Past Events - Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation

Past Events

2nd Annual JoeStrong Volleyball Tournament

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Special thank you to all who joined Joe Erickson for his volleyball tournament on October 21st in Austin, TX! Joe decided to fundraise as a virtual participant in RFA this year, since he wasn't able to make it to Philadelphia for DTRF's events.  Through the tournament and 12 basket charity raffle, this event raised over…

Spring into Summer Festival on June 13, 2015

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The Spring into Summer Rock Festival took place Tubby's Nightclub in Duncannon, PA, in support of DTRF. It ran from 2pm- 2am, with a full roster of bands playing cover and original material. Lots of rock for a great cause! Great event!  

Used Clothing Drive & Chicken Dinner on June 13 & 14, 2015

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Austin's Fibromatosis Research Foundation (AFRF) held their annual clothing drive and chicken dinner this year to benefit DTRF! We are so grateful for their ongoing support, and we congratulate them on another successful event!

Seventh Annual Lap4Life on June 20, 2015

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Dr. Angelo Casabianca passed away due to complications with desmoid tumors, but his friends an family have found an amazing way to memorialize him. Congratulations to the Casabianca and Reade families for hosting another successful Lap4Life event!  

Summer Market in the Swiss Alps on June 21, 2015

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Special thanks to the Barrell family for holding a summer market on behalf of DTRF!  

Sophie’s Walk for Reed on August 30, 2015

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Sophie hosted her 4th Annual Walk for Reed in honor of her father, Reed, who lost his battle against an abdominal desmoid in April 2010. This year, her walk took place on August 30th in Mission Hills, Kansas. Special thanks to Sophie for fundraising over $7,000 and donating these funds to DTRF! Take a look…

Tucking for Tumors on September 13, 2015

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Special thanks to Kelly Mercier who organized Tucking for Tumors on behalf of her survivor son who is 9 years old. This event raised over $1500 on behalf of the Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation and took place at Pure Barre in Cary, North Carolina. We are so grateful for their support!  

DTRF Golf Outing

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DTRF hosted over 135 golfers and over 170 dinner attendees at the beautiful Tuxedo Club in Tuxedo, NY, on Monday, June 13th.  Attendees enjoyed the spectacular setting along with dinner on Tuxedo Lake. All funds will be donated to desmoid tumor research, and DTRF thanks the volunteer committee who worked countless hours to help organize this special event.…

A Celebration of Hope 

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The Wilmarth and Gallagher families have got a big surprise for the Westmoreland County Fairgrounds in Pleasant Unity, PA on May 21st! This fun- filled day will include crafters, vendors, kids' activities, door prizes and raffles! Please visit: for more information and updates on the event.  

Third Annual Desmoid Dash on September 19, 2015

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Over 300 runners and walkers attended the Desmoid Dash this year in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, just outside of Minneapolis! This special event is held in honor of Matt Zechmann, but this year, he welcomed approximately 15 other survivors from the area to rally their teams! Thank you to the Zechmann family, the race planning committee,…
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