Since 2006, Krav Maga Worldwide, in partnership with STOP CANCER, has been funding groundbreaking Breast Cancer research with a shared mission dedicated to developing improved treatments, new diagnostic procedures and the ultimate goal — a cure.
Created in memory of Marni Levine (1969-2006), The Marni Fund is currently supporting innovative Breast Cancer researchers at UCLA, USC and City of Hope National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers.
The Marni Fund is supported by funds raised through Krav Maga Worldwide Fights Cancer annual seminars and events, and through donations directly to STOP CANCER in memory of Marni Levine.
Marni Levine 1969-2006
Marni Levine, a 4th degree black belt in Krav Maga, was the highest-ranking female instructor in the world. She was a wife, a wonderful mother, a valiant and true friend, and in addition to all that she was devoted to Krav Maga and worked tirelessly to make it grow.
Krav Maga teaches civilians, soldiers and police officers the tactics system developed by the Israeli military. Marni, one of the founders of this multi-national organization, passed away on August 31, 2006, after a long and courageous fight against cancer.