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Beth Finelli's Fundraiser:

Back on My Feet TCS New York City Marathon 2016

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September 10, 2016

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BENEFITING: Back on My Feet

ORGANIZER: Back on My Feet

EVENT: 2016 TCS NEW YORK CITY MARATHON

EVENT DATE: Nov 06, 2016

Beth Finelli

THE STORY:

To all my Friends and Family -

Raise your hand if you've ever passed a homeless person on your morning run.  I do, every morning.  Here's why that's meaningful....

As many of you know, I have been diligently training for the NYC marathon again.  A race that is near and dear to my heart.  This time I am running for a worthy and incredible organization, Back on Your Feet.  Back on Your Feet is revolutionizing the way our society approaches homelessness, one city at a time.  This organization uses a unique running-based model that restores confidence, strength, and self-esteem in homeless indivuduals.  This, in turn, leads to jobs, homes, and new lives.  

Indivuduals who are experiencing homelessness around the country begin by committing to run 3 days a week in the early morning.  After 30 days in the program, members with 90% attendance can move to the second phase of the program called Next Steps.  Next Steps provides educational support, job training programs, employment referrals and housing resources.  An astounding 80% of indivuduals who start the program move into Next Steps.  Please visit the Back on your Feet website to learn more about the amazing impact and success rate they have experienced so far, including some emotional and raw testimonials:  www.backonmyfeet.org.  Or, if you want a quick overview of how this program is helping, visit:  http://www.backonmyfeet.org/news/ss-goodnet

Nobody is exempt from experiencing homelessness, yet there is a stigma attached to this word.  11 major cities in the United States currently have a Back on Your Feet chapter.  My goal for this race is to raise awareness about this organization, reduce the stigma associated with homelessness, and perhaps even inspire new chapters to ensue.  For anyone who is inclined to financially support my cause and help me to reach my goal, I will bedazzle myself with your name on my shirt, arms, and legs on race day.  I will take you all with me on my journey November 6th (unless you specify otherwise) and am planning to post pictures along the way.

Thank you for taking the time to learn about this cause, and for the incredible support many of you have already shown during my training this summer.

My deepest gratitude,

Beth Finelli         

 

$3,000

MONEY RAISED
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  • SCDL B

    $250

  • Jim and Christina Breen

    $100

  • Jack and Sue

     

  • The Demers Family

    $100

  • Beer Family

    $100

  • Holly and Anthony Mills

    $50

  • Matt and Tamara Denneen

    $50

  • Team Pappas

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Julie Harris

    $25

  • Jennifer Siller

    $50

  • Billy

    $100

  • Richard brothers

     

  • The Ford Family

    $100

  • The Locandro's

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Shaun and Sara

    $250

  • Tony Clark

    $100

  • Nathan and Alison

    $100

  • K&J McLay

    $50

  • Vinny J. Chiarello

    $50

  • Ali Rief

    $25

  • Hadassah

    $50

  • The Loomis Girls

    $50

  • Terry Grant

    $100

  • Robin

     

  • The Brown Family

    $100

  • Megan Carley

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $15

  • Kim Lively

    $100

  • Florence Family

    $50

  • The Faulkiani's

    $50

  • Megan Mcneil

    $50

  • Luna Hardaker

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Jennifer Moe

     

  • Matt and Kara Sawyer

    $25

  • Adam and Yonah

    $50

  • Beth Finelli

    $228

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100% Raised of$3,000 Goal

The Team: $219,485 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Sorosh Tavakoli

Amount Raised

$11,691

 

234% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Daniel Lucas

Amount Raised

$9,731

Fundraiser Title

David Heath and Charlotte Haigh

Amount Raised

$8,742

 

175% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Robert Gilroy

Amount Raised

$7,000

 

100% Raised of$7,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lisa and Nick Alfonzetti

Amount Raised

$6,121

 

102% Raised of$6,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Nolan and Kirby Matthews

Amount Raised

$6,084

 

101% Raised of$6,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Michael Garcia

Amount Raised

$6,000

 

60% Raised of$10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ryan Foreman

Amount Raised

$5,780

 

96% Raised of$6,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Beth Finelli

Beth Finelli

DONATION: $228

3 years ago

Adam and Yonah

Adam and Yonah

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Matt and Kara Sawyer

Matt and Kara Sawyer

DONATION: $25

Go, Go, Go! 3 years ago

Jennifer Moe

Jennifer Moe

The Moe Family 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

3 years ago

Luna Hardaker

Luna Hardaker

3 years ago

Megan Mcneil

Megan Mcneil

DONATION: $50

Get it, Girl. 3 years ago

The Faulkiani's

The Faulkiani's

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Florence Family

Florence Family

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Kim Lively

Kim Lively

DONATION: $100

Meraki 3 years ago