My Fundraising Page

Jun 01, 2012

I have a mission-to help find cures and more effective treatments for blood cancers. To accomplish that mission, I’m participating in a sports endurance event as a member of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Team In Training. Like the other members of TNT, I will be raising funds to help find cures and better treatments for cancer. I’m improving the quality of my life by participating and with your support, I can help improve the quality of life for patients and their families as well.

Meet Fred. He's my brother-in-law.

Fearless. Strong. Happy. And only 48 years old.

He was diagnosed with kidney cancer just recently and my head is spinning that this is hitting so close to home. When I joined Team in Training a month ago it was for the sole purpose of raising funds to help TNT, and to get into the San Francisco Nike Womens Marathon. I had no clue this would come to mean so much more to me than just that. Fred? C'mon Cancer......GO AWAY!!!!!!!!

Cancer is unbiased. Unexpected. Unwanted. But it doesn't care. It makes itself known. I was with my BFF during her two and a half year battle with Cancer. She died at age 25. She was also Fred's wife. They were married almost 5 years when she died. It's been 20 years, and it feels like yesterday. C'mon Cancer....GO AWAY!!!!!!

My uncle was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He lived for six months after he was diagnosed. My aunt was left with a broken heart. They had been married for almost 34 years. He had just retired. Seriously? C'mon Cancer.......GO AWAY!!!!!!!

I know that just about everyone I know has had their life (unwantedly) touched by cancer.

  • My ex-landlord, Mary Jo.
  • My ex-coworker, Kelly.
  • My coworker, Mary Lynn's cousin, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at 20 years old, only to have it return ten years later.
  • My coworker, Kim's dad
  • My ex-mother-in-law.
  • My own mom.
  • My daughter's kindergarten teacher, Ms. K.
  • My running buddy Michelle's brother.
  • My friend, Dan, who was diagnosed with colon cancer and fought the battle and won.
  • My other brother-in-law, Robert.
  • My friend Mary's sixteen year old nephew (who didn't win the battle).
  • My childhood friend, Rhonda.

Cancer touches the lives of the people my life touches. It's unwelcome.


Please make a donation in support of my efforts with Team In Training and help advance the research for cures.

I will do the work. I will do the training. I will do the miles. Help me get there. Help me raise the money.

Because Fred is only 48. And he is fearless. And because he is my honored teammate. (I love you, Fred.)

Let's make cancer GO AWAY.......any amount can help make that happen.


Supporter Comments

    "You can do it Renee!!! "

    Susan Arbour

    Thu Jun 21 01:48:05 EDT 2012

    "So proud of you for doing this! You're gonna rock Nike and I'll be right there with you!"

    Julie Guevara

    Fri Jun 29 01:25:24 EDT 2012

    "2 ILML bracelets :) "

    Julie Guevara

    Mon Jul 02 12:49:29 EDT 2012

    "Never give up! _\m/"

    Pegs Shicka4life

    Sat Jul 07 09:13:16 EDT 2012

    "And in honor of Fred Souleret Thank you Renee for doing this to help others -- OX ~Lele"

    Mrs Lele Ruiz

    Fri Jul 13 10:05:51 EDT 2012

    "Good heart Rinni... luffa u!"

    Jen Stephenson

    Wed Jul 18 12:16:06 EDT 2012

    "You are an awesome inspiration Renee! Good luck with your fundraising efforts! Almost there!"

    Kim Colton

    Sat Jul 21 01:22:05 EDT 2012

    "Lost my mom, dad, sister, uncle, and cousins to cancer. Unwanted...yes! Go Renee, so cancer goes away! Thanks for doing this!"

    Don Potter

    Tue Jul 24 02:09:33 EDT 2012

    "You got this! "

    Ken Arcia

    Fri Jul 27 08:04:10 EDT 2012



    Sat Jul 28 12:42:38 EDT 2012

    "Here's to making it to 100%!!! Everything from here on out is BUTTAH!!! ;-)"

    Bob LoParo

    Wed Aug 01 10:24:39 EDT 2012

    "You've done a KICK ASS job your first season with TNT, training, fundraising, and being an awesome inspiration to strive for more in loving life! Congratulations on such an amazing job! You are gonna run Nike with a BREEZE! Go TEAM! Go RENEE!"

