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BENEFITING: GALLANTFEW

EVENT: Run Ranger Run IV

EVENT DATE: Feb 01, 2016

Don Kingston

THE STORY:

Run Ranger Run IV(4)

Teams of up to ten individuals pledge to walk, run and/or ride bicycles a combined total of 565 miles in the month of February.  They will raise funds for GallantFew and increase awareness for stated veteran issues.

Veterans continue to battle record high levels of unemployment, under-employment,  homelessness and suicide.  The most recent Department of Labor Statistics from july 2015 show Global War on Terror veterans are 37% more likely to be unemployed than a person who never served and two times as more likely to be unemployed than a Desert Storm era Vetran.  The VA reports twenty two veterans take their own lives daily, and active duty suicides have averaged one per day. We can and do make a difference!

 

Concept

In 2012, 3rd Ranger Battalion veteran US Army Corporal Cory Smith, having deployed to combat twice, experienced having friends killed and wounded and with his own marriage failing decided to highlight the difficult journey home many soldiers have leaving the Army by undergoing a very public and very difficult journey home himself.  Cory decided to run 565 miles in 28 days with holding his daughter Elleigh in his arms the end goal of his run.

 

As a Result

To honor Cory’s incredible effort and to continue the momentum to raise awareness for veterans issues – particularly around divorce, unemployment, homelessness and suicide – we are offering an annual Run Ranger Run event.

 

The Event

Run Ranger Run:  Teams of up to ten individuals will pledge to walk, run and/or ride bicycles a combined total of 565 miles in the month of February.  They will raise funds for GallantFew and increase awareness for stated veteran issues.

 

Key components

- A team captain recruits and forms his or her team.

-  Team goal is to walk, run or ride a bike (or any combination) a total of 565 miles during  February. 

- Teams can be two to ten people.

- Teams are not limited geographically.  It can be a local group that logs mileage together or could be a team spread out across the USA or even overseas.

- Teams can honor a fallen, wounded or serving Soldier, Sailor, Airman or Marine by naming their team in honor of that person, and their team website should be able to reflect that.

- Teams will register and track their progress online

- Teams raise money by getting family, friends and co-workers to sponsor them per mile

 

Visit our official web site HERE.

 

Kick-Off Events:

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DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$8,894

MONEY RAISED
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  • Carragh

    $50

  • Jon and Callie

    $25

  • Kasey and Nicole Marks

    $75

  • Angela Charbonneau

    $50

  • Emily & Jon & George & Rosemary

    $50

  • Andy

    $25

  • G.O.D.

    $25

  • Scott and Sarah

     

  • Pauline and Steve

     

  • Pauline and Steve

     

  • Diane & Larry Gauges

    $250

  • Kimberly Procell Newman

    $100

  • Michael Downing

    $100

  • Amy Tankersley

    $25

  • Vivian Aguilar

     

  • Gary & Liz Walker

     

  • Carrie King

     

  • Ashley

    $50

  • Nichole Kennedy

    $100

  • Glenn & Amy Haddock

     

  • Scott Yeldell

    $50

  • Bruce & Giselle

    $25

  • Aleks & Russ

     

  • Paula Callas

    $25

  • Danielle Cantu

    $100

  • Danielle Walker

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Brian & Suzi Mitchell

    $100

  • Christina Muchow

    $25

  • Patty

    $50

  • Jim Kasper

    $100

  • Zack Perry

    $50

  • Robbin Tomich

    $25

  • Joann and Carlo Graziani

    $100

  • The Mansour Family

     

  • Carrie Compton

    $25

  • The Mumfrey Family

     

  • Shealyn Cyr

    $250

  • Jennifer Buck and kids

     

  • Patti & Jimmy Pagano

    $100

  • Weavers

    $100

  • Dianne & Conner Erwin

     

  • Leslie Goodwin

     

  • Leslie Goodwin

     

  • David Temer

    $25

  • Ryan and Jen LaMonaca

    $50

  • Karen Gage

     

  • Jeremy Hughes

     

  • Trav-daddy

    $100

  • Trav-daddy

    $100

  • Cockerham Family

    $25

  • Tom and Susan Symons

    $25

  • Penny Pereboom

    $100

  • Di & Dallas Krapf

    $500

  • Don Barr

    $25

  • The Serafine Family

     

  • Sharon Callis

    $25

  • The Beebe Family

    $100

  • Conway Family

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Don and Marianne Kingston

    $100

  • Susan in ATL

     

  • Ken & Sheila Greinke

    $25

  • Clint Hawkins

    $50

  • Scot Donovan

    $50

  • Lauren O'Brien

    $25

  • Cheryl and Scott Miller

    $50

  • Steve and Pam Lambert

    $100

  • Rembetsys

    $25

  • Shealyn Cyr

    $100

  • Grace

     

  • Laura & Rick Boyett

     

  • John and Julie O'Shaughnessy

    $25

  • Kari cooper

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Maureen McPherson

    $25

  • Beth Mittendorf

    $100

  • Linda Kingston Barr

    $25

  • The Martin Family

    $30

  • Coleman & Beth Caldwell

    $50

  • Nathan Keith

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Beth Kingston

    $405

  • Cara Miller

    $50

  • Steve & Debb

    $20

  • Megan Hoeppner

    $25

  • Karen and Larry

    $100

  • RLTW! KUTF!

    $50

  • The Conyers from AZ

    $25

  • Dan, Julie and Sean Conyers

    $25

  • Liz, Paul + Ryan

    $30

  • Doug Harrington

    $25

  • Lillian Person

    $50

  • Shealyn Cyr

    $250

  • The Bycura Family

     

  • Annie Fojtik

     

  • Beth Kingston

    $250

  • Coolbrith Family

    $50

  • Fidelity Charitable

    $100

  • Parker and Katie Burke

    $50

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The Team: $8,894 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Shealyn Cyr

Amount Raised

$3,180

Fundraiser Title

Beth Kingston

Amount Raised

$2,265

Fundraiser Title

Kurt Cyr

Amount Raised

$1,370

Fundraiser Title

Erin Carter

Amount Raised

$625

Fundraiser Title

Don Kingston

Amount Raised

$604

Fundraiser Title

Keith Carter

Amount Raised

$225

Fundraiser Title

Nicole Hawkins

Amount Raised

$200

Fundraiser Title

Jason Broyles

Amount Raised

$150

Donor Comments

Parker and Katie Burke

Parker and Katie Burke

DONATION: $50

6 months ago

Fidelity Charitable

Fidelity Charitable

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Coolbrith Family

Coolbrith Family

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Beth Kingston

Beth Kingston

DONATION: $250

matching donation for my fabulous friends! 2 years ago

Annie Fojtik

Annie Fojtik

2 years ago

The Bycura Family

The Bycura Family

2 years ago

Shealyn Cyr

Shealyn Cyr

DONATION: $250

2 years ago

Lillian Person

Lillian Person

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Doug Harrington

Doug Harrington

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Liz, Paul + Ryan

Liz, Paul + Ryan

DONATION: $30

2 years ago