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Andrew Baxter's Fundraiser:

Marathon in Memorial of Steve Baxter

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BENEFITING: Project Bread - The Walk for Hunger, Inc.

EVENT: Molex

EVENT DATE: Oct 09, 2016

Andrew Baxter

THE STORY:

On June 4th 2016, my father, Stephen D. Baxter, unexpectedly passed away from a sudden illness at the age of 59. Since graduating from the Stockbridge School of Agriculture forty years ago, my dad pursued his vocation and joyfully shared his knowledge of agriculture with the community.

Whether serving as a director of his agricultural fraternity (ATG), speaking at local events, guiding a Green Thumb club, or volunteering his time to landscape parks/schools/museums; Stephen was always willing to lend a hand. He particularly loved growing and sharing the bounty he produced with the community. You could often catch him giving out tomato plants, herbs, advice both solicited/unsolicited, or participating in charity walks for the local community.

It is my hope to honor his legacy by running the Chicago Marathon to raise money for Project Bread, an organization that my father raised thousands of dollars for while participating in the Walk for Hunger.

"Since 1969, The Walk for Hunger has been a tradition in Massachusetts. Today, the Walk has become the country's oldest continual pledge walk and the largest one-day fundraiser focused on alleviating hunger…”

Learn more here: http://www.projectbread.org/building-the-food-system/?referrer=http://www.projectbread.org/walk-for-hunger/about-history.html 

All size donations are greatly appreciated.

$1,800

MONEY RAISED
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  • Andrew Baxter

    $50

  • Phil Gorman

    $50

  • GBall

    $50

  • Erin

    $100

  • The Borden's

    $50

  • Josh Fried

    $50

  • Mariah Smith

    $25

  • Kathryn

    $25

  • Kelly McCarthy

    $10

  • Theresa Pallotta

     

  • Lindsay H

     

  • Andrea

    $100

  • Nate

    $50

  • Chester Street Crew

    $25

  • Tim & Stacey Roberts

    $25

  • Rachel G

     

  • Scholz family

    $25

  • The McDonough Family

    $50

  • Pam Sawyer

     

  • The McKays

    $50

  • Ryan and Wendey Arthur-St.Onge

    $30

  • Bill Ferrara

    $100

  • Vin & Lisa Vitale

     

  • Anthony Scolaro

    $50

  • Tom and Mary Kate Kleber

    $50

  • Laura

    $30

  • Jen B.

    $25

  • Rob and Bria

     

  • linda herschenfeld

     

  • The Boyers

    $100

  • Grant and Karen

    $100

  • Kevin G

    $25

  • Ellen

    $100

  • Anthony Borden

    $10

  • Dave and Stephanie Spangler

    $25

  • Leah Ruff

    $25

  • Anthony and Tresa Scolaro

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

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180% Raised of $1,000 Goal

The Team: $1,800 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Anthony and Tresa Scolaro

Anthony and Tresa Scolaro

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Leah Ruff

Leah Ruff

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Dave and Stephanie Spangler

Dave and Stephanie Spangler

DONATION: $25

Such a beautiful tribute. Have a great race! 1 year ago

Anthony Borden

Anthony Borden

DONATION: $10

Go uncle Andrew! 1 year ago

Ellen

Ellen

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Kevin G

Kevin G

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Grant and Karen

Grant and Karen

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

The Boyers

The Boyers

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

linda herschenfeld

linda herschenfeld

1 year ago