My Fundraising Page

My Fundraising Page
Oct 16, 2017

Welcome to My Light The Night Walk Fundraising Page!

Yes, I've had cancer (been there, done that, thankfully).

No, it wasn't leukemia or lymphoma but let me explain why I am supporting this effort....

I had thyroid cancer but you're not going to see me on any thyroid cancer walks. My rationale is that if you have to spin the wheel of cancer, you'd like to land on "FREE" but if you don't get that lucky, thryoid is a better landing than most. So, I feel like I had it easy, compared to others.

It's the others that I'm walking for, especially for my friend at work who is battling a nasty one (she landed badly when she had to spin the wheel, twice). I want her to be well and I want her to be able to watch her kids grow up and I want to have coffee with her when we're old and wrinkly. (I'm a lot closer to that than she is, which is another thing that makes it so hard to watch what she is going through so bravely.)

The great thing (in an odd way) about leukemia and lymphoma is that because they are cancers of the blood, they can be studied outside the body. It means that scientists can easily do research on them. It means that scientists make discoveries that benefit not just leukemia and lymphoma, but all kinds of cancers (and there are lots of kinds of cancers). 

If you're a Cubs fan, you can donate to support Anthony Rizzo, the best first baseman in the world and a Hodgkin's Lymphoma survivor.

If you're a When Harry Met Sally fan, you can donate to support Nora Ephron, one of the world's funniest women, author of the movie script, and a leukemia survivor... or at least was a survivor until 2012. (Thank you, Linda for bringing me up to speed!)

If you're a Jule fan, you can donate to support anybody you want to honor or simply wish me well (I think I'm going to need Kleenex on this walk....)

Please click to donate and help me support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk. Thank you :)

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Supporter Comments

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    "Thanks for the opportunity to support your effort!"
     

    Loey Nordsletten-Soderstrom

    Tue Sep 05 10:35:41 EDT 2017

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    "Thank you for walking and fighting the fight for life!"
     

    Peter Lenz

    Wed Sep 06 07:55:04 EDT 2017

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    "Go Ms. Jule! "
     

    Debra & Kevin Esler

    Wed Sep 06 08:17:54 EDT 2017

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    "Support Jule. Fund research for cancer because all of is are touched by cancer directly or indirectly."
     

    Christine Terrace Zwiebel

    Thu Sep 07 10:47:59 EDT 2017

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    "Big time Jule fan! One step closer to wiping out cancer. "
     

    Laura Cison

    Wed Sep 06 11:45:24 EDT 2017

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    "Jule, Thank you for raising awareness and funds to make lives better!!!"
     

    Ian Hughes

    Wed Sep 06 10:57:04 EDT 2017

My Fundraising Total

Raised: $2,164.97 | Goal: $2,700.00
 
80 %

My Team

 
Team Total: $2,194.97 | Goal: $0.00

Make a Donation

Join Jule Kucera 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 $

My Thanks To

Anonymous $1000.00
Scenario B. Adebesin $100.00
Diana McCollum $3.12
Jule Kucera $100.00
Christine Terrace Zwiebel $50.00
Loey Nordsletten-Soderstr... $50.00
Dan Vaughan $1.85
Maria Mason $50.00
Ian Hughes $30.00
Jule Kucera $25.00
Melanie Boyle  
Lorena Shute  
Denise Broz  
Laura Cison  
Linda Rasins  
Susan Robertson  
Debra & Kevin Esler  
Peter Lenz  
Scott Hassell