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Derek Richard - 2017 Cape Cod Bay Challenge

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BENEFITING: CHRISTOPHERS HAVEN INC

EVENT: Cape Cod Bay Challenge

EVENT DATE: May 03, 2017

Derek Richard

THE STORY:

Thank you for visiting my donation page for the 2017 Cape Cod Bay Challenge. This will be my 3rd year participating in the event and training has been going well for the 10-12 hour, 34+ mile stand-up paddleboard marathon across Cape Cod Bay from Plymouth to Wellfleet on Saturday, August 12th.    

The purpose of the event is to raise money for a wonderful non-profit organization called Christopher’s Haven. Christopher’s Haven provides housing to children (and their families) that come to Mass General Hospital in Boston for a certain type of pediatric cancer treatment. The treatment lasts 6-8 weeks and the burden of finding housing for that period of time in Boston can be financially and emotionally overwhelming. Christopher's Haven is located adjacent to the hospital, where seven large and completely furnished apartments and a community space are available to families who travel from out of state or outside the country for daily outpatient treatments.  

You may be thinking "why" would I be doing this, 34 miles of non-stop open-ocean stand-up paddling, well to answer that, I have been enjoying the sport of stand-up paddle boarding for several years and now I find myself in the privileged position of being able to do something I have a passion for while raising money to support a cause that many folks in New England are unaware of. The families at Christopher’s Haven face unimaginable challenges and the strength and courage with which they face these challenges is awe inspiring. Witnessing this strength and courage drives me to do whatever I can to make their lives a little bit easier and hopefully allow them to focus all their efforts on the task at hand….beating cancer. 

The Cape Cod Challenge's primary goal is to raise money for a truly wonderful charitable cause: Christopher’s Haven.  We do this by bringing together a group of people who forge new friendships and deep bonds as they physically and mentally challenge themselves through the sport of stand-up paddleboarding. 

Please also visit Christopher’s Haven website to learn more about what they are all about - http://christophershaven.org  

Please consider making a donation on my behalf. Any and all donations are much appreciated and please forward this to anyone who you think might want to also support a great cause.

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$2,195

MONEY RAISED
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  • Barbara Pedro

    $100

  • Chris Barboza

    $100

  • Tamra and Brian

     

  • Claire Tremblay

    $25

  • Mom and Dad Richard

    $100

  • Lisa Barboza

    $25

  • Carol & Bill Sturm

    $50

  • Auntie Pat & Uncle John

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Derek Lord

    $25

  • Taylor, Sarah, and Kyle

    $150

  • Mary Machado

    $100

  • Ron Stella

    $50

  • Marie and Wayne Lord

    $25

  • Larry,Kate and Quinn Fagan

    $25

  • #Cassius & #KingChord

    $100

  • Amy Matheny

    $25

  • Ian Berger

    $25

  • Savannah and Carlos

    $50

  • Carrie Matthews

    $15

  • Kelley Connors

    $50

  • Samantha & Nelson

    $25

  • Dominic Pavao

    $10

  • Todd & Lisa Stiles

    $100

  • Paddle on!

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Kelly

    $25

  • John Buyak

    $25

  • Chris Lake

    $100

  • Mathew Baker

    $15

  • Bridgette

    $25

  • Duclos Family

    $20

  • The Fritsch Family

    $100

  • Bobbi Mann

    $25

  • Aparna

    $50

  • Kishore

    $45

  • Stacy Agbonifo

    $25

  • Kelley's Dad!

    $100

  • Paige and Zachary Wayner

    $25

  • Pat Fox

    $20

  • Keith, Angela & Jordan Cardoza

    $50

  • Mom and Dad Richard

    $50

  • Mark Dionne

    $25

  • McKnight Family

    $25

  • Tina Dean

     

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Anna & Eric

    $25

  • Fatima Dias

     

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220% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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The Team: $2,195 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Derek Richard

Amount Raised

$2,170

 

217% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Claire Tremblay

Amount Raised

$25

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Patricia Clinton

Amount Raised

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Donor Comments

Fatima Dias

Fatima Dias

Best of luck to you & your team!! 1 month ago

Anna & Eric

Anna & Eric

DONATION: $25

Paddle on my good man...paddle on for this great cause! �� 1 month ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

1 month ago

Tina Dean

Tina Dean

Love you Brother...for this and many things 1 month ago

McKnight Family

McKnight Family

DONATION: $25

Good Luck! 1 month ago

Mark Dionne

Mark Dionne

DONATION: $25

Hey man, good luck this weekend! So sorry I can't be there with this knee injury, I def wanted to do it. We'll hook up on the bay later on! 1 month ago

Mom and Dad Richard

Mom and Dad Richard

DONATION: $50

So very proud of you for doing this challenge for a great cause and knew you wanted to reach goal of 2000 dollars--so helping you reach that goal even though we won't be able to go out and eat for 2 weeks....here is another 50 dollars Lots and lots of love 1 month ago

Keith, Angela & Jordan Cardoza

Keith, Angela & Jordan Cardoza

DONATION: $50

1 month ago

Pat Fox

Pat Fox

DONATION: $20

1 month ago

Paige and Zachary Wayner

Paige and Zachary Wayner

DONATION: $25

1 month ago