Friends and Family Team

16 Members

Lifetime total: $33,713.00

Team Captain: Lila Merlin
Sawyer Merlin
Robert Merlin
Melissa Merlin

ID: 198738


WHY WE RIDE

Eighteen months ago, our sister & Auntie Lindsey Rae Marglous died after a 30-day battle with lung cancer. On October 24, 2020, Sawyer and Lila called Lindsey to ask her to help them with their B'Nai Mitzvah project. They did not know what the project was going to be but they knew that Lindsey's flair and creative spirit would make it special. It was their way of including their favorite person in this important milestone in their lives.

Lindsey was warm, creative, and fun-loving. She had a natural beauty that radiated from the inside and out with her beautiful long blonde hair and blue eyes. She led with her heart. She loved Sawyer and Lila and they had many exciting adventures together. Lindsey was also smart. After earning her undergraduate degree from Mizzou in Psychology, she did her post-graduate studies at Pepperdine University in Southern California, where she received dual Masters Degrees. We miss and think about Lindsey every day.

Lindsey's favorite thing in the world was cycling. As Sawyer and Lila thought about how to include Lindsey in their B'Nai Mitzvah weekend and raise much needed funds for cancer research, they connected with a wonderful St. Louis based organization called Pedal the Cause. Pedal the Cause is a community based cycling event that has raised almost $37 million over the past decade for cancer research at Siteman Cancer Center and for Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children's Hospital. This year's Pedal the Cause cycling event will be held on September 25, 2022 in St. Louis, Missouri

Sawyer and Lila have an ambitious goal of raising $25,000 to support Pedal the Cause and cancer research. Please consider joining our team the Merlin Mitzvah Riders to cycle, spinning in person or from afar in Lindsey's Spin Zone, and/or making a donation to this phenomenal organization.

Please click on the link above to hear more about Pedal the Cause and why Sawyer and Lila chose it for their service project.

Love, Rob, Melissa, Sawyer and Lila
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OUR PTC HISTORY

2022

THANK YOU TO OUR DONORS

Name
Donation
The Leonard Family
$500.00
Alison Cannon and Richard Yawitz[check pledged]
$100.00
Zach Krivonak & Family
$75.00
The Flowers
$500.00
Anonymous
$100.00
Merygrei Montilla
$250.00
Matt, Susie and Elliott Bauer
$250.00
The Sowers Family
$500.00
Anstey Family
$100.00
Jackie Leitzes
$50.00
Anonymous
$18.00
Nandini Warrier and family
$50.00
The Schnuck Family
$500.00
Tarrasch Family
$500.00
Paolo Giaimo - Ochoa
$218.00
Hadley Krewet
$36.00
Daniel Brown ( dmAFRICA)
$500.00
The Lock Family
$500.00
Betsey + Hunter Brown Family
$500.00
Katherine Spencer
$500.00
Addie McManus
$54.00
Anonymous
$118.00
Aunt Leslie & aunt Caroline and baby charlie 
$100.00
Kate + Company
$250.00
The Grebe Family
$1,000.00
Ryan Jan
$100.00
The Walsh Family
$180.00
Anonymous
$150.00
Wicke Family
$100.00
The O?Neil?s
$100.00
The Koman Family
$500.00
Anonymous
$18.00
Anonymous
$2,000.00
Jason Wheeler
$250.00
The Sokolich Family
$100.00
Coco Bland
$36.00
Darren Chapman & David Watson
$50.00
Mohammed Family
$250.00
Carol & Irl Don
$100.00
Luisa Parietti
$100.00
Gion
$200.00
Max Thomas
$100.00
Kelly Chevalier
$100.00
David &Sherry Sobelman
$200.00
Anonymous
$180.00
Taves Family
$200.00
The Roth Family
$540.00
The Rose Family
$100.00
The Hale Family
$100.00
Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Sachs
$100.00
Anonymous
$100.00
Anonymous
$36.00
The Srenco Family
$500.00
Rotskoff Family
$150.00
The Dooley Family
$250.00
The Tannen Family
$1,000.00
Michelle Sehulster Myers
$100.00
Debbie Champion
$100.00
Emily and Mark Morgan and Family
$50.00
The Sandler Family
$100.00
Susan K. Goldberg
$100.00
Didi Johnson
$100.00
Laura and Dave Baylis
$218.00
Nicole King
$50.00
The Ponciroli Family
$500.00
Scott and Shannon Creighton
$250.00
J.MAK
$100.00
Michael and Shereen
$500.00
Ken and Mary B.
$250.00
Ricky Grunden
$100.00
Amy and Chatles Kantor
$200.00
John and Virginia Howell
$250.00
Lena and Bari
$100.00
Anonymous
$100.00
Kevin Gunn
$100.00
Merlin Travel, Inc. (Smartflyer)
$540.00