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Laura Kobey's Fundraiser:

ICycle 2013 - Team Ropes & Gray - 12:30 pm

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BENEFITING: Homestart

ORGANIZER: Homestart

EVENT DATE: Feb 28, 2013

Laura Kobey

THE STORY:

iCycle is a stationary bike marathon (spin) held outdoors.  Since 2007 the iCycle fundraiser has raised well over $150,000 for Homestart, Inc.  In order for me to participate in the fundraiser, I have to raise $250 for every hour that I cycle.   The Project Organizer is HomeStart, Inc. which ends and prevents homelessness.  HomeStart helps find permanent housing by assessing background, financial ability, and a variety of other factors. Also, once HomeStart puts a family or an individual in a home, they make sure they stay there. HomeStart provides stabilization services like money management, life skills training, etc. to make sure that the individual or family are integrated into the community and never become homeless again.

HomeStart is also one of the first and one of the largest agencies in Boston that ends homelessness by preventing it in the first place. Our advocates prevented 568 low-income families and individuals on the verge of eviction from being homeless, by using innovative approaches such as – emergency mini grants, court intervention, and landlord mediation. For HomeStart to prevent an eviction it costs on average $603. It costs taxpayers approximately $30,000 a year to shelter that same family.

Having a home restores a person’s dignity and offers the stability that is necessary for making other life changes, such as securing a job, advancing an education, regaining mental health stability, or maintaining sobriety. That’s why at HomeStart, we believe a home is where the start is

I would greatly appreciate any donations you are willing to give for such a great cause.  At the last iCycle fundraiser that I participated in, I raised enough money to cycle for four hours.  I would love the opportunity to go the extra hour and cycle for five hours.  Please help me to reach that goal and help those less fortunate to help themselves.   The minimum to ride a bike for an hour is $250

Thank you very much for your kind and generous donations. 

Laura

Located at  International Place, Boston Massachusetts with bikes provided by Fitness International.

$1,370

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Alan Slobodnik

    $20

  • Diane Patrick

    $20

  • Howard Kobey

    $50

  • Louise Roberge

    $20

  • YiaYia

    $25

  • Lisa Couture

    $20

  • J.Martinoli & Sons Building and Remodeling

    $30

  • Alan Beagan

    $25

  • Heather Sprague

    $30

  • Elizabeth D. Johnston

    $20

  • Isabelle Farrar

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $40

  • Rob Skinner

    $100

  • LuAnn Christofero

    $25

  • Geri Spano

    $25

  • Mom & Dad

    $50

  • Lisa Dunham

    $100

  • Susie Selden

    $20

  • Marion Neville

    $30

  • Joshua Levy

    $100

  • Melissa

    $20

  • Hannah Waldron

    $100

  • Sue Dyer

     

  • James Dowden

    $100

  • Kristin Fiore

    $50

  • Adam Wentworth, Sr.

    $25

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110% Raised of $1,250 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $111,892 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Homestart

Amount Raised

$8,185

Fundraiser Title

Brian Hines

Amount Raised

$6,350

Fundraiser Title

Martin Parquette

Amount Raised

$6,345

Fundraiser Title

Peter Frechette

Amount Raised

$4,230

 

282% Raised of $1,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

John Hussey

Amount Raised

$2,951

 

72% Raised of $4,120 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Devon Kinkead

Amount Raised

$2,180

Fundraiser Title

William Boynton

Amount Raised

$2,150

Fundraiser Title

Chris Bartel

Amount Raised

$2,025

Donor Comments

Adam Wentworth, Sr.

Adam Wentworth, Sr.

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Kristin Fiore

Kristin Fiore

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

James Dowden

James Dowden

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Sue Dyer

Sue Dyer

4 years ago

Hannah Waldron

Hannah Waldron

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Melissa

Melissa

DONATION: $20

Good luck, Laura!! 4 years ago

Joshua Levy

Joshua Levy

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Marion Neville

Marion Neville

DONATION: $30

5 years ago

LuAnn Christofero

LuAnn Christofero

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Geri Spano

Geri Spano

DONATION: $25

5 years ago