Students of the Year Charlotte

Ashley Saunders | Team May the Cure be With You

Ashley's Students of the Year Fundraiser

Jan 13, 2022

 

I have signed up to save lives with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and am working to raise as much as possible over the next 7 weeks. Every dollar raised counts as one vote for my campaign. The candidate(s) whose team tallies the most votes earns the prestigious title of Student or Students of the Year. The main reason I am running for student of the year is to honor my Papa, Frank Wise, who passed away from AML when I was only 12 years old and my Aunt Jennifer who is currently in six month remission from Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.  My goal is to raise as much as $50,000 for blood cancers so that families do not have to go through the loss of a loved one like I did.  Will you help me earn the title of Student of the Year?

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As you know, everyone wins when cancer loses. Thanks to your support, my efforts will help fund therapies and treatments that are saving lives. Over the years, support from people like you has been responsible for the blood cancer advancements that have doubled, tripled, and in some cases quadrupled the survival rate for some blood cancers.
 
Many LLS-supported therapies not only help blood cancer patients but are also now used to treat patients with rare forms of stomach and skin cancers and are in clinical trials for patients with lung, brain, breast, pancreatic and prostate cancers. And LLS-funded drugs like targeted therapies and immunotherapies are now saving thousands of lives every day.
 
We really are getting close to our goal of a world without blood cancers!
 
All donations are greatly appreciated and tax-deductible. They'll not only support LLS research, but patient services, advocacy, public and professional education, and community services as well.
 
Please visit my website often and tell friends who would also like to donate!
 
On behalf of blood cancer patients everywhere, thank you for your support! For more information about LLS, please visit www.lls.org

          

 

7 Comments

  • Melissa Harmon

    Way to go, Ashley!

  • Lisa and Kevin Farley

    So proud of you for taking this on! Whoever wins Cancer looses! All the best, The Farley Family

  • Marilyn Saunders

    So proud of you for doing this fund raiser! Love you morel Grandma

  • Liz & Jim Saunders

    Thank you for your hard work for this great cause Ashley!

  • Christine and Michael Ramich

    Good luck with your fundraising - such an amazing cause!

  • Jeff and Laura Fusaiotti

    Happy to support your fundraising efforts Ashley!!

  • The Kresses

    Wishing you the best! Thanks for working so hard for a great cause!! Love, The Kresses

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