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Mary Jo Desprez's Fundraiser:

KAREN'S TRAIL CAMPAIGN

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BENEFITING: The Iron Belle Trail

ORGANIZER: Karen's

EVENT: B2B

Mary Jo Desprez

THE STORY:

Karen's Trail General Fund wrote -

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 by December, 2017. 

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 in 2017, 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.

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To This Fundraiser

$100

MONEY RAISED
  • Mary Jo Desprez

    $50

  • Anita bohn

    $50

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $61,228 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Karen's Trail

Amount Raised

$54,223

Fundraiser Title

Ann Arbor Tri Club

Amount Raised

$5,300

 

106% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Marsha Mumm

Amount Raised

$1,480

 

41% Raised of $3,600 Goal

Donor Comments

Anita bohn

Anita bohn

DONATION: $50

Any friend of Mary Jo's is a friend of mine! 5 months ago

Mary Jo Desprez

Mary Jo Desprez

DONATION: $50

Her memory lives on in us as we continue to move our bodies....help us build a safe place to move! 5 months ago