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This fundraiser ended on 02/28/11

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The family and friends of Scott Zachwieja are uniting to raise money to assist Scott and his family in his fight against cancer.

Posted 1-20-11

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Scott Zachwieja lost his battle with cancer on Monday, January 17, 2011. He never stopped fighting. He was a beautiful man with an amazing spirit, truly an inspiration. Scott was loved by so many and will be missed by all.

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Check the Events tab for information on upcoming fundraising events in both Philadelphia and New York. All proceeds will go to Scott's wife and children. Thank you for your support.

Posted 1-4-2011
Scott Zachwieja has recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Scott is a devoted husband and a loving father of two young children. Scott has dedicated his life to helping others and has worked as a teacher, coach, volunteer, and is a loved and well respected member of the community. He also has been involved in various fundraising efforts for children with cancer and cancer research prior to his own diagnosis. Scott was born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia, attended St Matthew's Grade School and Father Judge High School. He also graduated from Temple University and received his Masters from Stonybrook University.

Soon after celebrating his 40th birthday in September, 2010 Scott was diagnosed with late stage esophageal cancer. Due to his illness, Scott has been unable to work and his medical bills are beginning to mount. The family is currently dependent on credit cards and the donations of others and are finding it difficult to make ends meet. Please help offset/assist with medical/daily living expenses to alleviate the financial burden. Any contrbution or support would be greatly appreciated. This will allow Scott to focus on a full recovery!
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