Michelle He's Fundraising Page
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Michelle He's Fundraising Page

Michelle He is a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park. 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, MD to Seattle, WA, raising money and awareness for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.

What is your connection to the cancer community?

I've lost many of my older relatives to cancer, and I've seen how much suffering and loss cancer causes. For the patients themselves, it is an unimaginably difficult fight. For the loved ones, it is just as hard. I want all of these people to know they are supported and loved, and I want to help provide them with the resources they need.

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

I wanted to do something big after I graduated. Something that would be impactful for both a community and for myself, and preferably something that would bring me outside. 4K for Cancer was my answer.

I've been extremely fortunate to have good health my entire life, and I want to use this privilege to help others and support a meaningful cause. I hope that by biking 4000 miles across the country, I can inspire others to engage themselves in helping communities around them as well.

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 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
Anthon Mo 08/12/2017 $120.00 Great Job! Your parents, brother and friends must be very proud of you. Thanks also for sharing the experience with the blog.
Christopher Zheng 08/05/2017 $100.00 Best of luck! Hopefully I'll arrive back to Seattle in time to see you.
Xiaojing Bai 08/05/2017 $100.00 Best wishes for your bike ride!
Shilong Zheng 08/04/2017 $100.00 Hi Michelle, You are doing an excellent job! We are pride of you! Shilong
Anna Wei Xu 07/31/2017 $100.00 So proud of you and your group!
Qi Liang 07/30/2017 $30.00 加油!!!
Jon Wright 07/29/2017 $200.00 Thank you Michelle! from the Wrights (Jon, Wendy, Miranda and Gabby).
Wendy Wong 07/28/2017 $100.00  
Lydia Lan 07/25/2017 $100.00 Kudos to Michelle and your entire group on this amazing journey! Less than 20 days left! Way to go!!!
Kristina Li 07/25/2017 $30.00 go michelle go!!!
Esther Zhong 07/19/2017 $100.00 Soooo proud of you Michelle! I have heard a lot of stories about your bike ride from your mom. Great Job!
Nancy Yeung 07/19/2017 $200.00 You and your group are admirable models to our world. Great Job, Michelle!
Cathy Chen 06/21/2017 $20.00 Welcome to Chicago
Anonymous Friend 06/08/2017 $20.00 加油
Wendy Weisbard 06/08/2017 $36.00 what a wonderful way to honor Larry Muenz's memory
Marina Barnes 06/08/2017 $100.00 Thank you, Michelle He for your dedication to this cause.
Jiang (Ellen) Liu 06/06/2017 $66.00 Go Michelle! Go Shark!
Liang Liao 06/06/2017 $30.00 Lovely girl, you made us so proud of you.
Raymond Su 06/05/2017 $100.00 I have heard a lot of stories about your bike ride from your dad. Soooo proud of you Michelle!
Julia Shi 06/04/2017 $100.00 Go Michelle!! We're proud of you!!
IVAN CHEN 06/04/2017 $200.00  
Parent Of Stonbridge Sharks 05/22/2017 $57.00 Five years ago, we lost our dearest friend Julia Li who died from pancreatic cancer. She fought for her life until the very last moment. She would be 57! Wish you the very best journey. Be save and have fun. Go MICHELLE!
Jianmin Liu 05/21/2017 $50.00 Michelle, go! It is a long trip. Wait for your pictures and stories!
Honglan Zheng 05/20/2017 $60.00 Best Wishes to you!
Anonymous Friend 05/20/2017 $26.66 Great Journey
Xiaoling Chen 05/20/2017 $50.00 Go Michelle!!
Xu Lin 05/20/2017 $30.00 I'm so proud of you, good luck Mimi!
Wozhan Tang 05/20/2017 $100.00 It's for a good cause and bless your heart!
Linda Chun Yuan Yang 05/20/2017 $150.00 See you in Seattle Michelle! We are proud of you!
Jing He 05/20/2017 $50.00 Mimi, we are so proud of you!
Jifang Xin 05/20/2017 $200.00 As friends of your parents, we are so proud of you.
Robby Siu 05/15/2017 $30.00 Yay for making new friends senior year. Have fun biking that 4k.
Rou Shi 05/12/2017 $150.00 You are amazing. Love you Mimi!
Janet Muenz 05/03/2017 $100.00 Michelle Wishing you a wonderful journey Janet
Kenneth Ke 04/27/2017 $20.00  
Melinda C 04/27/2017 $22.00 Enjoy your journey!
Deborah Slosberg 04/19/2017 $30.00 Keep making Social Change!
Huron Consulting Group, INC 04/19/2017 $300.00  
Ben Zimmitti 04/13/2017 $15.00 Good luck and thank you for doing this!
Chenli Tzeng 04/12/2017 $100.00 Go Michelle!
Shelley Yi 04/12/2017 $50.00 Thank you so much for encouraging and inspiring my daughter Cynthia! She had a great Spring break in KY! Proud of you and be safe!
