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Joe Andruzzi Foundation United Airlines NYC Half 2017

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January 18, 2017

“I can’t tell you the burden that was lifted off my shoulders. JAF taught me I could reach out and trust other people,”-Michael Walsh  See more

BENEFITING: JOE ANDRUZZI FOUNDATION

ORGANIZER: JOE ANDRUZZI FOUNDATION

EVENT: 2017 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon

EVENT DATE: Mar 19, 2017

Melissa May

THE STORY:

I am so excited to say that I will be running the NYC Half Marathon for The Joe Andruzzi Foundation! Last year I had such an amazing experience running this race as part of their awareness campaign. As I entered the lottery for this year's run I secretly hoped I wouldn't get in so I could support this foundation in a bigger way.

I am surrounded by many wonderful nonprofits, including the one I work for, but let me tell you The Joe Andruzzi Foundation stands out in a big way.

The Joe Andruzzi Foundation contributes financial and emotional support for cancer patients and their families when it is needed most.

I remember a few years ago when I first learned about JAF. What I learned that day has stuck with me, " they keep on the lights for those people battle cancer." I am sure cancer had affected everyone's life in some way. Please consider supporting this wonderful organization and those people who are going through the unthinkable right now. 

What I love about this foundation is not only the work they do but how they do it. Their (UP)BEAT attitude is a game changer. 

HERE ARE SOME OF OUR BELIEFS:

We believe in electric guitar, not sad piano.

We believe in silly snapshots, not moody black and whites.

We believe in deep laughs, not long faces.

We believe in exciting futures, not uncertain presents.

We believe in carefree jokes, not heavy hearts.

We believe in cutting loose, not reining in.

We believe in what can be, not what can’t.

Because we know there's life beyond cancer.

“The Andruzzi Foundation has been supportive of me… giving me financial health and some breathing room,” he says. “It was like carrying a boulder on my shoulders and they got a crane for me.”- Calvin Wright

“It came down to losing our house or my truck, so I sold my Dodge back to the dealership,” Matthew remembers. 
That’s when a social worker recommended looking into financial assistance grants, and after some research, the couple found the Joe Andruzzi Foundation. Shortly after applying, JAF provided Matthew and his family with financial relief, helping to assist with their monthly mortgage, electric, and heat payments." -Matthew Ducharme

 

“I can’t tell you the burden that was lifted off my shoulders. JAF taught me I could reach out and trust other people,”-Michael Walsh

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To This Fundraiser

$1,598

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Val & Amy

    $100

  • Team Lufkin - JAF South

    $50

  • Zetty Wap

    $25

  • Luke Branchaud

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Allie Shecter

    $25

  • Becca P

    $25

  • Greg Pennington

    $50

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  • Nick Booth

    $25

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  • Emily M

    $25

  • Terese

    $20

  • Bill Pennington daddy

    $100

  • Danielle Rogers

    $25

  • Nicole Poe

    $100

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  • Mom

    $50

  • Jamie Brotsky

    $25

  • Alan Seymour

    $150

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  • Scott and Joyce Larson

    $50

  • Nate Faulkner

    $50

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  • Trisha & Jake

     

  • Kim Chandler

    $25

  • Scott Lyons

    $150

  • Steve

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  • Carol

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  • Mark Zurlo

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80% Raised of $2,000 Goal

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The Team: $8,730 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Bill Donovan

Amount Raised

$2,840

 

95% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

David Roche

Amount Raised

$2,186

 

104% Raised of $2,100 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Melissa May

Amount Raised

$1,598

 

80% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Maura Healey

Amount Raised

$1,475

 

98% Raised of $1,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

JOE ANDRUZZI FOUNDATION

Amount Raised

$500

 

3% Raised of $15,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Evelyn Caron

Evelyn Caron

1 day ago

Mark Zurlo

Mark Zurlo

DONATION: $25

I hope you win today! 4 days ago

Carol

Carol

DONATION: $25

4 days ago

Steve

Steve

DONATION: $25

6 days ago

Scott Lyons

Scott Lyons

DONATION: $150

Great call to action email Melissa. Brittany & her Mom are in my thoughts. Good luck on Sunday. I know you will kill it in NYC!! 1 week ago

Kim Chandler

Kim Chandler

DONATION: $25

Go Melissa! xo 1 week ago

Trisha & Jake

Trisha & Jake

Go Melissa Go! 2 weeks ago

k

k

The road to a million starts with just one. 3 weeks ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

4 weeks ago

Nate Faulkner

Nate Faulkner

DONATION: $50

Good luck Moe! You are an inspiration and bright light in a world with many shadows. In memory of Sue, Djetch, and Patricia whose love of life was cut short from cancer. 4 weeks ago