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Caitlin Shanley's Fundraiser:

Bay Cove Human Services Boston 2017

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Boston Marathon Finisher
April 21, 2017

Hi all, Just wanted to say thank you for making my dream of running the Boston Marathon a reality.  As Johnny and Baby would say, I had the  See more

BENEFITING: Bay Cove Human Services, Inc.

ORGANIZER: Bay Cove Human Services, Inc.

EVENT: 2017 Boston Marathon

EVENT DATE: Apr 17, 2017

Caitlin Shanley

THE STORY:

It's taken me a while, but I've finally figured out how to get all my friends and family in one place when I go home.  All I  have to do is run for 26.2 miles from Hopkington to Boston to get to see all their smiling faces and maybe even get a few hugs along the way too!  On April 17th, I will be running the Boston Marathon in partnership with Bay Cove Human Services.

I grew up watching The Marathon and would stand in awe as the runners crested Heartbreak Hill heading for their glory of a finish.   You didn't have to be a runner to love Marathon Monday.   The Boston Marathon has always been special to me, even as a non-runner.

Since leaving Boston, I've oddly enough become a runner myself and have often sat in awe and a little envy when friends or family members would don their Boston Marathon jackets.  Now, with the help of Bay Cove, I will be running this year and making some of my all time dreams come true. 

Bay Cove Human Services is a Non-Profit Organization that provides effective, compassionate care to individuals and families who face the challenges of developmental disabilities, mental illness, drug and alcohol addiction and aging at over 170 sites in Boston and southeastern Massachusetts.

As most of you know I've dedicated a lot of my life's work to helping young children with disabilities and their families .  However, I often worry and think about what happens when they get older or who will take care of them when... Bay Cove's Developmental Disabilities Program provides a caring community in which people with developmental disabilities can achieve a full, rich life. Their continuum of support includes a wide range of residential, educational and employment options.  

Another aspect that made fundraising for Bay Cove such an easy decision, was their services for Persons with Alcohol and Drug Addictions.  People have often told me that you can't help someone who is an addict and they need to want to help themselves.  For me and I'm sure for many other families that struggle with this disease, that was very hard to hear.  However, knowing that when people are ready for help, Bay Cove is there and that my small efforts are helping to make those services available brings light to an otherwise dark situation.  I think you'd be hard pressed to find a family that hasn't struggled with this disease and while it may not be my family that needs the help now, someone else's might. While home for the holidays, I was able to visit some of their programs and was amazed at how their main priority was treating the individual as an individual and not a label. 

Thanks for taking the time to read this and thanks for considering making a donation to Bay Cove.  Your support makes a difference.

If you can't donate, you can always just send me some good karma during my training.   I will be keeping you all updated with facts about Bay Cove, pictures from my visits and how I'm making it through my training.

Run Love,

Caitlin

For more information about Bay Cove, please visit their website at www.baycove.org.

$9,045

MONEY RAISED
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  • Nathan Grebil

    $50

  • Emily Blumberg

     

  • Annie Moran

     

  • Sam Louie

    $50

  • Kristin Hovencamp

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Fleet Feet S.F. (Brett and Kim)

    $200

  • Derek and Stacy ❤

    $250

  • William Averill

    $100

  • Gina

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Ed Riley

    $50

  • Sandra Jean

    $50

  • Can Am Consulting

    $500

  • Jacque aka Princess

    $25

  • Michael Zozos

    $50

  • Lisa Antonelli

    $25

  • Dianne Rhodes

    $50

  • Kevin, Whitney, Rylan and Grayson Quan

    $100

  • Diane and DAVE McGrath

    $25

  • Jimmy Caputo

    $25

  • Bianca Vareschi

    $50

  • Mike Carter

    $200

  • David Solomon

    $50

  • Wayne Owen

    $100

  • Mecque Tucker

     

  • Caitlin Shanley

    $20

  • Stin, Colin & Wyatt Gardiner

    $25

  • Doreen and Kenny Hartz

    $50

  • Eric and Sophie

    $500

  • The Dresser Family

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Christine Lutchman

    $25

  • L Bannerman

     

  • Brian Pandola

     

  • Brandy Zukanovich

     

  • Courtney Howard

    $50

  • TuMaino Quattro

     

  • Uyen Vu

    $50

  • Tbowe & Avery

    $25

  • Brian Nee

    $30

  • Cuz!!!

