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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/

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$4,185

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

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84% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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The Team: $29,433 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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wayne trumbull

Amount Raised

$7,950

 

159% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Dinah Macy

Amount Raised

$5,192

 

104% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Jackie Sanders

Amount Raised

$5,150

 

103% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Marisa Roman

Amount Raised

$4,480

 

90% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Megan O'Connor

Amount Raised

$4,185

 

84% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Gina Dodge

Amount Raised

$2,475

 

50% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Michael Jordan

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Donor Comments

Hallie O'Connor

Hallie O'Connor

DONATION: $10

3 days ago

Sean Offner

Sean Offner

DONATION: $25

3 days ago

Sean Deale

Sean Deale

DONATION: $50

Go get em Meg!! 3 days ago

Billy Valle

Billy Valle

DONATION: $25

4 days ago

Daniel Hines

Daniel Hines

4 days ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

7 days ago

Janis and Mike Azarela

Janis and Mike Azarela

DONATION: $100

2 weeks ago

BEN TEMPLETON

BEN TEMPLETON

DONATION: $100

In honor of Bo Willis 4 weeks ago

Timothy O'Connor

Timothy O'Connor

DONATION: $50

4 weeks ago

wng

wng

DONATION: $25

1 month ago