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MYTEAM TRIUMPH's Fundraiser:

CAPTAIN ALYSSA

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BENEFITING: MYTEAM TRIUMPH

THE STORY:

Welcome to Captain Alyssa’s fundraising page for myTEAM TRIUMPH -Ainsley's Angels of Eastern Carolina!

 

Captain Alyssa is a preschooler who loves to feel the wind on her face as she rides fast in her jogger! She enjoys spending quality time with her brother, sisters, mom, dad, grandparents and many other family members and friends! Alyssa made her mTT: Ainsley's Angels of Eastern Carolina debut during the Zing Zumm Runn in March 2013, with her brother, mom and family friend serving as her Angels. Alyssa can't wait to make her big half-marathon debut with her Dad as her Angel during the Marine Corps Half Marathon on Sept. 21st, 2013!  Go, Team Alyssa, Go!

 

We are an athletic ride-along program created for children, teens, adults and veterans who would normally not be able to experience endurance events such as triathlons or road races. Visit our website for more information!

 

Since we currently do not have any membership fees for our Captains (those we push) or our Angels (those who push), our mission is dependent on your support. Among the things donations will be used for include: purchasing an enclosed equipment trailer; maintaining/purchasing jogger chairs, bike trailers, and boat rafts; purchasing team uniforms; ensuring all Captains never pay for a single event, and continuing to provide for the best events possible for our Captains and their families! We also aim to support local special needs schools, programs, and organizations, while also offering an annual out-of-area trip/race for our special rider athletes.

 

You might be wondering, who is Ainsley?

Well, our organization's namesake does not talk or walk; she does not play for fun; but she smiles, while out for a run. An inspiration to thousands, she is an amazing little girl with a smile that will light up any room. Shortly after being diagnosed with an extremely rare progressive genetic nerve disorder called Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (INAD), Ainsley completed the Surfer's Healing Virginia Beach 5K road race. Her first of many running-aided, wind-induced smiles took our family's collective breath away as she received her finisher's medal and became an official Team Hoyt Virginia Beach (THVB) ATHLETE! Inspired by Dick and Rick Hoyt, and the only running team authorized by the Hoyt's to use their name, THVB provided Ainsley's family with a therapeutic means to fight the devastation associated with learning and trying to live with the fact that your child has a terminal illness. The positive energy surrounding the start line, the children smiling from ear to ear, the togetherness of every member preparing to "roll with the wind", the fearlessness of the athletes, the normalcy of the family, and the love we all have for each other is a therapy like no other. In an effort to spread this amazing experience to as many people as possible, Ainsley's Angels aims to see other families experience what the Hoyt's have experienced over 1000 times and what we have experienced over 40 times (so far). As such, we created this chapter of myTEAM Triumph to ensure others can "roll with the wind" and live up to the philosophy of, "Yes You Can."

 

Please visit our website or connect with/"LIKE" us on facebook

$420

MONEY RAISED
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  • Joel & Cassandra Via

    $50

  • The Flicks

    $25

  • Little cousin Dominick

    $100

  • Gary&Val; Polansky

    $200

  • Garvey Fam

    $10

  • Joe Boyer

     

  • Kathy Hine

    $25

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Donor Comments

Kathy Hine

Kathy Hine

DONATION: $25

Go Team Go! 4 years ago

Joe Boyer

Joe Boyer

4 years ago

Garvey Fam

Garvey Fam

DONATION: $10

Good luck. Wind for smiles-Smiles for miles 4 years ago

Gary&Val; Polansky

Gary&Val; Polansky

DONATION: $200

Jack Gantley 4 years ago

Little cousin Dominick

Little cousin Dominick

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

The Flicks

The Flicks

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Joel & Cassandra Via

Joel & Cassandra Via

DONATION: $50

4 years ago