    Christina Sarmiento

    Sat Aug 11 11:35:38 EDT 2012

My Fundraising Total

Raised: $3,828.00 | Goal: $3,200.00
120 %

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In Honor of

Fred Souleret,Maria Ana Souleret, and John Palomo

My Thanks To

Jann Goldsby $150.00
Renee Souleret $115.00
Purple Lunch Fundraiser $112.35
Kristine Zenkus $100.00
Wristband Sales $100.00
Susan Curry $100.00
Bob LoParo $85.65
Bob LoParo $80.00
Kim Colton $55.00
Ty Blake-Holden $50.00
Paula Dunn $50.00
Sylvia Cline $50.00
Chris and Lorella Crews $50.00
Paula Dunn $50.00
Tom Cutler $50.00
Don Potter $50.00
Kenneth Phelps $50.00
Susan Arbour $50.00
Jen Stephenson $50.00
Dr. Kaul $50.00
Paula Dunn $50.00
Mindy Raymond $50.00
Dr. Said $50.00
Geraldine White $50.00
Paula Dunn $50.00
Susan Arbour $50.00
Joan Reid $50.00
Amy Merriman $50.00
Margaret Torres $50.00
Kathleen Yoshida $50.00
John Ferron $50.00
Wristband Sales $40.00
Teresa McGrady $40.00
Dr. Nasr $40.00
Dena Leischner $35.00
Alice Lenhart $35.00
Kelly Moskowitz $35.00
Janell Bruneau $35.00
Bonnie Kunkleman $30.00
Frank Saucedo $30.00
Ty Blake-holden $25.00
Sharon Burke $25.00
Suzette Arrington Riley $25.00
Meg Conly $25.00
Kim Tripeny $25.00
Shelley Rocha $25.00
Ken Arcia $25.00
Jason Gilbert $25.00
Mary Lynn Rose $25.00
Peggy Kennedy $25.00
Pegs Shicka4life $25.00
Shelley Stout $25.00
Michael Pack $25.00
Jimmy Hawkins $25.00
Jonathan Gleicher $25.00
Richard Hernandez $25.00
Consuelo Morales $25.00
Katherine Hammons $25.00
Michelle Terry $25.00
Anonymous $25.00
Kristina Wyckoff $25.00
Angela Beckett $25.00
Kevin Cikatricis $25.00
Gail Manley $25.00
Kimberly Winters $25.00
Bobbi Barnfather $23.00
Raquel Puente $20.00
Consuelo Morales $20.00
Michael Blagg $20.00
Daniel Vierra $20.00
Beckie Rush $20.00
Julie McIntosh $20.00
Molly De la Cruz $20.00
Mary Sisto $20.00
Dr. Ahmed $20.00
Robert Levy $20.00
Joe Guerrero $20.00
Gloria Phillips $20.00
Chad Triplett $20.00
Susan Guerrero $20.00
Gilbert Gomez $20.00
Sami Souleret $20.00
stephanie torres $20.00
Carla Westerdale $10.00
Amelia Boik $10.00
Michele McMahan $10.00
Grace Boggs $10.00
Jeronimo Barrera $10.00
Tom Conway $10.00
Jo Abuel $10.00
Dylan Zeigler $10.00
John Pedro $10.00
Julie Guevara $10.00
Marie Treacy $10.00
Kimberly Winters *jacket* $5.00
Rosalie Padilla $5.00
Gerardo Bonilla $5.00
Tonya Ezelle $5.00
Jamie See $5.00
Maria Cabrera $5.00
George Girmay $5.00
Ashlee Seylaz $5.00
Monica Valadez $5.00
Jana Cole $5.00
Adolph Zayas $5.00
Patty Terry $5.00
Ginger Scott $4.00
Digna Hallare $3.00
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