Welcome to My Personal Page - My Journey with a Cavernous Sinus Meningioma.
Thank you for visiting my personal page and joining me if you can, to walk in support in the Head for the Cure.
August 8th is just around the corner! This year's Head for the Cure is a VIRTUAL event. Due to Covid-19 we all want you to be able to participate while remaining at home and remaining SAFE!
To join in the virtual party get out your poster board and markers, take a pic of your walk/workout selfie and give a big hello to Siteman Cancer center, or Head for the Cure or even if you'd just like to say HI to me to let me know you attended, would mean the WORLD!!! :) Facebook will have a livestream 8am-11am cst where you can post pictures. Or you may email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org Hope to see many of your beautiful faces!!!!
NO ONE has to walk the full 5K: Just please step out and show your support. Feel free to:
walk to the mailbox!
Walk the dog!
Walk with the kiddos!
Mow the grass!
Take out the trash
Walk on the treadmill
COLLECTIVELY, SAFELY, AT OUR INDIVIDUAL HOMES, We will walk in COMMUNITY SUPPORT for those on the journey to fight brain tumors.
Our United Healthcare team will run/walk in Memory of Steve Walli. Steve was the Heartland States CEO, who lost his battle to glioblastoma and passed away in March 2018. He was a very special friend, colleague and boss to many and we will not forget him. In Pursuit of a Cure Funds raised from the Head for the Cure 5K - St. Louis event benefits:
Siteman Cancer Center https://siteman.wustl.edu/treatment/cancer- types/brain/treatments/
The Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative (BTTC). https://ccr.cancer.gov/neuro-oncology-branch/bttc
Head for the Cure raises hope, awareness, and funding in the fight against brain cancer. and nonmalignant brain tumors. We are celebrating life, and remembering those who lost their battle.
Head for the Cure works to inspire hope for the community of brain tumor patients, their families, friends, caregivers and other supporters, while celebrating their courage, spirit and energy. Every Head for the Cure event marks a day of celebration where those diagnosed with brain cancer are honored and celebrated by their friends and families, those who have lost their battles are remembered, and we are all inspired to carry on the fight
A brain tumor diagnosis can leave one fraught with emotions. Head for the Cure strives to bring the community together so no one feels like they are fighting a brain tumor alone. We celebrate each unique journey while providing resources to help guide through their diagnosis.
The mission of Head for the Cure is to raise awareness and funding to inspire hope for the community of brain tumor patients, their families, friends, caregivers and other supporters, while celebrating their courage, spirit and energy. We accomplish our mission by three endeavors: 1) Building Awareness for a disease that is not widely known and needs advancements in therapy to help patients; 2) Raising Funds through 5K run/walk events and other fundraising events and campaigns to support clinical research and programs; and 3) Igniting Hope for all who have faced this disease. Learn more how we achieve those goals below.
Head for the Cure is a registered 501(c)3 organization. Our detailed Financials include our Form 990 and annual reports.
Funds raised by Head for the Cure support the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative, a network of medical centers with the expertise and the desire to participate in state-of-the-art clinical trials investigating new treatments for malignant and nonmalignant brain tumors.
Please consider making a donation today to help me reach my goal and to help Head for the Cure defeat brain tumors, step by step! Better still, consider walking with me August 8th at Forest Park as part of my support circle <3 Thank you!!
- Click here to view the team page for UnitedHealthcare for Steve Walli
Head for the Cure Mission:
- Brains for the Cure
- Brain Tumor Types
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