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Samaritans Inc. 2017 Boston Marathon Team

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March 21, 2017

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BENEFITING: Samaritans

ORGANIZER: Samaritans

EVENT: 2017 Boston Marathon

EVENT DATE: Apr 17, 2017

DAY TO GO

andrea coppola mendes

THE STORY:

My name is Andrea Coppola Mendes and I am honored to be part of the 2017 Samaritans Boston Marathon team for my second year!  I am running for the Samaritans in memory of my twin sister, Joann.  My family and I lost Joann in September of 2014.  Mom, Dad, my sister, Renee and I have re-focused our pain and sorrow and look forward to celebrating Joann.  We know that she is always with us now and we see her in a beautiful sunset, a flower, a rainbow across the sky.  She sometimes comes back to us as a bird, flying effortlessly and freely.  We miss her every day and find comfort in telling stories about the wonderful memories she has given us. 

Joann was a beautiful and caring person.  She gave tirelessly of her time and was a dedicated and hard-working physical therapist.  When she wasn’t working, Joann enjoyed spending time with family and friends.  She was the one who would walk into a room and light it up.  She loved to wear fancy clothes and shoes….and big hats.  Joann didn’t leave home without her bold red lipstick.  She loved traveling, spending time outdoors and taking care of dogs.  Although she never owned her own dog, she would care for our dogs, neighbor’s dogs and dogs at shelters.  Joann would often send us pictures of things that brightened her day, like a farm scene, the ocean, a flower, or a smiling dog. 

Joann provides my inspiration to take another journey with the 2017 Samaritans Boston Marathon team.   I cannot do this alone.  I’ll do the running and I ask for your support in efforts to reach my goal of raising $10,000 for suicide awareness.  Please help us in celebration of Joann’s life! 

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To This Fundraiser

$17,859

MONEY RAISED
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  • Charles and Sandra Gubitose

    $100

  • Claire Butler

    $60

  • Blue Ribbon BBQ

    $500

  • Meghan Jop

    $20

  • Linda Ernest

    $20

  • Ellen & Robert Parker

    $10

  • Dorothy & Alan Rosemond

    $10

  • Michael & Amy Longo

    $10

  • Paul King

    $20

  • Kenneth & JoAnn Wagner

    $20

  • Rosemary Heiseler

    $20

  • Randy & Jessica Burkhamer

    $20

  • Linda & Frank Motta

    $20

  • Nancy McCarthy

    $20

  • Dennis & Dorothy Audette

    $40

  • William & Ann Sharp

    $20

  • Erik & Michelle Day

    $20

  • Betsy & Thomas Schwechheimer

    $20

  • MAry & Luigi Forgione

    $40

  • Seth & Melissa Gurney

    $25

  • Robert & Kristen Taylor

    $25

  • John Connery

    $20

  • Paula & Peter Cacciola

    $20

  • John & Jane Saraceni

    $40

  • David & Allison Crisci

    $40

  • Robert & Elizabeth Brannan

    $40

  • Michael & Kristen Ducharme

    $40

  • Edward Knowlton & Judith Pelrine

    $40

  • Richard Bellomo

    $60

  • William & Beverly Kolek

    $50

  • Terrence Downes

    $50

  • Donna & Paul Spadafora

    $40

  • Catherine Bilmazes

    $40

  • Diane & Stephen Reppucci

    $80

  • George & Mary Iannuzzo

    $80

  • James & Deborah Albano

    $60

  • John & Joyce Solomon

    $60

  • Deborah & Joel Deputat

    $60

  • Joseph & Marie Aloisi

    $100

  • Jamie & Thomas Harrison

    $100

  • Knights of Columbus

    $100

  • Janet & Peter Coppola

    $100

  • Michele Coakley

    $100

  • John & Roberta Deputat

    $50

  • Nagamala

    $50

  • Sharon Murch

    $120

  • Brian & Susan Babson

    $100

  • Karen T. Rinaldi

    $60

  • William M. Kelly

    $20

  • Beverly & Kenneth Dorrance

    $10

  • Charles & Paula Coppola

    $240

  • Anonymous

     

  • The Doherty's

    $100

  • Bob and Dottie Peach

    $100

  • The Costantino Family

    $50

  • Erika Lewis

    $25

  • Toll Brothers, Inc.

