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Sara Templeton's Team In Training Page

Racing to Save Lives

Welcome to my Team In Training home page.

I am training to participate in the Country Music Marathon in Nashville, TN as a member of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training. All of us on Team In Training are raising funds to help stop leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma and myeloma from taking more lives.

My personal connection to leukemia is through our family friend, Stacey Mertes, who was diagnosed with leukemia in June of this year. She is currently undergoing treatment while raising her active 3 year old son, Logan, with her supportive partner, Gil. She is doing well, but has to undergo a three year regimen of chemotherapy to be in the clear.

I'm completing this event in honor of all individuals who are battling blood cancers. These people are the real heroes on our team, and we need your support to cross the ultimate finish line - a cure!

Please make a donation to support my participation in Team In Training and help advance the Society's mission.

I hope you'll visit my web site often. Be sure to check back frequently to see my progress. Thanks for your support!


How do your dollars help??

· $26.00 About $1 per mile

· $38.00 Prescription for anti-nausea medicine

· $54.00 One week of low grade chemotherapy

· $67.00 Screening for bone marrow donor

· $86.00 Monthly blood analysis

· $115.00 Blood transfusion

· $210.00 Daily salary for medical researcher

· $430.00 Blood chromosome analysis

**Stacey’s family has put together a website for her to update us on how she is doing! Go to www.carepages.com, register, and then enter MarxFan for the page name.

Donation Level Gifts

$50 donation Small White Sparkle Heart pendant (**no chain)

---- White is the “Beads of Courage” color for chemotherapy treatment

$100 donation Large Heart pendant (**no chain, various colors)

$150 donation Both small White Sparkle Heart pendant and Large Heart pendant (**no chain)

$250 donation Both small White Sparkle Heart and Large Heart pendant, with leather cord

$500 donation Floral pendant, sterling snake chain, plus $250 level gift above

**The pendants will be able to be added to most size snake chains and leather cord, and will be interchangeable. Since I will be training for the marathon, and fundraising, please understand that I may not be able to get all of the gifts out until spring. Thank you for your generosity!!