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Kristin Simonini


Team Name:  Spinning for Simo - Boston
Years Participated: Eighth Year

Location:   Boston, MA:
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$6,000
Fundraising Goal
$9,830 Fundraising total
$9,830 Fundraising total
Fundraising Honor Roll
December Challenge Match
$4,560
Ben Simonini
$3,000
Carole & Jack Plaxe
$500
David & June Rokoff
$250
Bernadette & John Mulhearn
$250
J. Milligan
$150
Cameron and Hudson
$150
Paul Joseph
$100
Audrey Polce
$100
Chin Family
$100
Michael Giunta
$100
Jack Jr. & Jack III
$100
Jason Thompson
$100
Anonymous
$100
Karin Moffett
$100
Michael McQuillan
$60
Ronnie and Bob Powers
$60
Christine Midwood
$50

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Friends,

Team Spinning for Simo is once again riding and raising money for rare cancer research. As most of you know, I lost my husband Jon to sarcoma in June 2012.  Not a day goes by that my son and I don't think of him and wish we could have had a different outcome.  Unfortunately, research for his rare cancer was underfunded and there were no reliable treatments that targeted this type of disease.  That is why I got involved in Cycle for Survival.

Did you know that, when combined, about half of all patients fighting cancer are fighting a rare cancer? These are cancers you’ve likely heard of — such as leukemia, lymphoma, thyroid, ovarian, brain, pancreatic, and all pediatric cancers.

The best part of this particular event? Every dollar you give funds innovative studies and clinical trials led by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). That's 100% of donation dollars going to support life saving research.  Discoveries made by MSK revolutionize how cancer is diagnosed and treated, helping patients everywhere.

Rare cancer research is underfunded, and too often people don’t have proven treatments. Time matters. Your gift will be in the hands of researchers six months after fundraising ends and, as a donor, you will learn about the projects supported.  To date, our team has raised over $200,000 for this cause.  It is my hope that we can continue to honor Jon's memory by helping other families find better outcomes.

With love,

Kristin

 


 
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