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Fourth Annual Desmoid Dash

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The DTRF thanks (and congratulates) the donors, participants, sponsors and organizers of the 4th annual Desmoid Dash in Mendota Heights, Minnesota. This 5K event, created in honor of survivor Matt Zechmann, raised over $91K this morning and has raised over $332K since inception in 2013! Unbelievable! Follow the Desmoid Dash on Facebook here.

“CARRIE ON” Walk-a-thon & Picnic

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Nancy Deibel hosted a walk-a-thon in Hemlock, MI, in memory of her daughter, Carrie, who lost her battle with desmoid tumors. The event included a 50/50, bake sale and silent auction in support of DTRF. Special thank you to the Deibel family for their support.

Get “Big Red” to the Virginia State Fair’s Demolition Derby! 


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A short story about a car, and a boy, by 2 sisters who love them both... She is long, she is lean and most importantly she is big. She is Big Red. Many have seen, heard and smelled the living legend and some have even been fortunate enough to be engulfed in her magnificent polyester…

Eighth Annual Lap4Life 


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For the 8th year in a row, the community of Newburgh, NY, along with volunteers, runners, teachers, fire fighters and sponsors came together for Lap4Life! This special event, created in memory of Angelo Casabianca, includes 3 events: a 4 mile walk or run and a 1/4 mile kids run! DTRF is honored to be a…

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.…

Austin’s Fibromatosis Research Fund’s Used Clothing Drive & Chicken Dinner 


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Special thanks to Austin's Fibromatosis Research Fund along with volunteers and participants at their annual Used Clothing Drive and Chicken Dinner. Both events took place place at the Lyons Fire Company in Lyons, PA, on June 11 & 12, 2016.

Thomas Paron to conquer Vermont City Marathon

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Thomas Paron will be running the Vermont City Marathon on May 30th on behalf of DTRF. Thomas knows of 2 people affected by desmoid tumors, and this is put him into action! With a goal of $10,000, he is close to his goal! Special thank you to Compass Capital Management which will be providing a…

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: www.dtrfcelebrationofhope.com for more information and updates on the event.  

Pong-a-Palooza: Charity Beer Pong Tournament on behalf of DTRF

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Special thank you to Claudia Gomez, along with her family and friends for hosting Pong-A-Palooza, a charity beer pong tournament on May 14, 2016 in Philadelphia! This special event hosted over 50 teams in this double elimination tournament! Here are the rules she used below: Cost is $30/person ($60/team) and all proceeds go to DTRF-  Cost…

Vendor Bingo on March 20, 2016

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Special thank you to Rochelle Miller and Corrine Conrad for organizing this event with their amazing volunteer committee which took place at the Kutztown Fire Company! This event benefited Austin's Fibromatosis Research Foundation and DTRF!
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