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BENEFITING: GALLANTFEW

EVENT: Run Ranger Run 2

EVENT DATE: Feb 01, 2014

Mileage Tracker: 728

Brighid Burgin

THE STORY:

Be healthy. Have Fun. Make a Difference.  My team has committed to being active for 565 miles in the month of February to let our service members know we are behind then in their transition to civilian life.  Join us in the effort of supporting GallantFew and their mission!!

 

Run Ranger Run  

A team of up to ten individuals will pledge to walk, run and/or ride bicycles a combined total of 565 miles in the month of February (usually 28 days).  They will raise funds for GallantFew and increase awareness for stated veteran issues.

Veterans continue to battle record high levels of unemployment, under-employment,  homelessness and suicide.  The most recent Department of Labor Statistics from May 2012 show Global War on Terror veterans are 40% more likely to be unemployed than a person who never served.  The VA reports eighteen veterans take their own lives daily, and active duty suicides have averaged one per day this year – a rate unheard of before now. We can make a difference!

 

Concept

In 2012, 3rd Ranger Battalion veteran US Army Corporal Cory Smith, having deployed to combat twice, experienced having friends killed and wounded and with his own marriage failing decided to highlight the difficult journey home many soldiers have leaving the Army by undergoing a very public and very difficult journey home himself.  Cory decided to run 565 miles in 28 days with holding his daughter Elleigh in his arms the end goal of his run.

 

As a Result

To honor Cory’s incredible effort and to continue the momentum to raise awareness for veterans issues – particularly around divorce, unemployment, homelessness and suicide – we are offering an annual Run Ranger Run event.

 

The Event

Run Ranger Run:  A team of up to ten individuals will pledge to walk, run and/or ride bicycles a combined total of 565 miles in the month of February (usually 28 days).  They will raise funds for GallantFew and increase awareness for stated veteran issues.

 

Key components

- A team captain recruits and forms his or her team.

 

-  Team goal is to walk, run or ride a bike (or any combination) a total of 565 miles during  February. 

 

- Teams can be two to ten people.

 

- Teams are not limited geographically.  It can be a local group that logs mileage together or could be a team spread out across the USA or even overseas.

 

- Teams can honor a fallen, wounded or serving soldier, sailor, airman or Marine by naming their team in honor of that person, and their team website should be able to reflect that.

 

- Teams will register and track their progress online

 

- Teams raise money by getting family, friends and co-workers to sponsor them per mile

 

Visit our official web site HERE.

 

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$1,225

MONEY RAISED
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  • The Byrne Family

    $100

  • The Burgin Family

    $100

  • Laura DiBlasio

    $15

  • Incarnation Contemporary Ensemble

    $120

  • Bob Bevilacqua

    $65

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • BSDA

    $50

  • Annette

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • The McIntyres

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Fred Byrne Jr

    $100

  • Son of Sochi

    $40

  • SHARON, DENNIS, RYAN, AND KRISTEN LORE

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Mary Thomas

    $50

  • Mike

    $75

  • Linda and Jim Cook

     

  • The Ogrens

    $50

  • Kathy Tellier

    $100

  • Ranger Rick

    $25

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306% Raised of $400 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $1,225 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Brighid Burgin

Amount Raised

$375

 

94% Raised of $400 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Rose Lore

Amount Raised

$335

 

168% Raised of $200 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Dale Wilden

Amount Raised

$225

Fundraiser Title

Pierce Burgin

Amount Raised

$150

Fundraiser Title

Kathy Tellier

Amount Raised

$100

Fundraiser Title

Fred Byrne Jr

Amount Raised

$40

 

40% Raised of $100 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Christopher Cullen

Amount Raised

$0

Fundraiser Title

Meghan Miller

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

Ranger Rick

Ranger Rick

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Kathy Tellier

Kathy Tellier

DONATION: $100

A great cause and a great team 3 years ago

The Ogrens

The Ogrens

DONATION: $50

OORAH! 3 years ago

Linda and Jim Cook

Linda and Jim Cook

3 years ago

Mike

Mike

DONATION: $75

In memory of Herb Johnson. 3 years ago

Mary Thomas

Mary Thomas

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

Proud of you. Wish I could have joined 3 years ago

SHARON, DENNIS, RYAN, AND KRISTEN LORE

SHARON, DENNIS, RYAN, AND KRISTEN LORE

3 years ago

Son of Sochi

Son of Sochi

DONATION: $40

3 years ago

Fred Byrne Jr

Fred Byrne Jr

DONATION: $100

3 years ago