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Jim Fantini's Fundraiser:

Team GDMF NYC Marathon 2016

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Jim Fantini

THE STORY:

I am once again running the NYC Marathon for the Glen Doherty Memorial Foundation. Last year, through the generosity of friends and family, I raised $11,000, all of which went to current and former Special Ops to help them transition back into civilian life. Like Glen, these men and women willingly put themselves into harm's way to protect our freedom. It is the least we can do to not simply welcome them home but to help them succeed. Our appreciation should be a tangible gift to them.

One of my goals in running, besides not bonking out after 14 miles and limping to the finish, is to raise awareness of Glen in his hometown of Winchester. As the events of that night in Benghazi have become fuel for political division, we need to remember the people who lost their lives and those they left behind whose lives were forever changed. Nicole, GG and I moved here in April of 2013 and it didn't take us long to get wind of the fact that this man who we'd recently been reading about had grown up in town. We got involved with the GDMF race and when the opportunity came to run NYC last year as part of his team, I jumped at the chance.

Through that experience I feel that I have come to know Glen.

This foundation is run by his family and friends and if it is true that a man can be defined by those he surrounds himself with, then Glen was all of those things most of us would love to be: loving, funny, fearless, loyal, kind, sensitive and tough as nails. He also gave his life to save others. Those he died for were not his family or his best friends, but they were people in grave danger and he thought nothing of running to them.

He is the epitome of the word Hero.

Please help me as I help his family and friends keep his name alive through the foundation.

http://www.glendohertyfoundation.org/

 

The Glen Doherty Memorial Foundation wrote -

The Glen Doherty Memorial Foundation is honored to partner with the TCS NYC Marathon.  This is our  2nd year participating!  Team GDMF 2015 raised nearly $45,000 to provide scholarships for special operations soldiers, like Glen, and their families.  Please help our 7 runners beat this goal and help us to raise over $50,000 this year!

Your generous donations are given to GDMF Scholars like Dave Dauphinais.  Dave is one of our recent 2015 scholars.  Dave is a former Navy SEAL currently pursuing a joint  MBA and Masters in Public Policy at both Harvard and Dartmouth.  He was honored and humbled to receive this award in Glen's name.  To learn more about Dave and our other scholarship recipients, please see our website.

We thank you for your support of Glen's foundation!  We are grateful to be able to keep his spirit alive through the active pursuits that Glen loved.

With heartfelt thanks and gratitude,

Kristin Donahue

Team GDMF, Marathon Organizer

$8,650

MONEY RAISED
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  • Sarah Thompson

    $25

  • Cindy Whelan

    $25

  • Hafers

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $150

  • Jessica Baldrate

    $50

  • Graig Garrett

    $50

  • Daman Cuzmanes

    $50

  • Ryan Lagan

    $50

  • Steve Cagnetta

    $75

  • J. Mark Dickison

    $50

  • Fred Barney

    $50

  • Nic Gatto

    $50

  • Rich Lazarus

     

  • The Jacksons

    $100

  • Monty Hankin

    $50

  • Kelly and Jim Berry

    $50

  • The Condrons

    $150

  • Joan Fantini

    $50

  • The Brauninger Family

    $75

  • The Burkarts

    $150

  • Cindy and JD Hale

    $100

  • Michael Fantini

     

  • Atlantic Bridge & Engineering

    $500

  • Aunt Martha

    $50

  • Tom & Mona

    $150

  • George & Mary

    $100

  • Joyce Craig

    $150

  • Willy Craig

    $100

  • Lori Nelles

     

  • The Jacksons

    $100

  • Ann & Joe Fantini

    $250

  • Bill F

    $200

  • Gary Crossen

    $100

  • Brian Maguire

    $100

  • Fantini Bakery

     

  • Amy Senese

    $150

  • The Chaytors Family

    $150

  • McCormack Family

    $50

  • Ann Mann

    $50

  • Susan Dufresne

     

  • Lynn & Joe Walsh

    $50

  • Liz, Don and Rylan

     

  • Matt, Ashley & Orla

    $100

  • Sue P.

     

  • Tom & Barbara Trainor

    $100

  • Owen Thornton

     

  • Madeline Demoulas

     

  • Spike

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Massicotte Family

    $50

  • Jim Craig

    $100

  • Camille Fantini

    $25

  • Houghton

     

  • Gerard Lewis

    $100

  • TA DeMoulas

    $100

  • John Stanzel

    $25

  • Lepage Bakeries

    $500

  • Kristen Tarabelsi

    $26.20

  • Jamie and Courtney

    $100

  • Windham Group

    $500

  • Hamilton Jones

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • alex fantini

    $50

  • The Pandolfo's

     

  • Anonymous

    $26.20

  • Emily Corcoran

    $25

  • Drohen Family

    $100

  • Mark owens

    $250

  • Mark Lemieux

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Marty Maguire

    $100

  • Chrissy

    $50

  • Maryann Pascucci

     

  • Bob & Robin Sutherland

     

  • Meghan Craig

    $73

  • The 'Austere' Price Family

    $100

  • The Buckleys

    $50

  • Grasso Family

    $100

  • The Dwyer Family

     

  • Chuck Thompson

    $100

  • Blood Family

    $200

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87% Raised of$10,000 Goal

The Team: $49,364 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Robyn Shaw

Amount Raised

$9,300

 

93% Raised of$10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jim Fantini

Amount Raised

$8,650

 

87% Raised of$10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Muffy White

Amount Raised

$8,629

 

86% Raised of$10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Michael Stanton

Amount Raised

$8,191

 

82% Raised of$10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Gabby McDonald

Amount Raised

$7,444

 

149% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Barnaby Prendergast

Amount Raised

$5,005

Fundraiser Title

Aria McElhenny

Amount Raised

$2,145

 

86% Raised of$2,500 Goal

Donor Comments

Blood Family

Blood Family

DONATION: $200

2 years ago

Chuck Thompson

Chuck Thompson

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

The Dwyer Family

The Dwyer Family

Way to go, Jim! Hope you are recovering well. 2 years ago

Grasso Family

Grasso Family

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

The Buckleys

The Buckleys

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

The 'Austere' Price Family

The 'Austere' Price Family

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Meghan Craig

Meghan Craig

DONATION: $73

2 years ago

Bob & Robin Sutherland

Bob & Robin Sutherland

2 years ago

Maryann Pascucci

Maryann Pascucci

Best of luck â 2 years ago

Chrissy

Chrissy

DONATION: $50

Rock it, Speedy! 2 years ago