Maggie Boyd

“I love advocating for our chapter and seeing students’ compassion grow when I explain the origin of With Purpose and how its founders have taken a terrible loss and turned it into optimism and kindness that has reached so many.”

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Jewel Emrich

“The WP members at CofC are so caring and dedicated to helping give children impacted by cancer a fighting chance, and I am proud to be a part of their chapter.”

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Abbie Kline

“I am excited to see this chapter grow and to continue in the fight to END pediatric cancer. It has been an honor and a joy working alongside the family that started it all.”

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Madison Hanks

“I hope to accomplish informing the Baton Rouge community on the facts surrounding pediatric cancer and its research because I feel like it’s put on such a back burner. People think that it doesn’t happen as often or even as often locally as it does and I think that mindset has to change.”

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Lindsey Paul

“To me With Purpose is this mix of activism and friendship. Through the community service activities, semester marquee events, profit shares, and other functions real friendships have been made. For me particularly, I gained a lot of my friendships through joining the leadership team.”

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Amanda Rabalais

“I like to see it as fate, because I am now so passionate about the cause. During our campaign, we met with so many individuals who were personally affected by pediatric cancer, and after hearing Sam’s story and meeting Erin, we were especially touched and motivated to fight the Fight for Five.”

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Abbigail Edwards

“When I joined With Purpose, I was also able to see that, although I may be one person, I can create a voice louder than me that has the capability to encourage others to advocate for the issues they believe in.

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Cole Stenholm

“I am now attending law school, in great part, because of my With Purpose experience and my belief that I can continue advocating for people, such as those affected by childhood cancer, through public policy.”  

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Kiersten Helmey

“Families with children diagnosed with DIPG or any pediatric cancer deserve a fighting chance to live their lives to the absolute fullest.”

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Courtney McIlvoy Horne

“It sounds cheesy, but being part of With Purpose taught me that you can do anything you put your mind to if you surround yourself with the right people and support.”

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Mikey Dombrowiecki

“I want to run the New York City Marathon and raise money and run in honor of With Purpose. I want to show the biggest city in America what With Purpose is and what we are all about.”

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Kyle Javer

“I think what makes With Purpose special is the people. Everyone is a part of With Purpose because they truly want to help. You can feel the passion and the love from everybody. I am excited about the future of With Purpose because I believe that together, there’s nothing we can’t do.”

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Brendan Richard

“The best part of being the photographer for the With Purpose Fight for 5K & Fun Run is seeing all of the smiling faces, being able to capture them in a photo, share with people how much this means to us, and seeing the love spread.”

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Lizzie Howell

“Organizations like With Purpose and the volunteers that comprise them are proof that we can all be change-makers, both in our communities and in our country, no matter how young we may be.”

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