Sophie began this walk last year as a way of honoring her dad who lost his battle with an abdominal Desmoid in April of 2010. Her 2nd annual walk took place in her neighborhood, Mission Hills, Kansas, on September 1st and raised just over $3,000! It was attended by neighbors, friends, parents and family, as well as classmates at Pembroke Hill School and her dad’s class of 1983.
This year her small committee made tshirts and enlisted a few sponsors to help underwrite the up front costs. She plans to continue the event through high school.
We congratulate Sophie on her great conviction in memorializing her dad and supporting desmoid research. Thank you, Sophie!