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Mass General Marathon Team

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Happy to be a member of the 2012 MassGeneral Marathon Team! Help make this year the best one yet!

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BENEFITING: MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL

ORGANIZER: MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL

EVENT: 2012 Boston Marathon

EVENT DATE: Apr 16, 2012

Mileage Tracker: 104

THE STORY:

Welcome!

I am very happy to be running the 2012 Boston Marathon as a member of the Mass General Marathon Team for the fifth time!  Running the Boston Marathon is the most gratifying expeirence of my life, and to run on behalf of those who can't, is a tremendous honor for me.    All donations, no matter how large or small are extreamly appreciated! 

It is a huge honor this year to be running for Matthew who is fighting leukemia.  He is a brave four-year old and a big fan of Buzz Lightyear and Clifford the Big Red Dog.  He is an incredible inspiration.

Please feel free to pass this link on to friends, family and co-workers!  

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL wrote -

About the Marathon Team

Since 1998, with the partnership of John Hancock Financial, the Mass General Marathon Team has raised over $6.7 million to support the pediatric hematology-oncology program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC). Funds raised are directed to cancer care and research initiatives that enhance the quality of life for the hospital’s youngest cancer patients. Apply to run on the 2012 Mass General Marathon Team today!

Patient-Partner Program

The MassGeneral Marathon Team is centered around the Marathon Patient-Partner Program, in which runners are paired with patients undergoing cancer treatment at MGHfC. When our runners set out on Boston’s grueling 26.2-mile course, they not only raise funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research; they inspire and bring hope to the youngest patients we serve.

Last year, 50 children undergoing treatment were paired with Mass General runners. Some runners take part to support young patients they already know and love while others bond with a courageous child they have never met through the Patient-Partner Program. At an emotional pre-race pasta party and ceremony on the night preceding the marathon, runners presented a medal of honor to their patient-partner. It symbolizes a shared personal commitment in the fight against pediatric cancer, and represents all the hope we have that our efforts at Mass General will lead to a cure for this devastating disease.

The Child-Life Program

The Child-Life Program within the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at MGHfC benefits every year from the funds raised by the Marathon Team. The program utilizes therapeutic play — including music and art therapy, massage and acupuncture — to help pediatric cancer patients and their families cope emotionally and developmentally with their illnesses. This year, more patients than ever before utilized Child-Life services, an indication of the growing popularity of the programming, the recognition of its importance and the program’s ability to continue to expand its offerings — thanks in large part to philanthropic dollars.

Learn More

Learn more about the causes we support and the pediatric hematology-oncology program at MGHfC at the MassGeneral Hospital for Children web site.

$6,551

MONEY RAISED
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  • Greg Gonzales

    $100

  • Alex and Lauren Gray

    $50

  • Pat & Joan Byrne

    $200

  • Jens Stevens

    $20

  • Michael Salardino

    $200

  • Rob Grenzeback

    $26

  • Janice Johnson

    $100

  • Jennifer Simmons

    $75

  • Tom Byrne

    $100

  • Desiree and Abiye

    $200

  • Ms. Zemira S. Delvecchio

    $25

  • Ms. Brigid D. Macdonald

    $30

  • Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Nails

    $50

  • Ms. Marilyn J. LeGendre

    $50

  • Ms. Kathleen E. Diluzio

    $50

  • Ms. Marcia L. Bolduc

    $100

  • Mr. Stephen E. Benford

    $100

  • Ms. Diane C. Houde

    $124

  • Empirix

    $1,746

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Brian and Sue McGlone

    $50

  • Team Holleran...

    $80

  • Ed and Nancy Holleran

    $50

  • Jars of Love

    $300

  • Charles and Maureen Simmons

    $25

  • Julianne Simmons

    $25

  • Mr. Richard M. D'Angelo

    $250

  • Mr. and Mrs. David A. D'Angelo

    $20

  • Ms. Olga G. Walker

    $50

  • Ms. Ann L. Murray

    $75

  • Ms. Erica Adametz

    $100

  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael O. Bolduc

    $150

  • Jon Gray

    $25

  • Lori Ann Queen

    $25

  • Jacqueline M. McCullough

    $25

  • Sue-Ellen S. Rieben

    $50

  • Pamela M. Swedo

    $100

  • Elyse Levin-Ru...

    $50

  • Anonymous Donor

    $200

  • Mary Jo Gonzales

    $300

  • Maureen Olinsky

    $25

  • Allison DeMusis

    $25

  • James Ravn

    $50

  • Meredith Mitchell

    $25

  • Boston Cardinals

    $60

  • Jack Regan

    $50

  • Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Rowlings

    $50

  • Ms. Gail A. Adametz

    $100

  • The Galligani Family

    $500

  • Simba

    $25

  • Nicole Morse

    $50

  • Sue Queen

    $25

  • Sue (Sorry so po' or I'd give mo') Byrne

    $20

  • Julissa

    $75

  • Ms. Terry Hotz

    $100

  • Mr. Bruce B. Angus

    $50

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109% Raised of $6,000 Goal

The Team: $707,429 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Howard Weinstein

Amount Raised:

$86,257

 

86% Raised of $100,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL

Amount Raised:

$15,281

 

2% Raised of $1,000,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Zita Mulligan

Amount Raised:

$12,656

Fundraiser Title

Charles Gillis

Amount Raised:

$11,755

Fundraiser Title

Sarah and Patricia Psutka

Amount Raised:

$11,418

 

114% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Steven Davis

Amount Raised:

$10,686

 

107% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Nicholas Elfner

Amount Raised:

$9,397

 

188% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Smita Sihag

Amount Raised:

$9,111

 

91% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Mr. Bruce B. Angus

Mr. Bruce B. Angus

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Ms. Terry Hotz

Ms. Terry Hotz

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Julissa

Julissa

DONATION: $75

2 years ago

Sue (Sorry so po' or I'd give mo') Byrne

Sue (Sorry so po' or I'd give mo') Byrne

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Sue Queen

Sue Queen

DONATION: $25

2 years ago