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Hi Friends! I'mfundraising for DREAMFAR- a high school marathon mentoring program that I have been a part of since this past November. This group has become etremely important in the lives of the high school kids, like the description mentions below, as well as the mentors like me. All participants run many races including 5Ks, 10Ks, the New Bedford Half Marathon, and the Providence Marathon, which are all completely funded by DREAMFAR. The organization also provides necessary water/snack stops at every long training run and even sneakers and cold-weather gear for the kids who need it. This whole organization can only be made possible by volunteers, fundraisors, and donations! If you are interested in supporting this cause, please send a donation of any amount our way. Anything at all is appreciated. Thank you!   -Amber

 

DREAMFAR HIGH SCHOOL MARATHON wrote -

The mission of DREAMFAR High School Marathon is to challenge high school students to reach their full potential--physically, socially, emotionally, and academically--through a mentor-supported marathon training program.

High School is one of life’s most challenging times. Students experience confusion, insecurity, and constant pressure. It’s all too easy to fall off the pace and withdraw.

DREAMFAR High School Marathon helps students build confidence, skills, and lasting friendships at this crucial moment in their lives. Launched in 2008, the program challenges students of all abilities and backgrounds to accomplish something exceptional: train for and run a marathon. In its first eight years, DREAMFAR has helped over 500 students from 15 Boston area high schools across the finish line.

Founded at Newton South High School by Jamie Chaloff, a special education teacher, DREAMFAR is suited for students of all sorts. Students who excel. Students who feel lost. Even students at risk. The formula is simple. You show up. You work hard. You have fun. Students train together from October to May, with volunteer adult mentors who serve as role models. On Saturdays, the entire cohort runs together. In May, they line up in their DREAMFAR colors at the start of the Providence Marathon. 26.2 tough miles later, they celebrate at the finish.

DREAMFAR is the only high school marathon program in New England. It teaches students how to focus, helps them makes friends, and keeps them fit and healthy. Most of all, it’s fun. Mile after mile, day after day, DREAMFAR students discover an inner strength that will guide them through their years in school, and through the years beyond.

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The Team: $23,357 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Chris Waller

Amount Raised

$1,850

 

185% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Suzanne Robins

Amount Raised

$1,768

 

118% Raised of $1,500 Goal

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Charlie Olins

Amount Raised

$1,727

 

345% Raised of $500 Goal

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Laura Monies

Amount Raised

$1,331

 

89% Raised of $1,500 Goal

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Paula Gauthier

Amount Raised

$1,175

 

118% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Cynthia Manthei

Amount Raised

$1,118

 

224% Raised of $500 Goal

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Dreamfar Mentors

Amount Raised

$880

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Ashley Ott

Amount Raised

$725

 

73% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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