Students of the Year Washington DC

Sara Dabak | Team Juliana

Welcome to Sara Dabak's SOY Fundraising Page!

Jan 20, 2019

Today marks 1 whole week since kick-off! I think it's insane how much money I, and Team Juliana, have already raised towards this cause. Thank you to everyone who has donated to me thus far!

The next upcoming fundraiser that Team Juliana will be doing is at Palette 22 in Shirlington, organized by me! Posters advertising the fundraiser will be shared on social media soon with all information about the fundraiser. If you'd like more information before we've finalized the poster, please feel free to contact me through email, text, or in-person!

Once again, thank you to everyone who has donated to me and my team thus far. It really means the world to us that you're helping us achieve our goal!


Welcome to Sara Dabak's SOY Fundraising Page!

Nov 28, 2018

I am honored to participate in the 2019 Students of the Year program, a seven-week initiative in which select high school students from around the country participate in a fundraising competition to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. I am proud to be raising critical dollars in honor of a young patient hero who is currently battling or is in remission from a blood cancer. Each dollar is a vote. The candidate team that raises the most money at the end of the seven weeks is named Student(s) of the Year. Our mission is to not only raise the most money but also to bring attention to blood cancers like leukemia, which is the most common form of cancer in children and teens.

Since the early 1960s, five-year survival rates for many blood cancer patients have doubled, tripled or even quadrupled. And many LLS supported therapies not only help blood cancer patients but are helping patients with other cancers and serious diseases. In fact, drugs first approved for blood cancers are now approved to treat patients with stomach cancers, skin cancers, and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis.

We really are changing the face of blood cancer!

All donations are greatly appreciated and are tax deductible. They'll not only support LLS-funded research but will help provide critical information and support for patients, and support advocacy for laws to ensure patients can access the care and treatments they need.

Please visit our website often and bring friends who would also like to donate!

On behalf of blood cancer patients everywhere, thank you for your support!

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Show Comments (1)



  • Zafer Gurdal

    Good luck with the effort Sara.

  • Haim Baruh

    Congratulations and best wishes

  • Vedat & Filiz Odabas-Geldiay

    Dear Sara, congratulations to you for undertaking this noble goal in honor of your friend. Wishing you the best. Vedat & Filiz

  • Anonymous

    Wonderful tribute to Meaghan

  • Feriha Istar

    Good luck Saracım We are proud of you ❤️

  • Adrienne Nemura

    Sara- thank you for doing this and I hope you reach your goal! The timing of this is uncanny- I lost a dear colleague who fought a very rare form of leukemia for 45 years without a formal diagnosis. Unfortunately, time took its toll and despite two bone marrow transplants in the last year and numerous transfusions/treatments over the last three years, he passed away peacefully on January 11. Love Adrienne

  • Samim Cilem

    Good luck in this wonderful effort. Love. Samim and Liz

  • Tulin Morcol

    Sara, we are happy to support your efforts for this noble cause and very proud of you for getting directly involved! Love Tulin-Goktug

  • Turgay Dabak

    So proud of you my darling.

  • Tamer Uluakar

    Sara, congratulations for taking part in such a worthwhile project.

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