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ICycle 2013 - Team ICON Architecture - 10:30 am

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BENEFITING: Homestart

ORGANIZER: Homestart

EVENT DATE: Feb 28, 2013

Ruki Abdulhussein

THE STORY:

Help me raise at least $250 for HomeStart and if I raise $1030; a family will be able to move from a shelter (or worse) into a permanent home.  

Homestart, Inc. wrote -

Located at 1 International Place, Boston Massachusetts with bikes provided by Fitness International.

ICycle is a series of stationary spin classes held outdoors in the middle of winter.  Beginning at 6:30 am, and every hour from then on, a different team will ride to raise money for HomeStart, a non-profit dedicated to ending and preventing homelessness in Boston.

TO SIGN UP E-MAIL GUARDIA@HOMESTART.ORG,

CALL 617 542 0338 x 230 OR

SIMPLY CLICK 'JOIN THE TEAM' BELOW. (Note - you'll be prompted to create a crowdrise account, if you don't have one, simply fill out the short form and you'll be brought back to this page.  At that point click 'Join the Team' again and you'll be able to pick your hour!)

TEAM RANKINGS: N/A 

CORPORATE HOURS:

ABOUT HOMESTART:

Founded on the principle that every person deserves a decent place to live, HomeStart provides the crucial next step to ending the cycle of homelessness by working to assist individuals and families move from shelters to permanent housing.

HomeStart advocates provide support and compassion as they help walk clients through the difficult process of moving from shelters to permanent housing. After securing housing, HomeStart continues to help each participant re-integrate into their community by providing support services such as money management programs and life skills training.

HomeStart also provides housing-search guidance to those who do not qualify to become a client during walk-in hours at both the Central Boston and Cambridge offices.

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.

 

 

$595

MONEY RAISED
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  • Yusuf Abdulhussein

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Eileen A.

    $25

  • HA

    $50

  • Aiyo

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Farah Noble

    $10

  • Nazneen Adamjee

    $35

  • I MaMaG

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Heather, Stewart, Greig & Scott

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $15

  • Munira

    $20

  • Zehra Ahmed

    $25

  • Imu

    $50

  • Almaaz Karachi

    $25

  • maria f

    $20

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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

maria f

maria f

DONATION: $20

4 years ago

Almaaz Karachi

Almaaz Karachi

DONATION: $25

Have fun : ) 4 years ago

Imu

Imu

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Zehra Ahmed

Zehra Ahmed

DONATION: $25

Good Luck! What a great program! 5 years ago

Munira

Munira

DONATION: $20

5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $15

5 years ago

Heather, Stewart, Greig & Scott

Heather, Stewart, Greig & Scott

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

I MaMaG

I MaMaG

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Nazneen Adamjee

Nazneen Adamjee

DONATION: $35

5 years ago