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Tiger Team- 2016 Barber Beast on the Bay

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BENEFITING: DR GERTRUDE A BARBER FOUNDATION INC

EVENT: Barber Beast on the Bay 2016

EVENT DATE: Sep 10, 2016

Diane MacWilliams

THE STORY:

While I was in college, I worked as a Residential Support Associate (RSA) in several of the adult and children group homes within the Gertrude Barber Center. When I first began working in the homes, I had some preconceived ideas of what the residents could & could not do.  I admit, I was biased. I had never been around anyone with mental or physical disabilities.  What I found out was I had made many assumptions that were incorrect. Everyone I worked with were AMAZING and lived life to its fullest, something I had still not learned to do.  Long story short, I learned a great deal about the people I worked with, their disabilities, and their STRENGTHS! But even more so...  the residents taught ME a lot about myself.  They taught me that the only thing that holds you back from doing what you want, is yourself.  

The Gertrude Barber National Institute is an amazing organization that impacts our entire community.  I am fundraising in hopes they can continue their services for many years to come.

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$155

MONEY RAISED
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  • Syndie Toth

    $25

  • An O+ Science Colleague

    $25

  • Kevin Emerson

    $25

  • Cheryl Ann Hollinger

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Val Anderson

    $20

  • Julie Gindlesperger

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16% Raised of$1,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Julie Gindlesperger

Julie Gindlesperger

DONATION: $25

I worked for the Barber Center(at that time) in their Senior Center when I was in college. Had some great memories there with the clients. It's a special experience. 3 years ago

Val Anderson

Val Anderson

DONATION: $20

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

3 years ago

Cheryl Ann Hollinger

Cheryl Ann Hollinger

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Kevin Emerson

Kevin Emerson

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

An O+ Science Colleague

An O+ Science Colleague

DONATION: $25

Good Luck! 3 years ago

Syndie Toth

Syndie Toth

DONATION: $25

3 years ago