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7th Annual Fire Island 5K Run for Rose

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Total Donations: $18,650

Goal: $25,000

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Dear Friends,

We are very excited to announce the formation of the Rose DiGangi Foundation (“RDF”). A not-for-profit organization, which is dedicated to minimizing the financial burden of families affected by brain cancer.

Our mission is to provide patients and their families with the flexibility to focus on crucial medical care as well as their overall wellness. RDF will provide funding for immediate and vital assistance, such as paying household expenses and ancillary medical costs. RDF may also partner with other organizations to help fund brain tumor research.

On behalf of the Rose DiGangi Foundation we are announcing that this year’s 7th Annual “Run for Rose,” a 5K Run which will take place on July 28, 2013 in Ocean Bay Park, Fire Island, NY. Funds raised from the “Run for Rose” will fully support the RDF mission.

In 2006, Rose DiGangi was diagnosed with glioblastoma, a malignant brain tumor. After a courageous battle, Rose passed away on October 20th, 2007. In her memory, the DiGangi family started the “Run for Rose” to raise awareness of and support for brain tumor research. In its first 6 years, the event has raised approximately $300,000.

Every day, another 500 people in the United States are diagnosed with a brain tumor. Progress has been made, but there is still so much that is not known. Your support can help the many brain cancer patients and their families who are fighting this disease.

Prior to making a contribution please read the below statement:

The Rose DiGangi Foundation is currently incorporated as a non-profit organization with the State of New York. RDF is filing for 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service. Please be advised donations made to the Rose DiGangi Foundation may not qualify for individual tax exemptions, but all net proceeds will be utilized in a manner consistent with our mission statement. RDF will keep you updated with regards to our 501 (c) (3) filing status.


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