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BRAIN TUMOR FOUNDATION 2013 ING NYC MARATHON PROJECT

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Libby Eckhaus

THE STORY:

Over 14,000 deaths are expected to occur this year due to brain tumors.  Luckily my dad isn't one of them.

As I'm sure you know by now, my dad was very recently diagnosed with a brain tumor that the doctors wanted to remove right away because of its size.  So he had surgery immediately, and fortunately he is on the road to recovery.  His tumor, thought quite large, was benign, but not everyone is as lucky as we were.   

As you may also know, I have been training for the 2013 NYC Marathon for the past 6 months.  This will be the third marathon I'm running.  In 2006 I ran in Honolulu and raised money for APLA.  In 2011 I ran in LA, and while I wasn't initially planning to fundraise, the Tsunami in Japan happened just weeks before the marathon, and I wound up raising $1100 at the last minute to support the Red Cross's efforts in Japan.  

Well, I wasn't planning on fundraising again this year, but with the marathon only 7 weeks away, I decided that completing this marathon and raising money for the National Brain Tumor Foundation's Road to Early Detection Program is a great way to honor my dad and all the strength he has exhibited through this whole exhausting process. 

 

Thank you, friends, for all the love and support you've shown my family over these last few weeks, and thank you, in advance, for helping me honor my dad's recovery with whatever donation you can make.

This one's for you, Dad!

Love,

Libby

 

EARLY DETECTION + RESEARCH = CURE

The Brain Tumor Foundation: http://www.braintumorfoundation.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/braintumorfoundation
Twitter: https://twitter.com/FightBrainTumor

$723

MONEY RAISED
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  • Julia & Vignesh

    $100

  • Karen & Barry Frankel

    $50

  • Brynne, Ivy, Lois & Ed

    $100

  • Heather and Mark Shaffer

     

  • Sarah Levine-Gronningsater

     

  • Heather Petropoulos

     

  • Irv

    $100

  • Josh

    $72

  • Lynne and Joel Mesznik

    $50

  • Debra and Stuart Abramovitz

    $50

  • Cara Kantrowitz

     

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40% Raised of $1,800 Goal

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The Team: $56,970 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
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Mike Connolly

Amount Raised

$20,640

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Alexa Francoz

Amount Raised

$4,875

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John Muller

Amount Raised

$4,700

 

157% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Vanessa and Tim Green

Amount Raised

$4,332

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Michele Barnett Berg

Amount Raised

$3,995

 

114% Raised of $3,500 Goal

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Ali Sadr

Amount Raised

$3,705

 

124% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Oliver Trueman

Amount Raised

$3,591

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Vince Clementi

Amount Raised

$3,140

 

105% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Cara Kantrowitz

Cara Kantrowitz

5 years ago

Debra and Stuart Abramovitz

Debra and Stuart Abramovitz

DONATION: $50

In tribute of David Shani 5 years ago

Lynne and Joel Mesznik

Lynne and Joel Mesznik

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Josh

Josh

DONATION: $72

5 years ago

Irv

Irv

DONATION: $100

in honor of positive attitudes 5 years ago

Heather Petropoulos

Heather Petropoulos

For Libby and her family! 5 years ago

Sarah Levine-Gronningsater

Sarah Levine-Gronningsater

For Libby's Family... 5 years ago

Heather and Mark Shaffer

Heather and Mark Shaffer

5 years ago

Brynne, Ivy, Lois & Ed

Brynne, Ivy, Lois & Ed

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Karen & Barry Frankel

Karen & Barry Frankel

DONATION: $50

We are so proud of you David. Keep healthy and keep smiling. We love you. Karen, Barry, Erin and Matt Frankel 5 years ago