Carlie Pritt is a sophomore at Bowling Green State University. In the summer of 2019, she will be traveling with a group of college-aged students on a 70-day, 4000+ mile ride from Baltimore to Seattle, raising money and awareness for the Ulman Foundation.
What is your connection to the cancer community?
I have been connected to the cancer community through many different friends, family members, teachers, and others throughout my life. The one that has left the greatest impact on me was my Great Aunt Donna. She fought her battle with Leukemia for years as I was growing up. I remember the ongoing mental and physical pain she was put through from multiple treatments and bone marrow transplants. After fighting for years, she passed away in 2008. Her experience showed me just how much cancer can take away from a person and everyone who surrounds them. I am riding to give back to those who have lost so much to cancer.
Why are you traveling 4,000 miles this summer with the Ulman Foundation?
I am riding 4,000 miles to support and improve the lives of young adults whose lives have been put on hold and taken away by cancer. Ulman Foundation provides an amazing opportunity to raise funds to support people that are in need of help now while raising awareness across the country. I want to be apart of and contribute to the community of support and hope that this program creates. I want to use my privilege of health to fight for those who are unable to. I am beyond excited to take this opportunity to push myself mentally and physically to fight back against cancer!
2019 marks the 18th 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 Foundation (Ulman). Interested in joining the fight? Apply to be a rider or runner a at www.4kforcancer.org!
Over 72,000 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.
Ulman Foundation changes lives by creating a community of support for young adults, and their loved ones, impacted by cancer. With your support, Ulman 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.
Ulman House - This year Ulman will open 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!
|Jaclyn Rainey||04/09/2019||$50.00||Super excited to follow your 4K adventure!||Kathi Pritt||04/06/2019||$50.00||Donation from Rose Daugherty's blessing jar! Go Carlie, thanks for giving your summer to blessing young adults battling cancer! Rose will be praying for your and your entire team's safety.||Kathi Pritt||04/06/2019||$100.00||Donation from Victor and Meredith Pavona - Best of luck in your ride!||Carlie Pritt||04/05/2019||$159.00||Instagram donations for National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week! Thank you all so much!||Carlie Pritt||04/03/2019||$175.00||Cups for Cancer!!! Thank you to everyone who helped and participated!||Susan Queen||03/27/2019||$250.00||Thank you for your sweet courage. Be strong, be safe and enjoy your ride. It's a beautiful country. Love you, Uncle Dave and Aunt Sue||Carlie Pritt||03/14/2019||$100.00||Donation from Joy Montz! Thank you so much!||Carlie Pritt||03/14/2019||$100.00||Donation from the Miley Family! Thank you so much!||Carlie Pritt||03/14/2019||$50.00||Donation from the Davis Family! Thank you so much!||Kimberly Willborn||03/03/2019||$250.00||All the way, Carlie! Have fun and be safe! Love, Kim and Cary||Rebekah Wright Kulis||03/02/2019||$30.00||Jeanette Stoffer||02/27/2019||$200.00||Thank you, Carlie, for your effort on behalf of this worthy cause! God's blessings!||Carlie Pritt||02/26/2019||$100.00||Donation from Wood Country Young Democrats! Thank you so much!||Carlie Pritt||02/26/2019||$50.00||Donations from the Harris and Heinzman families! Thank you so much!||Chipotle||02/26/2019||$83.39||Debbi Albert||02/20/2019||$100.00||Go Carlie!