(for a $12 donation which includes shipping) you will receive Two Bracelets
Wear your bracelets to create awareness and donate to support research to help eradicate GIST.
Sizes: medium and large
GIST Find the Cure Magnetic Ribbon is now Available
With a donation of $12.00 (includes postage) we will send you the GIST Find the Cure Ribbon. You may donate online through paypal using the 'buy now' button below.
Please join us at our fundraiser, in honor of Terri Goembel…
Terri was diagnosed with a cancerous GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor) in January 2011. Terri danced her way to heaven on May 9th, 2011.
Please join us in an effort to raise money and awareness for this incurable disease.
During her courageous battle, Terri received over 25 units of blood. For this reason we encourage you to donate to Memorial Blood Centers. Memorial Blood Centers will be available at the Knights of Columbus Parking lot in a blood mobile. To sign up please visit MBC.ORG/searchdrives, enter #3957.
Following the blood drive…a LARGE silent auction, appetizers & beverages
100% of the proceeds go towards GIST Cancer Research Fund
Knight of Columbus
1114 American Blvd W
Bloomington, MN 55420
Friday, August 16th
3:30-7PM: BLOOD DRIVE
$10.00 per person
Kids are FREE
For more information, contact Trisha Lien at email@example.com
In memory of Marie Echavarri
Please join us this year as we raise awareness and money for research on Feb 23, 2013 from 6-11 pm at the Merion, in Cinnaminson, NJ.
Tables seat 10 people. Get a group of friends together and have a blast! Tickets are $90. This event will be better than last year!
Here’s what you get for your ticket…
- 5 Hr Top-Shelf Open Bar
- 3 Stations during cocktail hour PLUS 30 different kinds of passed appetizers
- 4 Course Served dinner (your choice of beef, chicken, or fish for main course. There is a vegetarian option)
- Live entertainment including music and a fashion show
For an additional fee
- Silent Auctions
- Basket Raffles
- Boutique shopping provided by Queen Bee Boutique
Overnight accommodations provided by Wingate by Wyndham for $89/night when you mention the GIST Benefit Ball.
Shuttle service will be provided continuously throughout the night.
All funds raised from this event will go towards Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor research at Fox Chase Cancer Center and 4 other facilities across the country. Please help make a difference.
With questions or concerns, please call me at 609-668-9714 (Julie Cramer) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 4th Annual "Walk for A Cure" at Sarg Hubbard Park in Yakima, WA will be held on April 20, 2013 Last year's event
was a great success. Thanks to all who participated and to all the volunteers who made the event possible.
There is no fee to register. Check in at 10 am, walk begins at 11 am. A light lunch will be served at noon. All participants are eligible for door prizes and gift baskets.
To register for this year's event, click here to get the current Registration Form.
For more information, contact Tempest Sanborn at Tempsanborn@gmail.com or call her at Tel: 509-834-8857
For a bit of local coverage of last year's event – click here.
For a copy of the poster, click here.
Please join us for our
Together We Can Make A Difference
"Find a Cure"
Monday, May 6th
3 Consuelo Place, Oakdale, NY
Monday, May 6th at 6:30 pm
Admission: $35 per person
Includes hors d'oeuvres, unlimited beer, wine & soda, 50/50 Raffle, Chinese Auction with many exciting items such as: Dine around Long Island with Gift Cards to many fine restaurants
…and many more!
Call 631-332-4401 for reservations or e-mail event coordinator Eleanor Svedi at Eleanor@lessings.com
Download PDF flier for Event Registration Form/Flyer
GCRF would like to thank JULIE CRAMER for spearheading another wonderful event. Held on Feb 23rd at the Merion, in Cinnaminson, NJ. This annual event raises money to help eradicate GIST. Julie began the event to honor the memory of her dad, Mark Becker.
We at GCRF want to thank Julie for a great job well done. Enjoy the following video, to get a taste of what the evening held…
Watch Video of the Event…
2012 Peter Thomas
Ride For A Cure
Cycling 1,000 Miles in 10 Days
Cape Town, South Africa
The GIST Cancer Research Fund’s Cycling Warriors took to the road on October 23, 2012 for their 1,000-mile, 10-day crusade in the fight against GIST Cancer.
The spirit of Peter Thomas led the way and along with Riette and Dylan Thomas (and Wayne Thomas in tow), the riders began and ended a triumphant journey along the rugged South Africa coast.
It all started in Gordon’s Bay and concluded in Cape Town. It was the toughest and most challenging of the three Peter Thomas Memorial Rides For A Cure. It stretched the riders physically, mentally and emotionally. They crossed fourteen mountain passes and endured gale force headwinds that were so strong that it almost blew the riders off their bikes.
While each cyclist came for a different reason on this trip, the camaraderie and banter amongst the group was certainly a unique experience for many. You do have to ask yourself the question, why some come back to do this grueling ride every three years? Through all the adversity, this fantastic group of GIST Cyclists left their jobs, families and comforts of home to cycle 1,000 miles in 10 days to raise money for the GIST More »