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It’s not what you leave to your children, it’s what you
leave in your children - Author Unknown
Dear Friends and Family,
2012 Pan Mass Challenge ride is dedicated to my parents.Sixteen years ago cancer took my father
and this past winter my mother lost her battle.The family came together in December to celebrate the life
of my mother.This August, I will
continue the celebration by riding the PMC again.
mother’s positive outlook on life will always be remembered.Never in her fight this last winter
would you feel it was getting her down.Her response to the question of “How are you?” was always
enthusiastically given as “I’m hanging in there!”.The treatments took her hair but never her magnificent
PMC is the single largest contributor to the Jimmy Fund at the Dana-Farber
Cancer Institute.Dana-Farber is
one of the leading hospitals in the country for cancer research and
treatment.Last year, the PMC
raised over $35,000,000.This year
on the weekend of August 4th and 5th, I will be one of over 5000 riders who
will be making our way across Massachusetts to raise money for cancer research.
is my fifth year riding and together over the years we have raised nearly
$25,000.In order for me to
participate again, I need to raise at least another $4300.As always, ONE HUNDRED PERCENT of the money
I raise goes directly to the Jimmy Fund.I hope you can help me with this project.Any size contribution will be greatly appreciated.
I ride with the names of my parents
on my jersey.You can see a
picture from my 2011 shirt on the back of this letter or on my PMC
profile.If you would like to
dedicate your donation to someone you know that has been affected by cancer I
would be happy to put their name(s) on my shirt also.My first year I rode with 18 names, last year there were
33.Just send me the name(s) along
with your contribution and together we can all ride.
Your tax-deductible donation can be
made in several ways.A check made
out to “PMC/Jimmy Fund” can be sent directly to me in the enclosed envelope or
I can come and pick it up.You can
also make a credit card donation on the internet at www.PMC.org.Click on the egift button in the upper
left corner and use my egift code- BN0032.Donations can be made anytime until October 1.
Feel free to call or email me if
you have any questions.So many
have helped us accomplish this over the years.Thank you for any support you can provide.
87 North Whitney StreetFederal
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