Campaigns and News

The following posts highlight important information about SphereUs Foundation news and events.

SphereUs Feed Them

posted Apr 26, 2020, 1:47 PM by Christopher Wirkkala   [ updated Apr 28, 2020, 4:43 PM ]

In partnership with Go Fund Me Charity, we're pushing to raise at least $1,000 to help feed hospital and clinic staff as well as first responders and other frontline personnel who are risking their lives caring for those suffering with COVID-19.

Change for Change

posted Mar 15, 2011, 5:15 AM by Christopher Wirkkala   [ updated Apr 28, 2020, 4:40 PM ]

Donate some Change for Change!

All contriubtions are tax-deductible and 100% of proceeds go to the purchase of food or supplies for needy households.

On behalf of everyone here at the SphereUs Foundation, thank you very much for your support.

Racing for a Cure to Ovarian Cancer

posted Oct 15, 2009, 7:59 AM by Christopher Wirkkala   [ updated Apr 28, 2020, 4:40 PM ]


Like so many devastating stories, sadly we lost a loved one to ovarian cancer too. To honor the life and contributions of Audrey Wirkkala, I raised funds for a cure by raising my heart rate. On July 31st, 2010 I completed my second Ironman to help in the fight. Ovarian cancer patients undergo multiple surgeries as well as cope with umpteen side effects from chemo and other therapies. Understandably, their physical and emotional pain is nothing short of horrific. I undertook the grueling 140.6-mile event (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run) in support of finding a cure and in homage to those affected by this deadly disease.

Christopher Wirkkala
Executive Director

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