Kevin Edmonds and "A Love for Life" Fund at Penn Presbyterian Oncology
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Why we are doing what we do.
  christine & harrison & adrienne edmonds 2013 race  
Fundraising goal $100,000.00
Recent donations (200 donations)
Donna McGranaghan $125.00
Ms. Judy Celli
Alexis Toulson $25.00
Lauren Waldman Designs $60.00
Michael and Jocelyn Sirkis
Allan and Laurie Samuels
Mr. Gregory Lewis $1000.00
Betsy Pickup
Shapiro $50.00
barre 3 $250.00
Friends of Ken & Andy Brask $630.00
Pickering Manor $500.00
Paul and Elsa Shekelle $278.00
Kornblum $25.00
Anonymous $1000.00
Heather Lewis $20.00
Doug & Peggy Levin
Trudie and Bruce Benton
Steven and Maria McCraney $250.00
Ms. Eleanor Sweeney and Family $250.00
Zumba with Amy $975.00
Di Bruno Bros. $500.00
Castle Metals $250.00
Hamilton Building Supply $250.00
The Tubby Olive $250.00
Alex and Kathleen Shanley $500.00
The Coffee Room $250.00
Newtown Bicycle Shop $250.00
Rock & Betty Jean Spann $250.00
Lois Saurman
Gloderma PC $25.00
Advanced Lubrication Specialties $500.00
Ms. Nancy Brincheiro
Scott McCraney
Mr. Gary Nolan
Rick & pam $50.00
Freedman Family
Stephanie Rathburn $25.00
P. Collins
Janet Adams $50.00
Kathy and Tom Morrison
Jayne & Don Spector $500.00
Mike and Donna O'D
Kernan $400.00
Makefield Chiropractic
Amy Haas/ Optimal Zumba Party $150.00
Ken Brask
Michael Sellers, Esq.
Curren Environmental, Inc $250.00
The Calichman Family $100.00
Eileen Wargo $100.00
Lin Bethman Auto $250.00
Family of Jeff Hilton $5000.00
Donna Buckley
Edward Brunner
Doylestown Emergency Associates $2000.00
Ray's HVAC Service $250.00
McCaffrey's Market $500.00
Regina Keating $500.00
Beneficial Bank $10000.00
The Solebury School $250.00
Janet and Michael Joachim
Melanie Fagan
Blancato $100.00
Joe & Carolyn Kraft
PWC /Yogatree $365.00
PWC /Yogatree
Wonderful Machine $250.00
Mike Coughlin /State Farm $250.00
Anonymous $1000.00
The Richters
Thornton Muscle Cars
Jack Cain
Anonymous $50.00
Smith and Porter
Bill Kendrick
The Cosack Team
E. Jeffrey Hilton $50.00
Jeff Hilton $100.00
Nick &Mary Jo Barbi
Bill and Carolyn Smith $50.00
Susan and Modesto Fiume
Vadakara Internal medicine Associates
Marianne and Pat Metzger $50.00
E. Jeffery "Jeff" Hilton
Dan and Sadie Jeff $50.00
E. Jeff Hilton
Bob & Hilda Shaw
E. Jeff Hilton
E. Jeff Hilton
John O'Reilly
Dianne n Bill Hargraves $50.00
Maria Zorzy
Erin Zezzo
Mary Wiedenman
Doug Welles
Linda Welles
Christy Weber
Jenny Waters
Bill Versak
Chris Thompson
Heather Thomas
Kathy Skalish
Kathryn Schafer
Allison Sigler
Allison Siegler
Ashara Shapiro
Kelly Ryan-West
Jennifer Hansen-Rolli
Paul Pollock
Kathy Pollock
Eric Nicholl
Jennifer Nicholl
Meg Newell
Christine Moody
Joe Moody
Alisa Monteiro
Bob Metz
Mary Metz
Debbie McLaughlin
Theresa McEvoy
Wright McCraney
Beth McCraney
Karina Martino
Doug Linkenheimer
Bob Linkenheimer
Tricia Linkenheimer
Greg Lewis
Heather Lewis
Dug Levin
Doug Levin
Elle Kaplan
Amanda Jenkinson
Sharon Hulihan
April Hudson
Elizabeth Huber
Barbara Hornton
Dianne Hitchens
Amy Haas
Tara Grunde-McLaughlin
Stacey Fish
Jaqueline Fischer
Kaitlyn Edmonds
Adrienne Edmonds
Mary Edmonds
Christopher Edmonds
Kelley Dougherty
Bob Dietzel
Kerry Dietzel
Rich Dickinson
Ashu Dickinson
Ann DeMaio
Melanie Davis
Sam Daversa
Adrienne Cramer
Heather Coyle
Chris Couch
Laura Couch
Kim Colarusso
Rachel Cicalese
Jennifer Cassidy
Joellen Carpino
Deanna Carpentier
Ryan Carpentier
Krista Campbell
Christa Brandon
Jenn Boyd
Rachel Bodick
Meghan Berkis
Tricia Bell
Maura Bear
Beth Antimarino
Kendall Annable
Jill Anderson
Lynn Adams
Groundswell Design Group $2500.00
Savannah Keenan $20.00
Richard Thornton & Jenni Guevara
Jenni Guevara & Richard Thornton
Mrs. Kathy Martin $25.00
Smith Family $20.00
tricia $105.00
Mads and Doug $200.00
Bob Abrahamson
Ms. Brenda Shropshire $25.00
Liz Warren
Ms. Maygan Bearden
Top donors (200 donations)
Beneficial Bank $10000.00
Family of Jeff Hilton $5000.00
Groundswell Design Group $2500.00
Doylestown Emergency Associates $2000.00
Scott McCraney This amount includes donations indented below
   Steven and Maria McCraney    $250.00
   The Tubby Olive    $250.00
   Rock & Betty Jean Spann    $250.00
Anonymous $1000.00
Anonymous $1000.00
Mr. Gregory Lewis $1000.00
Allan and Laurie Samuels
A Love for Life

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Join Us.
