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Tammy Blackburn: “She was going to look after me.”

2018-Dec-07 16:48:46
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Family-oriented and fun-loving Tammy Blackburn was on the way home from a Hawaiian vacation when she felt something in her left breast that hadn’t been there before. Soon after, she was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma.       The thought of having to say goodbye to her family was the hardest part, especially the thought […]

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Soledad Albino: “Do it for her.”

2018-Dec-05 00:09:16
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Meet Soledad “Sol” Albino, who is on the brink of 14 years old and has had to endure more than most in a lifetime.       Separated from her mom at a young age, Sol’s siblings tried to keep the family together and in touch with their deported mother. Then, in the fall of 2016, Sol’s mom […]

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Duncan Thomas: “It’s why I’m sitting here today.”

2018-Nov-30 11:13:02
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Meet Duncan Thomas, who was handed a virtual death sentence with his Stage IV terminal melanoma diagnosis.     Duncan was given 7-12 months to live after learning that the cancer had metastasized with tumors in his lungs and liver. He reached out to a friend from veterinary school who became the head of Translational Research at Bristol Myers, which […]

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2018 Matching campaign

2018-Nov-29 15:29:55
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Double Your Impact with the 2018 Matching Campaign! Thanks to generous benefactors, Padres Pedal the Cause is offering a matching campaign for every new credit card or PayPal donation made online, up to $500, that is over a participant’s fundraising minimum! See below for the terms and conditions of the 2018 matching campaign: TIMING: Donations are […]

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Giving Tuesday Social Posts

2018-Nov-26 15:52:12
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  GIVING TUESDAY IS NOVEMBER 27   Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to take a moment during the flurry of post-Thanksgiving gift buying to highlight non-profits who are making a final fundraising push for the end of the year. You can use Giving Tuesday in your own Padres Pedal the Cause fundraising efforts, encouraging your friends […]

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Padres Pedal the Cause Announces New Round of Funding for Cancer Research

2018-Nov-14 22:23:14
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Grant awards include inaugural funding for clinical trials Padres Pedal the Cause continues the fight against cancer through the announcement of a new wave of funding for local cancer research. Six translational research teams, comprised of members from across the region’s top NCI-designated Cancer Centers, and four clinical trials received funding to advance research that […]

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How San Diego Institutions Are Making an Impact on Breast Cancer

2018-Nov-13 15:14:03
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1-in-8 women are expected to face a breast cancer diagnosis in her lifetime. Padres Pedal the Cause is proud to raise funds for our beneficiaries, where groundbreaking breast cancer research projects are taking place each day. In the past five years, Padres Pedal has raised $7.1 million, with 100% of that money going directly to […]

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Lota Ward: “I just want to get back to running.”

2018-Nov-08 13:41:20
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Meet Lota Ward, ultra runner and Padres Pedal the Cause SuperKid. Lota, now 12, began running long distances with his dad when he was just 7 years old, using the time on trail to clear his mind and connect with his family. He competed in his first half marathon, and was hooked, signing up for […]

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