The Big Climb

Thank you to everyone who donated to Light the Night 2022. We raised almost $23,000!

Next up is the San Francisco Big Climb which takes place on April 29, 2023 at Oracle Park. More details on how to climb with us soon. Need a few more 2022 donations for tax purposes? No time like the present. :) My (still to be customized) fundraising page for the 2023 Big Climb is here.

South Asians, can you help?

Calling all folks of SOUTH ASIAN ETHNICITY (Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka etc.)   The following is from a co-worker at

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A friend of mine's son Rayan, was diagnosed a few weeks ago with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), a form of blood cancer. Only 3, Rayan is now in URGENT need of a bone marrow transplant. He has not been able to find a perfect match which will increase his chances of survival.

It would be great if you or anyone you know would like to take a bone marrow compatibility test - it is free, painless and takes 30 seconds. Gender is not relevant, but SOUTH ASIAN ETHNICITY (Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka etc) is very important, due to the under-representation of South Asians on the national donor registry.

Visit for more details on how you can help Rayan.

There are 3 events planned in Bay Area later this week.  Please make sure to spread this info around to your friends/networks.

Friday February 4 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Belmont Sports Complex, 550 Island Parkway Belmont, CA

Saturday February 5 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Mehran Restaurant, 5774 Mowry School Rd  (between Balentine Dr & Cedar Drive) Exit Stevenson Blvd on Highway 880. Newark, CA

Sunday, February 6 · 11:30am - 2:00pm
Bait-ul-Baseer Mosque, 926 Evans Road, Milpitas, CA

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I will kick its ass, and so will Rayan.



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