||Anonymous Friend||02/14/2019||$100.00||Carol Biltz||02/07/2019||$50.00||Tammie Manley-Gurley||02/01/2019||$100.00||WOW! So impressive!! Best of luck!!||Anonymous Friend||02/01/2019||$50.00||4K for life!||Polly Mallett||01/26/2019||$25.00||Art Lewandowski||01/25/2019||$50.00||Although I'll probably see you before then....ride on Carlie!||Cynthia Mahaffey||01/18/2019||$30.00||Thank you for raising money to help cancer victims and research. I have a sister and two close friends with cancer currently.||Barbara Bratton||01/17/2019||$20.00||So proud to know someone who is doing this. God bless you!||Carlie Pritt||01/04/2019||$36.00||Instagram donations!||Carlie Pritt||11/27/2018||$730.00||COMEDY FOR CANCER- Thank you to the Plastic Shatners, Isaac Pritt, Becky Armstrong, and everyone that made this a success!!!||Carlie Pritt||11/27/2018||$19.40||Happy Giving Tuesday! My favorite memory with Aunt Donna was visiting her in California and going to Disneyland!||Carlie Pritt||11/23/2018||$237.65||Turkey Trot donations!||Carlie Pritt||11/23/2018||$150.00||Donation from Rick & Karen Knight! Love you both so much! Thank you!||Carlie Pritt||09/25/2018||$400.00||T-Shirt Fundraiser!!!||Carlie Pritt||09/20/2018||$145.00||Open donations!!!||Carlie Pritt||09/16/2018||$5.00||Donation from Cameron Knutty!!! "May PJ bless you on your journey across the country!!"||Austin Johnson||09/15/2018||$28.00||ENJOY EVERY MILE! If you have days available for dedication I would love if you rode for Mema, my grandmother who passed away this year after her second battle with cancer.||Kathi Pritt||09/15/2018||$75.00||This is the rest of Grandma Lois Bracken's donation from your birthday challenge. She has always supported all your activities and will be a great prayer warrior for your safety from Baltimore to Seattle. Lots of love!||Carlie Pritt||09/07/2018||$25.00||Donation from Lisa Martin!||Carlie Pritt||09/07/2018||$5.00||Donation from Harrison & Emily!||Danielle Heitkamp||09/07/2018||$100.00||I am a missionary serving at Bowling Green and I was so excited to hear about this major commitment that you are making for others! May God bless your travels and fundraising! You will be in my prayers through it all!||Tynan H-s||09/02/2018||$20.00||Isaac told me too||Carlie Pritt||08/26/2018||$30.00||Donation from the Greenlee family!!!❤||Heidi Lewis||08/23/2018||$15.00||Happy Birthday Carlie! So proud of you for being an active member in the fight against cancer!||Michael Pritt||08/23/2018||$100.00||Isaac Pritt||08/23/2018||$50.00||Happy birthday keep it Stellar young lepeord.||Eric/Kelly McIntyre||08/23/2018||$50.00||Love what uoure doing Carlie !||Tynan Hubbell-Staeble||08/23/2018||$19.00||Happy birthday!||Kathi Pritt||08/23/2018||$25.00||Happy Birthday Carlie from Grandma Bracken!||Aurora Stayblee||08/21/2018||$100.00||You go, grrrrl!||Carlie Pritt||08/20/2018||$40.00||Donation from the Gordon Family! Thank you for al of your support!!!❤||Carlie Pritt||08/08/2018||$50.00||Donation from Aunt Wendy!!!||Carlie Pritt||07/25/2018||$322.00||T-shirt fundraiser!!! Thank you to everyone who ordered a shirt!!!||Sarah Edwards||07/20/2018||$50.00||You Rock||Carlie Pritt||07/20/2018||$100.00||Donation from the Bierce family!||Carlie Pritt||07/16/2018||$50.00||Donation from the Lewis family!||Carlie Pritt||07/16/2018||$25.00||Donation from the Hickin family!||Anonymous Friend||06/30/2018||$100.00||Ethan Campbell||06/28/2018||$25.00||Happy to see you’re doing something so amazing Carlie! I wish you the best of luck and please take tons of pictures for me! Don’t be a stranger!||Kelley Finan||06/27/2018||$30.00||Good luck Carlie! I am a long-time friend of your dad's and saw your post. This is a great cause and I wish you the best. Kelley Finan||Carlie Pritt||06/26/2018||$100.00|