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Bob Himes' Fundraiser:

For The Heart Record Ride

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BENEFITING: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND MEDICAL SYSTEM FOUNDATION INC

EVENT DATE: Aug 09, 2014

Bob Himes

THE STORY:

Our goal is to raise awareness and money for the University of Maryland Children's Heart Program by attemping to break the current record for cycling border to border through Maryland, 140 miles, in less than 8 1/2 hours (the curre
nt record). Solo cyclist Bob Himes will make this attempt on 09 August 2014.

Who are these children with heart disease? They are the children all around us. Many are doing so well one would never know they had heart surgery unless seen at the pool without a shirt. Some are now running around playing kickball, playing cello in their school orchestra, and even designing apps for smart phones. One adorable, gentle boy in our care gave me a huge hug at the Expo for the Running Festival! These children, and these outcomes, are the reason we want to provide the best care we can. 
 But there are other children with heart disease who are struggling each day. Some are admitted to the University of Maryland Children's Hospital right now, requiring intensive care just to survive. Among these children are those born with one pumping chamber instead of two, with 2 valves instead of 4, with severe blockages to blood flow to the lungs or body, with heart rhythm problems and more. 
 It is the mission of the Children's Heart Program to help children with heart disease live their lives to the fullest. And it is our mission to help families however we can. We appreciate the gift that children with heart disease bring to the world, and we work as a team to make things better for them.  
We appreciate that you have joined our team to make a difference in the lives of children.

Dr. Geoffrey Rosenthal, Director of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Program at the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital
 

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To This Fundraiser

$2,000

MONEY RAISED
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  • Marlon

    $20

  • Jen Walters

    $50

  • Marlon Koushall

    $20

  • Bob Himes

    $50

  • Michael & Melinda White / Fat Tire Challenge

    $20

  • Jenna Rodriguez

    $25

  • Angela Choi

    $100

  • Elizabeth Dillard

    $30

  • David Simmons

    $50

  • The Tavel family

    $25

  • The Swineford Family

    $50

  • Geoff Rosenthal

    $100

  • Peccina Maisel

    $30

  • bulldogs

    $200

  • Luc, Calvin, Erika Doolittle

    $500

  • Shadowbrook L.P.

    $600

  • kevin tode

    $50

  • Shawn Martina

    $80

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20% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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The Team: $2,000 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Shawn Martina

Shawn Martina

DONATION: $80

I know you can do it. 3 years ago

kevin tode

kevin tode

DONATION: $50

Good Luck Bob! 3 years ago

Shadowbrook L.P.

Shadowbrook L.P.

DONATION: $600

4 years ago

Luc, Calvin, Erika Doolittle

Luc, Calvin, Erika Doolittle

DONATION: $500

4 years ago

bulldogs

bulldogs

DONATION: $200

you got it bud 4 years ago

Peccina Maisel

Peccina Maisel

DONATION: $30

4 years ago

Geoff Rosenthal

Geoff Rosenthal

DONATION: $100

Go BOB! Thanks for riding to help children with heart disease! 4 years ago

The Swineford Family

The Swineford Family

DONATION: $50

Bob, Good luck and what a great cause! Dave, Maria, Eryn and Kylie 4 years ago

The Tavel family

The Tavel family

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

David Simmons

David Simmons

DONATION: $50

4 years ago