We are dedicated to finding a cure for pancreatic cancer. We celebrate Life & Fun & Adventure while raising money for this important cause. We are grateful for any amount you may wish to give. If you shop on AMAZON, take a moment to choose A Love for Life as your charity partner upon check out- we will receive a percentage of your purchase. Should you wish to consider corporate sponsorship, contact Christine Edmonds at
Give Credit.
If you are donating in honor of a friend or family member who has been affected by cancer please let us know. When you make a donation please select his/her name with the FIND A PERSON link and include any encouraging message that you would like to add. You will receive a letter a week later with all tax info-100% of your donation is tax deductible.
We have different fundraising events all year round: yoga classes, wine-tastings, dinner parties, back yard bonfires and silent auctions. We have a full line of A Love for Life t-shirts/hats/ties/magnets/organic teas/custom jewelry/scarves and other gear. If you know someone who has pancreatic cancer, or has a family member or friend struggling with this disease, please tell them about our group. If you are on Facebook, LIKE our page and you will always know what we are up to.
Make a Difference.
Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. There are over 44,000 new cases each year, and few standard treatment options.The five-year survival rate is only 6%, making it the deadliest cancer. There are still no early detection tools that are effective in finding pancreatic cancer in its early stages. We want to help fund research that will help change these statistics, and offer hope to those who are affected by this disease.
  • donate ANY amount
  • 100% tax deductible and every single dollar you donate will help unlock new treatment options
  • visit us on race day!
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  • Researchers at the Abramson Cancer center are pioneers in developing groundbreaking approaches to defeating pancreatic cancer.
Donation messages
All the best to the Love for Life teams! --Allan and Laurie Samuels
In honor of two lost and one paddling for the cure -Betsy --Betsy Pickup
Hooray for a Love for Life! --barre 3
What a great Father/Son Adventure- Great Cause! --Friends of Ken & Andy Brask
Supporting all the important research that is happening at Penn! --Pickering Manor
In recognition of Ken and Andy Brask's 278 mile canoe trip --Paul and Elsa Shekelle
Thanks for your help with this great cause. --Kornblum
Great hair cut --Heather Lewis
Hooray for A Love for Life! --Doug & Peggy Levin
Good luck and have fun! The Bentons next door! --Trudie and Bruce Benton
Best of luck 2017 Dragon Boat paddlers! --Ms. Eleanor Sweeney and Family
Di Bruno Bros. is proud to support the University of Pennsylvania's - Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund events. Wishing you all the success with this years' events and fundraising opportunities! Di Bruno Bros. supports many community events throughout the year. We believe that giving back to the community is the key to "Celebrating Great Food and Great People." We encourage your participants to visit our convenient locations (The Italian Market at 930 S. 9th Street, Ardmore Farmer's Market at 120 Coulter Avenue, Ardmore, The Market at Comcast Center at 1701 JFK Boulevard, Rittenhouse Square at 1730 Chestnut Street & The Franklin Market at 834 Chestnut Street) for all their gourmet/specialty food and beverage, catering, or gift giving needs. Also, please feel free to visit our website for additional information at Bill Mignucci Jr., President --Di Bruno Bros.
