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Ron Farb's Foothills Trail Expedition

by Ron Farb

Supporting: Foothills Trail Expedition Fundraiser for The Climb for Cancer Foundation

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To use the famous line uttered by President Reagan to Jimmy Carter during a presidential debate, "Well, there you go again." Well, here I go again. 

This time, I will be hiking the 77-mile Foothills Trail in South Carolina to raise money to support cancer families by providing lodging, gas cards, and food vouchers during treatment. 

The financial challenges these families ordinarily face has been increased during the COVD-19 pandemic, making obtaining treatment very difficult. 

I'll try to keep you updated on my progress down the trail.

Thank you so much, in advance, for your support. 

Warmest regards,

Ron

Due to the pandemic, the Climb for Cancer Foundation had to cancel all of its 2020 in-person events, leaving programs like our Harriet's Helping Hand with limited funding. The problem is, cancer doesn't stop for COVID-19. Even in this terrible crisis, cancer patients must still get to treatment. Postponing life-saving chemotherapy and radiation is not an option. And for many who are suffering the economic fallout of the pandemic, the cost of getting to treatment can be devastating.


The Harriet's Helping Hand Program provides such assistance to those who need it. $5 will buy a meal voucher. $20 will buy a gas card. And $50 can provide lodging assistance to cancer patients and their families who must travel long distances for treatment. Since the start of the pandemic, we have spent almost $30,000 to provide lodging for cancer families, and the need continues. 


So, Climb for Cancer co-founder, Ron Farb is hitting the trail once more to raise money. This time he will be hiking the 77-mile Foothills Trail in South Carolina. 


All proceeds will go to the Harriet's Helping Hand program to provide this much-needed lodging assistance for cancer patients and their families. 




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