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TRAVIS MANION FOUNDATION's Fundraiser:

Chris Wilkens: Team Navigator

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BENEFITING: TRAVIS MANION FOUNDATION

EVENT: 2012 Warrior Ride Across America

EVENT DATE: Sep 22, 2012

THE STORY:

Chris served 7 years in the US Marine Corps, which included a deployment to Iraq in 2004, humanitarian relief efforts in New Orleans in 2005, and the 24thMarine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) in 2006. He came to NYC as the Operations and Executive Officer of Recruiting Station NY and served thee until 2009. Chris is the Vice Commander of the American Legion Post 754 at the New York Athletic Club and is actively involved with Hope for the Warriors. He currently works at Merrill Lynch in Investment Management and his hobbies include softball, running, biking, and golfing.

Here is the story:

Twelve (12) riders bicycle 3,200 miles across America from Oceanside, CA to Ground Zero New York, NY in nine (9) days. This event is an extension of the annual MC-LEF / Travis Manion Foundation ride from Washington DC to NYC.


Date: September 22 to September 30, 2012

Goal: To safely ride across America and in the process, raise national level awareness for our foundations. Our financial goal is to raise $1MM. All donations will be split evenly between MC-LEF and the Travis Manion Foundation.

THE TEAM:

Riders:

  • Dave Myers
  • Carlo Pecori
  • Dennis Doyle
  • Matt Maloney
  • Fitz Maloney
  • Todd Maloney
  • Kevin Coughlin
  • Joseph Burke
  • Grant Savage
  • Matt Kern
  • Ward Savage
  • Pete Ernst
  • Wade Zirkle 

Support Crew:

  • Jackson McCarthy 
  • Chris Wilkens 
  • David Melanoir Evans
  • Mike Abrams
  • Dan Dieckhaus
  • Doc Worley

About the Foundations Warrior Ride Across America has chosen to raise money for:

The Travis Manion Foundation's (TMF) mission is to assist our nation's veterans and the families of Fallen Heroes. We will continue the service to community and country exemplified by these Fallen Heroes and veterans. In the spirit of the Fallen, we will foster strength of mind and body to create a generation of future leaders.

The Marine Corps - Law Enforcement Foundation (MC-LEF) mission is to encourage the spiritual, moral, intellectual and physical development of children through education. This Foundation was formed in February of 1995 by former Marines and law enforcement personnel who strongly believe that our nation's most precious resource is its youth. All costs for this ride will be carried by the volunteer riders and support crew. All donations will be contributed to the foundations.

**ALL costs for this ride will be carried by the volunteer riders and support crew. ALL donations will be contributed to the Foundations**

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To This Fundraiser

$535

MONEY RAISED
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  • Robert M. Freeman, Jr.

    $100

  • S.T. & C.A. Stevenson

    $25

  • Rabbito

    $25

  • JW

    $50

  • mckenzie family

    $50

  • Paula Foster

    $20

  • Dick and Pat G

    $100

  • Rachel Blitzer

    $40

  • Patrick, Joanna, Jack & Grey

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $535 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Patrick, Joanna, Jack & Grey

Patrick, Joanna, Jack & Grey

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Rachel Blitzer

Rachel Blitzer

DONATION: $40

So proud of you, as always!!! 5 years ago

Dick and Pat G

Dick and Pat G

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Paula Foster

Paula Foster

DONATION: $20

5 years ago

mckenzie family

mckenzie family

DONATION: $50

Incredible job, thank you all 5 years ago

JW

JW

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Rabbito

Rabbito

DONATION: $25

I love you 5 years ago

S.T. & C.A. Stevenson

S.T. & C.A. Stevenson

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Robert M. Freeman, Jr.

Robert M. Freeman, Jr.

DONATION: $100

Make sure you don't get your team lost, Mr. Team Navigator! Semper Fi! 5 years ago