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A young climber is sick and she needs our help


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Clay Studer · · Dallas, TX · Joined Sep 2014 · Points: 10

This is Makenna.

Makenna

Makenna climbing

She is a competitive rock climber, a brownie girl scout, a fantastic big sister, and just a sweet little girl. A couple weeks ago she was diagnosed with leukemia and has a very long road ahead of her. This Friday night our gym, Canyons Rock Climbing in Frisco, TX is hosting a Halloween themed comp and late night climb with hopes of raising some money for her gofundme page. We hope everybody can make it out to Canyons, but more importantly we are asking for prayers and support for little Makenna. For more information, a link to her gofundme and a facebook page about her journey is included below. We know the rock climbing community is close and any help, prayers, or well wishes are all greatly appreciated!

gofundme.com/8w6vab9c
facebook.com/makennaelisejo…
Russ Keane · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Feb 2013 · Points: 140

Ugh, so brutal. Poor little kid.

"Over the next three years, Makenna will have 18 spinal taps, numerous rounds of chemotherapy, steroids, and several bone marrow biopsies. The prognosis for A.L.L. is extremely good, but it will be a long road. She will have weekly clinic visits for chemo and spinal taps as well as several hospital stays."

Christian · · Casa do Cacete · Joined Jul 2005 · Points: 1,495

Bump

Walter Galli · · Sint Maarten · Joined Sep 2015 · Points: 1,956

All the best wishes for her,,, stay strong.

MamaTried · · East Hartland, CT · Joined Mar 2015 · Points: 0

Beautiful little girl... Prayers and funds coming her way.

Ashort · · Las Vegas, NV · Joined Apr 2014 · Points: 35

My best wishes for Makenna, donation made.

Chris Walden · · Soldotna, Alaska · Joined Aug 2014 · Points: 640

I have known Makenna for a few years now and my kids climb with her on Team Texas. Such a sweet little girl who always has a smile on her face! Stay strong, fight hard, and climb on Makenna!

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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