Danielle Naftali's Fundraising Page
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Danielle Naftali's Fundraising Page
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  Danielle Naftali is a graduate of East Carolina 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, MD to San Francisco, CA raising money and awareness for the Ulman Foundation.

What is your connection to the cancer community?

Much of our population is affected by cancer, in all different ways. When my mom was 26 years old she lost her mother to breast cancer. I never had the opportunity to meet my grandmother, but our family who did, always says how I look and remind them of her often. My grandmother was only 54 when she passed away. In 2005 I lost my other grandmother to bone cancer. We were very close, although I was not able to see her as often as I would have liked because she lived in Israel. SO, help me help kick cancer's butt so we are not left with emptiness in our hearts.

Why are you traveling 4,000 miles this summer with the Ulman Foundation?

To raise awareness for young adults with cancer so they do not have to be alone during the process. I can't wait to volunteer at the Ulman House in Baltimore! I am so excited to embark on this amazing journey, meet amazing people along the way, while giving back to the cancer community, and prove to myself that I can do anything I put my heart and mind to!

ABOUT 2019 4K for 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

CHALLENGE:

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. 

SOLUTION:

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!

Supporters
Name Date Amount Comments
Brock Yetso 06/07/2019 $20.00 Great to meet you at 4K Ride send-off! Congratulations on your incredible fundraising efforts. Good luck! #cycleinspireunite
Anonymous Friend 06/06/2019 $100.00 DANIELLE!!! WE LOVE YOU DUDE! Thank you for being an amazing teammate but an even better friend. We can’t wait to see our relationship grow with you over these 70 DAYS!!! -Your SF Teammates! ❤️
Sherri Kostetlitz 06/05/2019 $100.00  
Set & Joan Settino 06/02/2019 $55.01 In honor of cancer survivors, memories of those lost, and the charitable spirit of the Purcell family.
Wanda Higgs 05/31/2019 $100.00 So Proud of You.
Margie Gannon 05/31/2019 $50.00  
Tami Kirk 05/28/2019 $118.00 We love you Danielle Naftali :)
Julie Blamphin 05/24/2019 $100.00 Go get 'em, girl!! Remember to breeeeathe. And don't forget your bridge pose, pigeon, half frog, supine butterfly, child's pose, and legs-up-the-wall. Love and light!!
Barger Agency 05/22/2019 $500.00 Have a great trip and thank you for caring!
Karen Anderson 05/21/2019 $50.00 Thank you for doing this for all the people who will benefit from your hard work. You've always been such a good person xoxox
Guy Naftali 05/20/2019 $463.87 4K Wednesday at zips Bensalem
Anonymous Friend 05/19/2019 $50.00  
Danielle Naftali 05/19/2019 $170.00  
Danielle Naftali 05/19/2019 $250.00  
Rich & Suzie Erickson/Galler 05/18/2019 $100.00 Way to go Danielle!! We’re proud of you!! You go girl!
Tim Gough 05/18/2019 $50.00  
Bonnie Martin 05/18/2019 $100.00  
ElectionCycle DC Geller 05/15/2019 $70.00  
Danielle Naftali 05/15/2019 $250.00 Dirty Water #1
Rosemary Levine 05/13/2019 $100.00  
MaryGray Sachtjen 05/11/2019 $50.00  
Bill Reagle 05/06/2019 $100.00 What a great cause! Thanks and best wishes for a successful ride!
Adam Raiken 05/06/2019 $50.00  
Danielle Naftali 05/06/2019 $125.00 Karen Beling
Zips Dry Cleaners 05/05/2019 $801.97  
Dave & Ann Junkins 04/30/2019 $200.00 We love you! Be safe & cycle strong + Max & Nana
Tom Spray-Fry 04/23/2019 $250.00 Danielle-thank you for doing this. Cancer sucks!
