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Back on My Feet NYC Marathon 2015

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BENEFITING: Back on My Feet

ORGANIZER: Back on My Feet

EVENT: 2015 TCS New York City Marathon

EVENT DATE: Nov 01, 2015

carlene houser

THE STORY:

Hi.

My name is Carley and I am running the 2015 TCS NYC Marathon.

I have never run a full marathon before. I have also never been left to survive on the streets. I have never lived in a shelter. I have however, experienced homelessness and struggles with alcoholism and addiction. I know what its like to wake up and not know where I am going to fall asleep that night. 

My goal is to not only raise money, but raise more awareness to the homeless community of our great nation. That these human beings can be given a second chance to live a better and more fulfilled life. A life with purpose. A life with meaning. A reason to wake up in the morning and give that day everything you have.

When I cross that finish line on November 1st, god willing, I myself will have over 3 years of sobriety.  The people at Back On My Feet give these people who are struggling to survive another chance at a life they never knew they could live and I want nothing more than to be apart of this organization.  I know what its like to have hope lost. But I also know what its like to have hope restored.

Running has changed my life dramatically and I know that if it has changed MY life, it can help change someone else's life as well. So please help me, help Back On My Feet. You will be supporting an amazing foundation filled with undoubtedly astounding members.

I ask you to donate as much as you can, whether that be $1 or $100. Anything will suffice.

Thank you in advance for helping save another life.

my always.

carley

$3,640

MONEY RAISED
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  • Sarena :)

    $25

  • Chris Teubert

    $25

  • stephanie towers

    $100

  • Matt Adams

    $250

  • Ellen Fagan

    $50

  • John & Judy Seymour

    $100

  • Victor Dejneka

    $25

  • D, T, L and Evey Somerville

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $300

  • Jon Schlueter

    $15

  • Smeliana

    $20

  • Patrick miller

    $200

  • eric

    $100

  • alexis panton

    $50

  • Kim Van Meter

    $50

  • GB

    $100

  • Donald Yates

    $25

  • Shannon Corley

    $50

  • Barrett Seymour

    $30

  • Tanya Schaefer

    $30

  • Jim kennedy

    $50

  • sam and rich

    $40

  • Nichole Reed

    $20

  • Eddie A (SUalum101

     

  • Kylo Anderson

    $35

  • Nikki Cardon

    $20

  • Stephanie's Mom

    $25

  • Mom and Ron

    $40

  • Anonymous

    $182

  • Dad and Alison

    $30

  • The Beals

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Tymerie & Stacey

    $50

  • Corinne

    $50

  • Tony

    $10

  • Kathy and Jack

    $30

  • Charlie Brown

    $25

  • Danielle

    $25

  • Jonathan Cepeda

    $50

  • Josh Wood

    $40

  • nicole

    $20

  • sara, fran & grace giglio

    $20

  • Christopher Torella

    $50

  • JOHN VACCARO

    $25

  • Rob Kuhlman

    $50

  • Nadine

    $20

  • Go Carpy!

    $100

  • megan w.

    $80

  • Kenny & Kristi

    $150

  • Mollie Safai

    $15

  • Jordan Jacobson

    $88

  • Tom Richardson

     

  • L. Sang

    $20

  • Joe Daniels

     

  • Jeanne Schaaf

    $50

  • Damon M.

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Brett "BK" Kwiatkowski

    $50

  • MV9

    $50

  • rebecca freehill

    $50

  • Marc

    $20

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121% Raised of$3,000 Goal

The Team: $137,556 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Greg Kearns

Amount Raised

$5,320

 

106% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Clare Parks

Amount Raised

$4,340

 

145% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Michelle Benrath

Amount Raised

$4,161

 

139% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Libby Spalding

Amount Raised

$3,895

 

130% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

carlene houser

Amount Raised

$3,640

 

121% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Arun Ravindran

Amount Raised

$3,549

Fundraiser Title

Alex Dimond

Amount Raised

$3,440

Fundraiser Title

Kristine Kash

Amount Raised

$3,315

 

111% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Marc

Marc

DONATION: $20

Great job Carlene. 3 years ago

rebecca freehill

rebecca freehill

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

MV9

MV9

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Brett

Brett "BK" Kwiatkowski

DONATION: $50

NY was my first as well, it's special, enjoy and good luck! May the wind be at your back!!! 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

Way to go, Carley! Thank you for raising money for BOMF. Good luck on Sunday and every single day after that. You are an inspiration! 3 years ago

Damon M.

Damon M.

DONATION: $50

Carly, I could not be more proud of you and it is amazing that you are helping others and inspiring them to be successful by your hard work. Best of luck on your run I know you will do great! 3 years ago

Jeanne Schaaf

Jeanne Schaaf

DONATION: $50

For some of my friends who struggle with addiction. Love you guys. ❤️ 3 years ago

Joe Daniels

Joe Daniels

3 years ago

L. Sang

L. Sang

DONATION: $20

I love your story and your determination. God bless you at all those struggling to get back on their feet. 3 years ago

Tom Richardson

Tom Richardson

Hi! Saw the article in Competitor. I'm 2 yrs sober and actually stopped drinking while training for my first marathon. Something about drinking and training didn't mix. Ran NYC for BOMF last year and think what you're doing is great. 3 years ago