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Victoria Jean's Fundraiser:

COPENHAGEN

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BENEFITING: SMILE MASS INCORPORATED

ORGANIZER: SMILE MASS INCORPORATED

EVENT: SMILE Mass 2016 Running Events

EVENT DATE: May 22, 2016

Victoria Jean

THE STORY:

Dear Friends and Family, 

I need your help. I have been invited to participate in a marathon in May. To top it off, this marathon takes place in Copenhagen Denmark. So of course, I couldn't say no. I decided a long time ago not to let my Cerebral Palsy define me. I truly believe,  we all have a purpose in life. So despite the fact that our journey  throws us curve balls, it is often not the curve ball that decides our fate, but how we chose to handle the obstacle  that will set us apart.  So yes, I will be running a marathon on May 22, 2016 . I am sure you are wondering how.  Liza Duddy will be my legs, or as SMILE Mass calls it, my Ambassador and I, the Captain. I will enjoy the 26.2 miles in a high performance  running chair.  This run will be so amazing! I will be able to take in Copenhagen in a whole new way. I will, for once in my life, not be sitting  on the side lines, cheering the athletes on.  This time they will be cheering me on! And, to top it off my, incredible Mom gets to see me complete a race, and did I mention not just a race, but a full marathon - woohoo! Denmark here we come .

 

You may ask what is the purpose of this? To try something new, dare to be different. Teach tolerance and inclusion.  Did you know only about 1 % of the population ever finishes a marathon. In May I will be part of that 1% - amazing.  I like using my cerebral palsy in a positive manner, not only to test myself but to help bring awareness and inclusion for people with disabilities. To prove that if there is a will, there is a way!   Every individual has the ability to learn from his/her own life experiences. My cerebral palsy suddenly presents me with a whole lot of life challenges that many average people can't even begin to understand. Being pushed for SMILE Mass in Copenhagen, Denmark would be yet another challenge for me to overcome. I picture myself at the end of May being back in the classroom sharing photos and experiences with my students. This experience will be Amazing!!

 

My fundraising goal is $5000, all money raised is tax-deductible. Thank you for your support.

To get more information on SMILE Mass and why I chose to fundraise for them, please visit www.smilemass.org.

 

 

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To This Fundraiser

$5,320

MONEY RAISED
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  • Mr. Jonathan Clark

    $25

  • Alice Duddy

    $50

  • Mom & Dad

    $150

  • Tina and Pat

    $50

  • Austin Lam

    $50

  • Lisa Baldassari

    $50

  • Jayne Costello

    $50

  • Sharon Butler

     

  • Diane Rogers

    $100

  • Patti and Scott Morin

    $100

  • Robin Foley

    $25

  • Mo Hanley

    $50

  • Steve Lampron

    $50

  • Jennifer Sylva

    $30

  • Mark and Maggie

    $50

  • Carolyn

     

  • Kim Flaherty

    $25

  • Sam S

    $25

  • Victoria Jean

    $20

  • Mo Hanley

    $50

  • Shevawn Hardesty

     

  • Teresa and Ellie Hart

    $25

  • The Roop Family

    $50

  • joe silvestro

    $20

  • Auntie Dy and Mike

    $250

  • Joe Murphy Family

    $100

  • Carla & Ted Hunter

    $50

  • Your Favorite Sister

    $50

  • Miria Nk

    $50

  • Jake Cahill

    $50

  • Barbara and Joe Kelly

    $50

  • Claire, Matthew and Ethan

    $25

  • Cathleen McGrath

    $25

  • Cindy,Kristin,kimberly & Thomas

    $50

  • Caroline and Allison Baker

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $55

  • Deborah Cahill

    $40

  • Mo Hanley

    $25

  • Colleen & Larry

    $50

  • Maria & Kenny Blasi

    $50

  • Molly Casper

    $25

  • George, Tracy, Madison & Griffin

    $50

  • The Pizarro's

    $25

  • Joyce Lebedew and family

    $100

  • Katie Donovan

    $25

  • Steve & Tricia Strumm

    $50

  • Tommy - Michaela - Kevin & Kian

    $100

  • Barbara Caputo

    $100

  • The McDonough Family

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • David Yavin

     

  • Pat and Ann Cobb

    $50

  • Anne and Paul LeBlanc

    $50

  • Talia Grossman

    $25

  • Olive the orange Cat

    $25

  • Kathy & Erin Noonan

    $25

  • Brian & Katie Clarke

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • The Zawadzki"s

    $50

  • UMASS Hospital Worcest (diabetes and endocrinology clinic depts.)

    $280

  • Valerie & Glenn Vadney

    $100

  • Kevin & Bella Bartel

    $50

  • Cherie Drew Kevin Bartel Grace Bartel Bella Bartel Markus Curran

    $50

  • Jeanne Rooney

    $100

  • Aunt Lyn Conrad

    $100

  • The Flahertys

     

  • Paul Cox

     

  • The Solberg Family

     

  • RezendesFamily

    $25

  • Denise Wagner

    $50

  • Eileen Griffin

    $25

  • Melissa Gustafson

    $50

  • Victoria Conrad

    $25

  • Barbara Buckley Marshall

    $25

  • Barbara Buckley Marshall

    $25

  • Caroline Cahill Delano

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

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106% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $43,049 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Lotte Diomede

Amount Raised

$15,901

 

80% Raised of$20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Katie Adie

Amount Raised

$8,651

 

115% Raised of$7,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

LIZA DUDDY

Amount Raised

$7,981

 

160% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Victoria Jean

Amount Raised

$5,320

 

106% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Nicole Marshall

Amount Raised

$5,076

 

102% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

SMILE MASS INCORPORATED

Amount Raised

$120

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

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Caroline Cahill Delano

Caroline Cahill Delano

DONATION: $50

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Barbara Buckley Marshall

Barbara Buckley Marshall

DONATION: $25

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Barbara Buckley Marshall

Barbara Buckley Marshall

DONATION: $25

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Victoria Conrad

Victoria Conrad

DONATION: $25

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Melissa Gustafson

Melissa Gustafson

DONATION: $50

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Eileen Griffin

Eileen Griffin

DONATION: $25

Go get 'em Victoria! 3 years ago

Denise Wagner

Denise Wagner

DONATION: $50

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RezendesFamily

RezendesFamily

DONATION: $25

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The Solberg Family

The Solberg Family

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