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Dara's 1st 1/2 marathon

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BENEFITING: March of Dimes Foundation

EVENT DATE: Dec 02, 2012

Mileage Tracker: 7

Dara Orlando

THE STORY:

As many of you know, my niece, Leah Shefsky, came into the world 3-1/2 months early. Born at only 1-1/2 lbs, she pushed through an incredibly scary emergency c-section, 97 days in the NICU, 1 major surgery removing part of her intestines (with another surgery on the way), and what felt like a bazillion Bradys & D-stats. Now, 8 months later, she is about 15 lbs and doing incredibly well. Leah is a fighter in more ways than I will ever understand and I am so honored to be her aunt.

As many of you may also know, I am not a runner.  I'm not an excerciser - in general.  So the fact that I've committed to run 13 miles must mean something (other than the fact that I'm certifiably crazy).  

In honor of my niece, I have decided to use this 1/2 marathon as an opportunity to raise money for the March of Dimes.  The March of Dimes is a wonderful organization that does an incredible amount to support the health of babies born prematurely. Please help donate to this amazing organization, so babies like Leah can persevere and grow up to be healthy adults.

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To This Fundraiser

$2,100

MONEY RAISED
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  • Graig Kreindler

    $25

  • Cassie Erickson

    $25

  • Jess, Jeff and Abby

    $50

  • Amy, Leah, and Rayna

    $25

  • Marnie Schulman

    $10

  • lori korchek

    $100

  • Stephanie Trout

    $50

  • Deb P.

    $100

  • meghan dougherty

    $100

  • Carla Blieden

    $25

  • Mom and Dad

    $50

  • Sara, Seth & Oliver

    $25

  • Rosalie Eulenberg

    $25

  • Judy & Ken Arkin

    $25

  • Andrea & Khuzema

    $30

  • Joan & Stuart Smith

    $25

  • Nicole Walzer

     

  • Miffie and Sy Nagorsky

    $150

  • Amanda Wade

    $20

  • Will Chu

    $50

  • Leah Shefsky

    $50

  • Tony and Penny Salerno

     

  • Joe Pinto

    $50

  • Bobbie and Stuart Levin

    $50

  • Elyse & Larry Stern

    $50

  • Richard Welk

    $25

  • Shayne Neuwirth

    $36

  • sandra berg

    $18

  • Israel Family

    $100

  • Ted and Jamie Zupa

    $25

  • Kelly Klinzing

    $50

  • Me!

     

  • Melissa

    $10

  • Kate, Alex & Eleanor

    $50

  • HS + CM

    $100

  • Michelle Aragon and Lee Walling

    $50

  • Sarah and Patrick

    $25

  • kevin & larina

    $50

  • Michele, Ryan and Aria

    $35

  • Kim Perry

    $25

  • Stavros Adamides

     

  • Annika and Jigar

    $51

  • Lexy and Rob Walzer

     

  • Rachel

    $25

  • Hamilton Akabueze

    $25

  • Nhung

    $25

  • Jamie Givigliano

    $20

  • Kirsten Mickelson

    $25

  • Jacalyn and Steven Walzer

     

  • Al

    $25

  • Christine Arroyo

    $40

  • Kerry Twibell

     

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84% Raised of $2,500 Goal

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The Team: $2,100 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Dara Orlando

Amount Raised

$2,075

 

83% Raised of $2,500 Goal

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Richard Welk

Amount Raised

$25

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sandra berg

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

Kerry Twibell

Kerry Twibell

Congrats Dara for undertaking this great challenge. I'm inspired by you! 4 years ago

Christine Arroyo

Christine Arroyo

DONATION: $40

4 years ago

Al

Al

DONATION: $25

7 days chica! I'm so excited to be doing the race with you and to be able to be support what a wonderful thing you're doing. I'm so proud of you!! 5 years ago

Jacalyn and Steven Walzer

Jacalyn and Steven Walzer

Go Dara!!! 5 years ago

Kirsten Mickelson

Kirsten Mickelson

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Jamie Givigliano

Jamie Givigliano

DONATION: $20

Proud of you Dara, this is awesome!!! 5 years ago

Nhung

Nhung

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Hamilton Akabueze

Hamilton Akabueze

DONATION: $25

Go Dara. We never met but you supported my blog so it's only fair I support you. Oh, my mom, Vicki says hi! 5 years ago

Rachel

Rachel

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Lexy and Rob Walzer

Lexy and Rob Walzer

For Leah <3, Go Dara! 5 years ago