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2015 Christmas in the City

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THE STORY:

After a few years of loafing around, I am returning to the word of endurance athletics on April 20th by running the 119th Boston Marathon. This will be my 5th time running Boston and my first since the attacks in 2013. I couldn’t be more excited to be running this very special marathon.

Making this marathon even more special is the fact that I will be running for such a worthy cause. I am honored to be part of the Christmas in the City team. What is CITC? Simply stated, this charity provides the homeless children of Boston a Christmas, granting them a gift, a meal with their family, an enjoyable celebration in a Winter Wonderland and, most importantly, a lasting impression that there are those in society that care. CITC has been a non-profit since 1989 and it entirely organized and operated by volunteers and pro bono services. Last year alone, CITC served almost 8,000 children in a signature gift-giving event, complete with a luncheon feeding thousands of families, rides and the opportunity to meet Santa and his friends.

I have lived in Boston for over 20 years, so that is a lot of running on the streets, sidewalks and trails around the Charles. Not a run passes without me seeing someone less fortunate than myself and while it is easy to complain about the weather, being tired or achy… I try to remind myself that it is a blessing to be able to run and have that be the most difficult part of my day. Being part of the CITC team has given me the opportunity to make a contribution to the community I have chosen to be a part of while doing something I love.

I hope that you will join me in supporting CITC. On Marathon Monday I will be thinking about how lucky I am to be part of such a great day in our city, but also how fortunate I am to have friends and family who support me in all these crazy endeavors. Thank you all so much.

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To This Fundraiser

$1,275

MONEY RAISED
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  • How and the pups

    $100

  • Stephen Gilman

    $25

  • Sally Vincentsen

    $35

  • Laura Sciortino

    $30

  • Jim Kennedy

    $100

  • Chris Stevens

    $100

  • John Ciampa

    $50

  • Colleen Carcone

    $50

  • Kristen & Rich Cummings

    $50

  • Kelsey Fitzpatrick

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Charlie & Rosemary

    $75

  • Coops and Charlie

    $105

  • The Maguire Family

    $50

  • Kerri Garvey

    $25

  • Frank Rudewicz

    $200

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $8,950 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Susan Simmons

Amount Raised

$5,175

 

86% Raised of$6,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Molly Byman

Amount Raised

$2,500

 

50% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

susan dupuis

Amount Raised

$1,275

Fundraiser Title

CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY INC

Amount Raised

$0

 

0% Raised of$50,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Barry Chait

Amount Raised

$0

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