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Deanna Ezzio - 2016 Maine Marathon

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BENEFITING: Brigham and Women's Hospital

EVENT: 2016 Maine Marathon

EVENT DATE: Oct 02, 2016

Deanna Ezzio

THE STORY:

This past April, my life-long family friend and mentor, Terrence McNabb, passed away after battling Alzheimer's Disease. Over time, the disease completely transformed this amazing, funny, intelligent, caring, and giving individual, who I can thank for supporting me throughout my life to be independent, work hard in athletics and school, eat damn good food, cycle around New England, and explore different areas of the U.S. and world, especially Ireland (someday).

On October 2nd, I am running the Portland Maine Marathon to raise money on behalf of the Josephine and John Marr Alzheimer's Research Fund at Brigham and Women's Hospital, which supports research working towards ultimately discovering how to prevent Alzheimer's Disease. Please read more about the BWH Josephine and John Marr Alzheimer's Research Fund below. 

Please consider donating on behalf of my run in order to support this research. If you choose to donate, please send me an artist and song title that you love, work out to,  or listen to in order to get pumped up, so I can add it to a playlist that I will listen to while running the marathon. When your song plays at some point during the 4 and 1/2 some hours running 26.2 miles, I will be sure to think of you specifically and the wonderful cause that you have contributed to, which will improve the lives of millions of individuals now and in the future. 

Thank you in advance!

About the Brigham and Women's Josephine and John Marr Alzheimer's Research Fund:

On Sunday, October 2, the Marr team of family and friends will join together to run the 2016 Maine Marathon, Half Marathon, or Marathon Relay to support the Josephine and John Marr Alzheimer’s Research Fund at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Established by the Marr family, the fund supports a visionary Alzheimer’s research initiative aimed at ultimately preventing the disease.

Today, more than five million Americans are courageously fighting Alzheimer’s disease. But the Marr family—together with world-renowned researchers at BWH—are focused on finding a way to stop Alzheimer’s disease altogether. Backed by more than 30 years of research, BWH leaders, Drs. Dennis Selkoe and Reisa Sperling are leading and pioneering innovative approaches to advance the prevention and treatment of this devastating disease.

Thank you for joining us in this fight to prevent Alzheimer’s. Together we can make a difference—now and for future generations.

For more information on Alzheimer's Disease, you can visit: 

http://healthlibrary.brighamandwomens.org/Library/DiseasesConditions/Adult/NervousSystem/85,P00772

For more information on Alzheimer's Disease research that the Josephine and John Marr Alzheimer's Research Fund at Brigham and Women's Hospital helps to fund, please visit:

http://give.brighamandwomens.org/pages/marr-fund-research 

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To This Fundraiser

$1,885

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Kelsey Burke

    $15

  • Libby Nichols

    $25

  • Kate

    $100

  • Holly

    $26.20

  • Debbie D

    $100

  • Kiva

    $25

  • Grace Megaffin

    $69

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Aunt Tara and Uncle Barry

    $100

  • Eriche sarvay

    $25

  • Izzy Marx

    $25

  • Sophie Geelhoed

    $50

  • Haley Dumke

     

  • Ashleigh Kowtoniuk

    $25

  • Pepperell Family Pharmacy

    $200

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Kathy and Bill Mitchell

    $200

  • Caitlin Cataldo

    $25

  • Pam and Jim

    $200

  • The Hubbard family

    $200

  • Emma Goodlander

    $35

  • Lowell Abbott

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Kenneth Dews

    $50

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94% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Kenneth Dews

Kenneth Dews

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Lowell Abbott

Lowell Abbott

2 years ago

Emma Goodlander

Emma Goodlander

DONATION: $35

2 years ago

The Hubbard family

The Hubbard family

DONATION: $200

Right now by Van Halen 2 years ago

Pam and Jim

Pam and Jim

DONATION: $200

In memory of Junie, For Jim The Power of Love by Huey Lewis and for Pam Happy by Pharrell (to be as happy as you can while running a marathon......) 2 years ago

Caitlin Cataldo

Caitlin Cataldo

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Kathy and Bill Mitchell

Kathy and Bill Mitchell

DONATION: $200

In Memory of Grampi Mitchell. Good luck Dee!!! You got this! My song is for your "cool down"! Somewhere over the Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

Best of luck Dee!!! You go girl! 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

Elevate - St. Lucia 2 years ago