Maddie's Mark 5k
Start: Saturday, October 27, 2012 @ 9:00 AM (EDT)
Schenectady , NY 12309
Madeline Musto, age five, an independent, kind and mature kindergartener was diagnosed with an inoperable brain stem tumor - known in the medical world as DIPG. On February 8, 2012, five days after her diagnosis, Madeline entered heaven so peacefully surrounded by her family and sisters.
Maddie�s Mark Foundation is the family�s way of showing the world their Madeline. It is their way of carrying on her legacy for as long as they live and beyond. Their hope is for people to enjoy all the good the world has to offer, to enjoy their 'best days ever'. The goals of the foundation are a reflection of Madeline�s spirit and outlook on life. All support and donations will be going toward these goals:
1. Maddie�s Mark provides �best days ever� for children suffering from major illness, and provides support for their families;
2. Maddie�s Mark actively encourages child enrichment through financial grants to improve public and private entertainment, educational and athletic facilities for children - including schools, parks, playgrounds, and theatres; and,
3. Honor Madeline�s legacy and love of learning through a scholarship program to remarkable young women.