Friends and Family,
I am climbing in memory of Jason B. Werst and in honor or Gabe Recla. Jason lost his 3rd battle to AML in 2011. Gabe, my father in law, is a survivor of multiple myeloma. Both of them went through terrible battles, battles I never want to watch family and friends go through again. I hope that you will join me in this fundraising battle to put the boots to all blood cancers! The 2018 climb will be my 8th. You have all helped raise just over $100,000.00 in the last 7 years. Please help me continue to memorialize and honor those that have battled or are battling these terrible blood cancers.
What is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society?
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The mission of LLS is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Since its founding in 1949, LLS has invested nearly $1 billion to advance cancer therapies and save lives.
Every day, more than 350 LLS sponsored researchers come closer to the goal of finding a cure for leukemia and related blood cancers. Locally, LLS funds 4 researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington Medical Center. Your support and commitment to the mission of LLS enables us to continue this important work of saving lives and aids us in our ability to reach patients in our community.
Thank you for your time and I hope that you will consider donating to this cause! Remember, every dollar counts when someone's life depends on it!