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Travis Roy Foundation 2014 Boston Marathon

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BENEFITING: TRAVIS ROY FOUNDATION

ORGANIZER: TRAVIS ROY FOUNDATION

EVENT: Boston Marathon 2014

EVENT DATE: Apr 21, 2014

George Ogin

THE STORY:

I am extremely grateful to the Travis Roy Foundation for allowing me to participate in the 2014 Boston Marathon on behalf of his team.  Being able to train and raise money for this team leading up to the 2014 Boston Marathon will have more meaning to me then I can put into words.

About 28 years ago my mother fell down a flight of stairs and was paralyzed from the neck down.  Within seconds (just like Travis) her life was changed forever and so was ours.  This took place in a town in PA and although the doctors claimed they did all they could, she never got better, never got off the feeding tube and ventilator (and the complications that brought to her) and never really enjoyed life from that point on.  She missed countless holidays, weddings and other family events unless we were able to organize the event in her nursing home room.  At that time we didn't have the financial resources or even know what other resources were available to improve her quality of life.  After about 5 years of living in an 8 by 10 bedroom with minimal exposure to the outside she passed away.

Last April prior to the 2013 Boston Marathon I was fortunate enough to be at an event and heard Travis talk about his experience and how this great Foundation helps paralyzed patients and their families.  During his talk I fought really hard to hold back the tears wishing I knew of such a foundation 28 years ago and how through such a foundation my mother's quality of life could have been improved.

Unfortunately, it is too late for me to help my mother but maybe the money I help raise can help another patient and their family in a similar situation as my family was in.

Thank you very much for your contribution.

George Ogin

TRAVIS ROY FOUNDATION wrote -

Please join the Travis Roy Foundation in supporting our Runners in this year's Marathon.  Raising money to Help Others Move Forward!  Thank you!

Other team TRF Runners

Allyson McConnell

Jon Katz

Josi Hershey

Nicole DeBlois

Clare Trautvetter

 

$10,525

MONEY RAISED
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  • Deb Ogin

    $100

  • Brendan, Cameron & Terri Grieco

    $100

  • Kelly Buckley

    $26

  • Bill Wheeler

    $100

  • Dawn

    $100

  • Emily Forgione

    $25

  • Dave & Karen Miller

    $50

  • Rusty & Paula

    $25

  • Tammy &Tom; Woelfel

    $50

  • Carolyn Stevenson & Cyndi Morse

    $400

  • Off-Line Donations

    $780

  • Joanne & Ed T

    $200

  • phil & bobbie fili

    $100

  • Off-Line Donations

    $1,860

  • Gerrie Mahoney

    $100

  • John Szum

    $100

  • MARVIN BERKOWITZ

    $50

  • Hilary

    $40

  • Judy Howell

    $100

  • Off-line Donations

    $662

  • Sue, Charlie and Sam

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Don and Chris

    $100

  • Off-Line Donations

    $495

  • Fredette Family

    $100

  • Bill Laswell

    $26

  • Barry Foland

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Rich Toronto

    $50

  • Louise & Phil Good

    $100

  • Raffle Sales and Donations

    $221

  • Matthew McMahon

    $100

  • Gary C

    $100

  • Off-line Donations

    $450

  • Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser

    $246

  • Marty and Tammy

    $52

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Shawnna Prendergast

    $20

  • ed burke

    $100

  • Andrew Fuqua

    $250

  • Ernie & Judy Finch

    $25

  • Salem Chiropractic Center, PC

    $100

  • Carolyn, Mike & Eleanor Fusco

    $26

  • Nancy Hoffmann

    $100

  • Helen Chan

    $25

  • Gary Rosenberg

    $100

  • Mark and Ellen Borreliz

    $100

  • The DeSocio family

    $100

  • Jamie Katz

    $100

  • Jayne Sheehan

    $200

  • Dennis Monty

    $100

  • Coach Ernie Taylor

    $25

  • Allison Ruggles

    $45

  • Off-Line Donations

    $150

  • George ogin

    $35

  • Helen & Rich Rizza

    $150

  • The Radzevich Family

    $100

  • The McMahon Fund

    $500

  • Tish M.

    $50

  • Top Secret!

    $25

  • Kelly

    $26

  • Off-Line Donations

    $190

  • Lisa Zankman

    $100

  • Leslie Goldsmith

    $50

  • Michelle leone

    $100

  • Robert Grieco

    $25

  • Off-Line Donation Damian Ryan

    $25

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105% Raised of$10,000 Goal

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The Team: $70,232 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Jonny Gomes

Amount Raised

$15,601

Fundraiser Title

Lucas Carr

Amount Raised

$12,645

 

126% Raised of$10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

George Ogin

Amount Raised

$10,525

 

105% Raised of$10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Allie Skelley

Amount Raised

$9,300

 

116% Raised of$8,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Clare Trautvetter

Amount Raised

$6,175

Fundraiser Title

Briana Beauchesne

Amount Raised

$5,180

 

69% Raised of$7,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jonathan Katz

Amount Raised

$3,403

 

68% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Josi Hershey

Amount Raised

$3,150

 

42% Raised of$7,500 Goal

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