In life, we come across those who give selflessly of their time, energy and love to help many cancer survivors while continuing to fight and further our mission. Shannon Peterson is one of those people and that is why she’s been honored with the 2013 Champion of Hope Award.
Receiving this award has allowed Shannon to share the story of how Stefanie impacted her life. “Receiving the Champion of Hope award was a very humbling experience; it was such an honor and a day I will never forget,” said Shannon, who recognizes the platform she has been given by receiving this award and plans on using it to motivate others and get other people involved in the Spielman Fund. Shannon wants to encourage others not to be overwhelmed by the idea of fundraising and understand that every dollar raised counts and will make a difference.
Shannon’s husband, Lee, summed it up best when he said, “Supporting the Spielman Fund is not a hobby or something Shannon does for fun, she believes in this cause in her heart and in her soul."