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2013 Run for Homeless Children Team

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BENEFITING: Horizons For Homeless Children

ORGANIZER: Horizons For Homeless Children

EVENT: 2013 Boston Marathon

EVENT DATE: Apr 15, 2013

Matthew Walsh

THE STORY:

I was never a runner growing up.  I recall running a 5k in 5th grade where I would sprint, walk, repeat.  The experience must not have been that great since I didn’t run that far again until I was 29.  Fast forward three more years, and I’ve decided to try to tackle my first marathon to help raise money for a great organization – Horizons for Homeless Children.

The Horizons mission is simple but powerful – “to improve the lives of young homeless children in Massachusetts and help their families succeed by providing high-quality early education, opportunities for play, and comprehensive family support services.”

I first learned about Horizons at a fundraising breakfast in 2008.  Unlike other charitable events I've attended that can feel somewhat disconnected from the cause, I was so moved by the stories I heard that morning and the passion of the people involved with Horizons.  It was amazing to see the positive impact that this organization has had in the community.  I've now attended the same breakfast four years in a row and have also made it a point to attend other events hosted by Horizons whenever possible.

As part of getting married to my wonderful wife this past September, we each chose to make a donation to an organization we truly admired in lieu of gifts for our guests.  I chose Horizons, so you can imagine how thrilled I was to learn just weeks later that Horizons had its own team running the Boston Marathon.

I'm honored to be part of the Run for Homeless Children team and I hope you’ll support both me and this great organization.

Thanks,

Matt

Learn more at horizonschildren.org

$5,400

MONEY RAISED
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  • Ryan Posey

    $100

  • Wendy and Paul Manganiello

    $100

  • John Mutkoski

    $100

  • Marina Brauch

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Michelle Sisto

    $100

  • Vince Manganiello and Alex Junco

    $100

  • Adam Grenier

    $25

  • Amoreena Whalen

    $25

  • Pat & Devin Murphy

    $50

  • Jennifer Fay

    $150

  • Tony medaglia

    $100

  • Kyra Harris

    $100

  • Sarah & Tim Stickney

     

  • Sarah Harrington

    $100

  • Ronald C. Rosier

    $100

  • Jeanne Rosier Smith

    $50

  • Scott Macbeth and Amanda Crowley

    $150

  • Anna Banana

    $50

  • Christopher & Rachel Mitchell Smith

    $100

  • from Metro Law Center

    $200

  • Joe Theis

     

  • Danielle and Jim

     

  • Gary Gallagher

    $100

  • Liz Gallagher

    $50

  • Elaine Gately

    $25

  • Bruce and Pam Gordon

    $100

  • Gregg, Jess, Evan and Tyler

     

  • Marc Manganiello

    $75

  • Suzie Guillette

    $50

  • Paul and Emily Drappi

    $100

  • Annie and Rob

    $50

  • Zoe Rullman

    $50

  • Mike, Alyssa, Jack and Aidan

    $300

  • Angela & Jason

     

  • Naina Bhadra

     

  • shelia cardamone

    $50

  • Frank and Maria

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Phil Draviam

     

  • Ralph and Elizabeth Bryant

    $50

  • Kate Kelly

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Nikki

    $25

  • Jay & Katie Sullivan

     

  • Mom and Dad

    $200

  • Alyssa & Marc Fitzgerald

    $100

  • Mike Grimes

    $50

  • Alice M. Gordon

    $100

  • Adrian Dominican Sisters

    $40

  • Evan Kearns

     

  • Heather & John Zuzenak

     

  • Matt and Lisa

    $500

  • Caroline and Jim Hayes

    $50

  • Ken Gordon

     

  • Finna and Awley Walsh

    $100

  • Mary Mello

    $100

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108% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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The Team: $72,270 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Horizons For Homeless Children

Amount Raised

$14,185

Fundraiser Title

Stanley Tatiana Smith

Amount Raised

$6,099

 

122% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Amy Trutor

Amount Raised

$5,536

Fundraiser Title

Matthew Walsh

Amount Raised

$5,400

 

108% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ryan Debin

Amount Raised

$5,131

Fundraiser Title

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Amount Raised

$5,126

 

103% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Sam Laorenza

Amount Raised

$5,078

 

102% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

John Hollis

Amount Raised

$5,002

Donor Comments

Mary Mello

Mary Mello

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Finna and Awley Walsh

Finna and Awley Walsh

DONATION: $100

Way to go, Uncle Matt! 5 years ago

Ken Gordon

Ken Gordon

5 years ago

Caroline and Jim Hayes

Caroline and Jim Hayes

DONATION: $50

Congrats Matt! Good luck today, we are thinking about you!!! 5 years ago

Matt and Lisa

Matt and Lisa

DONATION: $500

5 years ago

Heather & John Zuzenak

Heather & John Zuzenak

5 years ago

Evan Kearns

Evan Kearns

5 years ago

Adrian Dominican Sisters

Adrian Dominican Sisters

DONATION: $40

5 years ago

Alice M. Gordon

Alice M. Gordon

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Mike Grimes

Mike Grimes

DONATION: $50

5 years ago