More than 3,000 incredible walkers and crew registered for the 2021 San Diego 3-Day, and you all brought your A-game when it came to fundraising. The money you raised will truly help save lives and make a difference. We honored our 2021 San Diego 3-Day Top Fundraisers at our Bank of America Breakfast of Champions and want to share their successes with you here.
Our Top Crew Fundraiser is Martin H., who raised nearly $16,000 for the 2021 San Diego 3-Day and has raised more than $66,000 in his lifetime. Martin has been raising money since 2009 and has completed twenty-three 3-Days! He will receive a $300 donation from Bank of America for his 2022 3-Day fundraising efforts.
A fun fact about Martin: He is a decorated Vietnam Veteran, serving from 1968-1969. Thank you for your service to our country and your continued support to end breast cancer, Martin!
Our Rookie of the Year is Laura P., who raised nearly $31,000 as a first-time walker! Laura will receive a $250 donation from Bank of America for her fundraising efforts next year.
A fun fact about Laura: Laura aims to visit every state in the U.S. as well as visit every continent. With your dedication Laura, we know you’ll achieve this goal!
Our Top Individual Fundraiser is Stephanie C., who raised nearly $80,000 for the San Diego 3-Day! She will receive a $300 donation from Bank of America that will go towards her 2022 fundraising efforts!
A fun fact about Stephanie: She is an avid golfer!
Our Small But Mighty team (a team of 3-10 members that raised the most money) is Angels 4 Angels. They raised nearly $46,000 with 10 team members. Angels 4 Angels was formed in 2007 and to date has raised nearly $1.5 million!
A fun fact about Angels 4 Angels: They are a multi-generational team, and this year they walk to honor team captain Rina Wolfe, who is 18 months breast cancer-free!
Our Top Fundraising Team for the 2021 San Diego 3-Day is Powered By Optimism! They raised more than $181,000! Powered By Optimism will receive a $500 donation from Bank of America for 2022, and each member will receive an additional $60 donation from Bank of America.
A fun fact about Powered By Optimism: They have been a team since 2010, raising nearly $2.3 million under team captain Lisa P.!
Our Top Youth Corps Fundraiser is Gianna K., who raised nearly $3,500 for the San Diego 3-Day! Gianna will receive a personalized 3-Day Hydro Flask from Bank of America for all of her hard work.
A fun fact about Gianna: She loves playing sports, but in her free time she jams out on her electric guitar! You go, Gianna!
This year’s top fundraising crew team is the Lunch Crew who raised more than $55,000! The Lunch Crew team is comprised of 56 members and is led by crew captain Sarah B.
Thank you to these amazing fundraisers and all of the 2021 San Diego 3-Day walkers and crew members who are fundraising to find the cures for breast cancer!