Cure AT/RT Now's Fundraising Page

Conquering cancer with every step!
Conquering cancer with every step!

WHY WE'RE FUNDRAISING WITH THE JIMMY FUND WALK TO FIGHT CANCER

Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumors (AT/RT) of the brain/central nervous system are extremely rare and incredibly difficult to treat. AT/RT strikes children, normally under the age of three but we know of cases from birth through early 20s. While more children have survived Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumors in the last few years, this disease remains a tremendous challenge to families and oncologists, with the overall survival from this deadly cancer remaining low, too low.

The small number of children diagnosed yearly (20-30 per year in the United States) make it almost impossible to acquire grant money for research. Research funds are raised by families and their supportive communities through efforts such as participating in the Boston Marathon jimmy Fund Walk. 100% of your donation to our walk team will go this fund and research.

The “Cure AT/RT Now” Fund at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute was created by families affected by AT/RT. The fund exists to support the AT/RT research work of doctors such as Susan Chi, Mark Kieran, and Charlie Roberts. The Jimmy Fund Clinic researchers and clinicians are improving knowledge and treatment of AT/RT through cutting edge research and consultation with experts from across the globe. Recent breakthroughs in AT/RT research show that the genetic mutation that causes AT/RT is part of the same group of genes that triggers 20 percent of all human cancers. That includes common lung, esophageal, pancreatic, kidney, liver, ovarian, bladder, skin and blood cancers. Supporting this research not only benefits those battling AT/RT, but the 20% of cancers.

Your donation to our team will ensure continued progress towards finding effective treatments -- and one day a cure - for this terrible cancer. On behalf of the children who have battled AT/RT, and the families that battle alongside them - we thank you for your support.

Sincerely,

The Cure AT/RT Now
Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk Team

PROGRESS TO GOAL

Raised:$11,350.40
Goal:$25,000
19team members

THANK YOU TO OUR TEAM MEMBERS

C = Team Captain
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AMOUNT RAISED
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x$11,350.40x

THANK YOU TO OUR TEAM DONORS

NAME
AMOUNT
Team Honor Roll
Alan & Nancy Cantor
$72
Alice Straub
$100
Andrea Stickel
$50
Angela Straub
$200
Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous
Auntie & Richard
$60
BAE Systems for Jodi Coulter
$100
Cindy Fellows
$40
Claire S. Collins
$100
Connie and Stu
$50
Cooper & Wilder Arsenault
$50
Corrin Wilson
$100
Donna & Steve
$100
Ed Robillard
Elaine Stephens
$100
Elise N Pepin
$120
Heather, Todd & Charlotte Ferillo
Hilliary and Lisa Scott, and family
Ilana Blatt-Eisengart
$50
In honor of DECLAN, Joe P, and all of the other brave warriors. With so much love...
Jeanne Caron
$50
Jeanne Hughes
$100
Jen & Kate
Jill, Dave and Aidan
$52
Julie A Skinner
$50
Julie Patch
$100
Kate Ross
$100
Kate Ross
$100
Kathleen Pieroni
$100
Kathleen Sullivan
$100
Ken Fuld
$50
Ken Pittman
$50
Kristina D Amey
$100
Leo & Carol Labonte
$100
Leo Pepin
$1,500
Lily
$50
Linda Hebert
$50
Linda Paquette
$50
Lisa Plotnik
$120
Love Holly, Pete, Eli, Gretel, and May
$50
Lucy Webb
$50
Mr. Andre Campagna
$300
Mr. Andrew Riggio
$50
Mr. Barry Timmerman
$50
Mr. Brent Melanson
$50
Mr. Dana Cook
$100
Mr. David Caron
$50
Mr. Frederick Antosz
$100
Mr. Jason Oppenheim
$100
Mr. Jeffrey Brooks
$100
Mr. Julia Cantor
Mr. Keith M Pepin
$120
Mr. Ken Pittman
$50
Mr. Matthew J Carlone
$50
Mr. Michael Levy
$500
Mr. Michael Snyder
$30
Mr. Stephen Poschmann
$50
Mr. Stephen Spellicy
$100
Mrs. Ariel Cusson
$45
Mrs. Ashleigh Lowe
$50
Mrs. Catherine Bachhuber
$100
Mrs. Cyndi MacKenxi
$50
Mrs. Debora Payeur
$200
Mrs. Deborah Wilcox
$100
Mrs. Gillian Carey
$50
Mrs. Helen Pettersen
$100
Mrs. Jillian Gibson
$50
Mrs. Joan Skowronek
$100
Mrs. Karen Gallagher
$50
Mrs. Laura Agla
$100
Mrs. Nancy Croteau
$35
Mrs. Rebecca Lailer
$35
Mrs. Shannon Steed
$50
Mrs. Sonja Schowengerdt
$100
Ms. Amy Saphier
$50
Ms. Beverly Kirk
Ms. Denise Taddeo
$50
Ms. Jennifer Kessler
$36
Ms. Lois Gould
$130
Ms. Lois Gould
Ms. MaryAnn Ross
$50
Ms. Melissa Morgan
$100
Ms. Melodie Esterberg
$100
Nicole L.
$50
Pauline Bergeron
$50
Peter Ames
$50
Seth Wizwer
$50
Shawn & Joe, Jr. in memory of Joe, Sr. and Molly
Susan Youngs
$50
The Bourcier Family
The Corlin Family
$100
The Coulter Family
$100
The Crowley Family
$30
The McCrettons
$50
The Mucci Family
The Rehm Family
$50
The Rosmus Clan
$50
With love, Julie Chase
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2019 Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk

Conquering cancer with every step!
Conquering cancer with every step!

Cure AT/RT Now

Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumors (AT/RT) of the brain/central nervous system are extremely rare and incredibly difficult to treat. AT/RT strikes children, normally under the age of three but we know of cases from birth through early 20s. While more children have survived Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumors in the last few years, this disease remains a tremendous challenge to families and oncologists, with the overall survival from this deadly cancer remaining low, too low.

The small number of children diagnosed yearly (20-30 per year in the United States) make it almost impossible to acquire grant money for research. Research funds are raised by families and their supportive communities through efforts such as participating in the Boston Marathon jimmy Fund Walk. 100% of your donation to our walk team will go this fund and research.

The “Cure AT/RT Now” Fund at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute was created by families affected by AT/RT. The fund exists to support the AT/RT research work of doctors such as Susan Chi, Mark Kieran, and Charlie Roberts. The Jimmy Fund Clinic researchers and clinicians are improving knowledge and treatment of AT/RT through cutting edge research and consultation with experts from across the globe. Recent breakthroughs in AT/RT research show that the genetic mutation that causes AT/RT is part of the same group of genes that triggers 20 percent of all human cancers. That includes common lung, esophageal, pancreatic, kidney, liver, ovarian, bladder, skin and blood cancers. Supporting this research not only benefits those battling AT/RT, but the 20% of cancers.

Your donation to our team will ensure continued progress towards finding effective treatments -- and one day a cure - for this terrible cancer. On behalf of the children who have battled AT/RT, and the families that battle alongside them - we thank you for your support.

Sincerely,

The Cure AT/RT Now
Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk Team

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