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2017 Team CJ 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.  

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To This Fundraiser

$3,775

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

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126% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $25,294 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Angie Nadler

Amount Raised

$4,100

 

137% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Sara Warren

Amount Raised

$3,775

 

126% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Karl Purvis

Amount Raised

$3,315

 

111% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Marc Sonnenberg

Amount Raised

$3,248

 

108% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Andy Yunlong Zhu

Amount Raised

$3,000

Fundraiser Title

John Gallagher

Amount Raised

$2,225

 

74% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Carla Angevine

Amount Raised

$2,001

 

67% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Megan Sheehan

Amount Raised

$1,750

 

58% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Kelsey and Donnie

Kelsey and Donnie

DONATION: $50

Love you and your never ending strength. You are amazing! 4 months ago

Abbey Sheppard

Abbey Sheppard

DONATION: $25

Amazing Sara!! 4 months ago

Amy Nicely Young

Amy Nicely Young

DONATION: $25

4 months ago

Dave and Mary Jane Kamerer

Dave and Mary Jane Kamerer

DONATION: $100

In Memory of Collin Warren 4 months ago

The Wenzke Family

The Wenzke Family

DONATION: $100

5 months ago

Helen & Gary Swanson

Helen & Gary Swanson

DONATION: $100

5 months ago

Stephanie McDaniel

Stephanie McDaniel

DONATION: $50

Collin Warren 5 months ago

Seidelmann family

Seidelmann family

DONATION: $50

You've got this Sara! 5 months ago

Corrinn Ekker & Family

Corrinn Ekker & Family

DONATION: $50

Thank you so much, Sara, for your bravery in sharing your story and your commitment to help others <3! I truly admire you! 5 months ago

Evan and Craig Simon

Evan and Craig Simon

Your amazing, Sara 5 months ago