricia F. Zott

Patricia F. Zott

DONATION: $100

Happy to contribute to such a great cause. 3 years ago

Rebecca Rafail

Rebecca Rafail

DONATION: $100

May Gabriella Miller life and legacy always be remembered in helping others fight the battle of Brain Cancer. 3 years ago