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BENEFITING: SANTA BARBARA CITY FIREFIGHTERS CHARITABLE FUND INC

ORGANIZER: Janet

EVENT: Race With Grace in Santa Barbara

EVENT DATE: Apr 26, 2015

Rosemarie Wilcox

THE STORY:

Janet Rodriguez wrote -

Fun Walk/Run to Benefit Grace Fisher

Sponsored by SB Firefighters Association Charity Fund, Tri-Counties Physical Therapists, ParentClick, SB High School & San Marcos High School

Seventeen year old Gracie Fisher is positively fearless despite the uncertainty she faces since being diagnosed with Acute Flaccid Myelitis in December. The sudden onset of this mysterious, polio-like illness brought on paralysis from her neck down. We had a reason to cheer recently when Grace moved her arm a few inches on her own! Enthusiastic friends, relatives and members of the Santa Barbara community are gathering to cheer on Gracie and lend financial support to her family with an amazing all day event! We hope to raise enough to help her family buy an accessible van to get her to appointments and around town!

On Sunday, April 26 beginning at 9 am at San Marcos High School's track, hundreds of energetic Gracie fans will run, walk and skip together in symbolic support of Grace’s marathon recovery journey. No running is required! You can help by attending and/or fundraising. 

What YOU can do....

REGISTER to attend and/or fundraise for the RACE WITH GRACE by clicking the pink “REGISTER” box above. You can register to attend with an existing team TEAM or START YOUR OWN TEAM! Fun is ahead, we promise! You can FUNDRAISE even if you cannot attend the event. 

DONATE by clicking the purple box above and feel good all day! Plus, it's tax deductible! Donate to a specific team or the general Gracie Donation fund- it's all going to Gracie! 

SPONSOR this event! Contact Mary Ann at racewithgracesb@gmail.com to learn more about sponsorship opportunities! We'd love to put your company logo on a banner and more!

Event Details….

  • Event runs 9 am to 5 pm on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at San Marcos High School's track. Team Captains may schedule staggered starts for some participants.
  • Teams of 1 or more participants will walk/run/skip a collective 104 laps (26 miles) consecutively or in small groups, within the 8 hour "race" period (9am to 5pm).
  • Spirited team costumes are encouraged and rewarded!
  • Live music, food and family activiies on site all day!
  • Hair cuts, nail/hair art and massages free for donation!
  • Really great raffle prizes!
  • Participant with sponsorship of $104 or more will receive a souvenir Race With Grace tee shirt.
  • Companies looking to sponsor, please contact Mary Ann at racewithgracesb@gmail.com 

All funds are tax deductible and made thru the SB Firefighters Association Charity Fund (501c3 Tax ID 76-0797274).

Keep current with Gracie's progress and check on other events at http://posthope.org/gracefisher

$135

MONEY RAISED
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  • Rosemarie Wilcox

    $20

  • Lyytikainen Family

    $20

  • Lauri Dahlin

    $75

  • the Tracewells

    $20

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The Team: $2,570 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Linda Stirling

Amount Raised

$310

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Janet Rodriguez

Amount Raised

$290

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Amy Zuchowicz

Amount Raised

$275

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Kate Ford

Amount Raised

$270

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Alegra Zuchowicz

Amount Raised

$250

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eileen craviotto

Amount Raised

$220

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Liz Long

Amount Raised

$160

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nancy cole

Amount Raised

$150

Donor Comments

the Tracewells

the Tracewells

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Lauri Dahlin

Lauri Dahlin

DONATION: $75

Gracie was my student in 4th grade. I felt very blessed to have had her in my class. She was a delightful and hardworking fourth grader! Gracie's mom, dad, and grandmother all volunteered extensively in the classroom. I enjoyed attending Gracie's dance and piano recitals that year! Knowing how Gracie worked hard to master any challenge put before her, and also knowing the strength and support she receives from her family, I have to believe she will win the fight against this disease! Mrs. Dahlin 2 years ago

Lyytikainen Family

Lyytikainen Family

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Rosemarie Wilcox

Rosemarie Wilcox

DONATION: $20

2 years ago