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Amazon Wish List

We could not have the success we do without our amazing prizes! If you’d like to donate some items off of our Amazon Wish List, that would be MUCH appreciated! Something for every budget.   Amazon 5K for FA Wishlist    

Fierce Fundraising Efforts

The 5K for FA is on May 6, 2017. Until then we are fiercely raising money for Fanconi anemia in support of my son Eli and others like him.   If FA families didn’t fundraise, then over 97% of the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund’s budget would NOT exist.   If FA families didn’t fundraise, who then […]

Be a $100 Champion for FA

Why Raise $100? A $100 donation goal is attainable for nearly everyone on social media. It’s not a lot to gather up for a worthy cause, and it also adds up fast… 1 5K for FA $100 Champion=$100 10=$1000 50=$5000 100=$10,000 200=$20,000 How to Raise $100 Online: Anyone  can set up their fundraising page in about 60 seconds by […]

Why Your Donations Matter

I recently wrote a letter to friends and family who do not live in the area, urging them to donate. Below is that letter, I thought others might be interested in hearing exactly why your contributions help SO much. Dear Friends and Family, Our 3rd Annual 5K for FA is coming up on May 6. As you […]

Group Sponsorship Opportunities

Are you involved with a group that is interested in supporting our 5K for FA? Consider becoming a sponsor! Your group members can raise money among themselves in any way they see fit (car wash, bottle and can drive, coin collection, bracelet sale, dance party, etc.) and submit a donation to become a sponsor. With […]

5K for FA Exceeds $20,000 Goal

Don’t Stop Believing If you donated, thank you. If you sponsored, thank you. If you volunteered, thank you. If you ran/walked, thank you. If you bought stuff, thank you. If you recruited, thank you. If you traveled to be here, thank you. If you prayed for our success, thank you. If you never doubted us, […]

Nearly There

We have come an incredibly long way since this disease was discovered in 1927, but we have to do more. I don’t want to be standing on this stage in a few years memorializing my son. I don’t want to be robbed of watching him grow up and having a family of his own. I […]

The Countdown is ON

What’s Left To Do We are ten days from the 5K for FA and everything is coming together! Programs are being printed, raffle prizes are being sorted, t-shirts are being made by the boxful and we are ready to run! Register There is still time to register for all events. The ‘Kids Fun Run’ (about 480 […]

Raffles

Since our raffle prizes were wildly popular last year, we’re bringing them back again! We are now seeking gift baskets to raffle off on May 6, 2017 at our 5K for FA. This is a great way for groups to get involved. We can pick up! Create your own theme or choose from the list […]

Amazon Wish List

Are You Wishing You Could Help Us Out? We’ve heard from lots of folks interested in supporting our 5K for FA. Here’s another way for people to contribute. Simply head over to our Amazon Wish List and see if there is something you can help us acquire, big or small– we need it all!   […]