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The Children's Room Boston 2017

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BENEFITING: The Children's Room

EVENT: 2017 Boston Marathon

EVENT DATE: Apr 17, 2017

THE STORY:

We’re proud to introduce the 8 runners on our 2017 Miles & Memories Team! Please be sure to read through our team’s personal fundraising pages—we have an amazing group of people running for us this year.

The Children’s Room creates safe, supportive communities so that no child, teen, or family has to grieve alone. We believe that grief is a natural and healthy response to death, everyone experiences grief in a unique way, and being with others who have experienced a death reduces isolation and can provide hope.

We rely on generous donations to keep our programs free of charge for grieving families. By helping our runners reach their fundraising goals, you’re providing support to families facing the devastating loss of a parent or child.

Our direct services for families and individuals include peer support groups (at our Arlington center and in locations throughout Greater Boston), Parenting While Grieving education series, Monthly Family Night arts-based program, teen programming, adult consultations, and information and referrals.

By participating in groups with others who know the sadness of losing a parent or sibling, children have the opportunity to express their feelings in a safe space and learn that they are not alone in their grief.

One eight-year-old girl who attended group at TCR shared, “I only talked about [my mom’s death] with my dad until we started going to The Children’s Room. It was easy to talk with the adults and kids who had been through the same thing as me… I started to feel better. It’s nice to not feel afraid anymore.”

We know that grief and loss can be difficult topics to address. Our training, education, and community outreach programs enable professionals to gain skills in providing caring and effective grief support to children and families.

Families are able to attend our programs free of charge. All of these services for grieving families wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of donors and volunteers and the efforts of our inspiring Marathon runners.

Thank you for supporting our 2017 Miles & Memories Marathon Team as they prepare to run 26.2 miles for grieving children, teens, and families!

Learn more about us at childrensroom.org and stay connected with us on Facebook and Twitter

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$129,173

MONEY RAISED
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  • Marie Prendergast

     

  • Liz and Paul Chambers

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • John and Nancy O'Leary

    $100

  • Rosemary Leone

     

  • Wendy J

     

  • Eric Felz

    $20

  • The Rosovsky family

     

  • The Fobert Family

     

  • Maria Gallant

     

  • Thenita Ann Allen

    $50

  • Coach Steve

    $100

  • Jennifer Cloherty

    $25

  • March Madness

    $905

  • David Lang

     

  • James B

    $50

  • Doug Ducharme

    $50

  • Brighid Courtney

    $30

  • Kat Keyes

    $50

  • Bryan Levey

    $100

  • Pat & Molly

    $30

  • Martina and Jeff Condon

     

  • Emily Evans

    $25

  • Wiesen Family

    $100

  • Dave Szymanski

    $250

  • Nala & Melodie Meyer #802Love

     

  • John & Mary Murphy

    $50

  • Pam and Keith Furfure

    $25

  • Alanna Maida

     

  • Sara Swillo Muckian

     

  • The Osborne Family

    $100

  • Jean Walsh

    $50

  • Marianne Beardsley

    $100

  • Donna and Vincent Balardi

    $100

  • Ron Lawson

    $50

  • Philippe Candido

    $25

  • Steph Cohen and Shane Simonelli

    $25

  • Joe & Maureen DeMartino

    $250

  • Isabel and Maya

    $100

  • Mary Clifford

     

  • Bill Kelly

     

  • Eric Kincaid

    $25

  • Shire Employees

    $1,550

  • Patrick

    $50

  • Jack Squeglia

    $50

  • Margaret Bramley

     

  • Ryan Fontaine

     

  • Jim O'Brien

    $500

  • The Caplan & Lewis Family

    $100

  • Kristine and Bruce Goodwin

    $50

  • Julianne Trasatti

    $25

  • The Davenport Family

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • The Kenslea Family

     

  • Sarah Schuler

     

  • Sharon Cotnam

    $50

  • Carrie-Anne DeDeo

    $25

  • Deirdre Tarrant

    $50

  • Felina

    $50

  • The Salter Family

    $30

  • Karla Hailer

     

  • Jennifer Evans Ryan

     

  • Alison Boguski

    $250

  • Manny V.

    $25

  • The Woolbert Family

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Kathleen Thompson

    $50

  • Good luck from your new New Orleans friends. Sending love and support.

    $250

  • Theresa

     

  • John Simon

    $500

  • Mel

     

  • The Julian Family

    $100

  • Gerry

    $50

  • Kurt Mullen

     

  • Christy and Mike

    $100

  • The Fay Family

     

  • Stephen Campbell

    $50

  • Mark Tisdahl

    $250

  • Anonymous

     

  • Karen Arneson

     

  • Cathleen O'Connor

    $50

  • Betsy Kernan

    $50

  • John & Julie McGinn

     

  • Dale Hubbar

    $25

  • The Nesin-Perna Family

     

  • Jean DiSturco

     

  • Jerry Chapman

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • KKrauss

    $50

  • Steve Brooks

    $25

  • Bart Simon

     

  • The Kew Family

     

  • Karen and Michael Weissel

    $150

  • Goff Famlily

     

  • Renuha Nadanasabesan

     

  • ko

    $100

  • Lisa Newton

    $25

  • Michael Celona

    $125

  • Patricia Celona

    $25

  • The Turners

    $50

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103% Raised of $125,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $129,173 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Tim O'Brien

Amount Raised

$44,359

 

89% Raised of $50,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Alexander Ebling

Amount Raised

$26,257

 

210% Raised of $12,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

James Oleary

Amount Raised

$15,655

 

125% Raised of $12,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Shane Richardson

Amount Raised

$14,200

 

142% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

John Shea

Amount Raised

$12,218

 

163% Raised of $7,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

TEAM WHS

Amount Raised

$8,630

Fundraiser Title

Antonio Willis-Berry

Amount Raised

$6,609

 

88% Raised of $7,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

The Children's Room

Amount Raised

$1,245

 

1% Raised of $125,000 Goal

Donor Comments

The Turners

The Turners

DONATION: $50

22 minutes ago

Patricia Celona

Patricia Celona

DONATION: $25

Good job Jared! 3 days ago

Michael Celona

Michael Celona

DONATION: $125

Great job Jared Huber! 3 days ago

Lisa Newton

Lisa Newton

DONATION: $25

Great job, Jared and Team WHS! 3 days ago

ko

ko

DONATION: $100

Congrats on another great success- all the way around! 4 days ago

Renuha Nadanasabesan

Renuha Nadanasabesan

4 days ago

Goff Famlily

Goff Famlily

6 days ago

Karen and Michael Weissel

Karen and Michael Weissel

DONATION: $150

6 days ago

The Kew Family

The Kew Family

In memory of Taylor Kew 6 days ago

Bart Simon

Bart Simon

6 days ago