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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.'s Fundraiser:

Chris McGuirk

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc. via Crowdrise
March 08, 2012

To buy tickets to come watch me fight on May 17th at the House of Blues click here: http://bit.ly/AD2dj6  See more

BENEFITING: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.

EVENT: Haymakers For Hope Boston 2012

EVENT DATE: May 17, 2012

THE STORY:

To All Whom This Letter Finds:

On May 17, 2012, I will be lacing up my gloves and stepping into a boxing ring to fight cancer as a participant in the Haymaker’s For Hope charity boxing event being held at the House of Blues on Lansdowne St in Boston.  This fight will be my first (and last) foray into a boxing ring, but I am confident my training will prepare me well enough to make a good showing.  All proceeds from the fight and the event will go to benefit The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and The Jimmy Fund.

I am dedicating the fight and my fundraising efforts to my uncle, Neale. Neale has been fighting Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia for over 12 years now.  He has endured almost countless chemotherapy treatments, blood transfusions, complications, and trying times, but through it all he has never lost his passion for life.  Neale has been a mentor for me for 36 years…  His accent and wit made me appreciate a good sense of humor; his love of (and excellence in) sport made me appreciate a contest, and his passion for all 5 of the ladies in his life (wife, Gail, and four daughters) made me appreciate what it means to be a good man.  Training for this fight has been one of the hardest things I have ever tried to do, but knowing Neale is following my progress and may even be at the fight is all the inspiration I need.

Neale and so many others have been helped by the amazing team at The Dana-Farber Cancer institute and any donations you could spare to this cause are appreciate more than any words I could come up with in this letter.

Keep Your Hands Up!

Chris McGuirk

To catch up on Chris's progress check out his training album on Facebook!

 

For more information please contact us at info@haymakersforhope.org

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To This Fundraiser

$9,545

MONEY RAISED
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  • Rachel and Pete Rand

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • George Barnard

    $50

  • Bob "The Blackout" Balchunas

     

  • The Smiths

    $100

  • Chris, Elizabeth, Jack, Molly & Bruce McCarthy

     

  • Anonymous

    $750

  • The Carons

    $50

  • Ticket Sales

    $2,850

  • Tracy and David Huntington

    $100

  • Charlie and Miriam Nelson

    $500

  • Tom and Polly Campenni

    $50

  • Neale and Gail Honey

    $200

  • Pete & Joan McGuirk

    $150

  • Darren & Emily Blasko

    $100

  • Joe Moran

    $50

  • The Straleys

    $50

  • Paul and Martha Suomi

    $25

  • M. Flanders

    $50

  • Cam Cokinos & Family

    $100

  • Alicia and Paul Larkin

    $50

  • Moses Mederos

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $750

  • Carol Mello

     

  • Kathy & Steve von Foerster

    $25

  • The Kanes

    $100

  • Jay and Kate Lookabill

    $150

  • The Shumans

    $50

  • Adam "The Seattle Dandy" Tischler

    $100

  • Chris & Katie Sullivan

    $75

  • The Orleman's

    $100

  • John Resnick

    $25

  • Susan Hannah and Ian Keown

    $100

  • The Greene's

    $50

  • timothy & jenny walsh

    $100

  • Cindy Tucker

    $50

  • Betsy Wills

    $50

  • Bunny Newton

    $50

  • Jim and Betsy Banks

    $50

  • The Pithies

    $100

  • Chad

    $100

  • Dennis & Dianne O'Connell

    $100

  • Greg and Katie Lally

     

  • Sprague Fluid Connectors Inc.

    $100

  • Dave and Erin Prescott

    $50

  • The Gurneys

    $50

  • Taina, Kelly and Pippa

     

  • Betty & Burr

    $100

  • Charles Veysey

    $50

  • kathy and ned maguire

    $50

  • Peter McNeely

    $100

  • Christine Donald

    $20

  • Mark Robertson

    $100

  • Bob, Carrie Nate and Henry Thomas

    $50

  • Joanne and Rob

    $100

  • Galia and Bret Heidemann

    $100

  • Dave Gilarde

    $50

  • The Higgins Family

    $200

  • Colin McDevitt

    $75

  • Chris Wyner

    $25

  • Rob Slocum

    $100

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119% Raised of $8,000 Goal

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The Team: $9,545 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.

Amount Raised

$9,545

 

119% Raised of $8,000 Goal

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timothy walsh

Amount Raised

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Donor Comments

Rob Slocum

Rob Slocum

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Chris Wyner

Chris Wyner

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Colin McDevitt

Colin McDevitt

DONATION: $75

Good work Chris! 5 years ago

The Higgins Family

The Higgins Family

DONATION: $200

5 years ago

Dave Gilarde

Dave Gilarde

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Galia and Bret Heidemann

Galia and Bret Heidemann

DONATION: $100

Thank you for doing this in honor of my Dad! 5 years ago

Joanne and Rob

Joanne and Rob

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Bob, Carrie Nate and Henry Thomas

Bob, Carrie Nate and Henry Thomas

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Mark Robertson

Mark Robertson

DONATION: $100

To the family and friends we have all lost to this horrible disease. Well done Guirk! 5 years ago

Christine Donald

Christine Donald

DONATION: $20

5 years ago