Alison White's Fundraising Page
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Alison White is a Senior at the University of Maryland School of Nursing. In the summer of 2017, she will be traveling with a group of college-aged students on a 70-day, 4000+ mile ride from Baltimore to Portland, raising money and awareness for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.


What is your connection to the cancer community?


Cancer has impacted so many people in my life. Someone very important to me, a wonderful grandmother, mother, and sister, recently passed of lung cancer. She showed incredible strength throughout her life and fought until her last day. I also am lucky enough to work with children with cancer as a student nurse. These children inspire me with their resilience and positivity despite the obstacles life has presented to them. I have seen first hand the struggles that people and their families must endure because of cancer.


Why are you traveling over 4000 miles this summer with the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults?


I am riding to support this organization that provides so many opportunities for young adults with cancer. This relentless disease can strip young people of the things we take for granted every day. They spend countless amounts of time and money on treatment, along with having to suffer through the side effects of the medications. This community of people needs a great deal of support. During the ride, our team will be able to provide scholarships for higher education, chemo care bags, arrange a bone marrow drive, and spend time with patients and their families who need love and encouragement. I hope that by embarking on this journey, I am able to inspire hope in those affected by cancer, the same way they have inspired me to ride. It is not just about raising enough money, but spending time with and helping a community of amazing people. Traveling across the country, I will not only be able to gain an amazing adventure, but also touch the lives of many different people along the way.

ABOUT 2017 4K for Cancer

2017 marks the 16th year of the 4K for Cancer sending young adults on journeys across the country in an effort to inspire hope and unite communities in the fight against cancer. The 4K for Cancer is a program of The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (UCF). Interested in joining the fight? Apply to be a rider or runner at


Over 70,000 young adults are diagnosed with cancer every year. Young adults (ages 15-39) face a variety of unique challenges with a cancer diagnosis including fertility preservation, social isolation, lack of insurance, delayed diagnosis, and more. 


The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults changes lives by creating a community of support for young adults, and their loved ones, impacted by cancer. With your support, the Ulman Cancer Fund is able to provide free support services and resources for the young adult cancer community including:

Cancer to 5K - a 12-week training program designed to introduce or reintroduce cancer survivors to physical activity.

Patient Navigation - a free program (onsite at cancer centers and remotely through our office) that ensures no young adult ever faces cancer alone. We provide one-on-one support & resources to young adults and their families to help them manage the cancer experience and long-term cancer survival.

Scholarships - a financial assistance program to help young adults continue their education after being affected by cancer through their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one.

UCF House - This year UCF broke ground on a “home away from home” to provide free housing for young adult cancer patients, and their caregivers, in East Baltimore. 

Your donation will help make these programs and our mission possible!

