Thomas Reed's Fundraising Page
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Thomas Reed's Fundraising Page
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Tom Reed is a graduate of Rowan University. In the summer of 2019, he will be traveling with a group of college-aged students on a 70-day, 4000+ mile ride from Baltimore to San Francisco, raising money and awareness for the Ulman Foundation.

What is your connection to the cancer community?

My uncle Tom passed away from Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, and my grandfather suffers from Melanoma skin cancer. Their trials inspired me to participate in the 4K for Cancer in 2017, as a member of Team Portland. During my trip I experienced a deep connection with the cancer community, and I am looking to expand that connection in 2019.

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

During my first trip across the country in 2017, I was simply focused on making it to the finish line. After a spinal fusion surgery in 2014 I thought that I would never walk again, let alone cycle across America. Now that I know my body can handle the intense physical test that is the 4K for Cancer, I am going to focus more on being a better teammate and fostering relationships with the communities that we interact with along the way. As soon as we arrived to Portland in the summer of 2017, I knew that I had to cycle across America and represent the Ulman Foundation one more time.

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


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!

Name Date Amount Comments
Lourdes Harkins 06/09/2019 $109.00 Best of luck Tom. We enjoyed your journey the first time by our Krystle as her guardian angel. May you be safe and blessed on this journey, and of course have fun! Lots of love from your family in the Bronx.
Kevin O'Leary 05/12/2019 $100.00 Wishing you steady tailwinds and smooth roads along your journey. Best of luck from Cooper administration.
Stephen Ehinger 05/08/2019 $100.00  
Ashley Reed 05/08/2019 $32.00 Thanks for my picture! You will do awesome, so proud!
Drew Davis 05/07/2019 $36.00 There's always gonna be another mountain I'm always gonna wanna make it move Always gonna be an uphill battle Sometimes I'm gonna have to lose Ain't about how fast I get there Ain't about what's waiting on the other side It's the climb Proud of you brother, go get em!
Danny Ely 05/06/2019 $30.00 Stoked for you to be going again my guy. Stay safe out there! Don't get peeled too many times
Thomas Reed 05/05/2019 $100.00 Donation from Warren Ridgeway :)
Thomas Reed 05/02/2019 $23.30  
Dhara Soni 04/25/2019 $25.00 Good Luck Tom!
Thomas Reed 04/24/2019 $45.00 Donations from Kiera (10) and Julia (15) from Cooper and Jay Norton (20) :)
Thomas Reed 04/18/2019 $20.00 Donation from Chris Bak :)
Thomas Reed 04/14/2019 $35.00 Donation from Steve Lau :)
Jena Mazzone 04/11/2019 $20.00 Good Luck!
Thomas Reed 04/11/2019 $203.91 4K t-shirts :)
Thomas Reed 04/11/2019 $50.00 Donation from my uncle, Charles Reed :)
Thomas Reed 04/06/2019 $100.00 Donation by Diana Short and the Emergency Department at Cooper :)
Thomas Reed 04/05/2019 $20.00 Donation from Natalie Wills :)
Anonymous Friend 04/01/2019 $25.00 Good luck Tom!!
Thomas Reed 03/24/2019 $40.00 $20 dollar donations from Joan Mozzo and Dorris Bell, Cooper K7 North :)
Catherine Bernhard 03/23/2019 $50.00  
Taylor Kreston 03/21/2019 $20.00 Goodluck Tom!! — Taylor (Cooper Ultrasound)
Tanya Pereira 03/20/2019 $50.00 Best of luck Tom! Keep doing amazing things!
Kyshia Orlena 03/19/2019 $40.00  
Thomas Reed 03/19/2019 $25.00 Donation from Matt Dalesandro #PDX17
Mary E Huyette 03/19/2019 $50.00  
Christian Ehinger 03/18/2019 $50.00 I just got burgers
Thomas Reed 03/18/2019 $5.00 Donation from Diane Hernandez
Carol Peterson 03/16/2019 $25.00  
Allyson Cook 03/15/2019 $100.00 Thank you so much for spending one of your free days at Highland. The kids absolutely adore you!
