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Megan O'Connor's Fundraiser:

American Lung Association of the Northeast NYC 2017

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TCS New York City Marathon 2017
March 27, 2017

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be running in the New York City Marathon for the American Lung Association in honor of my grandfather,  See more
Megan O'Connor

THE STORY:

This coming fall, I’ll be running the TCS New York City Marathon to raise money for the American Lung Association (ALA) in honor of my grandfather, Pop, known to many as Ralph “Bo” Willis.

In 2002, Pop was diagnosed with Pulmonary Fibrosis, a lung disease that in the simplest terms causes scarring in the lungs. Pulmonary Fibrosis is a progressive and debilitating disease that eventually stops one’s ability to breathe.

My grandfather was a tremendous athlete. At Princeton University, he was a three-time All-American in lacrosse and also played football. He was inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1983.

Watching my grandfather fight Pulmonary Fibrosis and lose his ability breathe -- a simple task we often take for granted -- was an awakening experience that I’ll never forget.

I decided to run and raise money for ALA to remind people what a gift it is to breathe easily and to support those who don’t have that luxury.

I am truly excited, and admittedly a bit intimidated, to run my first marathon, but I’m thrilled to be part of the ALA team. The NYC 2017 Marathon takes place on November 5th. Please help me reach my goal in fundraising $5,000.

Thank you,

Meg O’Connor

Learn More about American Lung Association:     

American Lung Association is an organization fighting for healthy air and the millions of Americans affected by lung disease - their mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research.  http://www.lung.org/about-us/mission-impact-and-history/

$5,535

MONEY RAISED
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  • Julie Willis O'Connor

    $100

  • Tom and Sue Durkin

    $200

  • The Janes Family

     

  • The Picard Family

    $100

  • Martin & Cathy Deale

    $100

  • Freeman Family

     

  • Everett Bramhall

    $200

  • Greg Ferguson

    $100

  • The Willis Family

     

  • Beecher Family

    $100

  • The Roddy Family

     

  • Blair and Tracy Lyne

    $200

  • Mark Byrd

    $100

  • Brian Durkin

    $250

  • Emma Beecher

    $26.20

  • Bridget Mccarthy

    $25

  • Cliff Cort

    $250

  • Spencer Shea

    $25

  • The Hawkeys

     

  • Kate Roddy

    $26.20

  • Emily Nguyen

    $26.02

  • Anisa LaRochelle

    $25

  • Caroline Logan

    $25

  • Bruce and Cecily Matthai

    $50

  • Handle It

     

  • Cary Weems

    $250

  • Anonymous

     

  • Vail Cort

    $25

  • Joseph Szombathy

    $25

  • Sophie Janes

     

  • The Janes family

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Wyatt Bramhall

    $25

  • Shane Dalton

    $25

  • Remi Evarts

    $25

  • Reiley

     

  • Hannah Fitz

    $25

  • Rachel Brooke

    $25

  • Charlotte Alimanestianu

    $25

  • Kelsey Duryea

    $52.40

  • Natalie Azarela

    $25

  • Tom and Denise McNamara

    $100

  • Michelle and Greg Kinsman

    $200

  • Kate R

     

  • Isabel Sippel

     

  • Tom Fiascone

    $25

  • Lindsay Picard

    $50

  • wng

    $25

  • Timothy O'Connor

    $50

  • BEN TEMPLETON

    $100

  • Janis and Mike Azarela

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Daniel Hines

     

  • Billy Valle

    $25

  • Sean Deale

    $50

  • Sean Offner

    $25

  • Hallie O'Connor

    $10

  • Caroline Coles

    $25

  • Maggie Godley

    $26.20

  • Carter Smith

     

  • Pierce King

     

  • Beacon Hill Yoga Fundraiser

     

  • Tim Maguire

    $26.20

  • Michele Pearl

    $50

  • Miller Ramos

    $25

  • Neil

    $100

  • Abraham Al-Saleh

    $50

  • Rebecca Shirazi

    $25

  • Doozi Bodhi Daisy

     

  • Iain & Lisa Wood

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $26.20

  • Peri Schaut

    $26.20

  • Jane and Shawn Callahan

    $100

  • Greg Ferguson

    $250

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111% 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

Greg Ferguson

Greg Ferguson

DONATION: $250

7 months ago

Jane and Shawn Callahan

Jane and Shawn Callahan

DONATION: $100

7 months ago

Peri Schaut

Peri Schaut

DONATION: $26.20

7 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $26.20

Good luck this weekend! 7 months ago

Iain & Lisa Wood

Iain & Lisa Wood

DONATION: $100

Go, Meg! Best of luck 7 months ago

Doozi Bodhi Daisy

Doozi Bodhi Daisy

7 months ago

Rebecca Shirazi

Rebecca Shirazi

DONATION: $25

Good Luck, Meg! 8 months ago

Abraham Al-Saleh

Abraham Al-Saleh

DONATION: $50

8 months ago

Neil

Neil

DONATION: $100

8 months ago

Miller Ramos

Miller Ramos

DONATION: $25

8 months ago