Welcome to Karen's Krew's Fundraising Page

Welcome to Karen's Krew's Fundraising Page
Jul 13, 2017

Welcome to Karen's Krew's Fundraising Page


We became involved with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk because our co-worker and friend, Karen Davis, has acute lymphocytic leukemia.  She is also positive for the Philadelphia chromosome which causes its own issues (like brain cancer).  In order to survive leukemia, Karen will need to also undergo a bone marrow transplant to eradicate the Philadelphia chromosome issue.  Because her leukemia recently went into remission after several chemo treatments, in June 2017 she was able to start the transplant process with a terrific team at VCU in Richmond.  However, she will need to continue her chemo treatments in Prince William County until it is transplant time.  Once a marrow donor has been found, Karen will have to move to Richmond for many months to continue her treatment at VCU.



Karen is a single mom, daughter, family member and friend to many.  Her son, Michael, is now 15 and a rising sophomore in high school.  Thankfully, Karen is a fighting warrior having survived thyroid cancer in 2002 and 2008.  She has an amazing attitude and is ready to kick cancer’s butt to the curb again.

Karen wants to warn others that when your body is telling you something isn’t right, please listen.  She had several symptoms in the fall of 2016 and developed excruciating headaches in December 2016.  She took so much Advil that she was afraid she was giving herself an ulcer.  She felt like something was very wrong, and she had to see four different doctors before her blood was tested and she received the diagnosis of leukemia in March 2017.  

Team Name Subteam Walk Site Date Team Captain City/State  
Karen's Krew   Reston Town Center 10/13/17 Cathy Brudvig Reston, VA  

Supporter Comments

    "Sending you well wishes to let you know that you are always in our prayers and thoughts during this time. You are an inspiration to us. -Thomas Family (Beacon Neighbors)"

    Thomas Family

    Fri Sep 08 06:27:19 EDT 2017

    "Karen is our dear neighbor and friend. We wish Karen a speedy and successful treatment and can't wait for her to be healthy again and enjoying her life. Thank you for supporting her and raising money on her behalf to fight this desease. "

    Margaret, Melissa and Megan

    Fri Oct 13 04:32:09 EDT 2017

Team Fundraising Total

Goal: $5,000.00
90 %
Donations: $4,486.42

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We are sorry donations are no longer being accepted for this team for this event.

Thanks To

COA-FFX, Inc. Commissione... $815.00
Margaret, Melissa and Meg... $100.00
Sally Baldwin $50.00
Kitchen's $50.00
Cathy Brudvig $25.00
Dale Royal $20.00
Kimberly Sharp  
Thomas Family