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silvervan83 01-27-2009 03:42 PM

Good cause close to my heart
Hey everybody! I am not just a brewer. I am also a family member of someone who recently died of cancer. (my mother in law) So... Every year I participate in the RELAY FOR LIFE. Its a cool event where I (and my team member) will walk laps for 18 hours to raise money for cancer research.

Here is the link to donate OR.. if you are in the seattle- tacoma area and want to JOIN MY TEAM you can do that as well. Thanks for your support.

The American Cancer Society:

Once you click the link you can read about the event, see a picture of the mom we lost, and find out about a great cause.

MNBugeater 01-27-2009 03:50 PM

+1 This is a great cause. My wife is on the planning committee for our Relay for Life in our area. I would encourage anyone who is interested in donating to see if there is a local Relay for Life event in your area. The funds donated directly help those battling cancer in your community.

flyangler18 01-27-2009 04:03 PM

My wife is also quite active in Relay for Life in our area; I always donate 10% from any instrument sale during the summer festival season to her team.

Flyin' Lion 01-27-2009 04:09 PM

I think we donate to this every year. My wife is currently going through chemo and has only 2 treatments left (cancer is gone :rockin:).

A4J 01-27-2009 06:12 PM

Definitely a good cause. I donated in honor of a friend's mom and I'll be participating at some level for our local event.

no1likesme 01-27-2009 06:20 PM

I have been the captain of a Relay for life team since I was 15.

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