dtrf, Author at Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation

Eighth Annual Lap4Life

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 […]

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DTRF Golf Outing

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. […]

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A Celebration of Hope

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.  

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Kutztown Fall Festival on October 4, 2015

Special thanks to Corinne Conrad, Rochelle Miller, the volunteers and crafters who hosted the Kutztown Fall Festival at the Kutztown Fairgrounds in Kutztown, PA! This special event was hosted by Austin’s Fibromatosis Research Foundation and benefited DTRF.  

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Third Annual Desmoid Dash on September 19, 2015

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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Tucking for Tumors on September 13, 2015

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!  

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Sophie’s Walk for Reed on August 30, 2015

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 […]

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Seventh Annual Lap4Life on June 20, 2015

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!  

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