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Thank you to everyone who donated to my Relay for Life fundraiser! My final total was $525! I appreciate Mandie Doak for inviting me to participate and also for honoring my mom with a Luminaria at the walk.

Please continue to give to the American Cancer Society as you can. I hope we will beat this disease within my lifetime and that we can celebrate more birthdays!

Donate to the ACS on their secure website:

Picture curtsey of Mandie Doak.

Remembering…Picture curtsey of Mandie Doak.

Relay For Life 2014

Relay For Life 2014

Special thanks to:

Mandie Doak

Laura Cunningham

Sheila Callahan

Bonnie Mann

Brenda Shinosky

Maddy Corey

Ruthanne Giattino

Shirley Pattison

Carolyn Wallman

Suzanne Meier

Karen Easter

Teresa Mann

Tony Reyes

& Team: West Fights Back!

Me with my mom Summer 2011

Me with my mom Summer 2011

I have signed up to be a “ghost member” of a friend’s (Mandie Doak, a co-worker from Illeshiem Germany, now living in Kansas) Relay For Life team. While I won’t be able to attend the event, I will be helping Mandie’s team reach their fundraising goal of $5,000. My personal goal is $200, but I’m hoping to raise WAY MORE! Please help by donating on my page (see link below) or join a Relay For Life team in your local area or as a “Ghost Member” of a friend’s team like me!

Why I’m Participating
I am participating because my life has been heavily effected by Cancer. My mother, Dorothea Ramirez, passed away on July 23, 2014 from gallbladder cancer, and my mother-in-law, Bonnie Mann, is currently undergoing treatment for cancer. While I am unable to attend the actual RFL event, I want to still be active in the fight against cancer and I want to help raise money to help find a cure and help families like mine who are fighting this disease.

Together, we can finish the fight!

My personal page, where you can donate to Relay for Life (American Cancer Society):

**Update: In less than 24 hours I reached my goal of $200, now my goal is $400! Thank you! Keep donating!

***Update pt 2: I’ve reached my goal of $400, and now my new goal is $500! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! This is so awesome.

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