    $25

  • Audrey Marsalek

    $25

  • Diane Goldman

    $50

  • Joe, Renee, Jack & Stella Moran

    $100

  • Kerry Flynn

    $50

  • Julie MacDonald

     

  • Erika Howard

    $25

  • Jody & Jesse Simonelli & family

    $25

  • Renee Walker

     

  • Tammi Jew

    $275

  • Terri O'Brien

    $25

  • Netflix

    $275

  • Mary Haugen

    $100

  • Kathleen Dangelo

    $25

  • Courtney and Jason

    $100

  • Ms. Lopez

    $50

  • Pabs

    $100

  • White Family

    $40

  • Kinsella Family

    $100

  • Casey Shanley

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Kim Peretti

    $100

  • Leslie Heller

    $50

  • May Villani

    $50

  • The Rythymless Nation

    $250

  • Mike and Janet Lento

    $50

  • Maggie and Kevin Chang

    $25

  • Christine Falzarano

    $50

  • John and Carol Dondero

    $50

  • Akansha Agrawal

    $25

  • Dan Phillips

    $50

  • Jen Shalles

    $25

  • Maya

     

  • Krissy Bradshaw

    $25

  • Adam Smith

    $50

  • Steve & Patty Giantonio

    $50

  • From AmyB & MT

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Joni durante

    $50

  • The Sodano Family

    $100

  • Stricklan

    $45

  • Martha

    $25

  • Michelle Hannon

     

  • ScerIS, Inc.

    $250

  • Abby O'Leary

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Big D and Marianne

    $100

  • New Balance Employee Match

    $100

  • Layla & Ajay

    $100

  • Sara Davidson

    $50

  • Kenneth Weiand

    $50

  • Challenge Match

    $200

  • John, Julie, Jack & Jennifer Marie Stewart

    $25

  • Erin Morse

    $100

  • Kelly Morphy

    $25

  • Oracle Employee match-

    $100

  • Sophie Miles

    $50

  • Danielle Bowman Sousa

    $25

  • Lacey Richardson

    $25

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121% Raised of $7,500 Goal

The Team: $100,184 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Bill Sprague

Amount Raised

$20,672

Fundraiser Title

Jim Laprade

Amount Raised

$11,497

Fundraiser Title

CHARLES HOLLINS

Amount Raised

$11,130

 

148% Raised of $7,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Caryn Metzger Smith

Amount Raised

$9,269

 

124% Raised of $7,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Caitlin Shanley

Amount Raised

$9,045

 

121% Raised of $7,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Leanne Bragdon

Amount Raised

$7,975

 

53% Raised of $15,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lauren Spinelli

Amount Raised

$7,660

 

102% Raised of $7,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Bay Cove Human Services, Inc.

Amount Raised

$7,411

 

7% Raised of $100,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Lacey Richardson

Lacey Richardson

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Danielle Bowman Sousa

Danielle Bowman Sousa

DONATION: $25

You're amazing! Good luck! 2 years ago

Sophie Miles

Sophie Miles

DONATION: $50

Good luck Caitlin! 2 years ago

Oracle Employee match-

Oracle Employee match-

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Kelly Morphy

Kelly Morphy

DONATION: $25

Way to go Shanley! So proud of you! 2 years ago

Erin Morse

Erin Morse

DONATION: $100

So very proud of you Caitlin! Run like a GIRL on Monday!!! 2 years ago

John, Julie, Jack & Jennifer Marie Stewart

John, Julie, Jack & Jennifer Marie Stewart

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Challenge Match

Challenge Match

DONATION: $200

2 years ago

Kenneth Weiand

Kenneth Weiand

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Sara Davidson

Sara Davidson

DONATION: $50

Run Caitlin Run!!!!! 2 years ago