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AMAA YOUTH FUND TEAM 2015

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THE STORY:

AMERICAN MEDICAL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION wrote -

BENEFITTING AMAA's YOUTH FITNESS FUND
 

For the 2015 "RUN the Boston Marathon® with AMAA" program, we've partnered with CrowdRise to encourage AMAA members to unite and fundraise for our 2014-2015 Youth Fitness Fund. Just imagine the impact our group of medical and health professionals can have when harnessed to send a fitness message to the community in a fun and compelling way!
 

The Problem:  Over 30 percent of children ages six to 11 are overweight, 15 percent are obese, and three out of five children ages nine to 13 don't participate in sports or other coached physical activities outside of school. These overweight and unfit children are more likely to remain unhealthy in adulthood and have an increased risk for developing life-threatening medical conditions such as Type II diabetes and heart disease.

The Solution: The American Running Association (ARA) and its medical division, the American Medical Athletic Association, are united in efforts to deter youth obesity in the U.S. and promote higher levels of physical activity for school-age youth. Donations made to ARA and AMAA's Youth Fitness Fund will benefit national RUN A MILE DAYS, held annually in May. Funds will support distribution of free materials such as the 8-week walk/run training schedule and posters, as well as help with onsite activities during the week-long event. To learn more about the program, go to www.runamile.org.

The ARA and AMAA also host an annual cross-country championship for middle schoolers through high school students from Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. This event, held in November, is entering its eighth year and has grown to over 500 participants.

Support for the ARA/AMAA Youth Fitness Fund will help expand the organizations' efforts to increase the number of grass-roots youth running events nationwide.

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To This Fundraiser

$4,625

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anne Trinque

    $150

  • Claire Wilkinson

    $25

  • Doug Keith

     

  • The Sias

    $100

  • The Sias

    $100

  • Arnold Palmer

     

  • Anonymous

    $150

  • Kim Mayer

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Greg Keenan

     

  • Ellie Evans

    $50

  • Heather and Tom Mahoney

     

  • Kevin and Shannon O'Brien

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Duke Cottrell

    $100

  • McGinty Family

    $150

  • Paul R

    $50

  • The Oliver Family

     

  • Malaspina Family

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • john morey

     

  • Jody Shuman

    $250

  • Jennifer Madden

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $2,200

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The Team: $379,449 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Andrew Quint

Amount Raised

$7,004

 

140% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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David Durrett

Amount Raised

$6,300

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Anna Dolan

Amount Raised

$6,050

 

121% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Daniel Yue

Amount Raised

$5,865

 

117% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Daniel Gilday

Amount Raised

$5,790

Fundraiser Title

Scott Phillips

Amount Raised

$5,776

 

116% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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John Macropoulos

Amount Raised

$5,728

 

115% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Chris Cannell

Amount Raised

$5,620

 

112% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $2,200

2 years ago

Jennifer Madden

Jennifer Madden

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Jody Shuman

Jody Shuman

DONATION: $250

2 years ago

john morey

john morey

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

2 years ago

Malaspina Family

Malaspina Family

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

The Oliver Family

The Oliver Family

Go Matt! (Wishes for the rain to hold off also on their way!) 2 years ago

Paul R

Paul R

DONATION: $50

Good luck Matt and go get em! 2 years ago

McGinty Family

McGinty Family

DONATION: $150

2 years ago

Duke Cottrell

Duke Cottrell

DONATION: $100

2 years ago