Students of the Year Palm Beach-Treasure Coast

Darren Dharia | Team HUSL

Darren's Students of the Year Fundraiser

Dec 24, 2020

Dear Friends and Family,

I have been granted the amazing opportunity to not only help others today, but those of tomorrow in the fight against cancer. My name is Darren Dharia and I am currently a Sophomore student at The Suncoast Community High School. I was born in Florida and have lived in North Palm Beach for most of
my life. Both my father and grandfather had a passion for helping people as doctors through the medical field. I too have a passion for helping others through science and engineering and I eventually want to work in this field of study. I have an involvement with cancer through a family member, my great
grandfather. He was diagnosed with Leukemia in his 60s and passed away. I have been given this opportunity through The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Student of the Year campaign, and I feel compelled to do my part for disease awareness and to support those who are going through cancer,
those who have gone through cancer, and those who have family members going through cancer in any way possible. This disease has taken many lives and we need to raise awareness as well as funding. When I heard about this opportunity, I knew immediately that I wanted to be a part of this in honor of my great- grandfather. In my efforts to help, I have put together a team of remarkable and devoted students and together we hope to make a difference.

The goal for this campaign is to raise as much money as possible or blood cancer research. I’m committed to raising $40,000 in just 7 short weeks, from January 13th- March 5th! With your help, we can fight to find a cure and fund research!

In Good Health,
Darren Dharia



  • Anthony Pollak

    Hi Darren, I hope this helps! Best of luck with your college applications. Anthony Pollak

  • Palm Beach Internal Medicine

    In memory of my Grandfather.

  • Saurab Bhatia

    Darren - Amazing thing you are doing here, keep up the great work and good luck.

  • Vidya Nair

    Great job Darren! Best wishes in achieving your goal and wishing you success in the future.

  • Meetal Dharia

    Proud of you Darren and your efforts towards a great cause.

  • Brian Neer

    Great effort

  • Brianne Gupta

    Thanks Darren for helping fight these vicious cancers. My friend’s son is at St Jude right now battling leukemia. It is so important to help others! Keep it up!

  • Kishore & Seema Dass

    Darren, Very proud of you for helping raise funds for a great cause. Good luck!

  • Gopi Barot

    Proud of you Darren. Good luck and keep up with your efforts towards a great cause.

  • Dr.Ramesh Dharia

    Darren you are doing a wonderful deed at such a young age.You are wise and very loving keep up the good work for all your life and make people smile.

  • Mrudula Dharia

    HI Darren keep up Grandma and Grandpa very happy to see that you are doing right thing and we are proud.LOve you

  • Access Medical Laboratories

    God Bless!

  • Steinger, Greene & Feiner PA

    It is great what you are doing. Keep up the great work!

  • Niki Kadakia

    Awesome work Darren! Hope this helps. Keep it up.

  • Hiral Choudhary

    Good luck Darren!

  • Aryash & Tanishka

    Great work Darren !!! Bless your kind heart and great role model Proud of you

  • Pradip $ Dipika Dharia

    So proud there are people like you to help those in need - good bless you and love you

  • Jasmine Oza

    Great work Darren..I hope you reach the goal and more..

  • Sweta Parikh

    Awesome job Darren. Grenache speech and so proud of you. Love all four of us

  • D

    Great to fight cancer! Good luck Darren! The Shapiro's

  • Nicolae Linca

    Great cause!

  • Azeem sheikh

    Good luck with the fundraising . Sheikh Family

  • Jose DeOlazabal, D.O., F.C.C.P.

    Great job Darren!!

  • Don McKenna

    Thank you for your advocacy!

  • Jennifer Hyland

    Darren Dharia

  • Dr. Dan Brennan

    Good luck Darren!


    Best of luck!

  • Lei Ann and Stephen Bradford

    Darren so proud that you are championing for such a great cause. Your personality will take you far in life! Keep up the great work.

  • David Amrose

    Great cause!! I hope you raise a lot of money

  • Elena Rehl

    Darren- this is a great cause, nice work!

  • Henry J Shapiro

    Darren, Keep your amazing spirit alive throughout all of your goals! Dr Shapiro

  • John Boyer

    Good job Darren!

  • Manju and Sabu George

    Good luck Darren in your efforts!

  • Mark Marciano

    Thank you for doing your part to raise money for a worthy cause! Dr. Mark Marciano

  • Anonymous

    What an inspiration of what you do! Good luck and all the best young man.

  • Lily Perkins

    Keep up the good work. Like find a cure!

  • Dr. Brien Hedstrom

    Good luck Darren

  • Rene and Michele Lerer

    Congratulations and best of luck.

  • Sowmya and Krishna Kishor

    Good luck and thank you for being an advocate for this worthy cause.

  • Lindsey and Chris Del Valle

    For those who suffer from this disease and the families who are by their side. They are thankful for your fundraising, Darren!!

  • beth bradley

    Good luck Darren

  • Gene and Gina Shieh

    Darren, best wishes on this great cause and in all your future endeavors!

  • Dede Abbate

    In honor of my mother who died of cancer 21 years ago.

  • Viraj & Ashish Parikh

    Happy to support your efforts, Darren! This cause is especially close to my heart as my mom overcame non-Hodgkins lymphoma when she was in her early 30s. Keep up the good work in the name of your grandfather!!

  • Jackie Evrard-Vescio

    Thank you for your dedication to this cause, Darren. We are very proud of you and commend your efforts to raise awareness of the need for a cure!

  • Susan Skatoff

    For my Uncle Jack, who passed away on January 23, 2021. He lost his son, my cousin Jim, to Leukemia in 1985. Thank you Darren for your efforts to eradicate leukemia.

  • Tami Cotsakos

    Darren A wonderful cause and thank you. Christos and Tami Cotsakos

  • Cancer Center of South Florida

    Great job Darren!! Good luck! From the Cancer Center of South Florida

  • Mindy & Stephen Gottlieb

    Great work and great cause.

  • House of Alcantara

    Dear Darren, This is such a beautiful endeavor for which I am happy to donate to your cause. You have a beautiful spirit and heart. Keep up the good work and don't let anything stop you from accomplishing your dreams and goals. If we had more souls in the world like yours, what a world this would be! God bless you!

  • Maisto

    You are doing great work!

  • Myles Cooley, Ph.D.

    Great cause, Darren.

  • Thomas Quick & Michael Donnell

    Darren On behalf of Michael Donnell and myself, we are happy to be part of your wonderful fundraiser to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.!! Tom Quick

  • Lynda Rothstein

    Darren Dharia’s grandfather

  • David and Sarie Buchalter

    Congrats on all of your great work, Darren ! -Sarie & David Buchalter

  • Aashumi Mody

    Great job Darren - keep up the good work 🙏💜

  • David Saunders

    A wonderful family! Proud they reside in our neighborhood!

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    From Braman motor cars

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