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Martin Richard Foundation NYC Marathon 2016

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November 11, 2016

Hi Everyone, Just a quick note of thanks on behalf of Team MR8, the Richard Family, the foundation and Kristin. We ran NYC! The day turned out  See more

BENEFITING: Martin Richard Foundation

ORGANIZER: Martin Richard Foundation

EVENT: MR8 NYC Marathon

EVENT DATE: Nov 06, 2016

Joe Betz

THE STORY:

Martin Richard was the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon Bombing in 2013. I am running to support his foundation, which promotes peace, community & education. Please consider donating to MR8…..Every donation really does keep the team (and foundation) motivated and inspired to spread this message of peace, community and hope. You will help us cross that finish line on November 6th, 2016. More importantly, your donation will further Martin's message of peace by investing in real programming that is making a difference right now. 

Martin was a student in my wife’s first grade class at Neighborhood House Charter School in Dorchester, MA (http://www.thenhcs.org/). Jane, Martin’s sister, was in Kristin’s class the year of the bombing. The tragedy of 2013 struck Boston, Kristin’s school (NHCS), and our community of Dorchester in a unique way. I am running to honor Martin, Martin's school (NHCS), my wife and the city of Boston. I will be running my fourth marathon, 2nd marathon for Team MR8 and first NYC marathon.

The foundation was formed by Bill and Denise Richard to honor their son after the bombing took Martin on April 15th, 2013. The mission is to invest in education, athletics and community to support grassroots peace initiatives.  Martin’s spirit lives on and he is doing great things through the foundation. By donating to the team, here are just a few programs your tax-deductible donation will support:

http://www.teammr8.org/our-work

We will wear jerseys that say,"MR8 Peace" on November 6th, 2016. On the back will be our captain's name, "Martin Richard." We will continue to run in his honor to raise money to make a difference in this world...one mile at a time. If you read this, I encourage you to take a minute to donate $26.20

Follow my training and see personalized thank yous here: https://twitter.com/joe_betz

Thanks for your support. 

 

Peace,

Joe. Kristin & Ezra Betz

Team MR8 Boston 2015

Team MR8 NYC 2016

$3,358

MONEY RAISED
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  • Kathy Betz

    $200

  • Mary McNulty-Anglin

    $100

  • Ezra Betz

    $26.20

  • Kate Scott

    $250

  • Molly Stearns

    $25

  • The Three Brother Collins

    $50

  • Margaret Maguire

     

  • Charles Shaw

    $100

  • Aunt Ruth & Uncle Phill

    $100

  • The Colavincenzo Family

     

  • Christine Vulopas

    $100

  • The Turick Family

    $26.20

  • Suzanne Wilzbach

     

  • trisha kupsc

     

  • Katie Griswold

    $25

  • Brady and Karen Spilker

    $100

  • Amanda Vallimont

    $25

  • Nikolas, Amanda, and Willa Franks

     

  • Donna Motherway

    $26.20

  • Michael McGonagle

    $100

  • Rob Lea

     

  • Anonymous

    $150

  • Theresa & Frank

    $100

  • Jeff and Maureen Keeper

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Margaret & Andy

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Shannon Kwiatek

    $35

  • Raymond Childs

    $50

  • Marlo

    $50

  • the kupsc family

    $50

  • The Flaherty Family

    $50

  • The Salvatos

     

  • Michael Gardner

    $25

  • The Grady Bunch

    $25

  • John and Emily Tyler

    $40

  • Sam Berman

    $50

  • Kate and Patrick Stevens

    $50

  • The Mechlers

    $100

  • Joe & Jeannie McCabe

     

  • Robin franks

    $50

  • Marty Doherty

    $25

  • Skye Schell

    $100

  • The Carlier Family

    $50

  • Willa Franks

    $75

  • Russ & Roberta Machesky

    $50

  • Mary Sullivan

    $25

  • The Demers Family

    $25

  • The Manning Family

    $50

  • Scott Kmack

    $25

  • The Maxey Family

    $25

  • Pete & Mary Skipper

    $100

  • McGovern

    $26.20

  • Richard & Diane Dargon

    $50

  • Gerald Hubbard

    $125

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112% Raised of$3,000 Goal

The Team: $84,091 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Tom Scannell

Amount Raised

$13,100

 

131% Raised of$10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Michael Licker

Amount Raised

$5,665

 

189% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Tara McDonough

Amount Raised

$5,061

 

127% Raised of$4,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jane Cody

Amount Raised

$4,800

 

160% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Matthew McQuaid

Amount Raised

$4,627

 

93% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Peter Paul Payack

Amount Raised

$4,013

 

134% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

John Gardella

Amount Raised

$4,000

 

133% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kate Mullaney

Amount Raised

$3,923

 

131% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Richard & Diane Dargon

Richard & Diane Dargon

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Gerald Hubbard

Gerald Hubbard

DONATION: $125

3 years ago

McGovern

McGovern

DONATION: $26.20

Well done, Joe! 3 years ago

Pete & Mary Skipper

Pete & Mary Skipper

DONATION: $100

For Martin. Peace! 3 years ago

The Maxey Family

The Maxey Family

DONATION: $25

Thank you Richard Family. Well done, Joe! 3 years ago

Scott Kmack

Scott Kmack

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

The Manning Family

The Manning Family

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

The Demers Family

The Demers Family

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Mary Sullivan

Mary Sullivan

DONATION: $25

Good Luck Joe 3 years ago

Russ & Roberta Machesky

Russ & Roberta Machesky

DONATION: $50

In memory of Martin 3 years ago