Why I'm Running
This is an incredible event! Children of my friends have benefited from A Special Wish I so understand just how amazing the organization is. If these kids can fight and survive life-threatening illnesses, I can run 24 miles in 24 hours!
About Team Autumn

When Autumn was 5 months old she was diagnosed with leukemia(ALL). We started chemotherapy immediately. She had a really rough and scary first week. Luckily, she was in remission about 6 weeks later. We continued chemo treatment and frequent check ins with her doctor. Unfortunately, that September we found out that she had relapsed, and we were more heartbroken than the original diagnosis. She began more aggressive treatment (chemo and radiation) and we quickly began our search for a bone marrow donor. Be The Match found an amazing donor in Texas who was able donate to save our little girl! Her transplant was in June of 2018, and she has been doing very well ever since!

Autumn now has follow up appointments and lab work done every couple months, and we are working to meet her donor hopefully this summer! Because of her donor, she has the opportunity to live a normal little girl life. She goes to preschool, and loves playing with her friends. She loves princesses (especially Belle), Frozen, and Toy Story! She loves playing outside with bubbles and chalk, and has recently learned to ride her bike! She's 100% a daddy's girl, and wants to do anything her big brother Hunter can do. We are so lucky to have a healthy, happy girl, and very thankful for everyone who helped treat her!

$1,100.00 of $700 goal

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Malachi Perkins
12 days ago

I donated with my son's name. (Dr. Perkins)

T-Flo
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The Pojes
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Justin
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Michelle Morgan
13 days ago

GO GIRL!!

Riley and Mandi Matchinga
13 days ago

We are so proud of you, V! You've got this!

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Owen Hennessey
13 days ago

For the kids

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Ben and Janine
13 days ago

We’re so proud!

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Jamie Milavec
13 days ago

Good luck!

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Phil & Diane Reed
17 days ago

Good luck !

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mary kay maksem
17 days ago

you go girl!!!!

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Andrea
17 days ago

Hurry! RUN!

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Jessica Pintabona
23 days ago

Run like the wind!

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Missy and Andy Cardinal
23 days ago
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Anonymous
23 days ago
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Karen Choate
25 days ago

Go get it girl! Great job!

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Shaun Spence
28 days ago

A great cause! Good luck!

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The Robinson Family
28 days ago

So proud of you!

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MIKE TOPALIAN
28 days ago

For my nephew, survivor!

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Sue
1 month ago

Such a noble cause - good luck, Vanessa!

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Linda "Mom" Pintabona
1 month ago

Such a great challenge, Vanessa, and a special little girl to support! You go, girl! πŸ’žπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸšΆβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

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Nicole, Joe, and Jack
1 month ago

Kick butt, girl! Such a great cause!

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Linda Pintabona
3 months ago

Go Team Autumn! From Mom!

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Maddie Schultz
3 months ago

You continue to inspire me everyday:)

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Tina and Ian
3 months ago
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Chelsea and Mike Talty
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