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ALISON SEIGEL'S BAT MITZVAH PROJECT

September 16, 2012
Marlene Portnoy’s niece chose The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation for her tzedakah project for her bat mitzvah. She asked that all of her guests make a small contribution to the foundation in her name!

NICOLE KULCHAR'S WINE TASTING

September 9, 2012
To raise awareness and to help increase donations for the DTRF, Nicole decided to host a wine tasting fundraiser at a local wine bar (A Taste of Wine). The wine bar offers discounts on cases of wine, making the fundraiser affordable for me. They recommended that 1-2 people sponsor the wine tasting and then all profits…

NYC TO MONTREAL IN HONOR OF JEANIENNE PALMER

September 8, 2012
Aaron Saucier cycled from NYC to Montreal, taking roughly a week, in honor of his friend, Jeanienne Palmer. Aaron’s goal was to raise $2,000 for DTRF- and he achieved it through this special ride. Aaron also made a special trip down from NYC to Running for Answers in 2012. http://www.indiegogo.com/desmoidtumors

SOPHIE'S WALK FOR REED

September 1, 2012
A walk was held in Mission Hills, Kansas on Saturday morning, September 1, 2012. The fundraising event, benefiting the Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation, took place despite the dreary conditions provided by the remnants of hurricane Isaac as it slowly made its way across the Midwest. Sophie’s father, Reed Hickok, lost his battle with an abdominal…

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS DTRF BAKE SALE FOR 2011 RUNNING FOR ANSWERS

August 31, 2012
Quest Diagnostics fundraising activities have raised over $1,700 for RFA with a series of events.    One of the events the Collegeville QuestCares and the “Robin’s Runners” team sponsored a bake sale that raised over $500.

2012 Wine Tasting

May 17, 2012
Meredith Vieira, former host of TODAY on NBC and host of Who Wants to Be A Millionaire, was an honorary guest of a spring DTRF wine-tasting fundraiser on May 17th in Piermont, New York. Attendees enjoyed good food, wine and company, as well as the chance to meet and hear from Ms. Vieira. Also supporting…

A SPECIAL KIND OF FUNDRAISER GIVEN BY THE MENDEL'S

May 1, 2012
During May and June of 2012, Leslie Mendel and her family worked hard raising money to find a cure for desmoid tumors, from which her son Daniel suffers. You see, instead of inviting people to another lavish event, the Mendel’s asked everyone to stay home and instead send a contribution. Thank you to the Mendel…

2011 Wine Tasting Fundraiser

December 22, 2011
To Help Find a Cure: The 2011 Wine Tasting Fundraiser was a Success!

CATALINA MARKETING 5K RUN/WALK IN SADDLE BROOK NJ

June 1, 2011
Catalina Marketing held a 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser to benefit DTRF at Saddle Brook Country Park in New Jersey on June 1st, 2011. With 26 participating runners & walkers, they Successfully raised over $2000!
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