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Racing for a Cure
I am so excited to be running the Boston Marathon on April 16, 2012 as part of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) PowerTeam! In June of 2010, at the age of 39, I was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma cancer, currently an incurable blood cancer. After months of chemotherapy and a life-saving stem cell transplant, I am stronger than ever and no cancer can be detected!

I want to keep it that way for as long as I can and help the many thousands of other people battling this cancer. I am honored to support the MMRF, which has helped to implement many new treatments to fight multiple myeloma (treatments which are also being used to fight 30 other cancers!).

Although progress has been made in treating multiple myeloma, the five-year relative survival rate remains one of the lowest of all cancers.

The mission of the MMRF is to relentlessly pursue innovative means that accelerate the development of next generation multiple myeloma treatments to extend the lives of patients and lead to a cure.

Led by Founder and CEO Kathy Giusti, a multiple myeloma patient and Harvard MBA Kathy Giusti, the MMRF is one of the most highly regarded cancer foundations in the world, well known for its innovative and results-oriented business model approach to funding cancer research.

Please support my participation in the Boston Marathon benefiting the MMRF! Your donation can help make the difference! I have made a commitment to raise at least $4000. I need your help to get there. Please help as you can. Any donation is greatly appreciated. If you would like to honor a loved one who is fighting cancer today or who has lost their good fight, with your generous donation I will wear their name on my running shirt the day of the race.

Thank you, Jeanie
Total Donations Collected:$4,400.00
Goal: $4,000
$0 110% $4,000
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Contributor Amount Comment
Shannon Dwyer Hidden "Go Jean! "
Trish Manning $100.00 "You make a difference...so inspiring."
Deborah Dietzler $10.00 "You are such an inspiration! Team BTHO MM will be with you in spirit."
Nicole Bettencourt $100.00 "Run, Jeanie, Run!"
Bob and Angela Knudsen $50.00 "Jean, you are truly an inspiration! Have a great run. We will be cheering for you! "
Melissa Kubick $100.00 "Jeanie...you continue to inspire us!!! OX The Kubicks"
Joan McCabe $50.00 "Jean - Please include the following namesof our relatives who have lost their battle on your shirt when you run Boston: Joan McCabe (breast cancer)Pat's Mom Jim McCabe (pancreatic cancer)Pat's Dad Please also include my sister's husband who is battling now Paul Sloan (prostate cancer that has spread to his bones) Best of luck to you and all of the runners! "
Tim & Katie Putnam $100.00 "See you in Hopkinton! "
Christy Masciarelli $25.00 "You really are amazing! Here's to great weather and a wind at your back.... Keep up the great work."
Carol Wright $100.00 "Go Jeanie Go! Have fun and good luck! Carol Wright"
Don Leblond $50.00 "Jean, you continue to be an inspiration and a leader in the fight for a cure and survival! May the wings of the angels who have lost their battle help carry you to any finish line you pursue!! Go Jean!"
Jennifer Macpherson $50.00 "Jeannie - you inspire me! "
Marlene Burke $100.00 "Jeanie, you are an inspiration!! I wish you the best of luck in the marathon!! Marlene ox"
Sandra Weddleton Hidden "GOOD LUCK!!!!"
Nikki Mans $100.00 "Good luck Jeanie! You are a true inspiration!!!"
shayna burgher Hidden "Jeannie, So excited and proud and amazing by you!!! Hugs!! Love Shayna"
Kris Hayden $200.00 "Go get em Jean!!!"
Cheryl Mailloux $50.00 "Jean....Wishing you a great run on Marathon Day... Continue your fight to be cancer free!"
susan & John Clark $50.00 "Good Luck Jean, Love You!!!!!!"
Kristine LeBlanc Hidden "Go Jeanie and Suzie!"
Dorothy McLaughlin $50.00 "Good luck Jean. I am so proud of you! Love, Aunt Dot"
Nicole Gouzoules Sheehan $25.00 "Jean - As I know you've heard a million times, you are just such an inspiration! I'll be cheering for you on Monday. Keep fighting! xo Nicole"
Alli and Mike Balboni $25.00 "Good luck! You are amazing!"
Patricia Waller $100.00 "Jean...you and your family continue to be such an inspiration! I just read the wonderful article in the Manchester paper!"
Amy Algeo Hidden "Jean, Good luck tomorrow. I know you can do it. Amy RN"
Steven Martinos $100.00 "All the best from the Martinos family. "
cheryl mailloux $65.00 "Jean.....Congrats on making your goal!!!!!"
Amanda Barker Hidden "Best wishes to you! "

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