Welcome to Resilient Rina's Fundraising Page

Welcome to Team Resilient Rina's Fundraising Page
Apr 13, 2015

We are training with Team in Training (TNT) for the San Diego International Triathlon on June 28, 2015!

 Our kids Rina and Patrick are our inspiration.  Rina was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia - Philadelphia Chromosome (ALL Ph+) on May 10, 2013. This is a rare & high risk form of ALL. Only 5% of ALL patients exhibit the Ph+ type. Due to the high risk nature of the disease, the option of a new immune system through a bone marrow transplant was immediately explored. On Sept 17, 2013, Rina underwent a bone marrow transplant after discovering that her only sibling, 3-yr old Patrick beat the 1 in 4 chance of being her perfect marrow match! "Powerful Patrick's" cells allowed for an amazing recovery and gave her a second chance at life forever bonding the two siblings stronger than ever imagined. Rina is now thriving over one year in remission post-transplant. We now pay it forward through our causes including the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS).

We battled as a family and we each have the scars to prove it. As Rina’s parents and caregivers, we were so focused on Rina’s survival and Patrick’s ability to thrive that we could not take care of ourselves. Training for this triathlon will boost our healing and help us regain our physical and emotional health.  2015 is our year to heal and reclaim our lives and show cancer that it doesn't have our family!

Show your support with a donation to our team to help fund treatments that save lives like Rina’s every day; including targeted chemotherapy and immnuotherapies that use a person’s own immune system to kill cancer. 

Across the US TNT participants are training together as teams to prepare for a sports event that will support cures and access to treatments for blood cancer patients!

Please donate now to our team and help us all get closer to a world without blood cancers!

For a cure,

Keith, Marianne, Rina, and Patrick Sy

For more on our journey please visit:

 1 yr post BMT slideshow - 9 mins

https://vimeo.com/81140381 our 7 month journey - 15 mins

Blog: www.caringbridge.org/visit/rinasy


Supporter Comments

    "Proceeds from Parent Connection Swap Meet, 3/22/2015!"

    Keith Sy

    Mon Mar 23 05:59:17 EDT 2015

    "It is so inspiring to think how each of your strength was multiplied within your family! Meg "

    Meg Bouher

    Wed Apr 15 04:45:27 EDT 2015

    "We are honored and grateful to count you amongst our friends. xo"

    Allison Ohle

    Sat Apr 25 01:59:45 EDT 2015

    "Such an amazing family! Good Luck!!"

    Oak Tree Dental

    Mon May 11 02:31:50 EDT 2015

    "Excited for a delicious home cooked Filipino dinner! "

    Alejandra Rufatt

    Thu May 21 01:10:08 EDT 2015

    "The entire Sy family is so incredibly inspirational. We are so lucky to know you and have you as our friends. Love you guys! "

    Jeanne & Hayley Tawatao

    Wed May 27 01:25:30 EDT 2015

    "We are so proud to know your whole family! Thanks for letting us be by your side! We look forward to joining you at the fundraising dinner tomorrow. :)"

    The Sarvis Family

    Thu May 28 10:36:31 EDT 2015

    "You guys are doing great and are a true inspiration to all of us!! "

    Lily Kordic

    Thu May 28 10:52:34 EDT 2015

    "DINNER!!! "

    Rana Lotfi

    Thu May 28 04:52:37 EDT 2015

    "Congrats Marianne and Keith for an amazing season. Your family is a wonderful inspiration to us all!"

    Jacqueline Crockford

    Fri May 29 09:27:56 EDT 2015

    "Raffle for this."

    Papa Ed And Mama Sy

    Fri May 29 09:52:46 EDT 2015

    "Hi there, sorry we missed the delicious Filipino food! Best of luck in your continued fundraising! - the Nerys"

    Jill Nery

    Sun May 31 09:48:15 EDT 2015

    "Wishing you great success in this new challenge."

    Janisse Martinez

    Tue Jun 02 11:48:55 EDT 2015

Team Fundraising Total

Goal: $6,000.00
76 %
Donations: $4,565.12

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Thanks To

Keith Sy $410.00
Lily Kordic $250.00
Oak Tree Dental $250.00
Anonymous $105.80
Meg Bouher $100.00
Teresita Sy $100.00
Kristi Westphaln $55.00
Jill Nery $50.00
Allison Ohle $50.00
Peggy Crossman $50.00
Jonathan and Jill Nery $50.00
Rana Lotfi $45.00
Papa Ed And Mama Sy $25.00
Jacqueline Crockford $25.00
Alejandra Rufatt $25.00
Raychel Romero $20.00
Rod & Fritzi Myers  
Grace Sedurifa  
Janisse Martinez  
Robyn Sarvis  
Janet Hamada  
The Sarvis Family  
Jeanne & Hayley Tawatao