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Rockland Road Runners’ 2020 Turkey Trot Goes Virtual!

2020 has been incredibly challenging for all of us as we are faced with the COVID-19 Pandemic.  It has impacted every one us.  To protect the safety of our participants and to keep the mission of raising money for The Marisa Fund in focus, we have decided to go virtual for 2020. This year, our commitment … Continue reading Rockland Road Runners’ 2020 Turkey Trot Goes Virtual!
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Rockland County Police Hispanic Society – Puerto Rico Aid

If you have run our  5 Mile Turkey Trot, it is likely you have crossed paths with a member of the Rockland County Police Hispanic Society. Every year members of RCPHS show up, volunteering and cheering us all on. They have been a steadfast partner and friend to the Marisa Fund and the Rockland Road … Continue reading Rockland County Police Hispanic Society – Puerto Rico Aid

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Author Voices: Interview with David Goldwasser

Where are you from originally and where do you reside now? Bronx, NY and now in Haverstraw, NY. If you currently reside somewhere besides where you were born, what’s the story that lead from there to here? Wow, well, school years to marriage …marriage to a child… moving out of the city to Rockland County, … Continue reading Author Voices: Interview with David Goldwasser

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Results: Thanksgiving Day 5 mile Turkey Trot, November 23, 2017

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

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Update from Dr. Mitchell Cairo

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

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Results: Thanksgiving Day 5 mile Turkey Trot, November 24, 2016

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

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