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Dinah Macy's Fundraiser:

American Lung Association of the Northeast NYC 2017

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November 10, 2017

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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.

$5,512

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

  • Lucinda Mills

    $100

  • Field to Vase

    $150

  • Lily Parkinson

    $50

  • Meaghan Mallon

     

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110% Raised of $5,000 Goal

The Team: $39,498 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

wayne trumbull

Amount Raised

$10,700

 

214% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jackie Sanders

Amount Raised

$6,795

 

136% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Megan O'Connor

Amount Raised

$5,535

 

111% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Marisa Roman

Amount Raised

$5,530

 

111% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Dinah Macy

Amount Raised

$5,512

 

110% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Gina Dodge

Amount Raised

$5,425

 

109% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Meaghan Mallon

Meaghan Mallon

So proud of you for doing this! You’re going to kick ass! Love you! 8 months ago

Lily Parkinson

Lily Parkinson

DONATION: $50

Good luck Sunday Dinah!!! I will be rooting for you :) 8 months ago

Field to Vase

Field to Vase

DONATION: $150

9 months ago

Lucinda Mills

Lucinda Mills

DONATION: $100

9 months ago

Heather Morgan

Heather Morgan

DONATION: $25

9 months ago

Field to Vase

Field to Vase

DONATION: $440

9 months ago

Paint night

Paint night

DONATION: $405

9 months ago

Marta Renzi & Daniel Wolff

Marta Renzi & Daniel Wolff

10 months ago

Martha Bustin

Martha Bustin

In memory of David Bustin 10 months ago

Amos + Patricia Satterlee

Amos + Patricia Satterlee

DONATION: $100

10 months ago