Name Date Amount Comments
Anonymous Friend 06/06/2017 $25.00 Keep Portland Weird
Pounce White 05/27/2017 $50.00 Meowww, rrrrr, purrrr, MEOW!
Chessie White 05/27/2017 $50.00 Rrrrrrrufffff! Rrrrrrufffff! Rrrrrrruffff!
FERNANDO BÉSAME-MUCHO 05/27/2017 $31.72 ¡ Eres una mujer magnífica y loca!
Amanda Bilenki 05/19/2017 $60.00 Go get em' Alison! PROUD OF YOU!!! Love, Amanda, Claude and Gabby!!!
Mel Kujawa 05/18/2017 $20.00 You go al!!!!
Ampal Pizza LLC 05/14/2017 $45.72  
Cinco De Mayo Fundraiser 05/10/2017 $500.00 Thank you all so much for the generous donations :)
Dan German 05/06/2017 $5.00  
Melissa & Devon 05/06/2017 $30.00 Have Fun!
Benny Fuz 05/05/2017 $30.00 Please come home ASAP
Jordan Smith 05/05/2017 $20.00 Ready for tacos (; Good luck!!!
Brandi Jay 05/05/2017 $5.00 You got it girl!!
Alexander Doan 05/03/2017 $40.00 Safe travels
Billy Sluder 05/03/2017 $35.00 Holy Guacamole!
Rolando Alvarenga 05/02/2017 $25.00 Go Team Portland! :)
Xixi Chen 05/02/2017 $10.00 You go! Support you 100% Will be cheering for you the whole time.
Nafiz Elgun 05/01/2017 $15.00 You rock!
Anonymous Friend 05/01/2017 $50.00  
Scott & Karen Iseri-Tang 04/30/2017 $100.00 Best wishes on your wonderful journey!
Kyle and Rachael Mansfield 04/28/2017 $150.00 You can do it! Do great things!
Shelby Walker 04/23/2017 $40.00 Excited for you! Have fun! Good luck! ❤️❤️
Jane Sluder 04/23/2017 $50.00  
Anonymous Friend 04/23/2017 $50.00  
Lin Chen 04/23/2017 $10.00 Best of luck Alison!
Peg Bowden 04/23/2017 $50.00 What an adventure! And congrats on getting through (almost) the rigors of nursing education.
Amina Touma 04/23/2017 $20.00 Good luck, Allie! This is great work that you're doing!
Alex Snyder 04/22/2017 $200.00 Good luck!
Vijay Raju 04/20/2017 $25.00 Good Luck!
Larry and Diane Perry 04/20/2017 $50.00 Enjoy
Chris Tomilson 04/20/2017 $10.00 Good Luck, Have fun!!
Melissa Davis 04/18/2017 $5.00 Good luck!!
Shelby Olender 04/16/2017 $5.00 Good luck!!!
Nathan Tyndall 04/16/2017 $5.00  
Aubrey Sneesby 04/16/2017 $10.00 This is a great cause, good luck!! <3
Mike and Ashley Yuscavage 04/16/2017 $15.00
Natalie Little 04/16/2017 $20.00 Good luck!!
Ryan Kim 04/16/2017 $25.00  
Forrest Corona 04/16/2017 $10.00 Good luck, you got this
Louizza Marin 04/16/2017 $5.00  
Emre Brock 04/15/2017 $5.00 Who am I meant to take selfies with when you're gone?
Lauren Chon 04/15/2017 $5.00  
Jason Barrett 04/10/2017 $5.00 I had no idea they could teach puppies how to ride a bike
Lou Carloni 04/02/2017 $25.00 Endure
Lizzie Twigg 03/31/2017 $25.00 I'm sorry this took so long. I was embarrassingly broke a few months ago ;) I love ya. Go get 'em!!
Chelsea Johnson 03/29/2017 $45.00 I'm so excited that you are doing Portland! I hope you have the best summer ever. When you guys figure out what your mail drops are, plz send them to me hehe.
Lori Hamm 03/19/2017 $12.00  
Anonymous Friend 03/17/2017 $20.00 Wishing you the best of luck!
Sheri Robb 03/16/2017 $25.00  
Lauren Chon 03/16/2017 $30.00  
Michael Wolfe 03/16/2017 $50.00 please cut my hairrr
CHRISTOPHER SAY 03/16/2017 $50.00  
Cody Kendig 03/16/2017 $25.00  
Calvin Perry 03/16/2017 $20.00  
Tad White 03/16/2017 $50.00  
Anonymous Friend 03/16/2017 $35.00 A friend of Natalie is a friend of mine, GOOD LUCK!
Sarah Schulte 03/16/2017 $30.00  
Amy Hoffman 03/16/2017 $15.00 wooooo! keep going!!
Vicky Spitalniak 03/14/2017 $50.00  
Jessica Lopez 03/14/2017 $50.00 Hope you have a great ride!
Chipotle 03/09/2017 $45.56  
Tina Nassehi 03/04/2017 $50.00  
Alyssa Brown 03/01/2017 $20.00 Sorry I can't make it to chipotle tonight! The kids got me sick! Good luck fubdraising and on your next adventure!
Susan NickeNickell 02/19/2017 $30.00 Hey girl, sorry I couldn't make the fundraiser last week. Here's so you meet your goal deadline for today!
Anonymous Friend 02/19/2017 $20.00 Good luck from a umd friend!!
Annie and Andy Cizek 02/19/2017 $15.00 We love you! Go girl!
Mom and Dad White 02/18/2017 $250.00 So proud of you!!!
Donna Handa 02/14/2017 $100.00  
Mikey Say 02/13/2017 $50.00 Since I can't make the Green Turtle event, good luck and stay safe on your trip!
Kathryn Viado 02/01/2017 $70.00 Go Al!!
Lori H 01/17/2017 $38.00  
Anonymous Friend 01/13/2017 $70.00 Bone Marrow Drive Donations!
Calvin Perry 01/13/2017 $30.00  
Tina Nassehi 01/13/2017 $20.00 <3
Jack Zatyko 12/28/2016 $200.00 Hey Alli! Wishing you a safe and amazing adventure!
Billy Sluder 12/25/2016 $60.00 Merry Christmas! :)
Tracy Parlate 12/25/2016 $25.00  
Bill Sluder 12/24/2016 $25.00 Good luck on your bike ride. Billy told me this a donation is what I should give you for Christmas.
Anonymous Friend 12/15/2016 $5.00  
Julia Bindon 12/01/2016 $10.00 Have a great ride!
Vicky Spitalniak 11/30/2016 $50.00  
Sabrina Springer 11/29/2016 $100.00  
Amy Hoffman 11/28/2016 $10.00 Go Ali! Woo!
Natalie Rudisill 11/28/2016 $7.00 I can't wait to fundraise together! Keep on riding!
Brendan White 11/28/2016 $100.00 (´・ω・)っ由
Sheri Robb 11/19/2016 $100.00 You go, girl!!
CHRISTOPHER SAY 11/18/2016 $50.00 Congratulations you will have an amazing summer.
Alison White 11/18/2016 $100.00  
  Total $4,175.00  
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