Danielle Naftali 04/16/2019 $87.00 BWW #2, MM Bracket
Zips Dry Cleaners 04/16/2019 $540.38  
Tami Burt 04/13/2019 $100.00 Can't wait to hear all about it!
Katie Maloney 04/09/2019 $25.00 Good luck Danielle!!!
AnneMarie Fisher 04/09/2019 $50.00 So so proud of you! Gonna miss you this summer! <3 AnneMarie and James
Bonfire 04/09/2019 $129.20  
Guy Naftali 04/04/2019 $137.39 4K Wednesday at zips Bensalem
Steve Zablotny 04/03/2019 $25.00 Have an outstanding ride.
Guy Naftali 04/02/2019 $322.44 4K Wednesday at zips Bensalem
Robin G Buchanan 04/01/2019 $100.00  
Danielle Naftali 03/28/2019 $20.00 ZIPS Customers (cash)
Zips Dry Cleaners 03/28/2019 $506.74  
Danielle Naftali 03/15/2019 $70.00 BWW 1
Danielle Naftali 03/15/2019 $42.00 Bingo
Anonymous Friend 03/12/2019 $4.00  
Danielle Naftali 02/28/2019 $100.00 Amy Gough
Danielle Naftali 02/24/2019 $25.00 Kathryn Chumney
Adam Wedekind 02/22/2019 $15.00 Hey I couldn't make it to the BWW, but here is essentially if I had eaten $100 worth of bbq
Anonymous Friend 02/14/2019 $100.00 Thanks for working toward this goal of Kicking Cancer!
John Purcell 02/10/2019 $100.00 Go get'em D.!!! Very proud of you!!!
Dr Dave Sortisio 02/08/2019 $100.00 Good Luck Danielle!
Austin Vu 02/07/2019 $50.00 Love you! Miss you! Don’t be a stranger! Have fun!
Evergreen Building Group Kelley 02/06/2019 $500.00 Good Luck Danielle
Danielle Naftali 02/06/2019 $25.00 Emily Sandberg, Elizabeth Bobbit, Sarah Young, Jamel Koonce, Vianca Chaidez
Dale Aram Tassbihi 02/04/2019 $5.00 World cancer day! This isn’t a lot right now, but I gotchu soonish. Lurv you and so excited for you queen!
Marilyn Raiken 02/02/2019 $72.00 We are so proud of you, Danielle! With all our love, Marilyn & Bruce
Karin Stern 01/29/2019 $100.00  
The Jean Carlson Memorial Fund 01/23/2019 $250.00  
Danielle Naftali 01/16/2019 $100.00 Robert George Damask
Leo Pruissen 01/01/2019 $100.00  
Ed & Lucy Sushko 12/31/2018 $30.00 We are happy to support this amazing cause and journey Danielle!
Danielle Naftali 12/27/2018 $45.00 Ullman/Zichos
ANDREA & BRAD SNODGRASS 12/26/2018 $50.00 Thanks for raising awareness & funds, Danielle! The Snodgrass Family can't wait to hear about your ride!
Drew & Risa Hudson 12/20/2018 $100.00 In support of wonderful Danielle Naftali
Danielle Naftali 12/20/2018 $20.00 Goldsteins w/ shoes
Lisa Paine 12/11/2018 $100.00  
Hannah and Allie 12/09/2018 $93.70 We love you so much!! So proud to know you
Danielle Naftali 12/05/2018 $29.70 GotSneakers #2
Danielle Naftali 12/04/2018 $40.00 Jef & Nanda
Dana Olga 11/27/2018 $150.00 So proud of you Dani! Can't wait to follow your journey!
Danielle Naftali 11/10/2018 $11.60 Got Sneakers (Bag #1)
Waleed Hassan 11/06/2018 $25.00  
Andy/Linda Chapman 11/02/2018 $150.00 Have a wonderful trip! So excited for you and hoping that you will receive as much joy from this journey as Hannah did.
Guy Naftali 10/12/2018 $320.00  
Danielle Naftali 09/25/2018 $35.00 Sara Olsen, Kennedy Purcell, Nick Holthouse, Caroline Lore, Erin Barger, AnneMarie FIsher, Lizzie Smith, Vianca Chaidez
Theresa Heintz Casiello 09/11/2018 $200.00 Way to go Dani! Ride with a smile!
Tal & Yifat Itzhaki 08/31/2018 $100.00  
Izzy Piedmonte 08/31/2018 $20.00 Way to go Dani!!
Lisa Ward 08/30/2018 $100.00  
Joe Taylor 08/30/2018 $25.00  
Minda Wesley 08/30/2018 $20.00 Good luck!!! I am so jealous - you will have SO much fun:)
Emily Ward 08/30/2018 $25.00 You rock!!
Rachel Major 08/30/2018 $25.00  
Neb Mullis 08/29/2018 $20.00 Good luck with the ride.
Danielle Naftali 08/27/2018 $100.00  
Austin Gallant 08/27/2018 $10.00 Savor every second of your ride. You’re going to have a summer you’ll never forget!! - PDX alum
  Total $10,020.00  
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