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Princeton Area Community Foundation, Inc.'s Fundraiser:

The Alexander Munoz Memorial Fund-2017 NJ Marathon,Half Marathon, and 5K

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THE STORY:

Join us in raising awareness of teen and childhood cancer, and be someone's hero! Alex, nicknamed "Champ," was diagnosed with brain cancer when he was 15 years old. After being told there were no more treatment options, he moved many hearts with a simple request. He asked if we could help make the time teen cancer patients spend in the hospital a bit brighter and bring attention to their unique circumstances. Through our partnership with the Princeton Area Community Foundation, the AMMF provides gifts and technology to the oncology unit at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where Alex was a patient, as well as the Valerie Fund Children's Center and the Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, where Alex was a volunteer. We provide laptops and tablets to help pre-teens, teens, and young adults maintain their social connections, keep up to date and complete schoolwork, watch movies, and play games while they are confined to the hospital. We also provide game systems to help distract these warriors from their discomfort and situation. Our Champ's fund also contributes to a social work oncology fund to help struggling patients' families with expenses such as gas, food, and medicine. The AMMF is committed to raising awareness for teen and childhood cancer. We were astounded to learn that only 4 cents out of every dollar spent by the National Institutes of Health is allocated to children's cancer research. Cancer is the #1 disease killer of children. 1 in 5 children die from cancer, and 2/3 will develop complications from their treatments, including secondary cancers. Astonishingly, only 3 new childhood cancer drugs have been developed in the past twenty years. Remember, childhood cancers are different diseases than adult cancers; most of these cancers are specific to children only. Knowing this, we have donated $30,000 to the Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine for childhood cancer research at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Alex passed away on 11/11/2014 when he was only 16 years old. His hope was to help other teens and children battling cancer. We can raise awareness, lift the hearts of these warriors, and fulfill Alex's wish. Let's do it together! Join our team and fight for our kids...like a Champ! For more information, please visit www.alexmunoz.org

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To This Fundraiser

$5,687

MONEY RAISED
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  • Lucy Sweeney

    $100

  • Roland Ruby

    $100

  • Carole Valentino

    $100

  • Kelly Calver

    $25

  • Victoria Wells

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

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    $50

  • Shawn Frost

     

  • Shawn Frost

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

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    $25

  • Carla Volpe

    $25

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    $25

  • Robin Kelly

    $50

  • Les & Kristen Jones

    $100

  • Linda Landrigan and Sons

    $25

  • Chris Tate

    $100

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  • Ann Herberg

    $50

  • Nando

    $25

  • Patty Murray Leeser

    $25

  • Diane Gaffney

     

  • Tammy Heitmann

    $50

  • Drew Hopkins

    $25

  • Pam Saunders

    $50

  • Santa Myles

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $15

  • Jesse McGowan

     

  • The Paolantonios

    $25

  • Debby Childress

    $25

  • Bielskie Family

    $25

  • Marie DeMasi

    $25

  • Michelle Nathanson

    $25

  • Kevin

    $100

  • Gannon Holsey Real Estate

    $100

  • The Plosicas

    $50

  • Joanne Rodriguez

    $25

  • Sonali Patel

     

  • Christine Shearer

    $45

  • Jay Tipton

    $25

  • alka kumar

    $25

  • Purvi Patel

     

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  • Sonn Family

    $25

  • Sonn Family

    $25

  • Catherine and Jay O'Donnell

    $100

  • Bray Family

    $100

  • Laurel Napolitani

    $50

  • Andrea Church

     

  • The Anderson Family

    $25

  • The Amoroso Family

    $50

  • Florida BJ Griffin Family

    $25

  • Sharon Whatley

    $25

  • the Viscito family

    $50

  • The LaPorta Family

    $75

  • Keith G.

     

  • Gail Ruopp

    $50

  • Michael Gallagher

    $100

  • Kathie and John Sterzinar

    $50

  • Pratima Ranjan

     

  • Gary, Lynne, Jonathan & Josh Katz

    $72

  • Krishna

    $50

  • Trish DeMatos

    $25

  • Giordano Family

    $50

  • Shamoli

    $50

  • Sarah Giordano

    $25

  • Abigail Sidun

    $10

  • Bruce Ainbinder

    $50

  • Meredith Johnsen

    $50

  • The Evans Family

     

  • Francene Carroll

    $50

  • Hailey

     

  • Steph Venuti

    $25

  • Christine Delaney

    $25

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  • Katie McGowan

    $25

  • Donna West

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Barracato family

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Diz and Bill Brush

    $100

  • Andrew Stuart

    $50

  • Jim Turner

    $250

  • Marc Block

    $50

  • Meeeee!!!

    $30

  • Trudy Gannon

    $100

  • Alice & Bob Littleton

    $50

  • timothy bloodgood

    $100

  • Geek

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Mona patel

    $25

  • Trish Straine-MacGregor

    $100

  • Jim Gassman Sr

    $50

  • Limca jhaveri

    $100

  • Shital Patel

    $25

  • The Circo Family

    $100

  • The Friedland Family

     

  • Raddatz Family

    $25

  • Jillian and Justin Gjokaj

    $100

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71% Raised of$8,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $5,687 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Laura and Fabrizio Munoz

Amount Raised

$1,622

Fundraiser Title

Christine Gassman

Amount Raised

$1,100

Fundraiser Title

Bryan O'Donnell

Amount Raised

$625

Fundraiser Title

Kelly Calver

Amount Raised

$610

Fundraiser Title

The Patels

Amount Raised

$525

Fundraiser Title

Lauren Holsey

Amount Raised

$485

Fundraiser Title

Kimberley Brush

Amount Raised

$445

Fundraiser Title

Taryn Buck

Amount Raised

$150

Donor Comments

Jillian and Justin Gjokaj

Jillian and Justin Gjokaj

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Raddatz Family

Raddatz Family

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

The Friedland Family

The Friedland Family

2 years ago

The Circo Family

The Circo Family

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Shital Patel

Shital Patel

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Limca jhaveri

Limca jhaveri

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Jim Gassman Sr

Jim Gassman Sr

DONATION: $50

Bill and Anne Gassman 2 years ago

Trish Straine-MacGregor

Trish Straine-MacGregor

DONATION: $100

In tribute to Alex Munoz 2 years ago

Mona patel

Mona patel

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

2 years ago