Volunteer Profile: Thomas Rank

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Volunteer Profile: Thomas Rank

By Thomas Rank, Guest Contributor Why do I ride? On a warm day in the summer of 2015, I arrived at my first cross country practice. The team always met at the local park shelter before practice where the summer breeze would often compliment the harmonious symphony of chatter and laughter between teammates. Suddenly, the talking would cease and our coach, who in his own right is a great man and leader, would begin his speech about the daily agenda. While listening, I couldn’t help but notice Ben Harmon have a smile across his face. He raised his hand and…  Read More »

Teens Coordinate Concert Series to Raise Money for Sarcoma Research and Awareness

By Elizabeth Brown, Guest Contributor   My name is Elizabeth Brown and I am 14 years old. I have a twin brother named Matthew. Our good friend and classmate was recently diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, and we wanted to show our support by doing something that would benefit him and all people fighting sarcoma. We knew that we could make a difference through our talents of music. I play classical guitar, violin, and sing, and Matthew plays piano and organ. Together, we organized the St. Mark Young Artists Concert series to benefit the Sarcoma Foundation of America. We performed a variety…  Read More »

11-Year-Old Halle Raises Funds and Awareness for Sarcoma

Today’s blog post was written by Halle, an 11-year-old sarcoma advocate.  Halle, inspired by her mother’s experience with sarcoma, has become active in sarcoma advocacy and fundraising.  Not only has she traveled to Washington, DC, to speak to Members of Congress, she also coordinated a fundraiser at her elementary school.  We have no doubt that you will be as impressed and inspired by Halle as we have been. I am 11 years old and I am going into middle school next year.  I have always known my Mom had cancer.  My Mom got cancer in her foot when she was pregnant with me. …  Read More »