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Kevin Schroth's Fundraiser:

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF THE NORTHEAST TCS NYC MARATHON TEAM 2015

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Kevin Schroth

THE STORY:

Please support me as I run the NYC Marathon to raise money for the American Lung Association.  The fight against tobacco use and lung disease is truly a marathon.  For me it started in 1977.

When I was 7, I had a singular goal--to help my Dad quit smoking.  My favorite strategy was honed in our living room, where we watched football together.  When a big play distracted him, I'd grab the pack of Kool cigarettes sitting beside him and sprint to the bathroom as if I were running for a touchdown.  If I made it, I'd quickly run the cigarettes under cold water and break each one in half.  Then I flushed them down the toilet.  There was no crowd to cheer for my ritual of destruction, but I believed it was the right thing to do.  I couldn't understand why quitting was difficult for Dad--a Marine, a gifted athlete and a tough-minded judge—who had amazing physical strength and willpower.  In retrospect, my runs were surely not successful due to my speed or clever timing.  Instead of chasing me down, Dad calmly accepted it because he wanted to quit.  When he finally succeeded in quitting, I thought my work in tobacco control was done, but that's not how tobacco works.  Damage had already been done, and two decades later, cancer cut his life short.  I work in tobacco control again, now as a lawyer with NYC's Department of Health.

It saddens me that Dad never met my wife Karen or his grandson Emmett, but I trust that he's watching us and supports this cause.  The fight against tobacco and cancer is not a sprint; it's a marathon, and Emmett's generation depends on our efforts.  If I can run with a fraction of my Dad's legendary strength and your support, we can't lose.

$5,462

MONEY RAISED
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  • Jennifer Driscoll

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Rob DeMarco

    $100

  • Spencer Neyland

    $150

  • Anonymous

     

  • David Brand

    $50

  • Megan Jones

    $100

  • Todd Leslie

    $50

  • Pooja & Allan

    $200

  • Peter Castro

     

  • Goodwin Smith

    $50

  • Elga and Jim Killinger

    $50

  • Patrick Courtney

    $100

  • Wolfgang Doerr

    $50

  • Kevin's mom

    $100

  • Raymond A. Schroth, SJ

    $100

  • Ana Andrade da Costa

    $25

  • Brian Lamb

    $150

  • Jim and Mj schuchardt

     

  • Izzy, Sosa, Kris and Byron

     

  • Chris Toft

    $100

  • Sarah, Doug, Madeline Tombaugh Vanderpool

    $50

  • Jack & Keri Shields

    $30

  • JD Moriarty

    $250

  • Mike Seilback

    $50

  • Maura

     

  • Ali Akhund

    $100

  • Liliana

    $50

  • Lee & Charity Guzofski

    $50

  • NCT

    $26.20

  • Suzanne McDonnell

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Neumeier Family

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $180

  • Ann & Rob DeMarco

    $100

  • Mary Sullivan & Kevin Doyle

    $15

  • TA

    $50

  • Benjamin & Meredith Jones

    $100

  • Kevin Schroth

     

  • Lynn Leopold

    $50

  • Janet and John Pearce

    $100

  • Montenegro family

    $25

  • Cathy and Joe Bossolina

    $100

  • Tatiana Connolly

    $50

  • Mike Conlan

    $25

  • John Cooney

    $25

  • Jim Zervanos

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Alia Udhiri

    $40

  • Sara & Erik Osberg

    $100

  • Sarah Perl

    $25

  • David

    $36

  • Jess & Eric Davis

    $50

  • Billy Busko

    $100

  • Amy Stefano and family

    $50

  • Janet and John Pearce

    $100

  • Katie Ross

     

  • Alice Perry

     

  • Lisa Pempek -Toman

    $50

  • Dave and Allison Prince

    $25

  • Paula and John Covello & Family

    $50

  • Tania and Kenneth Ho

    $50

  • Holly

    $100

  • Chris & Shaleen Matonti

    $25

  • A.J. Zottola

    $50

  • Brooke Harding and Associates

    $18

  • Megan Jones

    $50

  • Reagan Nunnally

    $100

  • John Zeigler

    $50

  • Emily Saffitz

    $26.20

  • Tom Davis

    $100

  • Stephanie Schragger and Jon Tessin

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $35

  • Pete Castro

    $100

  • Daniel Killinger

    $100

  • Alex

    $25

  • Meredith Jones

    $100

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109% Raised of$5,000 Goal

The Team: $34,059 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Russell Winwood

Amount Raised

$10,071

 

101% Raised of$10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ankur Sharma

Amount Raised

$7,616

 

152% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Bryce Kristall

Amount Raised

$7,599

 

101% Raised of$7,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kevin Schroth

Amount Raised

$5,462

 

109% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lisa Genene Smith

Amount Raised

$1,865

 

37% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Casey Harvell

Amount Raised

$310

Donor Comments

Meredith Jones

Meredith Jones

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Alex

Alex

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Daniel Killinger

Daniel Killinger

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Pete Castro

Pete Castro

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $35

5 years ago

Stephanie Schragger and Jon Tessin

Stephanie Schragger and Jon Tessin

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Tom Davis

Tom Davis

DONATION: $100

Laura Petkovsek 5 years ago

Emily Saffitz

Emily Saffitz

DONATION: $26.20

So happy and excited for you - we spent all year planning the biggest and best race ever. Hope you enjoy every second! 5 years ago

John Zeigler

John Zeigler

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Reagan Nunnally

Reagan Nunnally

DONATION: $100

5 years ago