Diane's Fundraising page
$2,600.00 raised
$2,500.00 goal
A MESSAGE FROM Diane's Fundraising page
As most of you know, I was a recipient of a grant to be an Athena for the Harbor to Harbor Trek in 2016 as a result of being diagnosed with Stage 3 Thyroid cancer. The training and support I received during the time between diagnosis and surgery was absolutely critical to having a great surgical result. I was physically and mentally prepared for this surgery in a way I never expected. A month after my thyroidectomy, I walked 50ish miles down the San Diego coasts with my friends and the insanely awesome Project Athena team before returning to Boston for radiation treatment. I cannot tell you how much having the training program and the goal of the walk in sunny San Diego on my calendar made the wait for surgery and the post surgery recovery so much easier. 

My experience on the actual event was life changing, as I accepted assistance from people I had just met in order to be able to finish the trek strong. There were a lot of tears, a lot of laughs, and a tremendous amount of healing. Because I know how much it meant to me, I am absolutely committed to providing the opportunity for someone else.  Will you help me? Let's give someone else who is facing a medical challenge/obstacle make an extraordinary comeback by being granted an Athenaship to become a badass adventure athlete!

Please support my fundraising efforts for the Project Athena Fundraising. No donation is too small, please click on the donate now link below!
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  • Michele Kyrouz made a $50.00 donation

    You go girl!

  • Sarah San Clemente made a $50.00 donation

    good luck for a long walk and a great cause!

  • Donna Haase made a $25.00 donation

    So proud of you, Diane! You can do it again.

  • Nikki Parish made a $25.00 donation

    Love how your able to give back!

  • Laura And Mike Nelson made a $25.00 donation

    You are an inspiration Diane! Happy trails! 😎

  • Renee Ramsdell made a $250.00 donation

    Kick some ass, Diane!

  • Michelle Reeve made a $50.00 donation

    Proud of you for doing this walk Diane. You do hard things! :)

  • Mary Beth Mondello made a $50.00 donation

    challrnge all of your siblings to match my donation!! proud of you!!

  • Lisa Schour made a $40.00 donation

    Wishing you a wonderful event this year!

  • Anonymous made a $300.00 donation

    Past Athenas thank you!

  • Kathy D made a $100.00 donation

    Sisters rock <3

  • Diane Brindle made a $50.00 donation
  • Audrey Schnell made a $100.00 donation
  • Trish Wheeler made a $50.00 donation

    Dear friend/ best accountability partner ... so proud of what you have done, what you are doing ... and what lies ahead!!! Keep on keeping on !!

  • Stephen Byron made a $100.00 donation

    Good Luck Diane!!!

  • Shelby Gordon made a $50.00 donation

    Got your back, Sistah

  • Jennifer Glass made a $50.00 donation


  • Patricia Greene made a $30.00 donation

    Proud of the work you do for the benefit of others in need. Have fun and be safe on the walk. Your friend, Pat

  • Michele Pennie made a $25.00 donation
  • Donna McLain made a $50.00 donation

    Diane, you are providing an amazingly generous gift for these determined women. I'm proud to sponsor your efforts.

  • Christina Nowacki made a $50.00 donation

    For my most favorite (former) Athena! Looking forward to walking alongside you again my friend.

  • Laurie McKechnie made a $25.00 donation
  • Cat Mackenzie made a $25.00 donation

    Go Diane GOOOOOOOO!!! So proud of you, my friend!!! xx

  • Lois McKay made a $25.00 donation

    You are an amazing woman, keep inspiring others!

  • Sheila Netti made a $25.00 donation

    So proud of you!

  • Valerie Howells made a $100.00 donation

    You are inspiring!

  • Shaun Cooney made a $100.00 donation
  • Christine Howard made a $25.00 donation

    Congrats on your decision to participate again!

  • Stephanie Clark made a $25.00 donation

    Inspirational! <3

  • Michelle Bowen made a $20.00 donation

    wish I was joining you guys!! kick butt for me on all those ish miles!! XOXO

  • Linda Corfield made a $25.00 donation

    You are strong! You are capable! You are amazing!

  • Anonymous made a $265.00 donation
  • Tim Cullen made a $25.00 donation


  • Kellee Rutley made a $200.00 donation

    "Per Step" challenge

  • Patricia O'Reilly made a $20.00 donation

    So proud of all your hard work and for paying it forward!

  • Andrea Sprague made a $50.00 donation

    I'll be the first and get this donation page started! So proud of what you have accomplished over this last year and how excited you are to do H2H again. I would love to walk it with you again, but I'll be there to support you in other ways over the weekend instead (like food!) WTG amazing lady!

  • Chris Sieniarecki made a $25.00 donation

    Will be there with our cowbell!!

  • Edward Byron made a $100.00 donation

    Diane go get it after challenging 2017

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