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Carrie Eirish's Fundraiser:

2015 Disney Team Sparrow's Nest

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Carrie Eirish

THE STORY:

This year I've decided to run the Disney Wine & Dine 1/2 marathon in November. Here is my story...

Sparrow's Nest was started 2 1/2 years ago when a local mom passed away from colon cancer. (This mom had children that go to school with my children.) Krista, the founder of Sparrow's Nest, was helping out her family by sending them meals. After she passed away, Krista found out more friends had cancer so she began sending them food. Last season, Kayla's softball coach was Krista's husband, Christian. It's a small world! We have enjoyed getting to know this amazingly giving and loving family.

Last April, we found out that a good friend of ours had breast cancer. We immediately thought of Sparrow's Nest. In October, our kids were eating breakfast and decided they wanted to have a Wacky Wednesday day at school where they dress up in mix matched clothing. Then they thought it would be great to have the kids donate $1 and they could buy food for Sparrow's Nest. They ran two Wacky Wednesdays and raised $160.

At Thanksgiving, I was diagnosed with colon cancer. I had surgery to remove the tumor in December and started chemotherapy in January. Sparrow's Nest is now feeding my family and it has been a great help. Knowing that Chuck doesn't have to come home from a long day of work to cook dinner while I am down and out is a huge burden lifted off our shoulders.

I should be done with chemo at the end of June which will give me time to train for the 1/2 marathon. I will start light exercises during chemo because it is good for my health during my treatments. I am excited to be doing this "bucket list" event at a time when Sparrow's Nest is doing so much for me and my family. The money I raise will feed a family for a year! Anything you can donate will help me reach my goal and I appreciate every penny. I am excited to be doing this surrounded by so many people who have been supporting me...especially my mom!

If you would rather send me a check to avoid any website fees, please send your check to the address below.  Don't forget to put my name in the memo section  of the check to make sure your tax deductible donation gets added to my total. Thank you!!

SPARROWS NEST OF THE HUDSON VALLEY INC wrote -

Join our team for our 2nd annual Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon!!!!  Your fundraising efforts will help Sparrow’s Nest expand their services further into New York.

Our mission is cooking and delivering meals to the families of moms with cancer in many areas of the Hudson Valley.   Sparrow’s Nest provides 2 homemade trays of food to our recipients each week.  

Your thoughtful donation today means the world to a family in need.  It means a sick mom can get extra sleep.  It means a child can have a healthy meal while mom focuses on getting better.  It means a grocery bill can be cut in half while a family’s expenses blow up on copays and out of pocket medical expenses.  It means more than you can imagine.

Please support our team and make a tax deductible donation today on this secure website.  Donations can also be mailed to:  

Sparrow’s Nest Charity, 942 Route 376, Suite 217, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

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To This Fundraiser

$950

MONEY RAISED
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  • Steve Ciancio

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • John

    $50

  • Emma,Kennen,Sean,Abigail Smith

    $400

  • Barefoot Brothers Books and the Rankin Family :)

    $25

  • Cindy VanDermark

    $50

  • Darth Vader

    $25

  • Bohack

    $100

  • Jason Rubin

    $150

  • Anonymous

     

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26% Raised of $3,600 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $107,778 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Cristin O'Neal and Brian Nelson

Amount Raised

$3,890

 

65% Raised of $6,000 Goal

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Kelli DeRocha

Amount Raised

$3,550

 

118% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Rebecca Smith

Amount Raised

$3,160

 

79% Raised of $4,000 Goal

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Jennifer Cunningham

Amount Raised

$3,096

 

111% Raised of $2,800 Goal

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Holly Ciferri

Amount Raised

$3,071

 

110% Raised of $2,800 Goal

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Ginalea Healy

Amount Raised

$3,045

 

113% Raised of $2,700 Goal

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LaToya Hawkins

Amount Raised

$3,000

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Carolyn Raineri

Amount Raised

$2,891

 

103% Raised of $2,800 Goal

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

2 years ago

Jason Rubin

Jason Rubin

DONATION: $150

Go Carrie!!!! 2 years ago

Bohack

Bohack

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Darth Vader

Darth Vader

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Cindy VanDermark

Cindy VanDermark

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Barefoot Brothers Books and the Rankin Family :)

Barefoot Brothers Books and the Rankin Family :)

DONATION: $25

Thank you for helping me create family memories every year at scrapbooking! I have been thinking of you and your family on this difficulty journey and send you healing thoughts every day :) 3 years ago

Emma,Kennen,Sean,Abigail Smith

Emma,Kennen,Sean,Abigail Smith

DONATION: $400

3 years ago

John

John

DONATION: $50

In Memory of Joyce 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Steve Ciancio

Steve Ciancio

DONATION: $25

Kick some butt Carrie!!! 3 years ago