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American Lung Association of the Northeast NYC 2017

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WE'VE RAISED $5,000!!!
September 15, 2017

We did it! Together, we've raised over $5,000 for the American Lung Association. It's hard to  believe we've already reached the goal! Just  See more
Dinah Macy

THE STORY:

I am running to NYC Marathon for the American Lung Association to bring awareness to chronic lung diseases, because I personally have been living with a chronic lung disease for 5 years. 


I have been running since I was 15. I've always loved running. The community, the competitiveness, and the constant challenge to better yourself. I raced competitively throughout high school, and at 19, I ran my first half marathon. At 29, I've now run about 15.


When I was 24, after repeated bouts of bronchitis, and pnuemonia, I was diagnosed with bronchiectasis, a chronic disease, in both of my lungs.  My airways are widened, and permanently damaged. Bacteria, and mucus to build up inside of my lungs, which make me more prone to lung infections. On a good day, I don't cough at all. On a typical day, I cough up mucus frequently, and throughout the entire day. It's disgusting, but has become my life. About 1 in 1,000 people have bronchiectasis. Typically, you are either born with it (congenitial bronchiectasis), or develop it as you age (most people are diagnosed at 60+), I'm different.


Needless to say, it has not made running easy. During my runs, I cough frequently, and consistently. It can be painful, and demoralizing. I have used this challenge to motivate me, I am determined to control bronchiectasis, and not let it control me. 


I am so excited to be running my very first marathon for the American Lung Association.

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To This Fundraiser

$5,192

MONEY RAISED
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  • Sarah Garland

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Elizabeth Umbrino

    $20

  • Patricia Lennon

    $25

  • Virginia Bouthillette

    $25

  • Noah Macy

     

  • Timothy Macy

    $100

  • Barbara Macy

    $100

  • Madeline Lynch

    $25

  • Ted Pedersen and Sarah Macy

     

  • Ann and Dennis Budge

    $250

  • Logan + Julia Hirsch

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Keegan Barkley

    $25

  • Did you steal my shoes?! <3 <3

    $50

  • Cyn & David

    $50

  • Nell & Warley

    $100

  • Jane and Jon

    $100

  • Lauren Angers

     

  • Karen Mahoney

     

  • Jill Macy

    $100

  • Bluefield Farm

    $1,265

  • Mike and Ann Macy

    $100

  • Rebecca and Isabelle Finnell

    $75

  • Trish

    $50

  • Sam and Melissa Macy

     

  • DebKelly

     

  • Greg Bryant

    $22.75

  • Studio U

    $300

  • Alison Cook

    $25

  • Maura Kelly

     

  • Patricia & Gene Lennon

    $100

  • Catherine McGuire

    $100

  • Amos + Patricia Satterlee

    $100

  • Martha Bustin

     

  • Marta Renzi & Daniel Wolff

     

  • Paint night

    $405

  • Field to Vase

    $440

  • Heather Morgan

    $25

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104% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $29,633 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

wayne trumbull

Amount Raised

$7,950

 

159% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Jackie Sanders

Amount Raised

$5,200

 

104% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Dinah Macy

Amount Raised

$5,192

 

104% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Marisa Roman

Amount Raised

$4,480

 

90% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Megan O'Connor

Amount Raised

$4,210

 

84% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Gina Dodge

Amount Raised

$2,600

 

52% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Michael Jordan

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

Heather Morgan

Heather Morgan

DONATION: $25

1 week ago

Field to Vase

Field to Vase

DONATION: $440

2 weeks ago

Paint night

Paint night

DONATION: $405

2 weeks ago

Marta Renzi & Daniel Wolff

Marta Renzi & Daniel Wolff

3 weeks ago

Martha Bustin

Martha Bustin

In memory of David Bustin 3 weeks ago

Amos + Patricia Satterlee

Amos + Patricia Satterlee

DONATION: $100

3 weeks ago

Catherine McGuire

Catherine McGuire

DONATION: $100

4 weeks ago

Patricia & Gene Lennon

Patricia & Gene Lennon

DONATION: $100

Best of luck Dinah! 4 weeks ago

Maura Kelly

Maura Kelly

So close! 4 weeks ago

Alison Cook

Alison Cook

DONATION: $25

Good luck Dinah! :) 4 weeks ago