Welcome to Team Nestegg's Fundraising Page

Welcome to Team Nestegg's Fundraising Page
Sep 18, 2017

Welcome to Nestegg’s Light The Night Walk Team Fundraising Page!

As many of you know, I lost my 48 year old brother, Nick Nguyen, to colon cancer in October 2015.  He tried fighting the disease for 2 years but the cancer was too aggressive and he ultimately lost the battle. He left behind a wife and 2 young children. 

According to Cancer.org, there are 75 different types of cancers. Cancer is described as a disease in which abnormal cells divide and uncontrollably destroy the body tissue.  Most likely, everyone has known someone who has survived or died from cancer.  It is a horrible disease and we want to raise awareness to fund research to find a cure.

I first became intimately involved with leukemia, a form of blood cancer, when my mom’s neighbor, Jim Alder, was fighting leukemia while Nick was fighting colon cancer.  Although Nick passed, Jim survived and his story is amazing.  Click on the link to read about Jim’s story.  http://pages.lightthenight.org/ocie/OrangeCo17/jalder 

I later attended a fundraising that I was invited by Barbara Logue-Barish, one of the Directors of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. All of the speakers were inspiring, but one mother stood out. This mother had a son who was diagnosed with leukemia at 3 years old and lost his battle at 5 years. She was so strong when she told her story and I realized how grateful I was to have my 3 children alive, all healthy and happy.

Cancer does not discriminate based on your age, ethnicity or economic background. 

Please join me and my team's effort today by registering to walk and/or by making a donation. Your participation in the Light The Night Walk will save lives today.

Be sure to check our team page from now until the end of the year to see our progress!

Thank you in advance for your participation and/or donation! You are making a difference by bringing us all closer to living in a world without cancer! God Bless!

Thank you for bringing us all closer to living in a world without blood cancers!

 

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Team Name Subteam Walk Site Date Team Captain City/State  
Team Nestegg   Angel Stadium 09/23/17 Stephanie Nguyen-Yu Anaheim, CA  

Supporter Comments

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    "Good luck on your 1st walk for a great cause! <3 <3 <3"
     

    Heather Yee

    Tue Sep 19 07:04:53 EDT 2017

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    "Good Luck and God Bless."
     

    Anne Nguyen

    Tue Sep 19 08:12:54 EDT 2017

Team Fundraising Total

Goal: $5,000.00
 
78 %
Donations: $3,880.00

Donate to our Team

Join Team Nestegg in the Mission to wipe out blood cancer:

 Titanium $1,000.00
 Platinum $500.00
 Gold $250.00
 Silver $100.00
 Super $50.00
 Star $30.00
 Other $

Thanks To

Mai Nguyen Knostman $1000.00
Samantha Nguyen $500.00
Helen Nguyen $500.00
Mary Nguyen $100.00
Anne Nguyen $100.00
Heather Yee $100.00
Ashley Nguyen $50.00
mr davey  
Michael Nguyen  
Kit Gut