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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,…

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!  

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…

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!  

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!  

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!

DTRF’s Best of Broadway Event

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Location: Crowne Plaza We were pleased to host our Best of Broadway event at the Crowne Plaza in Suffern, NY on June 4th. Performers Barbra Russell, Ron Sharpe, along with 3 other amazing performers took the stage and captivated our audience with pieces straight from Broadway. Special thank you to the donors and attendees who…

Doubles for Desmoids on April 29, 2015

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The Doubles for Desmoids Tennis Tournament took place on April 29th at the Bitsy Grant Tennis Center in Atlanta, GA. Because of the rain, participants were not able to play tennis, but they did raise over $14K at their brunch and silent auction. Amazing effort! Special thanks to the Simpson and Sonke families! View pictures…

Vendor Bingo on March 28, 2015

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Special thank you to Austin's Fibromatosis Research Fund (AFRF) for all of the hard work they do to raise funds for DTRF! At their Vendor Bingo event, AFRF raised over $3,000!  
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