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261 Fearless Boston 2017

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BENEFITING: 261 Fearless

ORGANIZER: 261 Fearless

EVENT: 2017 Boston Marathon

EVENT DATE: Apr 17, 2017

Helen Klein

THE STORY:

261 Fearless wrote -

261 Fearless, Inc. is a global non-profit organization founded by pioneer runner, Kathrine Switzer. 261 Fearless uses running as a vehicle to empower and unite women globally through the creation of communication platforms, clubs, training opportunities, ambassadors, merchandising and events. Through these networking opportunities, 261 Fearless breaks down the barriers of geography and creates a global community for women runners of all abilities to support and talk to each other, encouraging healthy living and a positive sense of self and fearlessness. 

It is the mission of 261 Fearless to bring active women together through a global supportive community – allowing fearless women to pass strength gained from running and walking onto women who are facing challenges and hence sparking a revolution of empowerment.  261 is the symbol that unites us as empowered runners and walkers. 

The 2017 Boston Marathon is the 50th Anniversary of Kathrine's historic run as the first woman to run the marathon, wearing an official race bib (261) in the all-male event.  She had to fend off an angry race director at mile two.  After finishing that race, Kathrine dedicated her life to providing opportunities around the world for women to run. 261 Fearless, Inc. is the legacy of inclusion and empowerment that she will pass to others.  All fundraisers on TEAM 261 FEARLESS will line up on the Boston Marathon start line with Kathrine to celebrate another half century of women running. Together, we celebrate fearlessness on the streets of Boston.

The funds raised will go to setting up global 261 Clubs, training programs, a powerful communications network and events so that women, many in fearful places, are made fearless by your efforts.   In particular, we need the ability to bring our 261 Club model of social, non-competitive running to women all over the world; we know creating the community of running women transforms them, and we need to get our training and support team out into the communities who need and want a club the most.

$5,497

MONEY RAISED
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  • Helen Klein

    $261

  • Helen Klein

    $100

  • James Miller

    $100

  • Josie Wiese

    $261

  • Donna G. Klein

    $500

  • Ben Lazich - The Wine Seller, Inc

    $75

  • Bridget Tierney

     

  • Steven Sobel

    $75

  • John Hottard

    $200

  • Steven & Linda Roberts

    $100

  • Jeannie Milne

    $50

  • Laura Laurent

    $100

  • Rita Carlson

     

  • Helen Klein Boston 2017

    $100

  • J. Liberto Corporation

    $50

  • Stephen & Carole Scott

     

  • Bridget Tierney

     

  • Mary Puissegur Lupo

    $100

  • Marla Hibbitts

    $25

  • Marjorie Patel

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Steve Carnes

    $50

  • Sue Gorton

    $70

  • DigitasLBi

    $2,305

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The Team: $863,273 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

THOMAS GILLIGAN

Amount Raised

$19,826

 

273% Raised of $7,261 Goal

Fundraiser Title

261 Fearless

Amount Raised

$17,055

 

2% Raised of $1,000,261 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Angela Cusack

Amount Raised

$16,716

 

83% Raised of $20,261 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Julianne Marley

Amount Raised

$15,584

 

102% Raised of $15,261 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Gayle McMurry

Amount Raised

$15,511

 

129% Raised of $12,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Seana Roubinek

Amount Raised

$14,300

 

119% Raised of $12,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Tanya Lindsay

Amount Raised

$13,355

 

134% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Christine Reffel

Amount Raised

$13,002

 

260% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Donor Comments

DigitasLBi

DigitasLBi

DONATION: $2,305

1 year ago

Sue Gorton

Sue Gorton

DONATION: $70

I am so proud of my little sister. 1 year ago

Steve Carnes

Steve Carnes

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Anonymous

Anonymous

2 years ago

Marjorie Patel

Marjorie Patel

DONATION: $50

Support from the crew at Mayan!!!! 2 years ago

Marla Hibbitts

Marla Hibbitts

DONATION: $25

261 ! 2 years ago

Mary Puissegur Lupo

Mary Puissegur Lupo

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Bridget Tierney

Bridget Tierney

For strong women everywhere! 2 years ago

Stephen & Carole Scott

Stephen & Carole Scott

My inspirational big sister 2 years ago

J. Liberto Corporation

J. Liberto Corporation

DONATION: $50

2 years ago