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a fundraising arm of the BAF

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The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has lost over $500,000 due to the impact of COVID-19. In order to serve its mission each day, the BAF needs your support.

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Cynthia Lynn Sherwin

TeamCindy honors the life of Cynthia Lynn Sherwin and promotes widespread public awareness of the dangers of a ruptured brain aneurysm – a sudden and silent killer that took her life and the lives of thousands of others each year.

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TeamCindyTM research grants are designed to fund scientific research directed at the early detection and prevention of brain aneurysms.

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Dear Cindy, Love Mom

Now available in Kindle, eBook, and audio formats! The Second Edition of Dear Cindy, Love Mom, includes a prologue from the author, Elaine Schaller. Learn more about the grieving process, TeamCindy, the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, and information on this terrible disease.

All proceeds from the sale of the book go directly to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation for brain aneurysm research.

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Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon

For one weekend each summer, 2,000 of the world’s best triathletes assemble in San Francisco for one of the most infamous and extreme sporting events…the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. In its 29 years as a maximum-security prison, no one ever escaped alive from the menacing shores of Alcatraz. Every year, this popular event draws over 20,000 spectators to see who can accomplish that daunting task.

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TeamCindy™ 5K Run for Research

On the second Saturday of every September, more than 400 attendees — medical professionals, brain aneurysm survivors, friends, and families — come together for a dynamic timed 5K run/walk followed by a festive afterparty.

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Check out the Gallery

To see photos from previous racing and fundraising events, visit the Gallery.

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Research Grants

Cindy’s family established the Cynthia Lynn Sherwin Chair of Research through the auspices of the Brain Aneurysm Foundation to honor Cindy’s life. These grants specifically fund scientific research directed at the early detection and prevention of brain aneurysms.

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