John McGrath

I'm riding: Honey Springs Heartbreaker and Coastal Classic
My Team: Beaumont's Cancer Crushers
My ID: 18053
Lifetime Raise: $59637.0000
2015
2016
2017

$22,480.00 Raised
$16,000.00 Goal
100%

Why I Ride:

Usually, when I tell doctors that I had Burkitt's Lymphoma when I was 20, they say, No you didn't. Yes, I did. No you didn't. Yes - I did. If you had Burkitt's, you'd be dead.

I am a cancer survivor and I have had the great privilege of living a healthy life since that event. I am lucky, in part because I didn't actually suffer as much as most who fight cancer, then or since, as a consequence of treatment. I was treated surgically and didn't have chemo or radiation. It is important to recognize the breakthroughs being made in treatments as much as in the search for the cure. So much pain and suffering can and is being relieved as a result of the work being done by the great institutions benefiting from this event. The relief comes as a result of better treatments and also in the form of greater hope.

I've known many friends and family, including my father, an aunt, a special friend Sissy and yet another friend, Bruce, who have had to hear the words You have cancer. Please help support the efforts to relieve the suffering and find the cure. Let's help more people be really lucky ones and never have to hear those words spoken.

Last year, I was utterly 'blown away' by the generous support from all of you and am inspired to ride again, hoping to meet or exceed last year's raise. I will ride 150 miles and raise $25,000 for cancer research in the hope of realizing our goal: a world without cancer.

It takes world-class research to create a world without cancer. PEDAL is committed to realizing that vision. Please help me in this journey by making a donation, and give with confidence knowing that all proceeds go directly to accelerating cancer research at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego.

Follow the link below to find my rider profile and secure way to make a donation. Any amount is appreciated. I would like to see 10 of my friends contribute $1,000 or more and 10 to contribute $500 or more. I know I'm asking a lot, but I also know some of you will do it, because you are awesome and the need is great.

https://www.mygopedal.org/riders_profile.jsp?MemberID=18053

Since I am a bit late to the fund raising part, please don't leave this page before donating! Do it now, please. Your support will give me great motivation!

My sincerest thanks,

John R. McGrath, Jr.



My Donations:

Date
Donor
Amount
11/20/2017
Elliot Woolley
$1,250.00
11/17/2017
Stephen Grossman
$50.00
11/15/2017
Jim Spain and Family
$150.00
11/15/2017
Cliff Curry
$50.00
11/14/2017
Thompsons
$100.00
11/13/2017
The Cavallos
$100.00
11/13/2017
Matthew Bateman
$100.00
11/13/2017
Kelly McGrath Quevedo and Miguel Quevedo
$100.00
11/11/2017
David Zolfaghari
$500.00
11/10/2017
Todd Plastino
$100.00
11/10/2017
Ken & Renee
$500.00
11/10/2017
D & K Pinnegar
$100.00
11/10/2017
Blackwell Family
$100.00
11/10/2017
The Matkov's
$100.00
11/10/2017
Rachel Williams
$40.00
11/10/2017
Stalder
$75.00
11/10/2017
Andre Kalkreuter
$150.00
11/09/2017
Trish and Ralph Faison
$1,000.00
11/09/2017
Murphy
$200.00
11/09/2017
Tamra Mills
$25.00
11/09/2017
Joe McDermott
$50.00
11/09/2017
Anonymous
$250.00
11/09/2017
The Cook Family
$200.00
11/09/2017
Paul and Lorraine Bowyer
$250.00
11/09/2017
Juniper Landscape Company
$100.00
11/09/2017
Bruce Heverly
$250.00
11/09/2017
Mike Larson
$20.00
11/09/2017
Jay Allen and Carl Touhey
$50.00
11/09/2017
Dolores McGrath
$500.00
11/09/2017
John Anewalt
$250.00
11/09/2017
Gavin McClain
$25.00
11/09/2017
Dr. Dale Baker
$100.00
11/09/2017
Beau Brown
$250.00
11/08/2017
Jon Kuchar
$100.00
11/08/2017
Andy Graham
$250.00
11/08/2017
Dennis Levitt
$1,000.00
11/08/2017
The Josepho Group
$1,000.00
11/08/2017
Tony Gardner
$100.00
11/08/2017
Hedley Beesley
$500.00
11/08/2017
Courtney and Mac
$500.00
11/08/2017
Steve Lurie
$200.00
11/08/2017
Axel & Stella say Go Johnny Go!
$200.00
11/08/2017
Piller Family
$100.00
11/08/2017
Glen Volk
$1,000.00
11/08/2017
Leila Meresman
$100.00
11/08/2017
Laurie Berger Addis
$100.00
11/07/2017
Drew Kohn
$250.00
11/07/2017
Harmon Wasserman
$100.00
11/07/2017
Mebust Family
$500.00
11/07/2017
Steve White and family
$150.00
11/07/2017
Jacquie Rumohr
$50.00
11/07/2017
Siggy
$50.00
11/07/2017
Ted Toch
$200.00
11/07/2017
Bird rock Fine Wine
$50.00
11/07/2017
John and Mina McGrath
$5,000.00
11/07/2017
The Haubenstocks
$100.00
11/07/2017
richard maudsley
$1,000.00
11/07/2017
Gilchrist Family
$100.00
11/07/2017
Wes
$300.00
11/07/2017
Craig Williams
$25.00
11/07/2017
Dave and Kim King
$100.00
11/07/2017
Dean & Heather Keller
$1,000.00
11/07/2017
Anonymous
$250.00
11/07/2017
Cartega International
$250.00
11/07/2017
Zeke Woolley[check pledged]
$1,250.00
11/07/2017
Howard Zatkin
$200.00
11/07/2017
Anonymous
$500.00
10/27/2017
Alina Davinson
$20.00
06/09/2017
Bring a Friend Match
$50.00

Important Padres Dates:

Tuesday, Aug 1 2017

Early Bird Deadline

Friday, Sep 1 2017

Deadline to Commit to Incentive Levels

Saturday, Nov 11 2017

Padres Pedal Event Weekend

Wednesday, Dec 20 2017

Fundraising Deadline

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