Without the dedicated support of our volunteers True North Treks would not be where it is today! Check out some of the amazing people who help us through fund raising events and donation of talents and skills.
Please contact us if you're interested in volunteer opportunities or starting a fund raising event, or TNT Chapter in your community!
Maritza is a TNT alum (Fall, 2010) and thyroid cancer survivor.
On January 1st, 2011 she spent 5 minutes & 52 seconds in freezing cold water for TNT during the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge where she received donations for every second she stayed in the water, which was around 33 degrees, excluding wind chill!
You can still give at her fundraising page below:
|Katie is a TNT alum (Fall 2010) and has been helping us spread the word in the Pacific Northwest, where she lives and studies. |
Alexa is a young adult cancer survivor and college student. She single-handedly helped us figure out and set up our frequent flyer miles and rewards points donation program capacity.
Hannah is a psychology major at Northwestern University, and a member of the True North Treks team. Hannah's sister fought, and eventually lost her battle to cancer at the age of 20. Hannah is very excited to have found True North Treks, and to be a part of their program development!
A TNT alum (Fall 2010), Gina is an ovarian cancer survivor. In 2011 she raised money for TNT by doing the Merrell Down & Dirty Mud Run In Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA.
She's still accepting donations at:
|Liz is a TNT alum (Fall, 2010) and a Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivor. She is also fire dancer and founding member of the Chicago-based Pyrotechniq Fire Troupe. Liz has helped TNT by representing us as a panel discussion member at events and giving her unique perspective for press-related stories. |
Kristin is a fertility preservation patient navigator at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. She and her husband are also co-founding members of the Surfrider Foundation - Chicago Chapter. Kristin has been an invaluable TNT volunteer and has represented us at national meetings (e.g., OMG Cancer Summit for Young Adults) and helped with our standup paddle board event for young adults with cancer.