In addition to raising funds for cancer research, Mary Knudsen's efforts helped to bring the community together and increased awareness for blood cancers.
According to Teri Canon, executive director of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, "Mary is an amazing volunteer! In 2017, Mary and her husband raised more than $45,000 for cancer research through her Person of the Year Campaign. Mary has been supportive of the Society's programs and a mentor to new volunteers."
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In addition, Mary has volunteered at her sons' schools, served as a refugee mentor through the International Institute of Minnesota in St. Paul, and has served on committees and the Board of Directors at SPAAR. Mary is a REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Burnet.
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