(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.
In memory of Marie Echavarri
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 »
On Sunday, Sept 23rd (Note date change) — the first annual Scott Horr Memorial golf tournament will be held at Wild Wood Country Club, in Rush NY
Earlier this year Scott lost his long fought battle with GIST Cancer. One of Scott’s true passions was golf. So, in honor of him, this tournament will bring his friends together More »
Join us again this year in New York to raise funds for GIST Cancer Research – our biggest event of the Year! Help us find a cure and bring hope, strength and determination to GIST patients waiting for a miracle.
- Registration (9:30 -10:30) Walk begins at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct 14th
- Location: Rockland Lake State Park (Lot 1 North Side), Congers, NY
- Guest celebrity and surprises.
- Free hot lunch served to all walkers.