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Prayers From Maria Sunflower Striders

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It's not just the FINISH LINE we're racing towards. Let's End Childhood Brain Cancer! Join the Sunflower Striders Team! Calling all athletes who want to make a difference in the lives of children suffering from cancer.

Prayers from Maria is dedicated to funding global research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for the deadliest childhood brain tumors known as gliomas; raising public awareness about gliomas and bringing hope to children and their families.

Childhood glioma research is severely underfunded. The Glioma family of tumors accounts for almost 45% of all tumors. They are the second-highest cause of cancer deaths among young people. 85-95% of children who are diagnosed with a malignant glioma die within five years. Over 97% of children with the worst of gliomas, diffuse pontine gliomas, die within three years.

No child should have to suffer from such a horrible disease.  No family should have to endure the pain of standing by helplessly as they watch their beautiful, innocent child slowly die from an illness that takes away everything they love in life. Prayers From Maria was built out of love and compassion for these children and their families and the dire need for research.

With very little funds available for research, it matters where funding goes. It is of the utmost importance that our funding supports the most promising research being conducted on gliomas -- wherever that may be. The foundation’s Medical Board consists of top doctors and researchers from around the world. Funding is awarded based on their professional expertise, experience, and evaluation of grant applications received.

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