Hannah Gehring's Fundraising Page
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Hannah Gehring's Fundraising Page
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Hannah Gehring is a graduate student at the University of Central Florida. In the summer of 2018, she will be traveling with a group of college-aged students on a 70-day, 4000+ mile ride from Baltimore, MD to Seattle, WA, raising money and awareness for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.

What is your connection to the cancer community?

My connection to the cancer community is due to my grandmother passing away from cancer and my mother being a breast cancer survivor. I have participated and watched communities unite from cancer charities such as Relay for Life. I saw the charity offered to my mother during her battle against breast cancer.

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

I have been very blessed in life and have been given so much. I am traveling this summer to take some personal time to help out a small piece of the world by raising money and awareness of this cause. 

ABOUT 2018 4K for Cancer

2018 marks the 17th 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 a at www.4kforcancer.org


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
Katy Allen 06/03/2018 $50.00 I’m so excited to see what a socially-conscious,generous, smart and beautiful young woman you’ve grown into. Enjoy the ride and stay safe.
Alexis Booker 05/28/2018 $30.00 Goodluck Hannah! I'm super proud of your selflessness and strength. I hope you enjoy the ride.
Lisa Hauk 05/18/2018 $25.00 I'm happy to be able to support you on this amazing journey. You got this!
Jennifer Christensen 05/17/2018 $250.00  
Jaclyn Aponte 05/17/2018 $25.00 Get it girl!
Cheri Swain 05/16/2018 $100.00 You are doing such an amazing thing! I'm excited to follow your journey across the country.
Annah Eick 05/16/2018 $25.00 Enjoy the ride!
Melissa Van Ryn 05/15/2018 $25.00  
Todd Hitchins 05/15/2018 $150.00 . . . "but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character . . ." Godspeed Hannah!
Sarah Marshall 05/15/2018 $100.00 I think what you are doing is incredible. Enjoy the ride.
Vic Incinelli 05/15/2018 $250.00 Stay safe. We will look forward to seeing you when you get back.
Robert Trautman 05/15/2018 $22.77  
Anonymous Friend 05/15/2018 $100.00  
Douglas Marotta 05/13/2018 $100.00  
Kyle Anderson 05/04/2018 $25.00 Almost at your goal, good luck, have fun!
Hannah Gehring 05/01/2018 $10.00 Cash donation from Maida Calvert
Alana Opyd 04/30/2018 $20.00 you go girl! you're so inspiring!! sending you lots of love and well wishes. have the safest and most rad ride!
Bonnie Hicks 04/28/2018 $100.00 God bless you Hannah for doing this! I pray blessings and safety on your journey.
Kelli Ellis 04/26/2018 $50.00  
Eliza Gilbert 04/08/2018 $20.00  
Douglas Marotta 04/07/2018 $200.00  
Andrew Long 04/07/2018 $25.00 Catan defeat
Roman Faizorin 04/06/2018 $400.00  
Tracie Sullivan 04/01/2018 $100.00  
Anonymous Friend 03/22/2018 $25.00 Best of luck!
Gideon Olaleye 03/17/2018 $20.00  
Raymond Thaddeus McCormack 03/17/2018 $100.00  
Daniel Stasiukiewicz 03/11/2018 $100.00 Keep up the good work Hannah!
Darlene Rice 02/28/2018 $43.21 You’ve got this Hannah
Tracie Sullivan 02/28/2018 $10.00  
Anonymous Friend 02/27/2018 $20.00  
Anonymous Friend 02/18/2018 $49.02 Thornton Park Art and Wine Walk (February)
Anonymous Friend 02/09/2018 $10.00  
Mark Gehring 02/07/2018 $50.00  
Gonzalo Ivan Padilla 02/05/2018 $50.00 I have a tremendous respect for you Hanna. You embody what is the spirit of a warrior.
Peter Gehring 02/04/2018 $220.00 $ 200 from me $20 from Aurora Harris
Phil Gehring 02/02/2018 $500.00  
Chrissy and Matt Lindsay 01/21/2018 $100.00 We can’t wait to see pictures of your adventure! Way to go!
Ashley Ford 01/21/2018 $15.00 Proud of you, Hannah! Miss you!
Mary Hicks 01/21/2018 $50.00 You go girl. Ride that bike.
Shirley Reed 01/07/2018 $20.00 Great cause. Good job Hannah !
Gail Ciulla 12/17/2017 $300.00 love you.So proud of all your accomplishments. Glad to help out with such a great cause.
Jensen Grimmer 12/13/2017 $35.00 We love you!!! -Jensen & Baylor
Philip Gehring 11/28/2017 $500.00 Travel safe always champion Hannah
Jane Steiner 11/28/2017 $150.00 You are going to rock this! Good luck, hope you have a comfy bike seat! Ouch!
A Dude 11/20/2017 $100.00  
Anonymous Friend 11/17/2017 $100.00 You got this !
Scott Wagner 11/17/2017 $100.00 BIKE THE CRI WAY!
Andrew Long 11/16/2017 $25.00 I'll donate another $25 if you can beat me
Morgan Travs 11/16/2017 $10.00 You're going to kill it! proud of you!!
Anonymous Friend 11/16/2017 $100.00  
Hannah Gehring 11/15/2017 $100.00  
  Total $5,105.00  
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