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Team SFA - The 2013 San Francisco Marathon

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Marissa Friedman via Crowdrise
June 19, 2013

We did it! I'm so grateful for everyone's generosity and support.If you donated, please send me your address at marissa.friedman@gmail.com  See more
Marissa Friedman

THE STORY:

The Sarcoma Foundation of America, Inc. wrote -

The Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA) is an official charity partner of the Wipro San Francisco Marathon.  Sarcoma is a rare cancer in adults (1% of all adult cancers), but rather prevalent in children (about 15% of all childhood cancers).

I am a sarcoma survivor and will be running the San Francisco Marathon three months after the completion of radiation, the final stage of my sarcoma treatment. SFA is partnering with this event to raise awareness and funds to support sarcoma research. In May 2012 at 27 years old, I was diagnosed with synovial sarcoma. Synovial sarcoma is found in only 800 people annually. Already a runner, I was registered for the 2012 San Francisco Marathon but instead of spending the summer training, I was receiving chemotherapy treatment and undergoing surgery to remove the tumor which was wrapped around my femural artery. Preparing for the 2012 SF marathon led me to discovering the tumor and eventual diagnosis - the tumor was found as result of a visit to the ortheopedic surgeon for continual pain in my left groin.

Twenty years ago I would have lost my left leg to synovial sarcoma. Thanks to the evolution of sarcoma research and supporters like yourself, I am a sarcoma survivor and future marathon runner. The cure for sarcoma, however, will only come with more funds supporting increased research around the country – and raising the funds to directly support SFA’s vital research is what running this race is all about. It is also about honoring all of those who have lost their battle with sarcoma and celebrating the courage of those currently fighting.

My best friend and boyfriend will be running as well to support me on Race Day. Please support or join our team to help raise funds for sarcoma research.  To donate, select the team below. To join the fundraising efforts and run on race day, select “Join the Team” to set up your own team page.

Feel free to contact anyone at info@curesarcoma.org if you have any questions. 

We really appreciate your support and look forward to Race Day!

Learn more about SFA at www.curesarcoma.org.

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To This Fundraiser

$3,773

MONEY RAISED
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  • 3on3forJoey

    $100

  • Jennifer Clark

    $50

  • Mandy

    $10

  • Elizabeth Claps

    $75

  • Carrie and Cameron

    $100

  • Rachel Gelfand

    $25

  • Helen & Al Kniberg

    $18

  • Karen Merson

    $2,500

  • Kerry and Jim Mai

    $50

  • Sheri and Roy Greenman

    $25

  • Ambra :-)

    $250

  • PAULA AND GARY FRIEDMAN

    $200

  • Mark Peterson

    $25

  • connie cortese

    $50

  • Janelle Farris

    $100

  • Gail Milton

    $100

  • Jessica Schultz

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Komolade

    $45

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The Team: $8,163 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Marissa Friedman

Amount Raised

$3,773

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Steve Gilbert

Amount Raised

$1,600

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Elie Aharon

Amount Raised

$1,488

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Kelsey Coffin

Amount Raised

$1,302

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Sarcoma Foundation of America

Amount Raised

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0% Raised of $25,000 Goal

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Desiree Cabalbag

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

Komolade

Komolade

DONATION: $45

To a great friend and a compassionate, strong woman. 5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Jessica Schultz

Jessica Schultz

DONATION: $25

Best of luck my dear dear friend! I am so inspired by you and SO proud of you! Can't wait to hear every detail about the marathon! Enjoy every minute of it! Love you!!! Xoxo 5 years ago

Gail Milton

Gail Milton

DONATION: $100

Go Marissa! 6 years ago

Janelle Farris

Janelle Farris

DONATION: $100

Words can't express how amazing you are. You are my hero and I am happy to cheer you on-- when you finish the marathon let's meet in the parking lot for a tailgate party! xoxo 6 years ago

connie cortese

connie cortese

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Mark Peterson

Mark Peterson

DONATION: $25

2010 SF Half Marathon: dominated. 2013 SF Full Marathon: about to be dominated. Enjoy running over the GG bridge! 6 years ago

PAULA AND GARY FRIEDMAN

PAULA AND GARY FRIEDMAN

DONATION: $200

YOU ARE OUR HERO AND AN INSPIRATION TO SO MANY. BEST OF LUCK IN ALL YOUR ENDEAVOURS 6 years ago

Ambra :-)

Ambra :-)

DONATION: $250

6 years ago

Sheri and Roy Greenman

Sheri and Roy Greenman

DONATION: $25

Tribute to Marissa Friedman 6 years ago