Our Mission It started with a boy named Ryan; now it is about him and so many others

JUST TRYAN IT seeks to positively impact the lives of families whose children have been diagnosed with cancer by providing them with financial assistance. We strive to instill the importance of philanthropy and service, promote wellness, and inspire tomorrow’s leaders to make a difference in their communities.

Our Races Our main fundraising event is a Kids Triathlon

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Chapel Hill, NC

April 29, 2018

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Bethesda, MD

June 17, 2018

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Alexandria, VA

September 16, 2018

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Our Impact We help families impacted by cancer and teach healthy kids how to give back to their communities

How we help

 

Lindsay

Lindsay was diagnosed with AML when she was three years old. Prior to that she had been a perfectly healthy baby and toddler. She had a fever and we went to the doctor. Three hours later we foun... Read more

Embree

Embree was diagnosed with ALL when she was seven. She achieved remission and endured 28 months of treatment. She relapsed at age 11 after two years off treatment. She is getting ready to start m... Read more

Ashley

Ashley was diagnosed on August 27, 2010 at age 7 with Stage IV Neuroblastoma (a solid tumor cancer of the sympathetic nervous system) and later developed evidence of PTLD (Post-Transplant Lympho... Read more

Isilma

Isilma was diagnosed with leukemia when she was 4 years old and was treated with chemotherapy for three years. She remembers having to be in the hospital a lot and having fun with her doctors an... Read more

Since 2010, we have gifted over $1,529,400 to families fighting childhood cancer. Donate