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Tara's Run for Colleen & The Reflections of Grace Foundation

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THE STORY:

This year, I will be running the Pittsburgh Marathon on May 1, 2016 in honor of my friend & Forest Hills family member, Colleen "The Bean" Kennedy. In July of 2014, Colleen was diagnosed with GBM (glioblastoma multiforme), which is a rare type of brain cancer. Her first surgery occurred on July 22,2014 after two days in the hospital at Myrtle Beach and a 12 hour ambulance ride to Pittsburgh. On October 15, 2014, just before her 22nd birthday, Colleen lost her courageous battle to cancer. Colleen was an active volunteer and supporter of The Reflections of Grace Foundation. This foundation raises awareness, provides support, and aides in the search for a cure of all types of pediatric brain tumors, with a particular focus on diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas (DIPGs), or Brainstem Gliomas. In Colleen's honor, I will run the Pittsburgh Marathon and donate in her name to this charity, which she cared so deeply for. With every donation, big or small, a huge impact is made. #ColleenStrong

*Peace & Blessings*

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$960

MONEY RAISED
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  • Adam

    $50

  • H. Belmonte

     

  • Chaz

     

  • Mike and Judy Kennedy

    $50

  • The Stolars

    $10

  • Barb and Ed Kochuba

    $25

  • Rachelle

    $25

  • Brianna & Nick

    $15

  • Nicole and Steve

    $25

  • Lanny, Syd, Daisy

    $50

  • Steve, Leia and Ella Sims

    $25

  • U Chip, A. Marla, Britt & Jess

    $50

  • Cait and Kev

    $50

  • Rick and Karen

    $50

  • Gab & Mike

    $50

  • Jim & Tammi

     

  • Susan Bondarenka

     

  • Sheila

     

  • Matt and Claire

    $25

  • Jean and Katie Bunyan

    $25

  • Sally and Bud

    $50

  • Giovanna Bodner

    $25

  • Briana and Nick

    $25

  • Katie Shipp

    $20

  • Elysia McKenzie

    $25

  • Mark and Nora

    $50

  • Esther Fleet

    $50

  • Margaret & Bob Balke

    $25

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192% Raised of $500 Goal

The Team: $960 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Donor Comments

Margaret & Bob Balke

Margaret & Bob Balke

DONATION: $25

Great job, Tara - we love you!! 2 years ago

Esther Fleet

Esther Fleet

DONATION: $50

Great job Tara. 2 years ago

Mark and Nora

Mark and Nora

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Elysia McKenzie

Elysia McKenzie

DONATION: $25

In memory of Colleen 2 years ago

Katie Shipp

Katie Shipp

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Briana and Nick

Briana and Nick

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Giovanna Bodner

Giovanna Bodner

DONATION: $25

So proud of you Tara and I know Colleen would be too â 2 years ago

Sally and Bud

Sally and Bud

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Jean and Katie Bunyan

Jean and Katie Bunyan

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Matt and Claire

Matt and Claire

DONATION: $25

3 years ago