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Chris & Kelly's Race for Haley
Jul 17, 2016

On May 21, 2015, our good friends' ten year old daughter, Haley, was diagnosed with High Risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) and the journey with ALL began. We have joined TEAM HALEY. We are a group of family and friends who are participating in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training program and we have a goal of raising $100,000 for LLS. We will be doing the Las Vegas Half Marathon and 10K in Haley's honor and will be running alongside Haley's parents Mike and Kressent. Haley and Karys will be on the sidelines cheering us on! 

 

Haley has endured hundreds of oral chemotherapy doses at home, over 100 rounds of intravenous chemotherapy, 1 body scan, 2 emergency room visits, 25 spinal tap chemotherapy injections, 5 blood transfusions, 2 surgeries and numerous inpatient admissions. She endured hair loss twice, weight gain and weight loss. Haley is now in the maintenance phase of treatment which lasts for two years and includes oral chemotherapy daily and chemotherapy through her port once a month at the clinic.

 

                          

Thanks to organizations like LLS who fund groundbreaking research, the survival rate for children with ALL increased from less than 5% in the 1960’s to a survival rate of over 92% today. To quote Haley’s Mom, Kressent Marston: “Now 92% sounds pretty good, right? However, when it's your child and there is an 8% chance that they may not survive, I for one, do not like that. I want to live in a world where I can say "there is a 100% cure rate for childhood cancer!!!!"

 

The battle against blood cancers is far from won. Despite progress, more than one third of blood cancer patients sadly do not survive 5 years after their diagnosis. More funding is needed to advance research and help save more lives. 

 

We are fighting for Haley and other blood cancer patients! We want Haley to know that we’ve done everything we can to help find a cure for childhood leukemia.

 

Every dollar makes a difference! Thank you for your support!!

 

Here is a short video of Haley’s journey with ALL.

 

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Supporter Comments

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    "Our thoughts are with Haley and her family and friends... What a strong little person!! Sending love. "
     

    The Mulligans

    Sat Jul 23 06:01:56 EDT 2016

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    "Thank you run hard!!"
     

    Haley loves enchiladas

    Fri Aug 19 12:06:32 EDT 2016

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    "Go Team Haley!! "
     

    Meagan Bronder

    Fri Aug 26 04:35:50 EDT 2016

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    "Childhood health issues are the worst! Way to be rock stars to crush it!"
     

    Carrie Munson

    Mon Aug 15 01:33:35 EDT 2016

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    "Good luck Team Haley!"
     

    Dawn Piacitelli

    Sun Aug 14 10:34:21 EDT 2016

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    "Good luck!"
     

    Kim heggernss

    Fri Jul 22 06:25:01 EDT 2016

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    "GO TEAM! Sending love, light, health and strength your way. "
     

    Dana Benson Construction

    Tue Jul 19 02:33:34 EDT 2016

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    "Good luck!"
     

    Ayer family

    Fri Oct 07 12:56:27 EDT 2016

My Fundraising Total

Raised: $1,343.68 | Goal: $5,000.00
 
27 %

My Team

 
Team Total: $155,094.66 | Goal: $100,000.00

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My Thanks To

Ayer family $100.00
Elizabeth O'Neal $100.00
The Mulligans $100.00
Kim heggernss $100.00
Meagan Bronder $50.00
Kari Kennard $50.00
Haley loves enchiladas $50.00
Luann And Dan Hilger $50.00
Anonymous $50.00
Lyon Family $50.00
Kristine Hanberg $50.00
Carrie Munson $50.00
Sarah Meier $50.00
Dawn Piacitelli $50.00
Sarah McCarthy $50.00
Mary and Gary Hill $50.00
Allison Welch $50.00
Lindstroms $50.00
Dana Benson Construction $50.00
The Hobson Family  
The Gorder family