    $500

  • Heather- Class Friend

    $25

  • Sharon Murch

    $400

  • Charles Casey

    $300

  • Robert & Renee Czyzewski

    $210

  • Tewksbury Country Club Event

    $4,565

  • Charles & Sandra Gubitose

    $400

  • Donna Marcotte

    $100

  • Anne Pelrine

    $100

  • Stephen Twomey

    $100

  • Roman Catholic Archbishop Boston, St. William's Church

    $150

  • Charles & Sandra Gubitose

    $100

  • Donald & Jo-Amm Ordway

    $50

  • Tewksbury Lions Charities

    $100

  • Patrick & Lucille Keefe

    $60

  • Jeffrey & Maria Green

    $60

  • Lois Sheehan

    $100

  • Joseph Scibilia & Sandra Cook

    $50

  • Paula & Stephen Pelrine

    $50

  • Joseph & Patricia Lazardo

    $50

  • Jennifer & Philip Ilchuk

    $60

  • Cynthia & Charles Martell

    $50

  • Ann Duffy

    $45

  • Sandra Gubitose

    $40

  • Marie Sweeney

    $20

  • John Griffin

    $10

  • Donna Bell

    $10

  • Tewksbury Funeral Home

    $500

  • Deborah Wyeth

    $550

  • Kelly & Wayne Berard

    $20

  • Anonymous

     

  • Steve Mongeau

    $250

  • Joann's Team

    $150

  • joan and ken hummrich

    $25

  • Erin Powers

    $50

  • Terrie Perella

    $25

  • Melanie Hire

    $100

  • Sullivan Family Trust

    $1,000

  • Charles & Rita LaBella

    $50

  • Greg Morin

    $75

  • Dave (Trull not Mendes)

    $46

  • Mr. & Mrs. Ronald & Jane Duval

    $75

  • Drs. Thomas & Rebecca Hoerner

    $100

  • Kevin Lilly

    $58

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179% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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The Team: $158,287 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

andrea coppola mendes

Amount Raised

$17,859

 

179% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Michael White

Amount Raised

$12,724

 

127% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

William Rugg

Amount Raised

$12,719

 

85% Raised of $15,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Craig Marulis

Amount Raised

$11,794

 

118% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

MICHAEL MONESTIME

Amount Raised

$11,051

 

142% Raised of $7,800 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kristen Arn

Amount Raised

$10,929

 

109% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Veronica Reichardt

Amount Raised

$9,003

 

120% Raised of $7,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Steve Watson

Amount Raised

$8,074

 

101% Raised of $8,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Kevin Lilly

Kevin Lilly

DONATION: $58

1 week ago

Drs. Thomas & Rebecca Hoerner

Drs. Thomas & Rebecca Hoerner

DONATION: $100

2 weeks ago

Mr. & Mrs. Ronald & Jane Duval

Mr. & Mrs. Ronald & Jane Duval

DONATION: $75

2 weeks ago

Dave (Trull not Mendes)

Dave (Trull not Mendes)

DONATION: $46

2 weeks ago

Greg Morin

Greg Morin

DONATION: $75

Friend of Joann's sister Renee 3 weeks ago

Charles & Rita LaBella

Charles & Rita LaBella

DONATION: $50

3 weeks ago

Sullivan Family Trust

Sullivan Family Trust

DONATION: $1,000

4 weeks ago

Melanie Hire

Melanie Hire

DONATION: $100

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. 1 month ago

Terrie Perella

Terrie Perella

DONATION: $25

1 month ago

Erin Powers

Erin Powers

DONATION: $50

1 month ago