Welcome To My Fundraising Page

Welcome To My Fundraising Page
Apr 13, 2009 by Christine Lebsack



I am training to participate in an endurance event as a member of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Team In Training (TNT).

TNT is the largest charity sports training program. Last year 75.8% of the Society's funding went to research, patient services, advocacy and educational outreach.

I have committed to raising $2900 to support LLS and would greatly appreciate your support. Your donation is 100% tax deductible. My donation deadline is just around the corner and I'm almost there!

Will you please support my participation with a donation? Any amount makes such a difference.

My event with Team In Training is to hike the Grandview Trail in The Grand Canyon May 9, 2009.

So much to pack and so little time. From sturdy hiking boots, trekking poles, wick away clothing, backpack, camelback, sunscreen, nutrition, sore legs, rashes, blisters, to most recently being bitten by an unleashed dog on the trail. Unknown to me at the time, was the most excellent first aid care and support available by not only the Fire Department on Mt. Lemmon but the Pima County Sheriffs department as well. You guys saved me from what could have been much worse. Your kindness and humor will remain with me for a long time.

The hikes are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer here in the desert.

I will be completing this event in memory of Gustav Felix Beckman and Jeff Lindorff , who this year lost his 2 1/2 year battle with multiple myeloma.

We need your support to cross the ultimate finish line - a cure!

Training Hikes:

Buddy Hike: Mt. Lemmon, Gulch 1/21/09

Buddy Hike: Bear Canyon, Seven Falls 1/28/09

Buddy Hike: Pima Canyon 2/4/09

TNT Hike: Sabino Canyon, Phoneline Trail 2/7/09

Buddy Hike: Sutherland Trail 2/12/09

TNT Hike: Saguaro Nat. Park East: Cactus Forest Trail 2/14/09

Buddy Hike: Esperanza Trail 2/19/09

TNT Hike: Tucson Mountain Regional Park: Golden Gate Loop 2/21/09

TNT Hike: Sabino Canyon: Blackett's Ridge 2/28/09

Buddy Hike: Sanctuary Cove 3/6/09

TNT Hike: Sweetwater Trail - Wasson Peak 3/7/09

TNT Hike: Catalina State Park: Romero Pools - this hike was cut short because of bad weather. 3/14/09

Buddy Hike: This was suppose to be Mt. Lemmon: Butterfly Trail but I now refer to it as "Dog bite trail" 3/17/09

Buddy Hike: Catalina State Park: Romero Pools - "Rash trail" 3/20/09

Buddy Hike: Tumamoc Hill 3/31/09

Buddy Hike: Tumamoc Hill 4/2/09

TNT Hike: Ventana Trail - "Rash/Blister trail" 4/4/09

Buddy Hike: Tumamoc Hill 4/9/09

Be sure to check back to see my fundraising and hiking progress.

Thank you Bellissima Salon & Day Spa in Oro Valley for your donation.

PLEASE email me if you have problems donating on this page:


Thank you for your support!



Supporter Comments

    "Nice work Katie's Mom! "

    Xavier Guerrero / Melissa Pierce

    Mon Jan 26 07:00:25 EST 2009

    "Your daughter is adorable and funny! Good luck!"

    John Genter

    Mon Jan 26 10:54:47 EST 2009

    "Your the best"

    Michael Lebsack

    Tue Jan 27 12:03:00 EST 2009

    "Good luck with the fundraiser and thanks for offering us to help. Norm & Stephanie Begody"

    Norman Begody

    Thu Jan 29 06:38:43 EST 2009

    "Chris, Thank you! The more we can do in this area faster is better! I lost my brother Jeff on January 4, 2009 after a 2 and a 1/2 year battle with multiple myeloma. He was a fighter to the end. After, radiation, chemo (monthly at the end stages) and stem cell transplants the cancer won again. One of the biggest things people can do in the short term is donate blood and register as a stem cell donor. Jeff was getting blood transfusions monthly and was for ever grateful to those that donate blood. It helped to extend his life and he knew that others were benefiting too. Thanks agin for your help in this fight and best wishes on your hike. Mark"

    Mark Lindorff

    Sat Feb 28 03:29:55 EST 2009

    "Good for you, Chris! Best of luck. Wendy & Stephen"

    Wendy Wallbrunn

    Sat Feb 28 06:19:38 EST 2009

    "Seems like a fair price for two massages!"


    Mon Mar 23 05:41:22 EDT 2009

    "In honor of my friend Tracy's battle and ultimate victory in kicking cancer's butt and her continued dedication in helping others do the same. Love ya girl!!!"


    Fri Oct 30 03:40:08 EDT 2015

    "Thanks Ellen!"

    Mon Oct 19 10:37:34 EDT 2015

    "We are happy to donate to this worthy foundation."

    Fri Oct 16 12:18:23 EDT 2015

    "Good luck Christine! What an awesome thing you are doing :)"

    Mary Gerdes

    Thu Apr 02 12:22:16 EDT 2009

    "Good luck! Far too hot for my blood :)"

    Adam Thomason

    Tue Apr 21 05:02:50 EDT 2009

    "Thank you Sue, for your hard work and dedication to support LLS. "

    Mon Sep 19 04:08:47 EDT 2016

    "Glad we could get you to the fund raising goal, now good luck with the hike!! "

    Margit and Arlen

    Thu May 07 12:26:16 EDT 2009

My Fundraising Total

Raised: $2,900.00 | Goal: $2,900.00
100 %

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We are sorry donations are no longer being accepted for this participant for this event.

In Memory of

Gustav Felix Beckman and Jeff Lindorff

My Thanks To

Michael & Susan Anderson $500.00
Cecilia $125.00
Tucson Pure Water $100.00
Adam Thomason $100.00
Ann Carlson $100.00
Rick Lebsack $100.00
carlos borras $100.00
Katie Steffel $100.00
Ed McNeiley $100.00
Michael Lebsack $100.00
John Genter $100.00
Elizabeth Beckman $100.00
Jeanne Lebsack $50.00
Terry Normoyle $50.00
Reuel Garfunkel $50.00
Mary Gerdes $50.00
Orthodontic Specialists o... $50.00
Ernest & Mellie Graves $50.00
Jeanne Lebsack $50.00
Laura Gonzalez $50.00
Jeanne Lebsack $50.00
Norman Begody $50.00
wade clark $25.00
Marlys Meacham $25.00
Gayle Cota $25.00
Jon Lebsack $25.00
Dennis Wilson $25.00
Jackson Boelts $25.00
Vincent Volpe $25.00
Susan Heylman $25.00
tom reeb $25.00
Richard Yellott $25.00
Emma & Randy Carlson $25.00
Health Insurance Broker S... $25.00
Suffolk Hills Pet Clinic $25.00
Wendy Wallbrunn $25.00
Robert Fleming $25.00
Alexandria Lebsack $25.00
Xavier Guerrero / Melissa... $25.00
Miles McInroy $20.00
Margit and Arlen  
Becky Lebsack  
Mark Lindorff  
Margit and Arlen