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2017 Team First Candle - TCS New York City Marathon

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Sara Warren

THE STORY:

My husband and I lost our first child, Collin to SIDS.  This profound loss is one that I don't wish on anyone.  He was a happy, healthy four month old, whose smile and giggle will be forever etched in my memory.  Though, there is a hole in our hearts that can never be filled.

Over the years I have struggled to find what I can do to honor his memory and to make a positive impact on others as a result of our tradegy.  I have participated in research, volunteered as a bereavement contact with CJ First Candle and with the SID Network of Ohio.  As a lifelong runner, I saw this opportunity and knew THIS is where I can make an impact.  In fact, I received the email that I could run for CJ First Candle in his honor while standing on a trail in Sedona, Arizona, which is where we spent our last weekend with our first born son, as he died in daycare the following week.

CJ First candle is important to us as this is where we turned when he passed away.  We needed support and information, needed to know research and what to do next.  They are a compassionate organization with a goal I believe in whole heartedly.  

I pray that with your donation to honor Collin, CJ First Candle can fund the research that will help us understand why this healthy child died and to continue to support other families who have to withstand and endure this unimaginable loss.  

Thank you so much for supporting us and this organization. I will be running every mile of this amazing marathon remembering pushing Collin in the stroller on our runs during his short life, and your tremendous generosity.

The CJ Foundation for SIDS, Inc. wrote -

CJ Foundation for SIDS is now CJ First Candle! Each year in the United States, over 4,000 babies die from SIDS and SUID, and over 24,000 babies are delivered stillborn. SIDS is the leading cause of death among babies between 1 month and 1 year of age. 100% of the proceeds from the TCS New York City Marathon Charity Program will benefit our mission of eliminating SIDS, SUID, and Stillbirth through education, advocacy, and research while providing compassionate support to bereaved families.  

$4,675

MONEY RAISED
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  • Liz

    $250

  • Smith family

    $50

  • The Ackley's

    $20

  • Szlag Family

    $100

  • The Colleli Family

    $250

  • Anonymous

     

  • The Poe Family

     

  • Martina

     

  • Phil and Julie Lovegrove

    $30

  • Kay Warren

    $100

  • Greg, Lisa, Lyla, Riley Swanson

    $25

  • Jodi and Hugh

    $50

  • Liz and Michael

    $100

  • Mary Rankin

     

  • Kay Keller

    $25

  • Katie & Shane Wion

    $50

  • Suzanne Davalla

    $25

  • Michelle and Mark Fleming

     

  • Kelly Marlow

    $50

  • Shawna McEvoy

    $50

  • Christie and Fred Kaufman

     

  • Andy and Courtney Neckers

     

  • Sally Sexton

     

  • Jim & Jeanne Jeffers

    $30

  • Zach Kamerer

    $25

  • Mickey and Jamie Mielneczek

    $50

  • Kori Rigo

    $50

  • Kate Farrel

    $50

  • Vera & Jim

    $100

  • Jodi Baxter & family

    $25

  • The Kinne Family

    $25

  • Courtney McBride

    $25

  • Kelley Newsad

    $50

  • Debbie and Bill Senften

    $100

  • Kourtney Dewald & Family

    $50

  • Jen and Brad Mascho

    $50

  • Aaron & Amanda Zimmerman

    $25

  • Barney

    $100

  • Beth Trombold

    $50

  • Hilary Newlin & family

    $50

  • Michelle Potridge

    $100

  • Scott Corbin

     

  • Megan Syverson

    $25

  • Matt and Gina Garvey

    $50

  • Thomas Warren

    $250

  • Kerrie Geckeler

    $25

  • Kamerers

    $55

  • Alex texler

     

  • Leigh & Magnus

    $50

  • Gretchen Gaible

    $50

  • Steve and Della

    $50

  • Ryan Pfahl

    $25

  • Evan and Craig Simon

     

  • Corrinn Ekker & Family

    $50

  • Seidelmann family

    $50

  • Stephanie McDaniel

    $50

  • Helen & Gary Swanson

    $100

  • The Wenzke Family

    $100

  • Dave and Mary Jane Kamerer

    $100

  • Amy Nicely Young

    $25

  • Abbey Sheppard

    $25

  • Kelsey and Donnie

    $50

  • Teniell Trolian

    $25

  • Jackie

    $25

  • The Kayser Family

    $100

  • Michelle Gilbert

    $100

  • Josh Cunningham-Corso & Family

    $50

  • The Nolan Family

    $50

  • Jen Lauer

    $50

  • Katie Testerman

    $50

  • Carrye

     

  • Ed & Gretchen Zunic

    $50

  • Molly Old

    $50

  • Laura Jurcevich

    $25

  • Jamie Wlodyka

     

  • Mike and Marti Tanner

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Rachel Menezes

    $50

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156% Raised of $3,000 Goal

The Team: $51,133 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Angie Nadler

Amount Raised

$6,800

 

227% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

John Gallagher

Amount Raised

$6,325

 

211% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Beth Gardner

Amount Raised

$5,530

 

184% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Sara Warren

Amount Raised

$4,675

 

156% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Laura Johnson

Amount Raised

$4,005

Fundraiser Title

Karl Purvis

Amount Raised

$4,000

 

133% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Carla Angevine

Amount Raised

$3,550

 

118% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Andy Yunlong Zhu

Amount Raised

$3,500

Donor Comments

Rachel Menezes

Rachel Menezes

DONATION: $50

7 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

7 months ago

Mike and Marti Tanner

Mike and Marti Tanner

DONATION: $100

7 months ago

Jamie Wlodyka

Jamie Wlodyka

Good luck Sara! 8 months ago

Laura Jurcevich

Laura Jurcevich

DONATION: $25

8 months ago

Molly Old

Molly Old

DONATION: $50

You are an inspiration! xoxo 8 months ago

Ed & Gretchen Zunic

Ed & Gretchen Zunic

DONATION: $50

8 months ago

Carrye

Carrye

8 months ago

Katie Testerman

Katie Testerman

DONATION: $50

8 months ago

Jen Lauer

Jen Lauer

DONATION: $50

Sara I’m so proud of you! You have been such an inspiration to me. I will be praying for you. XOXO 8 months ago