My first goal of raising $5,000 to fund ten platelet transfusions has been reached. I want to acknowledge my high school, coach, family and friends, customers and USTA for all the support that they have provided to my Rally for Jude fundraising efforts. Now I’m on to goal #2 – raising $10,000 which covers seven…

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Tennis tournaments have been taken place in California since July and I was fortunate to get some tennis racquets through the stringing machine. I made a donation today and it felt so good to know that I am making a difference. Please consider donating. Every dollar counts. Together, we can keep making a difference. Through…

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It has been a challenging few months, as a nation and community. From COVID-19 responses, to isolation, depression and fear, all of our lives and routines have been uprooted. With the addition of ongoing racial injustice, deepened wealth disparity, and increased climate change, it seems like everything is just piling on… I am regularly thinking…

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The Dipsea Race is offering a Virtual Dipsea Run. It is free and there are no limits on the number of registrants. You can run on the Dipsea Trail or even on a treadmill to complete the Virtual Dipsea Run. Anyone anywhere in the world can participate and run on any trail of their choosing…

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I hope everyone is staying healthy and safe. It must be difficult to socially isolate for everyone, but it is how we are going to get through this together. Our school has remote instruction and my favorite online class is AP Chemistry. Our teacher mixes in a lot of humor which helps us stay connected.…

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The 2020 Dipsea Race has been cancelled due to Covid-19 risk. The only other time in the past 115 years that the race has been cancelled was during World War II. More information can be found at https://www.dipsea.org/.  

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Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the USTA NorCal section has cancelled all events through March 31st. This includes the Marin Junior Open (Grand Prix) and Challenger tournament that was set up to donate a portion of the proceeds to benefit St. Jude’s Hospital. More information will follow as to when the tournament can be…

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A local sanctioned USTA tournament has been organized and I am so excited to announce that it is now open for registration. The amazing story is that part of the proceeds will go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital partnering up with the “Rally for Jude” Fundraiser. We play in a real sanctioned USTA tournament,…

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The Rally for Jude Launch Pad has just been launched and will display all upcoming announcements and new events. The first Launch Pad announcement is “This coming Tuesday, December 3, 2019 is Giving Tuesday. You can make a difference. Please donate and help St. Jude kids in their fight against cancer.”

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