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I'm on my way to earning my Fundraising Silver Medal!
My Generous Supporters!
Lincoln and Vickie Sanders
Marcelino and Shirlee Nogueiro
Charlie Barret and Family
Carol and Jim Babcock
Aca & Tita
Mom and Dad
G, C & J Moran
Lyssa Friedman and Daphne Stuart
Elaine von Blohn
Jeannine Berman for Sarah Berman and Noey Erskine
Tam Valley Tiger
Dylan and Blake Sgamba
Gary Russ (Friend of Mom & Dad)
Thanks for visiting my personal fundraising page! I have committed to running the Marine Corps Marathon or MCM10K as a part of Race Towards A Cure in honor of my brother, Steven (19), who is battling a very aggressive rare form of brain cancer, called Atypical Teratoid Rabdoid Tumor or AT/RT at UCSF right now. He is undergoing a very aggressive form of treatment. Steven's initial tumor was 7cm. He had surgery and most came out. Not all. Its a very tough battle. And he will spend a long time at the hospital.. already its been close to 2 months hes been away from home. The doctors are having a tough time trying to get rid of his tumor. I really want him better.
Also I will run in honor of Jerry Pang - a friend from Tiburon Peninsula Club, who also has a brain tumor metastasized from a rare form of lung cancer. His 3cm tumor was discovered only days after Stevens. He had a gross resection @ Stanford Medical Center and is undergoing treatment on an outpatient basis. He's married and has a young son.
The money I raise will benefit cutting-edge brain cancer research through Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, and get us one step closer to a cure!
I can't do this without your help! Please consider supporting my efforts with a donation, and join in the fight against brain cancer. We need to find a cure. Its tax deductible!!
I would like to far surpass my goal so that we can really make a difference. To make a donation, click on the "Donate" button to the right.
Thanks in advance for your support!
Matthew Rodriguez (12 yrs old)
Mill Valley, CA
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