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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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To This Fundraiser

$3,300

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

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66% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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The Team: $19,228 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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wayne trumbull

Amount Raised

$7,550

 

151% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Megan O'Connor

Amount Raised

$3,300

 

66% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Dinah Macy

Amount Raised

$3,125

 

63% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Marisa Roman

Amount Raised

$2,275

 

46% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Jackie Sanders

Amount Raised

$2,002

 

40% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Gina Dodge

Amount Raised

$975

 

20% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Michael Jordan

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Donor Comments

Tom and Denise McNamara

Tom and Denise McNamara

DONATION: $100

20 hours ago

Natalie Azarela

Natalie Azarela

DONATION: $25

Run Meg run! Good luck running buddy! Proud of you! 2 days ago

Kelsey Duryea

Kelsey Duryea

DONATION: $52.40

YGG! 2 days ago

Charlotte Alimanestianu

Charlotte Alimanestianu

DONATION: $25

Run Meg run! Proud of you sista! 1 week ago

Rachel Brooke

Rachel Brooke

DONATION: $25

1 week ago

Hannah Fitz

Hannah Fitz

DONATION: $25

You go girl!!! ð???ð??»ð???ð??¼ð???ð??»‍â??ï¸? 2 weeks ago

Reiley

Reiley

Bo Willis 2 weeks ago

Remi Evarts

Remi Evarts

DONATION: $25

All my love to Pop - RE 2 weeks ago

Shane Dalton

Shane Dalton

DONATION: $25

Here we go Meg 2 weeks ago

Wyatt Bramhall

Wyatt Bramhall

DONATION: $25

2 weeks ago