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For Jake's Sake TCS New York City Marathon 2016

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Joan Meagher

THE STORY:

Hi everyone!

After a two year break, I’ve decided to get back out there and will be running in this year's TCS New York City Marathon in support of ‘For Jake’s Sake”, a nonprofit organization founded by my friend Dawn, whose son, Jake, was diagnosed with Autism at 20 months of age.

'For Jake's Sake' provides funding for families of children with Autism in need of financial assistance.  Children with Autism need special services and therapies, but these come with a hefty price tag that many families cannot afford.  'For Jake's Sake' works to ensure that no family in need is turned away, but relies strictly on donations to support its efforts.  All of the money raised goes directly to the families who apply for assistance. 

My family, like so many others, knows all too well the costs associated with Autism.  My nephew Cole has Autism and has gone through early intervention treatments, occupational therapy (OT), speech therapy (ST) as well as countless other treatments and therapies, the cost of which would make you cringe.  Now 12, Cole still undergoes therapies that continue to improve his developmental growth and quality of life.  Thankfully, my sister and her husband have been able to afford to get Cole the treatment he needs but not every family is so lucky.   

I am incredibly honored to run to support such an amazing charity, to give families like Dawn’s and my sister’s a chance to ensure their kids get the treatments that are so crucial to ensuring they have an opportunity for a great future. 

Please consider donating to this amazing charity by making a tax-deductible donation. No donation is too small and every dollar is very much appreciated!!  Donating through this website is simple, fast and totally secure, and is the most efficient way to support my fundraising efforts. 

Thank you!!

:) Joanie

$2,250

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Mike Bufano

    $26.20

  • E. Adams

    $50

  • Paula Bramwell

    $100

  • Sardiaa Leney

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Elizabeth Cummings

    $50

  • Mairead Kean

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Mia

    $50

  • Caren

    $50

  • Marilyn Bogus

    $25

  • emciv

    $100

  • Jessie Meranda

    $50

  • Brenda White

    $25

  • Debbie Shahidi

    $50

  • Andy Cook

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $1,000

  • Tennille Doyle

    $100

  • Denis and Sarah Garriepy

    $50

  • Valerie J. Bowden

    $25

  • Stephanie Hagyard & Craig Barcelo

    $114

  • Sheryl Mackey

    $50

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45% Raised of$5,000 Goal

The Team: $7,900 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Mike collins

Amount Raised

$2,533

Fundraiser Title

Joan Meagher

Amount Raised

$2,250

 

45% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Brittany Piche

Amount Raised

$1,065

 

21% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Deborah Everett

Amount Raised

$1,051

 

21% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Marjorie Nesin

Amount Raised

$960

 

19% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

For Jakes Sake - NOT ACTIVE

Amount Raised

$40

Donor Comments

Sheryl Mackey

Sheryl Mackey

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Stephanie Hagyard & Craig Barcelo

Stephanie Hagyard & Craig Barcelo

DONATION: $114

3 years ago

Valerie J. Bowden

Valerie J. Bowden

DONATION: $25

Thank you, Joaner! Love, Jugs 3 years ago

Denis and Sarah Garriepy

Denis and Sarah Garriepy

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Tennille Doyle

Tennille Doyle

DONATION: $100

So proud of you Joanie! <3 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $1,000

3 years ago

Andy Cook

Andy Cook

DONATION: $50

In memory of Greg, Dan and Roland 3 years ago

Debbie Shahidi

Debbie Shahidi

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Brenda White

Brenda White

DONATION: $25

For my awesome nephew Ryan...have a fabulous race Joan and thank you! 3 years ago

Jessie Meranda

Jessie Meranda

DONATION: $50

#RBR 3 years ago