Andrea's Fundraising Page

WHY I'M FUNDRAISING WITH THE JIMMY FUND WALK TO FIGHT CANCER

Why I walk? The answer is simple - no child should have to go through the grueling process of fighting cancer and no parent should have to watch their child go through it. From the day we were told Alexa has cancer through her 2 years of treatment, she never said why me. She had many rough days but for the most part she lived life how a child should. As her mom, I didn’t want her childhood to be different than any other child’s but it was. Alexa at age 5 had almost a 2 month hospital stay at Children’s and weekly Jimmy Fund visits that could last the whole day. When most kids were eating breakfast to go to school, Alexa would receive a treatment of chemo and then beg to go to school after. Fast forward, 10 years later, Alexa a healthy 16 year old and feeling good. This is due to the medical treatment she received.  The Jimmy Fund is a remarkable place and when you make a gift to our walk, you’re directly supporting the Jimmy Fund with initiatives that serve pediatric and adult patients and their families.

Thank you for supporting my participation in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. Together, we can conquer cancer!

PROGRESS TO GOAL

Raised:$2,235
Goal:$1,000
Andrea Kelly's Team: Team Alexa and Hannah Allstars
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THANK YOU TO MY DONORS

NAME
AMOUNT
Fundraising Honor Roll
Alexis, Zak & Vivi
$50
Andrea Grealish
Andrea I Kelly
$55
Bill and Diane Fidurko
$500
Deirdre & David Belcher
$100
Gordito
In support of Andrea/in honor of Alexa
$25
James & Sally Kaloyanides
$1,000
Julie and Wayne Smith
$250
Mrs. annie pappas
Mrs. Cynthia Paleologos
$50
Ms. Caroline Maguire
$100
I'm Living Proof buttons
Every dollar raised helps fuel Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's 50-50 balance between lifesaving research and total patient care.
Together, we can conquer cancer!














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