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Caren Varjas - Step Up For The Brave - A Stadium Stair Climb Challenge to Benefit Homes for the Brav

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THE STORY:

The stadium stair climb challenge is a unique event and vertical challenge where patrons will “Brave the Heights” in honor of our brave military! Saturday, September 12th hundreds of people will take to the stadium staircases at the Bridgeport Bluefish Stadium at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport!  The CLOSED CLIMB COURSE IS A 1,000 STAIRS, one time around the ballpark!  You can choose to climb 250 stairs all a the way up to 3,000. 

Proceeds from the Step Up for the Brave Stadium Stair Climb challenge support  and impact our mission.

ABRI/Homes for the Brave:
Our mission:
  With an emphasis  on veterans,  we provide the housing and services necessary to help homeless individuals return to a productive and meaningful life.

Homes for the Brave (HFTB) - 42 beds of transitional living for with 37 designated for male veterans.

Female Soldiers - Forgotten Heroes (FS:FH), housed at the PFC Nicolas A. Madaras Home,    15 beds of transitional living for homeless women with 10 designated for female veterans.

Waldorf Supportive Housing -  9 units of permanent housing with case management for formerly homeless male veterans and non-veterans.

Quotes from some of our clients:

I was prepared to fight

I was prepared to be captured

I was prepared to be wounded

I was even prepared to die

BUT

I wasn’t prepared to be homeless, hungry & abandoned

- HFTB client

“It has given me time to get my life back on track and to be productive in society”- Amos

“I have been able to stand up and take control over being homeless.”-A

“ABRI/Homes for the Brave is a good spring board for a successful recovery.” –Daniel

$413

MONEY RAISED
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  • Caren Varjas

    $50

  • Chuck and Jeanne Berry

    $50

  • Martha Enright

    $25

  • Irene and Anthony Cardillo

    $50

  • Chris, Kevin, & Eric

    $25

  • Louis & Janet Marino

    $25

  • Kirby

    $50

  • Barb Lehn

    $20

  • The Hopkinsons

     

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Alyse

    $13.13

  • Stephanie

     

  • Lillian Maldonado

    $25

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Donor Comments

Lillian Maldonado

Lillian Maldonado

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Stephanie

Stephanie

Go Caren! 3 years ago

Alyse

Alyse

DONATION: $13.13

This is so awesome that you are doing this! GOOD LUCK!!! :) 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

Joseph Varjas and Ramon Fernandez. 3 years ago

The Hopkinsons

The Hopkinsons

Good Luck! Thank you for doing this for such a worthy cause. 3 years ago

Barb Lehn

Barb Lehn

DONATION: $20

Good Luck Caren! 3 years ago

Kirby

Kirby

DONATION: $50

Caren This is so cool your are doing this Good Luck!! 3 years ago

Louis & Janet Marino

Louis & Janet Marino

DONATION: $25

For all those who served our country and are forgotten - Bless You! 3 years ago

Chris, Kevin, & Eric

Chris, Kevin, & Eric

DONATION: $25

For Frank and Ed who served their country proudly. 3 years ago

Irene and  Anthony Cardillo

Irene and Anthony Cardillo

DONATION: $50

3 years ago