2020 Race For Hope DC

Team Sam the Lion

Our son, Sam Perkins, was 19 when he was diagnosed with a type of brainstem tumor known as DIPG. Despite a courageous battle he passed away 10 months later at the age of 20. Before his diagnosis Sam was a typical teenager, attending college, playing in a band, and enjoying time with friends and family. Sam's greatest love was music. He adored being onstage and performing with the band. He was also known to be a video game enthusiast with a unique sense of humor. Nothing, however, compared with his heart-felt devotion to family and friends. Sam had the ability to touch the hearts of everyone he met and was an inspiration to many. He had a heart of gold and was a true and loyal friend. He was a wonderful and loving son and is greatly missed by his family and friends!

Progress in this fight starts one team, one walker, and one dollar at a time. 

Join us and together we will make a difference.

Thank you,

Sandy and Richard Perkins




The Race for Hope - DC presented by Cushman & Wakefield raises funds to support innovative research initiatives and provide information for brain tumor patients and their families. This amazing event relies on the dedication and enthusiasm of individuals, families, teams, volunteers, sponsors and donors. Thank you for your support in helping us find a cure for brain tumors!

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