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Journey Forward 2014 Boston Marathon

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THE STORY:

A spinal cord injury is one of the most devastating events that can happen to a person; taking not only their ability to walk, but also their independence and ability to accomplish some of life's most fundamental tasks. Imagine in an instant losing the ability to feed yourself, or not being able to get dressed on your own, or even simply not being able to itch your nose. The effects of this injury are indeed catastrophic, not only to the person injured but to the families and loved ones in their lives as well. Also, this injury does not discriminate and can tragically take anyone of any age, race, or gender. In an instance lives and futures are shattered and thrown upside down in ways that one cannot begin to imagine. Once the initial shock of this injury wears off, the reality begins to set in. The lifetime cost of this injury easily reaches millions of dollars and additionally predisposes one too many other problems and illness. 

Journey Forward is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to bettering the lives of those who have suffered a Spinal Cord Injury through an intense exercise program. Exercise is important to everyone and even more so to those who have suffered a Spinal Cord Injury. An average able bodied person can walk around throughout the day; and that simple task of walking puts needed stress on the body to insure proper bone density, muscle growth, and many other bodily functions. When an individual suffers a spinal cord injury and are required to sit in a wheelchair all day, they are no longer able to obtain the benefits that come from the average activities of daily living. Journey Forward is an exercise based program designed to assist those with Spinal Cord Injuries so they too can achieve some of these most basic lifelong functions and benefits.

$30,824

MONEY RAISED
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  • Scottable

    $10

  • Joe, Debbie, Taylor & Nicole Giannino

    $100

  • Susan McLaughlin

    $50

  • Dianne Oshry

    $25

  • Gavin and the McKay's

    $40

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • The DiChiaro's

    $50

  • Christopher Tonkin

    $50

  • EN

    $25

  • CW

    $250

  • Alphonse

    $100

  • SP

    $100

  • Fe Carrington

    $50

  • Kanvasri

    $50

  • Orlando

    $50

  • Erin and Scott Rogers

    $100

  • The Keefe Family

    $50

  • Courtney Kirouac

    $26

  • Janet Lau

    $50

  • Kyle Hall

    $126

  • Kelly

    $100

  • Dave Silvey

    $150

  • Ashlee Kirkwood

    $20

  • Ellen Cook

    $50

  • Kelly Smith

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Philip Mancuso

    $25

  • Rocio Lluch

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • A Crazy Cast of Characters

    $700

  • Joni Gaudiello BCC/BSU

    $25

  • Kathleen Rogers, BSU

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Beth Gracia

    $25

  • Lisa Rafferty

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • David and Nicole George

    $100

  • Terry Krais

    $100

  • Lauren Bevilacqua

     

  • March Madness Peeps!

    $420

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Alyssa Terestre

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Howard Meitiner

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $26

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Pat and MaryEllen

    $20

  • Joey & Chey

    $100

  • In memory of John J. Frank III

    $25

  • Drew O.

    $10

  • Charlie Dutko

     

  • Camille Rosca

    $20

  • Tyler

    $50

  • Mia and Bella

    $25

  • John J. O'Leary

    $105

  • Pepere', Dorey, Uncle Andy, Aunt Laura, Aunt Cathy and the clients

    $104

  • Amanda

    $30

  • Sal A. Monella

    $500

  • Dan Moriarty

    $25

  • FckUbryan

    $69

  • Evelina

    $20

  • Chris & Erin Griffith

    $100

  • Somerville Arsonist

    $55

  • Van Dollmer

    $20

  • Steve & Joy Moore

    $500

  • Covidien

    $250

  • C.R. Bard

    $200

  • GoFundMe

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • christer bohman

    $50

  • The Notorious AFG

    $50

  • John & Janice Hinkel

    $100

  • Kate

    $50

  • Cpl Brenton Dimock (USMC Vet)

    $100

  • Joan Chun

    $10

  • DeWitt &Christine;

    $50

  • Deus, Diesel, Chris & Melissa Frank

    $37

  • Karen shaffer

    $50

  • Nicholas Sousa

    $100

  • Gary & Deb

    $20

  • Gracie

    $50

  • Bob D.

    $25

  • Laura, Doug, Alexys and Rylie

    $30

  • Vijay Janakiraman

    $50

  • Joleen & Lilly

    $40

  • Tawnia Iwasinski

    $25

  • Maura Szendey

     

  • Saccooooooooo

    $10

  • Patty Ruch

    $50

  • Cat and Salman Ahmed

    $50

  • Al & Wilma

    $50

  • Enrique Ortiz

    $20

  • Paul Mulroney

    $50

  • Roger Borggaard

    $50

  • Susan Alexander

     

  • Karen

     

  • Javi Ortiz

    $10

  • Barkan Management Company

    $100

  • edythe johnson

    $10

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The Team: $30,824 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Hugh Shaffer

Amount Raised

$9,191

 

123% Raised of $7,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Nicholas Sousa

Amount Raised

$9,122

 

122% Raised of $7,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Wendy Fox

Amount Raised

$6,336

 

127% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Bryan St Germain

Amount Raised

$6,175

 

82% Raised of $7,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

JOURNEY FORWARD INC

Amount Raised

$0

Fundraiser Title

Kelly Mar

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

edythe johnson

edythe johnson

DONATION: $10

3 years ago

Barkan Management Company

Barkan Management Company

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Javi Ortiz

Javi Ortiz

DONATION: $10

3 years ago

Karen

Karen

Congrats, Wendy! This is great cause. Thank you for running the Marathon (awesome accomplishment!!) to support Journey Forward. 3 years ago

Susan Alexander

Susan Alexander

3 years ago

Roger Borggaard

Roger Borggaard

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Paul Mulroney

Paul Mulroney

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Enrique Ortiz

Enrique Ortiz

DONATION: $20

3 years ago

Al & Wilma

Al & Wilma

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Cat and Salman Ahmed

Cat and Salman Ahmed

DONATION: $50

3 years ago