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Team CCF - Philadelphia Marathon - 2017

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Blake Mcnemar

THE STORY:

I never knew about bile ducts. Who even knew we had them? The reason I found out was when my father was diagnosed with terminal bile duct cancer and passed away 4 short months later. There was no cure. There was not hope. I wanted to honor him in some way. I wanted to do something that he would love to do and would keep his legacy alive. Most of all I wanted to contribute to research so that hopefully it could help even just one person facing the same diagnosis and give them the hope we never had. Now I have a way to honor my father and The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is the only non-profit organization in North America exclusively dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for those affected by cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer). This challenge came at the perfect time and I am excited to say I am running for a cause that can not get any closer to my heart. I will be running the Philadelphia half marathon in November in honor of my father George Blake Sr. if anyone would like to sponsor me and donate I would greatly appreciate it. My father loved to run and I am sure he will be running along side me in spirit. Thank you so much for taking the time to read this. Even though it has been ten years, our lives are still not the same without him and I don't ever want his memory to fade. Every step, every mile will be for him. Thank you again for considering donating!!! Here's some info about cholangiocarcinoma: Approximately 6,000 people in the United States are diagnosed each year with this hard-to-diagnose, difficult-to-treat, fatal type of cancer. Cholangiocarcinoma is a rare but deadly cancer that has very little name recognition or awareness. Due to this lack of visibility, it is often overlooked as symptoms can mimic those of other illnesses and diagnosis comes too late. Conventional cancer treatments remain ineffective against cholangiocarcinoma, and most people diagnosed with advanced disease have less than a 5% chance of surviving at least five years. While almost 2 out of 3 people with bile duct cancer are 65 or older, people of nearly any age can be diagnosed, with the youngest known patient being 12 years old. There has been an alarming increase in the past decade of young individuals being diagnosed in their 20’s, 30’s or 40’s. Your support of Team CCF will significantly enhance awareness and recognition of bile duct cancer and raise critical funds for research, outreach and education to serve all those affected by cholangiocarcinoma. For more information, visit www.cholangiocarcinoma.org

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$535

MONEY RAISED
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  • Katie Davis

    $10

  • Jennifer Reichner

    $25

  • Jessica ODonald

    $25

  • Annlynn scalia

    $50

  • Laure Lutes

    $25

  • Kelly, Chris & Hunter

    $50

  • Rebecca

     

  • Melissa Carson

    $50

  • Michelle

    $50

  • Macy and Olive Jarrell

    $100

  • Theresa Kauffman

    $25

  • Thelma McNemar and Sharon Gibison

    $100

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107% Raised of$500 Goal

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The Team: $5,800 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Team Domanico

Amount Raised

$1,460

 

146% Raised of$1,000 Goal

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Sam Broadaway

Amount Raised

$1,110

 

222% Raised of$500 Goal

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Jerry Gerald

Amount Raised

$1,095

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Marie Garcia

Amount Raised

$650

 

130% Raised of$500 Goal

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Blake Mcnemar

Amount Raised

$535

 

107% Raised of$500 Goal

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Heidi Rochlin

Amount Raised

$350

 

35% Raised of$1,000 Goal

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Robert Benton

Amount Raised

$225

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Tina Horn

Amount Raised

$225

Donor Comments

Thelma McNemar and Sharon Gibison

Thelma McNemar and Sharon Gibison

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Theresa Kauffman

Theresa Kauffman

DONATION: $25

Great tribute to your Dad ! 2 years ago

Macy and Olive Jarrell

Macy and Olive Jarrell

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Michelle

Michelle

DONATION: $50

Your dad must be looking down so proud of you and all you are accomplishing 💙 Go get it and keep on being amazing! 2 years ago

Melissa Carson

Melissa Carson

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Rebecca

Rebecca

So proud of you Blake. Can't wait to train with you 2 years ago

Kelly, Chris & Hunter

Kelly, Chris & Hunter

DONATION: $50

I know he's so proud of you �� 2 years ago

Laure Lutes

Laure Lutes

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Annlynn scalia

Annlynn scalia

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Jessica ODonald

Jessica ODonald

DONATION: $25

2 years ago