With 3,363 registered entrants and more than 2,900 participants, the 5 mile road race again made Rockland Lake the center of the region’s running universe on Thanksgiving Day. Amazingly, the race generated $120,000 for local charities, topped by the unprecedented total of $100,000 donated to the Marisa Fund! Proceeds from the race were also distributed … Continue reading Results: Thanksgiving Day 5 mile Turkey Trot, November 23, 2017
An update from Dr. Mitchell Cairo on his research and treatments, emailed to David on December 16, 2017: The Marisa Fund has been responsible for supporting a new clinical research trial in the adolescents and young adults with Hodgkin Lymphoma. The primary aim is to investigate the use of targeted therapy using antibodies and antibody-conjugates … Continue reading Update from Dr. Mitchell Cairo
The Rockland Journal News features Dave Goldwasser and the Marisa Fund. Click Here to read the full article.
David Goldwasser announced the results of the 2016 – 5 Mile Turkey Trot for The Marisa Fund. An impressive dollar amount of $84,000 for charity was raised by the event! The Marisa Fund received $64,000; $7,500 was contributed to two separate local non-profit scholarship funds; People to People received $7,000. The Salvation Army and Local Ambulance … Continue reading Results: Thanksgiving Day 5 mile Turkey Trot, November 24, 2016
The Rockland County Clerk’s Office announced today that the Marisa Fund has been chosen from a list of eight local charities to receive voluntary donations from all visitors requesting Notary of Public services. The Office consists of over 30 Notaries providing services to hundreds of people each month. Ms. Filor (of the Clerk’s Office) stated: “we are … Continue reading Marisa Fund to Receive Donations from Rockland County
Haverstraw’s David Goldwasser used to call his only child, Marisa, a miracle baby. His wife, Sharon, finally got pregnant after several miscarriages, and when Marisa was born, she was six weeks premature. Despite their early worries, she grew up to be a varsity athlete and a stellar student, topped with a sunny disposition.
Dr. Mitchell Cairo and the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation announces that David Goldwasser has been named the 2015 Dream Big Award Recipient for his dedication and support for PCRF in the fight for pediatric cancer research. Dave will be honored at the 8th Annual PCRF Dream. Discover. Cure. Golf Tournament to be held on July … Continue reading David Goldwasser Named 2015 Dream Big Award Recipient
David Goldwasser suffered a tragedy, but when he sat down to write, typed out a sci-fi fantasy. The result was “Portals,” an epic fantasy novel inspired by the Bronx native’s daughter, Marisa, and written after she — and his wife — died. About a girl named Lissa who discovers she has magical powers while lying … Continue reading NY Daily News: With the new fantasy novel ‘Portals,’ Bronx native David Goldwasser keeps a promise he made to his dead daughter