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Tina Turner's Fundraising Page
Running cancer into the ground!!!

Hi! This webpage is in honor of my Dad, W.T. Bates, who was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer on April 26th, 2012.

It wasn't until my Dad's diagnosis that I began to learn about pancreatic cancer. Receiving a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is devastating news. With today's advances and technology, there are many more options today in fighting this disease. My Dad is currently going through a grueling, aggressive chemotherapy treatment, which will likely be followed by radiation treatments, and then the "Whipple" surgery which in itself is a demanding and difficult operation.

This has become my cause. My Dad's diagnosis has changed my life. I am training to become a runner, (of which I have NEVER been good at) so that I can participate in walks/runs to raise funds to support pancreatic cancer research, as well as raise awareness to this type of cancer.

I am learning how to be more healthy in my own life, hoping to set a strong example for my children in doing something that will inspire others to action, all the while contributing to a good cause. My first walk/run is in August, in Columbus Georgia. I am starting early, hoping to be a top fundraiser!!!

It doesn't matter if you give $1 to this organization. Every dollar counts! Donate to honor someone special in your life, or donate in someone's beautiful memory. Every dollar goes directly to this organization, and you will be sent a tax deductible receipt. Thank you SO much for giving! It means the world to me and it means the world to my Dad!

XOXO,

Tina

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Total Donations: $2,155.00
Goal: $1,500

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Contributor Amount Comment
Kelli Yarbrough $10.00 "You're doing such a wonderful thing here!"
Fred and Judy Walker $10.00 "Praying for y'all "
Jeri Bonner $50.00 "You and your family are in my prayers Tina. God Bless your Daddy:)"
Karen Parmer $100.00 "Praying for you and your sweet mom & dad!"
Pam Herndon $25.00 "good luck on this journey, praying for your family. "
Kelly Rulis $50.00 "So proud of the hard work you are doing to support your Dad in this fight!"
Denise Foster $25.00 "You are a true inspiration!!!! Honored to be running in this 5K with you and being a small part of this fight against cancer! Stay STRONG!!!"
sherma lumpkin $25.00 "Love you all! Praying daily. "
Jane Calhoun $100.00 "Praying for you and your family. Tell your dad and mom to just to hang in there, God still performs miracles."
Elaine Walker $10.00 "Praying & love you all"
Donna Snider $50.00 "Praying for you and your sweet family!"
Julie Rayburn $25.00 "Praying for your dad and your family Tina. My sister has just recovered from breast cancer, so I know this means a lot to you, and admire you for your work and dedication to this worthy cause.~Julie"
Chad Bishop $25.00 "Prayers for your family!! Love, The Bishops"
BATES WORLD $250.00 "We are so proud of you Tina. WT is going to beat this! AMEN : )))))"
Nancy Miles $25.00 "Thoughts and prayers for you and your family. You are definitely an inspiration! "
Alisa Matheny $25.00 "God is bigger than any cancer...praying for your family!!!!! "
Jennifer Redden $50.00 "I love and support you so much!"
John Vollenweider $100.00 "Love you and your family ! You are a leader and an inspiration to many. Miss your smile and laughing eyes. LOL "
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