Kathleen Konz's Fundraising Page
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Kathleen Konz's Fundraising Page
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Katie Konz is a senior at SUNY Geneseo. 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 San Francisco, CA, raising money and awareness for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.

What is your connection to the cancer community?

I have had many friends and family affected by cancer, and I am so inspired by the strength and courage in those whose lives have been changed by cancer. I have also been involved in Relay for Life at my school for the past 3 years.

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

I am traveling 4,000 miles because I believe in this project. I have been so inspired by the people who have gone on this journey in past years, and I want to be a part of it. I want to bring awareness to the people around me, and I am truly honored to be a part of this!

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
Brittany Maiorano 08/22/2018 $5.00  
Pattie and Michael Balcanoff 08/15/2018 $100.00 Katie you are an inspiration to all! Fearless service to others is a commendable feat! We love you and are so very proud
Anita Minehart 06/07/2018 $100.00 Go Katie!
Pete K 06/01/2018 $200.00  
Joan Quigley 05/31/2018 $323.00 I fell in love with bike riding years ago! I wish I could do this! Have an incredible journey and I do hope you are blogging! And taking lots of pictures!Ride Safe!
Catholic School Region-U/S/O Kingston Catholic School 04/20/2018 $602.00 Katie Konz, Your alma mater held a dress down day to sponsor your ride. We are so proud of your service to others. Ride with God as your co-pilot! Peace on your journey!
Bonfire 04/17/2018 $42.84  
Carla B. Shultis 04/13/2018 $5.00  
Empire Wine & Liquor Outlet 04/06/2018 $263.00  
Corinne M Connolly 03/30/2018 $35.00  
Mary Serina Tomasino 03/24/2018 $25.00  
Sarah Gilroy 03/22/2018 $25.00  
Michael J Collins 03/22/2018 $40.00  
Barbara Roaman 03/17/2018 $100.00  
Edward W Stack 03/17/2018 $100.00  
Karin B Regan 03/17/2018 $100.00  
Florence R Hess 03/17/2018 $100.00  
Henry L McGrath 03/17/2018 $100.00  
Joan Flanagan 03/17/2018 $75.00  
Janet Lombard 03/17/2018 $75.00  
Martin Kornbluh 03/17/2018 $30.00  
Lila B Pelton 03/17/2018 $50.00  
Josepha L Jenks 03/17/2018 $50.00  
June Cardno 03/17/2018 $50.00  
Barbara K Kaim 03/17/2018 $10.00  
Judith S Schmertz 03/17/2018 $10.00  
Lora N Lofaro 03/17/2018 $20.00  
Dorothy E Klein 03/17/2018 $25.00  
Yiota Frezza 03/17/2018 $25.00  
Joan G Gerken 03/17/2018 $25.00  
Joan Rauch 03/17/2018 $25.00  
Norine J Zwiebel 03/17/2018 $25.00  
Wilma Kohler 03/17/2018 $25.00  
Adele E Fialcowitz 03/17/2018 $25.00  
Rose Mary Bader 03/17/2018 $25.00  
Mary P Duffy 03/17/2018 $25.00  
Eleanor C Coleman 03/17/2018 $50.00  
Ellen L Moynahan 03/16/2018 $20.00  
M. Toor 03/15/2018 $25.00  
Geraldine Mulligan 03/15/2018 $25.00  
Anonymous Friend 03/13/2018 $15.00  
Chipotle 03/13/2018 $135.03  
Mary Murphy 03/13/2018 $250.00  
Jeanne M Killcommons-Konz 03/10/2018 $444.75  
Roseann LaManna 03/04/2018 $25.00  
Aunts Dorothy, Ann, Pattie & Terri and Nonna and Grandma 03/01/2018 $455.25  
Howard Holanchock 02/11/2018 $100.00  
Jeanne M Killcommons-Konz 02/10/2018 $375.75  
Demi Monachino 01/31/2018 $20.00 So proud of Katie Konz for raising and riding for awareness!!! You go girl!
Jen and Don Gottstine 01/19/2018 $100.00 We wish you the best of luck ! Don says you owe us double if you don’t finish
Kathleen Konz 01/17/2018 $100.00  
Anonymous Friend 01/12/2018 $30.00 :)
Marie A Konz 01/10/2018 $100.00 My best wishes and I'll be thinking about you everyday when you are cycling!
Christopher O'Sullivan 12/20/2017 $50.00 Go Katie!
Haley Balcanoff 12/18/2017 $50.00  
Anonymous Friend 12/11/2017 $100.00  
Jeanne and Bill Konz 12/10/2017 $200.00 You are inspiring! We will be cheering you on for the entire 4K!!
Kathleen Konz 12/04/2017 $174.25 venmo/cash donations
Debra Kirchner 11/23/2017 $100.00 GO KATIE!!!! Good luck!!
Kathleen Konz 11/03/2017 $100.00  
  Total $5,905.87  
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