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BENEFITING: Hostage US

ORGANIZER: Hostage US

Ahran McCloskey

THE STORY:

Hostage US wrote -

Every year, 200-300 Americans are taken hostage abroad. Their families are left wondering what to do, who can help get their loved one home and how to continue on with their lives.

In April 2016, Hostage US launched as the only organization in the US which supports hostages and their families. We do this by providing logistical help and pro bono professional services, both during and after a kidnap. Almost one year later, a team of our supporters are running the DC Rock n Roll Half Marathon to raise money, awareness and further support of the struggles of hostage families. 

  • $35 covers the cost of providing a hostage family with guides and resources on how to cope.
  • $50 covers the cost of our helpline for a month, providing a confidential lifeline to families in need.
  • $100 covers the cost of a trauma counseling session for a former hostage.
  • $250 covers the cost of sending one of my team to visit a family in person. This face-to-face contact is essential in building trust and showing families they are not alone or forgotten.
  • $1,500 covers the cost to produce a film for our website capturing the stories of former hostages and family members. We know that these stories are a lifeline for families and hostages during and after a kidnap
  • $5,000 covers the cost of an assessment with a trauma counsellor and a full course of treatment for a returning hostage, ensuring that they are able to make a full and happy return to life

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To This Fundraiser

$845

MONEY RAISED
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  • Ahran McCloskey

    $50

  • Jessica Burris

    $50

  • Lucille and Mark

    $100

  • Rachael Nimmo

    $250

  • Dan & Lauren

    $50

  • Rich & Lynn McCloskey

    $100

  • Heidi Murdy-Michael

    $50

  • Sonya

    $50

  • The Warburtons

    $25

  • Lisia Leon

    $50

  • Lauren Aucoin

    $20

  • Elly Georgules

    $50

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The Team: $15,804 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Rachel Briggs

Amount Raised

$4,535

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Amy Manson

Amount Raised

$3,814

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Liz Frank

Amount Raised

$2,465

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Jessica Buchanan Landemalm

Amount Raised

$2,295

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Ahran McCloskey

Amount Raised

$845

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Diane Lebson

Amount Raised

$450

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Samantha Rodgers

Amount Raised

$400

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Aimee Fox

Amount Raised

$375

Donor Comments

Elly Georgules

Elly Georgules

DONATION: $50

5 months ago

Lauren Aucoin

Lauren Aucoin

DONATION: $20

5 months ago

Lisia Leon

Lisia Leon

DONATION: $50

5 months ago

The Warburtons

The Warburtons

DONATION: $25

5 months ago

Sonya

Sonya

DONATION: $50

6 months ago

Heidi Murdy-Michael

Heidi Murdy-Michael

DONATION: $50

6 months ago

Rich & Lynn McCloskey

Rich & Lynn McCloskey

DONATION: $100

We're very proud of you! 6 months ago

Dan & Lauren

Dan & Lauren

DONATION: $50

6 months ago

Rachael Nimmo

Rachael Nimmo

DONATION: $250

6 months ago

Lucille and Mark

Lucille and Mark

DONATION: $100

Great cause Ahran! 6 months ago