Why I'm Running
I’ve watched my cousin partake in this event for two years and I admire his dedication. I have friends and family that have beat the odds and I have friends and family who lost their battles. Watching children go through these battles is devastating, but somehow they remain the most optimistic and strong throughout the process. This is an amazing organization to help kids experience the littlest of joys to the greatest joys in life. I’m excited to support the cause :heart:️
About Team Ava

Ava is a 2 1/2 year old who, on June 21st, 2019 at age 1, was diagnosed with b-cell Acute Lymphoblastic leukemia. We spent the first 15 days in the hospital to get started on her treatment. She is a brave and happy little girl who doesn't stop fighting. It's been a long road of hospital stays for treatments and blood transfusions, but she has never stopped smiling.

Ava has a great support team, plus she always has a side kick with her. Right now, her sidekick is a stuffed groundhog named Charlie plus her lovey she named guy. Everybody that meets Ava falls in love with her. She makes everyone smile and laugh. From the start we have explained everything that was going to happen to her, so she likes to know everything. She loves her doctors and nurses at Rainbows Babies and Children Hospital. She likes to play pretend nurse - she even has her own hospital badge that the child life specialist team made her! Who knows she might grow up to be a nurse one day!

Ava has a strong and crazy personality that everybody loves. She loves being outside, playing with her toys, doing puzzles, coloring and reading. She also loves watching Disney Jr. and playing on her tablet. Ava's favorite movie is Moana, so of course her 2nd birthday party was Moana themed! She is the strongest toddler I have every met. She is well loved by many.

$1,305.00 of $700 goal

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Mom
10 days ago

Love.

$50.00
The Cooks
10 days ago

You got this!

$20.00
Dan
12 days ago
$48.00
Frank and Maria Ruolo
12 days ago
$50.00
Leagues
12 days ago

Tuesday and Thursday leagues... good luck! You got this!!!

$177.00
Mama
12 days ago

Good luck, put in 26 hours ☺️

$100.00
Ryan Rogowski
12 days ago
$120.00
Trivia and leagues
19 days ago

Tuesday night trivia and leagues, Degenerates, Anna, Stevie, Thursday night leagues

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Liz & Anthony Mace
20 days ago

Go Sammy Go!! So proud of you!!!

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Jen Parker
21 days ago

Go Team Ava!

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Colleen
1 month ago

Good luck!

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Mom and Dad Rogowski
1 month ago

Good luck, proud of you!!

$50.00
Crystal Cain
1 month ago

Good luck!!!

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Elana
1 month ago

So proud of you for setting a goal and sticking to it and all for such a good cause <3

$48.00
Nick Salvatore
2 months ago
$48.00
Nancy
2 months ago

Good luck

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Cindy Rezzano
2 months ago
$25.00
Samuel
2 months ago

I love you!! You got this!!!

$41.00
Pennie Mutschler
2 months ago
$25.00
Christina Reynolds
2 months ago
$48.00
Briana Chase
3 months ago

So proud of you! You got this, Sammi Girl!

$48.00
Tiffany McNamara
3 months ago

Yay!! Proud of you!! Maybe next you I’ll join ya!!

$40.00
Cassie H
3 months ago

YOU GOT THIS!!!

$25.00
Amanda Dome
3 months ago

As someone who is currently watching her own father fight his battle with leukemia...this hits home from me. And no child should ever have to go through this!

$48.00