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Elaine Goins - JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER 2017 BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON

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The Training Starts and Continues
August 10, 2017

For this Team Joslin Marathon, my fundraising goal was met with a huge help from my mom and many others. Now starts the marathon training.   See more

BENEFITING: Joslin Diabetes Center

EVENT: JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER 2017 BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON

EVENT DATE: Oct 08, 2017

DAYS TO GO: 53

Elaine Goins

THE STORY:

     I am running the Chicago Marathon(26.2miles) on October 8, 2017 with Team Joslin.  We are raising money to support the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, they are specialist in diabetes treatment and research.  I have been raising money for JDRF for the past three years but decided to try a different charity this year and little bit bigger challenge.
     I challenge myself to run for my son 5 year old son Gavin.  Type one diabetes is his challenge. My goal is to raise $1500.  Along with my mom who decided to take this challenge to we will raise money and train with the ultimate goal of sucess.
    Gavin is a boy that loves basketball, riding bikes, pokemon, and playing at the park.  He is just a normal kid with the daily challenge of managing Type One diabetes with the help of his family, teachers, and nurses. Testing blood sugar, taking insulin, wearing pump and CGM sites, and many bandages have been a part of his life now for three years and will continue till there is a cure. Please support me as I try to support everyone living wih diabetes.

Founded in 1898, Joslin Diabetes Center is world-renowned for its deep expertise in diabetes treatment and research. Joslin is dedicated to finding a cure for diabetes and ensuring that people with diabetes live long, healthy lives. 

We develop and disseminate innovative patient therapies and scientific discoveries throughout the world. Joslin is an independent, non-profit institution affiliated with Harvard Medical School, and a federally-funded Diabetes Research Center.

All of the money raised by the Team Joslin program supports the High Hopes Fund here at Joslin Diabetes Center. This fund is unrestricted and supports the Center's greatest needs. These funds ultimately contribute to Joslin’s capacity to prevent, treat and cure diabetes through cutting-edge research, comprehensive patient care and pioneering education programs. 

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MONEY RAISED
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  • Kristen Seguin

    $100

  • Brandi Dawson

    $25

  • Sarah Froberg

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Brian/Jen Myers

     

  • Lori Keinath

    $25

  • Juanita Alt

    $20

  • Meghan Rayfield

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $725

  • Anonymous

    $350

  • Jason and Elaine Goins

    $280

  • Linda Froberg

    $25

  • Jenny Nott

    $50

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124% Raised of $1,500 Goal

Donor Comments

Jenny Nott

Jenny Nott

DONATION: $50

1 day ago

Linda Froberg

Linda Froberg

DONATION: $25

3 months ago

Jason and Elaine Goins

Jason and Elaine Goins

DONATION: $280

In Memory of JoAnne Goins 3 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $350

4 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $725

5 months ago

Meghan Rayfield

Meghan Rayfield

DONATION: $30

Go Mary! 5 months ago

Juanita Alt

Juanita Alt

DONATION: $20

5 months ago

Lori Keinath

Lori Keinath

DONATION: $25

Good Luck with your Run! 5 months ago

Brian/Jen Myers

Brian/Jen Myers

I admire your dedication to raising awareness for your child and many others. Run run run!!!!! 6 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

6 months ago