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

 

Elle

Elle was diagnosed with a brain tumor when she was 5 years old (2007). Elle faced many challenges during her young life. She suffered a stroke, lost the use of her right hand and leg, had to re-... Read more

Ariella

My name is Ariella and I am 9 years old and in the fourth grade. I was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma in February of this year after having a lot of pain in my leg, especially when dancing... Read more

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

Sophia

Sophia was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma with Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome when she was just 20 months old. In the Spring of 2006, at 15 months old, Sophia started stumbling over her own feet an... Read more

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