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2017 Mass General Marathon Team for Pediatric Hematology Oncology

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BENEFITING: MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL

ORGANIZER: MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL

EVENT: 2017 Boston Marathon

EVENT DATE: Apr 17, 2017

Ilana Cohen

THE STORY:

I am excited and honored to be running my 4th Boston Marathon for the Mass General Pediatric Cancer Team!

This will be a special year because my younger sister, Jaymi will be running her first Boston Marathon.  Jaymi was taken to MGH after she was injured in the 2013 marathon bombings. The care and support my family received on April 15th and continues to receive today is incredible. As you can imagine, it is difficult to put into words our appreciation for the MGH doctors and nurses that have helped Jaymi along the way.

The support we experienced is a reflection of how they take care of all of their patients, which is why I could not be more honored to run for Mass General Hospital for Children. I am raising funds and running for the hospital’s pediatric hematology-oncology program, their youngest cancer patients. The money raised will go to research, treatment, and activities for these children.

I'm counting down the days until I can see my sister cross the finish line on April 17!

Thank you for your support. 

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL wrote -

Since 1998, with the partnership of John Hancock, the Mass General Marathon Team Fighting Kids’ Cancer, One Step at a Time has raised over $12 million to support the pediatric hematology-oncology program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC). Funds raised are directed to cancer care and research initiatives that enhance the quality of life for the hospital’s youngest cancer patients.

Thanks in large part to the philanthropic dollars raised by this Marathon Team, MGHfC is advancing cutting-edge research, increasing the number of clinical studies to improve cure rates, and providing the best treatment possible to pediatric cancer patients. MGHfC is also focused on the quality of life of its young patients and their families through the child life program, which utilizes therapeutic play - music and art therapy to help pediatric cancer patients and their families cope emotionally and developmentally with their illnesses.

This year, more patients than ever before utilized Child-Life services, which indicates the growing popularity of the programming, the recognition of its importance, and the program’s ability to continue to expand its offerings.

We are grateful for the hard work of all of our runners and the dedication of their family and friends, as they embark on fundraising and training for the historic 26.2 mile race.

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To This Fundraiser

$8,346

MONEY RAISED
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  • Donna Cohen

    $250

  • Billie Uffelman

    $25

  • Colin O'Donnell

    $25

  • Dana & Cindy Cohen

    $360

  • DeeDee and PeePaw

    $50

  • KG

    $100

  • Elliot and Donna Katzman

     

  • Carla and Glenn Woodcock

    $1,000

  • Jessica Frieder

     

  • Michael and Gretchen

    $200

  • Christine and Stephen Kalman

    $50

  • Douglas St Lawrence

    $100

  • Jim Kochakian

    $100

  • Heather and Steve Rosenfeld

    $50

  • Ilana & Jaymi Cohen

     

  • Dan, Joanna, Emerson, and Elliot

     

  • Nhai Cao

    $100

  • Brenna Tenore

     

  • Molly Gilson

     

  • Carlos P

    $25

  • Patti Newman

    $50

  • Alex C.

    $25

  • Erika Bruzzese

     

  • Alla

    $100

  • Matt H.

    $100

  • Jessica Sogoloff

    $50

  • Phillip and Kayleigh Hinkle

    $50

  • Patti Stevens

    $50

  • A.Kostek

    $100

  • Lauryn

    $50

  • Brian and Kelly Gaden

     

  • Jeremy and Lisa

    $50

  • JoJo Curro

    $50

  • Bill, Rachel, and Zach

    $50

  • James Melillo

    $50

  • Robert & Linda Hughes

    $100

  • Orangetheory Fundraiser

    $800

  • Anonymous

    $75

  • Tyler

    $50

  • Kathleen O'Keefe

     

  • J, R, o

    $50

  • The Golan family (and Bear)

    $100

  • Catherine ZHU

     

  • Diane Dulyachinda

    $100

  • The Messier's

    $250

  • Stu and LeAnn Tobin

    $250

  • Molly Gaffey

    $50

  • Jaclyn & Brad

    $50

  • Katie and Ryan

    $40

  • Lisa and Bob Meisterman

    $100

  • Matt, Dani, Cam and Bax

     

  • The Gay Family

    $26.20

  • Jenna and Dave :)

     

  • Peri & Jim Kutchin

    $100

  • beth and joel mittelman

    $50

  • Camille fantini

    $50

  • Yahoo! Inc.

    $50

  • The Oates Family

    $100

  • Kelly & Matt

    $50

  • Susie Piotrkowski

    $50

  • The Mooch Fam

     

  • Laura Murden

    $10

  • Anonymous

     

  • The Wallerstein Family

    $100

  • Kelly

    $50

  • Lori Aronovitz

    $50

  • Future Chase Family

    $50

  • Katie Beltz

    $26.20

  • Lauren Cohen Fisher

     

  • Gillian Patulea

     

  • David Katzman

    $100

  • Amaya and Dylan Bonn

    $50

  • Steve and Carol Garfield

    $250

  • Day family

    $26.20

  • Anne and Barry Chudnofsky

    $100

  • Doug Rheiner

     

  • Casey Doyle

     

  • Gerber familt

    $100

  • Myra and Richie

    $50

  • jennifer

    $50

  • jennifer

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Kaitlin Barnet

    $26.20

  • Jenn

     

  • Bailley & Grace

     

  • Debbie and Bill Hirsh

    $100

  • The Meeks

    $50

  • Tia Brown

     

  • Kathy Connor

    $25

  • Jamie DePetris

     

  • Emilia&John White

     

  • JV

    $100

  • Edelisse Nelson

    $25

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93% Raised of $9,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $975,911 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Howard Weinstein

Amount Raised

$80,021

 

107% Raised of $75,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL

Amount Raised

$47,900

 

5% Raised of $1,000,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Paul Cincotta

Amount Raised

$27,510

 

92% Raised of $30,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lyman Missimer

Amount Raised

$25,254

 

126% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ashley Bronson

Amount Raised

$18,083

 

106% Raised of $17,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Alyssa and Rich Maglione

Amount Raised

$16,835

 

120% Raised of $14,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Fernando Goldsztein

Amount Raised

$16,000

 

267% Raised of $6,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Shavonne Malara

Amount Raised

$15,300

 

102% Raised of $15,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Edelisse Nelson

Edelisse Nelson

DONATION: $25

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JV

JV

DONATION: $100

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Emilia&John White

Emilia&John White

GOOO ILO! 1 month ago

Jamie DePetris

Jamie DePetris

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Kathy Connor

Kathy Connor

DONATION: $25

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Tia Brown

Tia Brown

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The Meeks

The Meeks

DONATION: $50

Go Ilana! So proud of you! 1 month ago

Debbie and Bill Hirsh

Debbie and Bill Hirsh

DONATION: $100

1 month ago

Bailley & Grace

Bailley & Grace

Good luck today Ilana, kick some ass! 1 month ago

Jenn

Jenn

1 month ago