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Michael Yewdell


Team Name:  Team BEAM
Years Participated: Third Year

Location:   New York, NY:
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$20,000
Fundraising Goal
$18,711 Fundraising total
$18,711 Fundraising total
Fundraising Honor Roll
December Challenge Match
$8,561
Mike Yewdell
$500
Dr. Daddy
$500
David and Debby Seiden
$500
S.E.T. LES (10% of Team BEAM Bar Tab)
$500
Matt and BK
$500
The Saks'
$400
Go Team Beam!!
$300
Sherie & Alan Groves
$300
Dean Shill
$250
Matt and Noushka
$250
Luc
$250
Ian & Julie Schwartz
$250
Resnick & Weinstein Family
$250
Shill Family Dallas Texas
$250
Lisa and Richard Goldman
$200
Lauren and Harvey Taub
$200
In memory of Nate Sachs
$180
Rachel Goldman
$150
Dani R
$150
Samantha & Ross Greenberg
$150
Ellen, JP & Garrett Zendman
$150
Jack Sims
$150
Melissa Goldman
$150
Rohini and Tarun
$100
Toby burros topiol
$100
The Telvi's
$100
Jason Brodsky
$100
The Sprayregen's
$100
Anonymous
$100
Matt Groves
$100
Evan, Alyssa, Ayla Stein
$100
Patty and Michael kaplowitz
$100
Lori and Jeff
$100
Suellen Yewdell
$100
Sue and Marc Safir
$100
Jeff Benenson
$100
Abby Price
$100
Anonymous
$100
Marti and Mitch Cohen
$100
Dan Appleton
$100
Marc
$100
The Silvermans
$100
RJ Runowski
$100
Robin and Henry Stein
$100
Anonymous
$100
Butters
$100
Michael Telvi
$100
Jeff Gleischman
$100
Jay Ingber
$100
Jordan Gluck
$100
The Corcoran Family
$90
Abby Levy
$60
Chesley & Daniel
$60
Megan Miller
$60
Anonymous
$60
Ari and Jer
$50
Sam Berry
$50
Strove
$50
Nicole and Bryan Silverman
$50
Anonymous
$50
Corporate Match for The Seidners
$50
Anthony & Fabiana Gervaise
$50
Mr. Bradley Schwartz
$50
The Seidners
$50
Anonymous
$39
Spencer Krug
$36
Spaeth
$25
Jess Sanders
$25
Anonymous
$25
Seth andrie
$20
Margaux Richman
$20

We are now a Family with the BEAM Team

This year is different. Everything has changed. From the minute I signed up for Cycle for Survival 3 years ago, my life would never be the same. It showed me what making my fight public can do. Now this event that was once all about me and my fight becomes the fight for many in my life. 

This year, the BEAM Team will be riding for: 

  • Lizzy Stein - Is the newest member of Team BEAM who started her fight in December just days after turning 21 years old. The most beautiful thing here is that even in such dark times, I have never seen anyone so positive in my life. I was fortunate enough to be welcomed in the infusion room on day 1 and I can tell you, Lizzy spent the 6 hours of chemo smiling and showing me that she will never let this disease win.
  • Rachel Benowich - the most incredibly positive person I know. She is currently battling Brain Cancer and there is not a day that goes by where she doesn't have a smile on her face. She is so incredibly strong and inspires me everyday to be better. 
  • Chelsea Carpenter - the reason why I believe things happen for a reason. I met her the week before I went into Chemo and she was such an incredible support system for my entire fight. Last year she was diagnosed with Angiosarcoma and the roles were reveresed. We will have a special bond for the rest of our VERY LONG LIFE
  • Anthony Gervaise - the reason why you never know where you might meet a life long friend. I was getting a PET scan one day and heard a scared family in the room next to me. They were not diagnosed, they knew nothing and it appeared they had no idea what the future entailed so I stepped in and introduced myself. This is where I met Anthony - who was later diagnosed with the same disease as me and began the exact same treatment as me the weeks following. I watched Anthony have the exact same attitude as I did and got through Chemo with flying colors. He showed me how much attitude affect your fight. 
  • Zack Jenis - the definition of tough. Zack was living a normal healthy life when he found out he had a very rare form of cancer. As scary as that may be, Zack looked cancer in the eyes and made sure it would not let it win. He has been battling for the past year and everytime I get updates, I hear he is staying postive and progressing towards one day being cancer free
  • Nathan Sachs - who recently lost his battle to cancer. He was told he did not have much time yet he looked cancer in the face and fought for nearly a year. He showed me what strength truly was and I will forever use him as my inspiration. 

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