|Welcome to Trek for a Cure!
Hiking the Tahoe to Yosemite Trail to find a
In 2010, after two years of living with the Myeloproliferative
Neoplasm called Polycythemia Vera, I decided that the best way
to confront this complicated and deadly disease was to raise the
money to find a cure.
I combined my adventurous spirit and deep appreciation of
nature and hiked the John Muir Trail in the High Sierras as a
fundraiser for research in order to find a cure.
We raised 30,000 dollars to fund research.
Next July I will hike the Sierras again! I will hike 190 mile from
Tahoe to Yosemite to once again raise money for research to find
All of the money raised will go directly to funding research in
cooperation with the MPN Research Foundation.
Please explore the website to learn more about PV and become a
Thank you for your support,
Annette De Bow
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HIKING THE TAHOE TO YOSEMITE
TRAIL IN 2013
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