Janet An 04/12/2017 $50.00 You're a beast. Keep doing big things, stay safe, and see you SOOOON!
Matthew Kramer 04/11/2017 $15.00 Good luck on this crazy and awesome adventure!
Hannah Lee 04/11/2017 $10.00  
Kevin Schechter 04/11/2017 $10.00  
Jay Herson 04/07/2017 $50.00  
Caitlin Montgomery 04/02/2017 $20.00 Keep being awesome/inspiring, neighbor ;)
Asheel Kakkad 03/27/2017 $20.00  
Elinor Chang 03/27/2017 $25.00 You are amazing and an inspiration to everyone! Stay safe and Godspeed.
Xiuqing Wang 03/26/2017 $100.00 Love you!
Kevin Hu 03/26/2017 $25.00  
Simon Zhu 03/25/2017 $200.00 :)
Alan He 03/25/2017 $300.00 Proud of you cow!!
Emily Long 03/20/2017 $15.00 Best of luck, Michelle!
David Yim 03/14/2017 $15.00  
Robert Crumbaugh 03/14/2017 $10.50 GL fam.
William Poh 03/13/2017 $50.00  
Hannah Tahara 03/13/2017 $10.00 HELL YEAH MICHELLE
Ben Hsieh 03/11/2017 $49.00  
Anonymous Friend 03/11/2017 $100.00 Super excited to see what you're going to accomplish both through this event and other future ventures. excited to help you out with this.
Emily Camardo 03/11/2017 $10.00 Proud to call you a friend <3
Lillian Gao 03/10/2017 $50.00 so excited for you to have the ride of a lifetime!!!
Donald Yeung 03/09/2017 $100.00  
Evan Lieberman 03/08/2017 $10.00  
Ashley Schwanebeck 03/07/2017 $15.00 You're Amazing!
Julia Keane 03/06/2017 $5.00 Good luck Michelle!
Kevin Cao 03/06/2017 $50.00  
Blake Sha 03/06/2017 $15.00 Go Michelle!
Cynthia Qi 03/06/2017 $40.00 from your fave cat lol remind me again next month
John Chester 03/06/2017 $10.00 bike forrest bike
David He 03/03/2017 $300.00 Your mom and dad are very proud of you for taking this endeavor to inspire the others and help the mankind. Enjoy this great adventure! We are always your biggest cheerleaders.
Nick Raducha 03/01/2017 $20.00 Safe travels on the trip!
Anonymous Friend 02/24/2017 $10.00  
Stefan Zhelyazkov 02/23/2017 $24.00  
Anonymous Friend 02/22/2017 $20.00 You are such a nosebleed. Have an amazing adventure bebe
Brendan Lawrence 02/22/2017 $50.00  
Linda Yang 02/22/2017 $20.00 So excited for you!!
Ananyaa Giridher 02/22/2017 $25.00 Way to go Michelle! :)
Liyuan Zhang 02/22/2017 $36.00 Take care and enjoy the journey!!!
Jasmine Zhu 02/22/2017 $130.00 For the best godsister in the game I love you! Go get em!!
Justin Vernick 02/22/2017 $20.00 Michelle this is an awesome thing to do!!! You got this!
Yaqi Zhuang 02/22/2017 $20.00 Mimi, I am so proud of you!! Please be safe and enjoy the journey :)
Anonymous Friend 02/22/2017 $50.00 I greatly appreciate your efforts
Katarina Yang 02/22/2017 $20.00 Good luck, Michelle!!!
Alicia Loh 02/22/2017 $20.00 You're amazing!
Shajeen Akther 02/22/2017 $45.00 You continue to inspire me! Here's all the money I have so you can achieve your dreams for a better cause. Love you long time. Go Mitch Go!
Amy Bao 02/22/2017 $20.00 wow!
Clarice Hu 02/22/2017 $80.00 YOURE SO COOL MIMI!
Rosa Chen 02/22/2017 $100.00 Michelle, you are an inspiration! Have a wonderful time!
Arshiya Lal 02/21/2017 $30.00 You're incredible and you continue to blow me away. Be safe and have an amazing journey!
Andrew Dicken 02/21/2017 $25.00 You rock Michelle!
Tim Fay 02/21/2017 $50.00 Wow 4K you are so fit, good luck Meesh!
Natalie Chin 02/21/2017 $20.00 Michelle!! You're amazing
Yolanda Zhang 02/21/2017 $50.00 Thank you for doing this. Very inspiring, amazing, all the superlatives. Stay safe!!
Samantha Koy Koy 02/21/2017 $20.00 Go Michelle!
Eugene Chu 02/21/2017 $100.00  
Sophie Bukrinsky 02/21/2017 $20.00 I LOVE YOU YOURE AMAZING YOURE DOING BIG THINGS!
Sydney Tommins 02/21/2017 $15.00 Go Michelle! You're going to do great things this summer!
Kimberley Tsui 02/21/2017 $40.00 You are my hero
Erich Meissner 02/21/2017 $20.00 I'm extremely fond of you, Michelle. I believe you have noticed that my now. Your new short hair cut is gorgeous.
Cathy Liu 02/21/2017 $30.00 You're amazing WOW. Have an amazing journey and I can't wait to hear about it :)
Tanacha Thamrongsak 02/21/2017 $20.00  
Irene Yu 02/21/2017 $30.00 Michelle you're awesome!!
Michelle A He 02/21/2017 $50.00 I can't wait for you to be my butler for life. That was the deal right
Emily Lathrop 02/21/2017 $20.00 I'll make sure to mail you cookies!!
Kenneth Ke 02/21/2017 $100.00  
Vu Nguyen 02/20/2017 $20.00 You rock Michelle!
Stone Chen 02/20/2017 $20.00 Make me rich buddy
Ajay Mahesh 02/20/2017 $20.00 MICHELLE YOUR AMAZING. HAVE FUN
Evan Sluder 02/19/2017 $20.00  
Michelle He 02/12/2017 $100.00  
  Total $6,827.16  
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