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132 Young Adults To Begin Annual Cross Country Ride and Run

4K for Cancer Program Gives Young Adults the Opportunity to Fight for Local Communities in the Battle Against Cancer Baltimore, Maryland – May 31, 2013 – The 12th annual 4K for Cancer bike ride will begin Sunday, June 2nd at … Continue reading

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The 4K’s Quest to Find the True Value of Mankind

“He who does not travel does not know the value of men.” – Moorish proverb Our 2012 rides combined have traversed 22 states, traveled well over 6,000 miles, and have spent the last 35 days immersed in an experience that … Continue reading

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YACS U: Spreading Awareness on Maryland College Campuses

Some of the most inspirational moments are the ones that seem the most “normal” at the time: After our Young Adult Cancer Support (YACS) Towson student group completed a long, tough day of yard work and spring cleaning for a … Continue reading

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What our volunteers mean to us…

It is National Volunteer Appreciation week and as the Special Events and Volunteer Coordinator, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on how much our volunteers mean to us at the Ulman Cancer Fund. Volunteers are so critical to … Continue reading

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The first day of the rest of your life – Cancer Survivorship

Surviving cancer, the point in time when cancer treatment has ceased, marks a milestone moment in one’s cancer journey. The likely possibility of living beyond treatment is, of course, overwhelmingly positive news for patients and their families. However, the reality … Continue reading

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Public Allies

As many of you know, I am finishing up a year of service through Volunteer Maryland. Volunteer Maryland is an AmeriCorps program that pairs a volunteer coordinator with a nonprofit to help build or to create new programs that will … Continue reading

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Finishing off Columbia Triathlon Weekend with a BANG!!!

The first triathlon of the season, Columbia Tri, turned out to be a HUGE success for Team Fight this past weekend.  We had a total of 52 official racers, with about 10 others sporting our hard to miss YELLOW gear! … Continue reading

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Number 3 is a Charm!

Last night the Towson Football players came back to volunteer with UCF at Hope Lodge. I have always been impressed with these young men but last night was the best yet. Not only did these young men volunteer their time … Continue reading

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Olivia’s Packages of Hope

This week I had the opportunity to meet Olivia. Olivia is a middle school student from the Annapolis area who chose to create care packages for young adult patients fighting cancer at UMGCC as part of her 8th grade capstone … Continue reading

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Destination AmeriCorps, Part II!

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Destination AmeriCorps, a great networking event held my Volunteer Maryland for AmeriCorps members throughout the state of Maryland. Before I get into the specifics, I will refresh some memories about what this … Continue reading

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