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Brianne's Race for Haley
Oct 05, 2016

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On May 21, 2015, a ten year old student at Kate's school, Haley, was diagnosed with High Risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) and the journey with ALL began. I 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. If we reach this goal, LLS will give us the opportunity to put the money raised directly towards the childhood leukemia research portfolio and Haley's name will be honorably linked to it. I will be doing the Gig Harbor Turkey Trot 10k in Haley’s honor on Thanksgiving Day! My whole family feels strongly about being part of the cure--Kate even held a lemonade stand to raise money!

 

                                    

 

 

Haley has endured over 100 rounds of intravenous chemotherapy, 25 spinal tap chemotherapy injections, hundreds of oral chemotherapy doses at home, 5 blood transfusions, and spent over 70 days in the hospital. 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. We still have four years until the doctors will tell us that Haley is “cured.”

 

                                         

Thanks to organizations like LLS that 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: “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!!!!"

 

ALL is the most common cancer in children. Many children can be cured with intensive multi-drug treatments, but these can have debilitating side effects. More effective and less toxic therapies are urgently needed for patients of all ages. 

 

I am fighting for Haley and other blood cancer patients! I want Haley to know that I’ve done everything I can to help find a cure for childhood leukemia. I would really appreciate your help.

 

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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    "Kate's lemonade stand earnings!"
     

    Kate Kampbell's Lemonade Stand

    Wed Oct 05 01:50:08 EDT 2016

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    "Happy to support this very worthy cause. Love and Blessings to Team Haley!"
     

    Anonymous

    Wed Oct 05 02:51:17 EDT 2016

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    "Go Brianne!"
     

    Anonymous

    Wed Oct 05 06:07:31 EDT 2016

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    "I couldn't be prouder to participate. Thank you for doing this . . . you are running for those of us who would like to, but can't for one reason or another. :-)"
     

    Rick Oldenburg

    Wed Oct 05 06:22:55 EDT 2016

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    "Avery is my grandson (now 24 yrs old) had acute AML at age 1 and lived in the hospital at childrens in Seattle, survived and is now studying to go into medicine. Good for you Brianne! Sabine"
     

    Sabine Manning

    Thu Oct 06 04:00:55 EDT 2016

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    "Love you sis! Great work!"
     

    Laurel Oldenburg

    Fri Oct 14 06:51:26 EDT 2016

My Fundraising Total

Raised: $644.93 | Goal: $750.00
 
86 %

My Team

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

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My Thanks To

Kate Kampbell's Lemonade ... $150.00
Inge Beardsley $100.00
Rick Oldenburg $100.00
Maggie Oldenburg $50.00
Sabine Manning $50.00
Laurel Oldenburg $25.00