Thomas Reed 03/14/2019 $5.00 Donation from Monét at Cooper :)
Thomas Reed 03/06/2019 $30.00 Donations from Basile (25) and Diane (5) from Cooper :)
Amanda Bear 03/04/2019 $20.00 I hope you reach your goals! Good Luck!
Lucia Poole 03/02/2019 $50.00  
Anonymous Friend 03/01/2019 $25.00 Cooper-P7
Thomas Reed 03/01/2019 $445.00 Cooper Hospital fundraiser :)
Emanuel Pagonis 02/27/2019 $50.00  
Kati Pope 02/23/2019 $100.00 Best of luck on your journey Tom- I am forever grateful to you for creating the image for #LiveLikeJeremy- this is from me and Jeremy
Thomas Reed 02/20/2019 $20.00 Donation from Emma Rudderow!
Thomas Reed 02/15/2019 $61.00 Donations from Tim Rudderow ($50) and Shai from Cooper Hospital ($10).
Thomas Reed 02/11/2019 $27.00 Donations from Dez Wildermuth and Emily Cao
Linda Murphy 02/09/2019 $30.00  
Jordan Murphy 02/09/2019 $20.00  
Clair Butcher 02/08/2019 $40.00  
Jordan Murphy 02/07/2019 $30.00 Good luck!!
Denise Schubert 02/07/2019 $25.00  
Laris Brkic 02/06/2019 $20.00 Good Luck!
Caroline Plummer 02/04/2019 $25.00 4kOk
Chad Saina 02/04/2019 $250.00  
Super Smash Bros. Tournament 02/02/2019 $66.00  
Valerie Rasicci 02/02/2019 $25.00  
Anonymous Friend 01/29/2019 $25.00 Moving story! I saw your flyer in the ICU break room. Good luck. -Rae
Mike Polk 01/26/2019 $50.00 Ride on. Blessings all the way!
Jolene and Karen From Cooper 01/25/2019 $37.00  
Clark and Brandon 01/23/2019 $20.00  
Alex LaVallee 01/23/2019 $31.00  
Ashley Reed 01/23/2019 $35.00 Good luck to my amazing brother.
Liz Fennimore 01/23/2019 $30.00 You rock Tom and you're doing noice work
Bryan Cruciani 01/23/2019 $25.00 You are my dad
Sara Messina 01/22/2019 $22.00  
Edward Friedrich 01/21/2019 $50.00  
Tom Reed 01/20/2019 $50.00  
Lori Visentin 01/20/2019 $50.00  
Arianna Heins 01/19/2019 $20.00 Happy to support an awesome cause!
Maurice & Ellen Guinan 01/17/2019 $100.00  
Bill and Christine Kovnat 01/17/2019 $25.00  
Carly Maylath 01/16/2019 $15.00 Team Portland NEVER racks!!
Emily Everman 01/15/2019 $20.00  
David Ramos 01/14/2019 $20.00  
Jooahn Kwon 01/13/2019 $50.00  
Courtney Schatz 01/08/2019 $23.00 A dollar for each of my teammates <3
Katherine Brown 01/06/2019 $40.00 PROF SPIRIT CHECK
Breanna Vicente 01/06/2019 $40.00  
Ryan Sweeney 01/05/2019 $55.00 Stay away from the summoner!
Dale Aram Tassbihi 01/05/2019 $20.00 WOOOOO GET READY TO KICK ASS FOR ANOTHER SUMMER!!!! So proud of you!
Kali Dean 01/05/2019 $50.00 Doing great things! Life is a journey keep pedaling and exploring. <3 sausage lady
Jaclyn Romero 12/18/2018 $25.00 Blessings to you Tom!
Leonor Delacruz 12/06/2018 $15.00  
Desiree Wildermuth 11/29/2018 $20.00  
Maranda Shendock 11/28/2018 $15.00 Go get it Tom <3
Tom Reed 11/28/2018 $60.00 Proud of you boy
Carly Maylath 11/05/2018 $25.00 Go Tom Reed go!! (No pickles necessary)
Bryan Cruciani 10/05/2018 $25.00 Why do we fall, Master Wayne?
Abby Spagnola 10/05/2018 $50.00 PDXLURVE !!! Thanks for all the support and love you had for us all on PDX18 !
Rose Schaffhausen 10/03/2018 $25.00 4K lurve from PDX '18
Karen Gerst 09/29/2018 $30.00 4K lurve from PDX '18
Natalie Chambers 08/26/2018 $20.00 <3
Mike Trivelli 07/20/2018 $50.00 Tom this is a great thing you are all doing. Glad I got to meet you.
Thomas Reed 07/08/2018 $113.20 Freeride Sports Bicycle Shop fundraiser :)
Chin Kiong Tee 07/06/2018 $20.00 Remember to keep weird! Thanks for the DVD! PDX!
Dale Aram Tassbihi 06/22/2018 $30.00 Thanks for being a sweetie during orientation and my day 1 and always smiling :) and thank you for signing up to be a part of this incredible journey again! You’re great!
Alison White 05/26/2018 $60.00 PDXELENNTTTT FOREVER
Matt Shorter 05/24/2018 $20.00  
Jennifer Clark 05/11/2018 $30.00 Thank you Tom!
Catherine Reichardt 05/10/2018 $30.00 Thanks Tom!
Alex Azar 04/29/2018 $100.00 Best of luck to you Tom!
Ryan Murphy 04/19/2018 $50.00 You're awesome. Keep doing awesome things.
Thomas Reed 04/17/2018 $100.00  
  Total $4,709.41  
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