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BENEFITING: GALLANTFEW

ORGANIZER: Karl

EVENT: Run Ranger Run V

EVENT DATE: Feb 01, 2017

Sara Monger

THE STORY:

Karl Monger wrote -

Run Ranger Run V(5)

Teams of up to ten individuals pledge to walk, run and/or ride bicycles a combined total of 565 miles in the month of February.  Each team will raise funds for GallantFew and increase awareness for stated veteran transition issues.

Progress is being made due to dedicated and joint efforts. We need to continue our momentum in helping  veterans who continue to battle unemployment, underemployment,  homelessness and suicide.  The most recent Department of Labor statistics from March 2016 show Global War on Terror veteran unemployment is down 1.4 percent. The VA also reports a decline in veteran suicide to twenty per day from  previously reported twenty two veterans a day take their own lives.  The work of             GallantFew does make a difference and  your miles will change lives!    

 

Concept

In 2012, 3rd Ranger Battalion veteran US Army Corporal Cory Smith, having deployed to combat twice, experienced having friends killed and wounded and with his own marriage failing decided to highlight the difficult journey home many soldiers have leaving the Army by undergoing a very public and very difficult journey home himself.  Cory decided to run 565 miles in 28 days with holding his daughter Elleigh in his arms the end goal of his run.

 

As a Result

To honor Cory’s incredible effort and to continue the momentum to raise awareness for veterans issues – particularly around divorce, unemployment, homelessness and suicide – GallantFew offers an annual Run Ranger Run event.

“I also want you to know how much of an impact this event had on my life."

"Thank you for all of your help and for this wonderful event. I can't tell you how much this has brought my husband (a combat veteran) out of his shell for a while. Its been great!"

The Event

Teams of up to ten individuals will pledge to walk, run, swim, kayak and/or ride bicycles a combined total of 565 miles in the month of February.  They will raise funds for GallantFew and increase awareness for stated veteran issues.

 

Key components

- A team captain recruits and forms his or her team.

-  Team goal is to walk, run, swim, kayak or ride a bike (or any combination) a total of 565 miles during  February. 

- Teams can be one to ten people.

- Teams are not limited geographically.  It can be a local group that logs mileage together or could be a team spread out across the USA or even overseas.

- Teams can honor a fallen, wounded or serving Soldier, Sailor, Airman or Marine by naming their team in honor of that person, and their team website should be able to reflect that.

- Teams will register and track their progress online

- Teams raise money by getting family, friends and co-workers to sponsor them per mile

 

Visit our official web site HERE.

 

Kick-Off Events:

TBA - check this page often to get information updates

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$2,635

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Kath Searle

    $100

  • Textron match

    $100

  • Sherrie Bieberle

    $25

  • Krissy Morrison

    $100

  • Kimberly Bauer

    $10

  • Scott and Sarah

    $25

  • Ron & Susan Niswander

    $100

  • Stuart and Allison

    $25

  • Dana Schenck

    $100

  • Donny

    $50

  • Brent Williams

    $50

  • Textron match for Brent Williams

    $50

  • Textron match for Susan Niswander

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $700

  • Corporate Match

    $700

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Textron match for Anonymous

    $100

  • Phil Carpenito

    $100

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The Team: $13,966 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Karl Monger

Amount Raised

$6,185

 

62% Raised of$10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Sandra Williams

Amount Raised

$3,876

 

155% Raised of$2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Sara Monger

Amount Raised

$2,635

Fundraiser Title

Russ Kimzey

Amount Raised

$870

 

35% Raised of$2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Christopher McAllister

Amount Raised

$100

Fundraiser Title

Lela Monger

Amount Raised

$100

Fundraiser Title

Tiffany Nimphius

Amount Raised

$100

Fundraiser Title

James Creedon

Amount Raised

$50

Donor Comments

Phil Carpenito

Phil Carpenito

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Textron match for Anonymous

Textron match for Anonymous

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

In memory of Floyd Joseph Johnson 2 years ago

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $700

2 years ago

Corporate Match

Corporate Match

DONATION: $700

2 years ago

Textron match for Susan Niswander

Textron match for Susan Niswander

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Textron match for Brent Williams

Textron match for Brent Williams

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Brent Williams

Brent Williams

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Donny

Donny

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Dana Schenck

Dana Schenck

DONATION: $100

2 years ago