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Team #hope4yawc San Francisco Marathon 2014

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BENEFITING: HOPE FOR YOUNG ADULTS WITH CANCER

EVENT: San Francisco Marathon 2014

EVENT DATE: Jul 27, 2014

THE STORY:

Who Is Hope For Young Adults With Cancer?

Hope For Young Adults With Cancer is a 501(c)(3) organization that is passionate about making the lives of young adults, ages 18 - 40, living with cancer a little bit easier. Our mission is to connect with our peers in the fight to provide direct financial support and a social network and outlet for those battling, surviving and living with cancer. Hope4YAWC is one of only a handful of non-profit organizations nationwide that focuses on providing direct financial support to young adults with cancer 18 – 40.

  • Over 72,000 young adults are diagnosed with cancer every year.
  • Survival rates for young adults have not risen since 1975.
  • This is due to unique factors such as lack of insurance, minimal participation in clinical trials and delayed diagnoses.


How Does Hope For Young Adults With Cancer Help?

Hope4YAWC raises funds through fundraisers and events organized by the charity and through partnerships with other organizations and businesses in the community, as well as through direct donations from businesses and individuals. We in turn provide direct financial support to young adults who currently are battling cancer as well as those who have been in remission for up to 5 years after their treatment. We provide this support to those who need it after a thorough examination and selection process through our "Giving Hope Fund" application.

Hope For Young Adults With Cancer’s “Giving Hope Fund”

The "Giving Hope Fund" allows young adults currently battling cancer, as well as those who have been in remission for up to 5 years after their treatment, the opportunity to help pay for necessities they encounter in everyday life as well as the opportunity to a “want” item that they have had their eye on, but couldn’t necessarily afford. This includes but is not limited to obligations, such as rent and mortgage payments, cell phone and credit card bills, clothing, work and educated related materials, department store and grocery gift cards, as well as laptops and electronic devices. We would of course be remiss if we didn't include the opportunity to make payments on all forms of medical bills, healthcare premiums, doctor visits and prescription co-pays. The “Giving Hope Fund” is posted on our website and through our social media accounts twice a year, normally once in the spring and once in the fall.

Hope4YAWC Social Meetups & Fitness Programs

Social isolation is the number one concern in young adults with cancer. With this in mind, we organize quarterly meetups emphasizing a fun, stress-free environment where young adults with cancer can connect with other fighters and survivors their own age without feeling judged or embarrassed. We also offer yoga on weekends that is open to anyone, but mainly focus on building up physical strength and stress-relief for those young adults with cancer who are fatigued by the ramifications of their cancer treatment.

To learn more about Hope For Young Adults With Cancer, visit:

  • http://www.hope4yawc.org
  • http://www.facebook.com/Hope4yawc
  • http://twitter.com/Hope4yawc

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$1,414

MONEY RAISED
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  • Barbara and Doug Lord

    $26

  • Mom

    $126

  • mary swartzbaugh

    $52

  • Jim, Beth and Matt Lord

    $100

  • Kelly Zak

    $20

  • Jason Oliver

    $26

  • Julie Marsden

    $10

  • Claire O'Rourke

    $52

  • Liz Busch

    $50

  • Lucia Solis

    $40

  • Katie

    $26

  • Brian Jordan

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $52

  • Cynthia Oliver Butler

    $26

  • Katie E

    $78

  • Anonymous

    $26

  • Raymond & Frances Oliver

    $26

  • The Gold

    $30

  • Marilyn

    $26

  • M & B

    $26

  • Dan and Jeannie Oliver

    $26

  • Diane and Lee Parker

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $72

  • Dan

    $26

  • Jil & Steve Jordan

    $50

  • Sean Parker

    $31

  • Lua Bear

    $40

  • Danielle "Slack" Gish

    $25

  • Mandy Massey

    $26

  • Anonymous

    $92

  • Jan E.

    $20

  • Paige Kindley

    $50

  • Heather VanDyke

    $38

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101% Raised of $1,400 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $1,414 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Karen Oliver

Amount Raised

$1,200

 

120% Raised of $1,001 Goal

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Nino Estrada

Amount Raised

$164

Fundraiser Title

Julie Marsden

Amount Raised

$40

Fundraiser Title

HOPE FOR YOUNG ADULTS WITH CANCER

Amount Raised

$10

 

1% Raised of $1,400 Goal

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David Johndrow

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

Heather VanDyke

Heather VanDyke

DONATION: $38

This donation will bring you to a solid $1200 raised (way to go on breaking your goal)! From one cancer-fighting road warrior to another - GIVE EM HELL! Have a safe run & can't wait to read about it! 3 years ago

Paige Kindley

Paige Kindley

DONATION: $50

I am soooooooooooo proud of you, Karen! 3 years ago

Jan E.

Jan E.

DONATION: $20

You go ,girl!! 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $92

3 years ago

Mandy Massey

Mandy Massey

DONATION: $26

3 years ago

Danielle

Danielle "Slack" Gish

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Lua Bear

Lua Bear

DONATION: $40

3 years ago

Sean Parker

Sean Parker

DONATION: $31

See, I told you $1001 would be easy to reach. 3 years ago

Jil & Steve Jordan

Jil & Steve Jordan

DONATION: $50

Thank you Karen for running for this cause. A tribute to 6 year old, Noah Wilson who is fighting cancer. 3 years ago

Dan

Dan

DONATION: $26

Proud of you. Excited for you to run in the city you came to visit me in last year! Best birthday present ever. 3 years ago