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2013 Quintiles Wrightsville Marathon & Half Marathon - MMRF Power Team
Power To Make The Difference

One person can reach out to hundreds of their friends, family members and co-workers to ask for support in raising thousands of dollars to help fund important research in multiple myeloma, an incurable blood cancer. The MMRF supports research that is extending lives, getting patients to trials 35-40% faster than the industry average, and working toward a cure. One person can take something that they love - running, cycling, swimming - and use that passion to do something very powerful.

These fundraising campaigns work because of the power of many. Many people contribute whatever they can. Before long, many smaller donations combine to help our team members achieve their fundraising goals. Together, many athletes can unite to reach the team fundraising goal and make a huge impact.

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 people with multiple myeloma and lead to a cure.

Since its inception in 1998, the MMRF has raised more than $200 million, making it the world's leading private funder of myeloma research to deliver new treatments to patients faster.

The work of the MMRF contributed to the FDA approval of four drugs for multiple myeloma in just four years – a track record unparalleled in oncology. Due to their success in myeloma, these same drugs are now being explored as potential treatments for more than 30 other cancers.

Please support our PowerTeam members as they tap into their power to make the difference.

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Total Donations: $9,415

Contributor Amount Comment
Damon Mitrakos $100.00 "My Mom was one of the most courageous and beautiful people I have ever known. I am so thankful for everything she gave Natalie and I. I am also thankful to have such wonderful family and friends join us in our fight to find a cure for this terrible disease. We love you and miss you Mom. We will keep doing everything we can to honor you and to find a cure for this disease. Thank you everyone for your support. We love you too!"
Alli Alter $50.00 "We love and miss you Ellie. Here's to one step closer to beating this disease."
Wynette Revell $50.00 "Ally & Damon: Finish strong! Good health and good luck. Love, Wynette"
John Stevens $25.00 "Great Runner - Great Cause - GOOD LUCK!!!!"
Denise Jones $40.00 "Thank you so much for running this race to find a cure. This horrible cancer, Multiple Myeloma, took my cousin several years ago in her early 50's, much too young to pass away. Best of luck to you in the race and have fun!"
John & Ann Vogel $50.00 "This is such a great cause and Jennifer is such a great gal. Run Jennifer Run!!!! We are very proud of you and love you very much. M&D"
Jamie & Mary Hardee $50.00 "Good luck Jen! -Jamie, Mary & Katie"
Cindy and Riley Alter $50.00 "Great job on the run. We love you both and all who have helped you reach your goal."
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