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Welcome to My IRONMAN Fundraising Page

Peter McKay

Peter McKay

Dear Friends,

I will be participating in IRONMAN Lake Placid on July 28, 2019 as part of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) Team For Cures.

The work ahead of me? Race 140.6 miles and raise at least $5,000 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 TEN 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 $5,000 for the MMRF!

Please support my participation in IRONMAN Lake Placid benefiting the MMRF. I have made a commitment to raise at least $5,000, 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!
Peter

Comments

$20,050
raised of $5,000 goal
 

Donations

$500.00
1. MWMichael White
$100.00
2. MMatching Gift - Hilvert
$25.00
3. RPRichard Parkinson
My mother died of Multiple Myeloma in 1978!
$250.00
4. CRChris Rhinesmith
$100.00
5. CFCarla Fitzgerald
Peter, you’re a badass and I know you’ll kill it on the course, with the fundraiser, and in all you set your mind to! Please add my sister Dolores to your list of angels leading you forward! My best... Carla
$100.00
6. GPGreg & Kat Palinckx
Wonderful cause Peter - We wish you well with the Ironman!

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