Participant 666258

Rachel Lauren M. Before
Rachel Lauren M. After

Rachel Lauren M.

shaved to cure childhood cancers!

Mar 25, 2014 • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Event: Coaches United Against Cancer

At: Coaches United Against Cancer

Vaughan's Public House, 59 Pratt St, Hartford, CT US

Conquer Childhood Cancers

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Participant 666258

Participant 666258

Fundraising

Your donation to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation will fund lifesaving children’s cancer research. Find out more

$5,040Raised

$2,000 Goal

$2,000 Goal

(888) 899-2253

Download Donation Form

Participant 666258

National Partner

I shaved to raise money for childhood cancer research

Mar 25, 2014 • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Event: Coaches United Against Cancer

At: Coaches United Against Cancer

Vaughan's Public House, 59 Pratt St, Hartford, CT US

I shaved to raise money for childhood cancer research

WHY AM I SHAVING MY HEAD ????
I am a SOCCER Player! It is what defines me. It feeds my spirit. What if I got sick and couldn't play anymore? What would I do? How would I cope? I just don't know.
Although I am only 14, Cancer has already touched my life in many different ways. Beloved school teachers & personnel, as well as their young children, have fought the battle and lost: My Grampa Ralph and my Grammie Barb both passed away from Cancer (colon & lung). Many friends and family continue to fight: My Aunt Debbie and my "auntie" Joanne, have survived Breast Cancer. My Aunt Rosanne continues to deal with complications from Olfactory Neuroblastoma. Sydney, an amazing young lady and my dance peer for many years was diagnosed with Lymphoma just last year. She is doing well now but, what if that was me? Would I be as strong and determine as she has been? Then there is Scotty! A very special young man and his family whom I have gotten to know from neighborhood gatherings. He is my main inspiration for wanting to help "Fund the Cure". He has been battling a brain tumor for as long as I have known him. Although, I have never been told of all the difficulties & set-backs he and his family have endured, I know he is always smiling and working to raise funds for the Children's Brain Tumor Foundation. In his darkest moments, he has been able to refocus and search for ways to make a difference. I want to be that kind of person!
Last year when I joined my new soccer club in Farmington, CT, I learned of Coach Jon's yearly efforts to raise money for Childhood Cancer Research. This spoke to me. I wanted to be apart of something that would help other kids be able to keep playing their sports, keep dancing, keep being a kid. I am shaving my head as a small symbol of solidarity for my peers who have had no choice in the matter. I want to make a difference!
Can you help me in my quest? Every dollar counts! $5, $10, $20 ? It's all good!
Thank you for your support ... "Fund the Cure...2014" !
~Rachel <3

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