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Mary Jamieson's Run for Life

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September 09, 2017

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BENEFITING: NEW ENGLAND ORGAN BANK INC

EVENT: 2017 Amica Newport Marathon

EVENT DATE: Oct 08, 2017

DAYS TO GO: 16

Mary Jamieson

THE STORY:

Hi Everyone, I will be taking part in the Newport Marathon in October and I have decided I would like to run for a cause. Recently, my uncle was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer that attacked his body. The outlook appeared grim as he received a prognosis that he may only have a short time left on this earth. My uncle sought out a program where he could have a surgery through Georgetown University Hospital where he would have multiple organs removed and replaced with healthy, cancer-free organs. He was accepted into the program and all he could do was wait for a donor with a positive match to be found. As time passed by, my family worried he would pass before an organ donor could be found. Two short weeks ago, my uncle received the call that an organ donor had been found and the organs were viable for surgery. He would be undergoing a 10 hour surgery where 4 organs would be replaced. The skilled surgeons worked diligently and the surgery was a success! My uncle entered recovery and has been making excellent progress in the two weeks since his surgery! Organ donation saved my uncle's life. Without the selfless act of giving, my uncle may not have been given a second chance at life. So I would like to run on behalf of organ donation and raise funds for the New England Organ Bank so others may have the same opportunity as my uncle.

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$685

MONEY RAISED
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  • Aunt Julie and Uncle Tracy

    $100

  • Arthur Rosa

    $100

  • Cynthia Long

     

  • John Shaver

    $100

  • Lisa and Tom Sutter

     

  • Jenny

    $10

  • John Brodeur

    $100

  • Doreen and Larry Jamieson

     

  • Megan Mayo

     

  • Brianne DeFlumeri

    $25

  • Sarah Houle

    $50

  • Rich Pope

    $25

  • Bailey Rosa

    $50

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69% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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The Team: $685 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Bailey Rosa

Bailey Rosa

DONATION: $50

2 weeks ago

Rich Pope

Rich Pope

DONATION: $25

3 weeks ago

Sarah Houle

Sarah Houle

DONATION: $50

4 weeks ago

Brianne DeFlumeri

Brianne DeFlumeri

DONATION: $25

2 months ago

Megan Mayo

Megan Mayo

2 months ago

Doreen and Larry Jamieson

Doreen and Larry Jamieson

2 months ago

John Brodeur

John Brodeur

DONATION: $100

2 months ago

Jenny

Jenny

DONATION: $10

2 months ago

Lisa and Tom Sutter

Lisa and Tom Sutter

Wishing you sunny skies for your run and good health for your uncle. 2 months ago

John Shaver

John Shaver

DONATION: $100

Way to go Mary! 2 months ago