Sara Raike

On June 24, 2014 among family and friends in Asheville, North Carolina, Sara promised to give Matt the best of herself in "all of life's joys and adversities." By their first wedding anniversary, Matt was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer.

Sara's continuing love is nothing short of inspiring. She put everything on hold and worked a part-time job to help support their family while being ever-present in caring for him. She is also a dedicated advocate for cancer awareness and research. 

A beautiful couple, Sara and Matt's love, tenacity, compassion, and good hearts have touched every life they encountered. Sadly, Matt passed away on July 2, 2017.

Please family, friends, and communities contribute to our campaign. The funds will be used to help Sara with end-of-life costs, debts, and anything she needs moving forward. 

If you are interested in additional ways to give:
-Sara's ride in Pelotonia 2017
-Memorial contributions to the James Fund for Life, OSUCCC-James, 660 Ackerman Rd., Sixth Floor, P.O. Box 183112, Columbus, Ohio 43218

Thank you with all of our hearts for your help,
Jessi Lewis, Rebecca Thomas, and Connie Pan


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Organizer and beneficiary

Connie Pan 
Greenfield, OH
Sara Raike 
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