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Robert Flaherty's Fundraiser:

Team BIDMC 2017

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BENEFITING: BIDMC

ORGANIZER: BIDMC

EVENT: 2017 Boston Marathon

EVENT DATE: Apr 17, 2017

DAY TO GO

Robert Flaherty

THE STORY:

I can't believe that I am going to run the Boston Marathon!  Let's be real,  this will be a struggle for me.  I ran as a bandit (an unofficial runner in the days when this was still possible)in 1995 when I was 26 and promised myself I would never do it again--the rumor about hitting the wall is true and seemed to me to be much worse than it sounded!  Add to this that I am about 10 lbs heavier, and let's admit it, I never had a marathoner's physique!  Throw in the full thickness cartilage defects in my knee (albeit surgically repaired) and a busy schedule, and this will not be easy.    Don't be deceived by the triathlons I like to do (Olympic and sprint distances).  Prior to accepting this challenge a few weeks ago, I had not run more than 7 miles at one time in over a decade.

Now compare my struggle with what our patients at Beth Israel Deaconess Plymouth are going through every day and you shoud not even be hearing a peep out of me.  If I could share with you their stories, you would feel pain, sadness, anxiety, hope, and resiliency.  Truly, raising money with their stories would be so much easier...

Anyway, I can't share their stories with you due to privacy issues.  So let's use symbolism.  I will share with you my struggle to get this done, and it will be done 100% in solidarity for our patients at BID Plymouth.  When you support me, you support them.  

I pledge to complete this race and to give it my best.  Please consider contributing to this endeavor in support of our patients at BID Plymouth.

Thank you!!!

WE ARE IN THIS STRUGLE TOGETHER.

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To This Fundraiser

$4,006

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $500

  • Anne and Glenn

    $100

  • Melissa Lauffer

    $26.20

  • Don Payette

    $25

  • nancy shadyac

    $100

  • Nancy Tilson-Mallett

    $50

  • Steve Nicolson

    $100

  • Ed and Maura Woods

    $100

  • Mark Nickels & Mark Brennan

    $150

  • Jenna Burton

    $50

  • Deborah Flaherty

    $100

  • Pamela Vincent

    $25

  • Joseph Li

    $100

  • Brad Eisenberg

    $25

  • Charbel A Rjeily

    $100

  • Joshua Allen-Dicker

     

  • Suneel Dhand

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • sheila cook

    $20

  • Michael Joseph

    $100

  • Yvette Youssef

    $100

  • George Dekki

    $50

  • Audrey Corbett

     

  • John Wang

    $100

  • Jimmy Berghelli

    $100

  • Barbara Kilroy

    $50

  • Peg & Brian Ahern

    $50

  • Stephanie Cody

    $25

  • Michael Flaherman

    $250

  • Rob's Cousin who can't run that far

    $50

  • Kevin Barlotta

    $100

  • Kevin Coughlin

    $100

  • Jack and Stacy Hostetter

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • John and Ann Flaherty

    $25

  • Robert Blackburn Jr

    $100

  • Mary and Charles Moriarty

    $50

  • Kyle Bernardo

    $25

  • Cindy Outhouse

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • The Hyde Family

    $100

  • Louise and Rick Barnes

    $50

  • Deb Schopperle

    $25

  • Mike & Eleni

    $100

  • Kathleen Flaherty

     

  • Zachary Cook

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Stephanie Flaherty

    $100

  • Wei Gen Li

    $100

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40% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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The Team: $399,970 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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$11,155

 

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Lori Cunningham

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Team James

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$9,130

 

61% Raised of $15,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Wei Gen Li

Wei Gen Li

DONATION: $100

46 minutes ago

Stephanie Flaherty

Stephanie Flaherty

DONATION: $100

Stay on The Edge! 47 minutes ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

2 days ago

Zachary Cook

Zachary Cook

DONATION: $50

3 days ago

Kathleen Flaherty

Kathleen Flaherty

4 days ago

Mike & Eleni

Mike & Eleni

DONATION: $100

4 days ago

Deb Schopperle

Deb Schopperle

DONATION: $25

4 days ago

Louise and Rick Barnes

Louise and Rick Barnes

DONATION: $50

4 days ago

The Hyde Family

The Hyde Family

DONATION: $100

4 days ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

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