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Karen's Trail's Fundraiser:

KAREN'S TRAIL CAMPAIGN

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Karen's' Photo
 

Construction on the B2B is ready to begin!
January 23, 2018

Thanks to tremendous community support, the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission and the Michigan Department of Transportation will  See more

BENEFITING: The Iron Belle Trail

EVENT: B2B

Karen's Trail

THE STORY:

The Karen's Trail Campaign: Build the Border-to Border Trail!

Karen McKeachie, a pioneer in women’s sports, world-class triathlete, community leader and a beloved friend of many, was killed in August 2016 while biking on Dexter-Chelsea Road. It is the wish of Karen’s husband, family and friends to honor Karen’s life and legacy by building the Border-to-Border (B2B) Trail and providing safe, non- motorized pathways for all. 

The effort to honor Karen’s legacy began with a generous $1 million gift from Karen’s parents, Bill and Ginny McKeachie, and a $100,000 gift from Lew Kidder, Karen’s husband.  The Karen’s Trail campaign is designed to build upon the family gifts by raising an additional $1 million. 

The campaign is a public, grass roots effort with the dual purpose of constructing the B2B and commemorating Karen. Karen's Trail campaign supporters will be present at athletic and community events throughout the area, to provide more information about the trail and share Karen's story. To find out about opportunities for community engagement or how you can support the trail, please visit our website at huron-waterloo-pathways.org.

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$64,186

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Linda Berry

    $25

  • Ruth Crowe

    $25

  • Pam Sjo

    $60

  • Chris Boyd

    $60

  • Marsha Mumm

    $60

  • FISHY

     

  • Cindy and Mary

    $60

  • Marilyn Bradley and Rhonda Mariani

    $120

  • Brian and Sara Samuel

     

  • Ann Doyle

     

  • Beth & Todd Pascoe

    $100

  • Mikey Girard

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $19

  • Wendy and Steve Kern

     

  • Mark & Maddy

    $60

  • Kerin Jones

    $60

  • Tom and Martha Friedlander

    $60

  • Steve & Ann Guttman and family

     

  • Kris Good

    $25

  • Greenhills Wellness Department

    $60

  • Cathy Susan

    $60

  • Susan Bryan

    $100

  • Martha Bloom

    $60

  • The Scotts

    $60

  • Martha Grimes

    $500

  • Richard Fortune

    $60

  • Lorne and Sara Forstner

    $25

  • Lauren and Shellee

    $60

  • Ralph McKee

    $60

  • Anonymous

     

  • Brian and Sara Samuel

     

  • The Charters Family

     

  • George Laws

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $19

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Christine Anthony

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Robert E. Krug and Aurelia C. Scott

    $100

  • Brian and Sara Samuel

     

  • Joe Bavonese

    $100

  • Robert and Cathy Klomparens

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Karen and Bruce Morey

    $100

  • Dan and Tina Ezekiel

    $50

  • Karen's Trail

    $10

  • Marc and Emily Olson

     

  • Ruth Kraut and Michael Appel

    $50

  • Nelda Mercer

    $100

  • Diana Raimi and John Dryden

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Susan Bryan

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Thomas E. Moore

    $100

  • Karen's Trail

    $10

  • Ken Castle

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Holly Clack

    $1,000

  • Mark & Sue Pascoe

    $100

  • Steve and Annie Hiltner

    $100

  • Don Evich

    $50

  • Sophia Lin, Bertha Lin & Randy Wong

     

  • Paul & Suzanne

     

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Michael Wendorf

    $100

  • Robert andJudy Marans

    $100

  • Joe McCune and Gigi Sanders

    $500

  • Kate and Spencer Ackers

    $25

  • S. Hickey

     

  • Brian and Sara Samuel

     

  • Keith

     

  • David Lowenschuss

     

  • Friends of Dave Lowenschuss (Knut & Meredith)

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Stuart and Nancy Winston

    $100

  • Jane & Mark Creswell

     

  • James and Patricia Juon

    $500

  • Brian and Sara Samuel

     

  • Beth Amos

    $50

  • Luke Jaten

    $100

  • David Lowenschuss

     

  • Mike Tarasow

    $25

  • Brian and Sara Samuel

     

  • David Lowenschuss

     

  • Jeffrey Spoon/Terri Ginsburg

    $500

  • Laura Mountcastle

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Brian and Sara Samuel

     

  • Susan Faulkner

     

  • David Lowenschuss

     

  • Robert and Sally Pregitzer

     

  • Brian and Sara Samuel

     

  • Anonymous

    $90

  • David Lowenschuss

     

  • Noon Y runners

    $200

  • Healy Family

    $20

  • George Fahmie

     

  • Brian and Sara Samuel

     

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $64,186 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Karen's Trail

Amount Raised

$55,751

Fundraiser Title

Ann Arbor Tri Club

Amount Raised

$4,595

 

92% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Marsha Mumm

Amount Raised

$2,680

 

74% Raised of $3,600 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Catherine Juon

Amount Raised

$935

 

7% Raised of $14,060 Goal

Donor Comments

George Fahmie

George Fahmie

2 weeks ago

Healy Family

Healy Family

DONATION: $20

3 weeks ago

Noon Y runners

Noon Y runners

DONATION: $200

4 weeks ago

David Lowenschuss

David Lowenschuss

For Karen! 4 weeks ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $90

1 month ago

Brian and Sara Samuel

Brian and Sara Samuel

1 month ago

Robert and Sally Pregitzer

Robert and Sally Pregitzer

In memory of Karen 2 months ago

David Lowenschuss

David Lowenschuss

For Karen! 2 months ago

Susan Faulkner

Susan Faulkner

2 months ago