Good luck!! --Hamilton Building Supply
The most wonderful organization! --The Tubby Olive
In honor of Kevin and Nora Edmonds --Alex and Kathleen Shanley
Wishing you all a latte luck in the race! --The Coffee Room
Proud to sponsor A Love for Life! --Newtown Bicycle Shop
Hooray for AL4L! --Lois Saurman
Good Luck! --Gloderma PC
In support of Don and Patti Richardson- Paddle On! --Advanced Lubrication Specialties
CUT IT! --Ms. Nancy Brincheiro
Finish the race! --Scott McCraney
Please do NOT cut that wonderful hair. --Mr. Gary Nolan
Paddle on to Ken & Andy's great Delaware river adventure! --Rick & pam
CUT YOUR HAIR! --Freedman Family
Good luck Ken! --Stephanie Rathburn
On behalf of Ken Brask and the DE River Charity Paddle. Congrats! --P. Collins
Donating in honor of Ken and Andy Brask's paddle down the Delaware. Paddle on, men! --Kathy and Tom Morrison
Paddle on! --Jayne & Don Spector
Supporting Ken and Andy Break in their charity paddle down the Delaware !! In memory of our neighbor, Scott McCraney. --Mike and Donna O'D
Go team! I hope you have a great race! --Kernan
Life of Dug! --Makefield Chiropractic
Thanks Optimal Sport/ Go Amy!! --Amy Haas/ Optimal Zumba Party
Starting out our Delaware river Charity Paddle! --Ken Brask
Wishing all the Best to the AL4L Teams --Michael Sellers, Esq.
Sponsoring Joe & Chrissy Moody! --Curren Environmental, Inc
Good Luck Ken and Andy! --Eileen Wargo
Proud to sponsor A Love for Life! --Lin Bethman Auto
In honor of our beloved Dad and Poppop. --Family of Jeff Hilton
Horray Bob & Trish! --Donna Buckley
In memory of Tom Coyte --Edward Brunner
We are proud sponsors of your efforts to fund pancreatic cancer research. --Doylestown Emergency Associates
Paddle On! --Ray's HVAC Service
We are proud to support our community partners! --McCaffrey's Market
In support of Andrea Vecchio and Bill Sweeney- Go team! --Regina Keating
Beneficial Bank is proud to be a Hero sponsor. Good luck in your races! --Beneficial Bank
In support of our alumna, Adrienne Edmonds. Good work! --The Solebury School
In memory of Matthew Gottesfeld --Janet and Michael Joachim
In remembrance of Jeff Hilton. Much love and peace. --Blancato
Go Team! --Joe & Carolyn Kraft
Excited to be part of the A Love for Life team this year! Hooray Claudine & Co! --PWC /Yogatree
Go Adrienne Cramer! --Wonderful Machine
Happy to sponsor AL4L!!! Rock on! --Mike Coughlin /State Farm
Thank you for supporting such a good cause! --The Richters
Condolences to Deb and family In memory of Tom Coyte; May the peace and love of Jesus rest in his soul. --Jack Cain
Happy to support A Love for Life! --Smith and Porter
Newtopia Silver sponsorship! --The Cosack Team
Our thoughts and prayers are forever with you. Love , the Christopher's --Jeff Hilton
Our hearts go out to the Hilton family. Jeff was a wonderful husband, father, and friend. Nick & Mary Jo --Nick &Mary Jo Barbi
Donation in memory of Jeff Hilton, a kind and thoughtful soul. Will be missed by so many. Rest in peace. Bill and Carolyn Smith --Bill and Carolyn Smith
Our heart felt Condolences to Nancy and family. May God help you to go through this tough time --Vadakara Internal medicine Associates
Our sympathies to Nancy and family. Jeff will be missed by many. He will be watching over you always. --Marianne and Pat Metzger
This donation is in memory of Ernest Jeff Hilton. He will be missed in the neighborhood. --John Lazarczyk Sr., John Lazarczyk Jr., Andrew Lazarczyk
RIP our will always be remembered as fun loving, compassionate and caring. Gone too soon. --E. Jeff Hilton
Our condolences to Jeff's family He was a good friend and a very generous person. He will be missed by his card playing buddies. --Bob & Hilda Shaw
To Kiersty, Joe and your entire family - Our sincerest sympathies. Love, Tom & Diane Goodwin --E. Jeff Hilton
Donation for a wonderful neighbor with a beautiful soul. Ernest "JEFF" Hilton --Dianne n Bill Hargraves
We are so happy to be sponsors again this year.... Paddle On! --Groundswell Design Group
With all all my love, and for a great cause. Very proud of you Richard and Jennifer for been part of this event. --Christi
Go Jenni & Richard!!! --Savannah Keenan
The Coffee Room event- so much fun! --tricia
With thanks to Rick Mazzafro and Christine Edmonds for making our wedding spectacular. Rick your ceremony was touching and personal and Christine the flowers were amazing. Kevin would have had a blast so it seems right to make a donation as a way to show our thanks to you both. --Mads and Doug
Good thoughts, prayers and love to Christine and her team of hard workers for this cause! --Ms. Brenda Shropshire

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