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Craig Cole

Craig Cole

Dear Friends,

I will be participating in the Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma program in March 2018 by climbing to Everest Base Camp to raise funds and awareness for the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) Team For Cures.

The work ahead of me? Climb 18,519 feet above sea level to the "front door" of the tallest mountain in the world and raise at least $10,000 for the MMRF. Training for this event is a big challenge, but nothing compared to the challenges faced by patients with multiple myeloma.

Multiple myeloma is the second most common form of blood cancer. Over 30,000 people are diagnosed yearly with multiple myeloma and an estimated 12,000 are predicted to die each year from the disease.

I'm proud to be part of the ACTION that is helping fund and fuel important research: Thanks to the important work of the MMRF and our partners, the FDA has approved ELEVEN new treatments in the time that it usually takes for ONE new drug to come to market. There are more treatment options in the pipeline. This is so important because myeloma is a cunning disease which morphs through treatment, meaning patients often need new treatment options when they relapse.

The MMRF is one of the most highly regarded cancer foundations in the world. Nearly 90% of the total MMRF budget goes directly towards research and related programming. The MMRF is in the top 1% of all charities, having earned Charity Navigator’s 4-star rating for 16 years.

The Goal: Raise $10,000 for the MMRF!

Please support my participation in the Everest Base Camp Trek benefiting the MMRF. I have made a commitment to raise at least $10,000, and I need your help to get there. Please contribute whatever you can. It all adds up! Please take this opportunity to give back and support this game-changing cancer organization.

Thanks! Craig

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Comments

$850
raised of $10,000 goal
 

Donations

$200.00
1. AAnn Arbor Oncology Nursing Society
$100.00
2. RSROBERT SCHOLLE
What a worthwhile project you are undertaking. Kathy Bryan, one of your patients and my daughter, mentioned what you have volunteered to do. Safe climbing.
$100.00
3. GHGeorge Harritos
A great cause for tremendous people. Wishing all of you the best! Cathy & George Harritos
$100.00
4. KKathy Bryan
Dr. Cole: Wishing you the best as you undertake this great adventure! As one of your Multiple Myeloma patients, I really appreciate you tackling this challenge to raise funds to develop new treatments. Kathy (and Dave) Bryan
$100.00
5. JMJoan Moore
I appreciate your dedication to this research and wish you the best in your climb. I look forward to hearing all about it on your return.
$25.00
6. CCyndi
Climb that mountain!

moving mountains for multiple myeloma partners