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get sponsors for my Philadelphia Ovarian Cancer Walk on Sept. 15th

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AmyBK8899thank you!!

your support was much appreciated.
The walk was great, the weather cleared up just in time, and I think this was the biggest turnout yet. 6 years ago


AmyBK8899walk is TOMORROW

and I didn’t reach even halfway to my goal.

But my team did! Our goal was $1500, and we raised over $1700, which is wonderful. Thanks to everyone for your support!

If you’d still like to sponsor me and help find a cure for ovarian cancer, here is my personal link page- Amy’s page

Every little bit is appreciated! 6 years ago


AmyBK8899not quite halfway

I’m at $200, which is not quite halfway to my goal of $500. My team’s goal is $1500.00, and we’re at almost $1100.00.

Anything would be appreciated! $1, $5, it doesn’t matter.

And if anyone is in the Philly region and would like to walk, join our team The Spiraling Butterflies! The more the merrier!

Here is my personal link page- Amy’s page6 years ago


AmyBK8899Less than 2 weeks left

I’m walking with my team from last year, The Spiraling Butterflies, in memory of my friend’s mother Carol.

The Walk for the Whisper in Philly is organized by NOCC. Here’s what the NOCC does (pulled from their website):
NOCC Goals

  • Provide the medical community and general population with a national resource focused solely on ovarian cancer. Offer complete and accurate information regarding ovarian cancer
  • Raise awareness about the incidence, prevalence, and clincial presentations of ovarian cancer
  • Initiate patient/physician discussions about the risk factors and symptoms of ovarian cancer
  • Obtain more funding for:
    o Patient and public education
    o Professional education
    o Quality of life for ovarian cancer survivors

Here is my personal link page- Amy’s page

Each year 15,000 women die from ovarian cancer. We can change this!
Help me make a difference! Every little bit counts. 6 years ago


AmyBK8899give up your Starbucks for a day

and help make a difference!

I will be walking in the Walk For The Whisper in Philadelphia on Sept. 15th, which benefits ovarian cancer research. I’m walking in memory of my friend’s mother, who died a few years ago.

Carol was a sweet woman. She taught me how to make challah when I was little. It was heartbreaking during her struggle, and I will always admire her for the way she kept her spirits up. She died a few months after her first granddaughter was born. I remember how proud and happy she was at Makayla’s naming, and I’m sorry her grandkids won’t ever get to know her.

Please donate anything you can- $1, $5, $10. every little bit counts. Help save someone’s mom today!

Here is my personal link page- Amy’s page

If you’d like to walk with us, please join the team! The more, the merrier.

Thanks everyone for your support! 7 years ago


AmyBK8899it's here again!

On Sept. 15th I will be participating in the Walk For The Whisper 2007, in memory of my friend’s mother. My team is the “Spiraling Butterflies.”

Last year not only did I make my $500 fundraising goal, I surpassed it! Hoping for the same this year. And this year I won’t be walking pregnant. :)

Here is my personal link page- Amy’s page

Thank you everyone for your support and good wishes. 7 years ago


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