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BENEFITING: GALLANTFEW

EVENT: Run Ranger Run 2

Mileage Tracker: 598

Matthew Otterstedt

THE STORY:

Run Ranger Run  

A team of up to ten individuals will pledge to walk, run and/or ride bicycles a combined total of 565 miles in the month of February (usually 28 days).  They will raise funds for GallantFew and increase awareness for stated veteran issues.

Veterans continue to battle record high levels of unemployment, under-employment,  homelessness and suicide.  The most recent Department of Labor Statistics from May 2012 show Global War on Terror veterans are 40% more likely to be unemployed than a person who never served.  The VA reports eighteen veterans take their own lives daily, and active duty suicides have averaged one per day this year – a rate unheard of before now. We can make a difference!

 

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 – we are offering an annual Run Ranger Run event.

 

The Event

Run Ranger Run:  A team of up to ten individuals will pledge to walk, run and/or ride bicycles a combined total of 565 miles in the month of February (usually 28 days).  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 or ride a bike (or any combination) a total of 565 miles during  February. 

 

- Teams can be two 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 Event

TBA

 

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$585

MONEY RAISED
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  • Peter Maurer

    $25

  • Terrones Family

    $40

  • Mom & Dad Doukas

    $25

  • Brynn and Sydney Robenstein

    $25

  • The Ciliberto Family

     

  • Stacy D

    $10

  • Kelli Aceto

    $20

  • GABRIEL WRIGHT

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Barker

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • G-PA & Grammy..so proud of you!

    $50

  • Tim Brady

    $40

  • Jonathan Liebert

    $25

  • GiGi

    $10

  • GiGi

    $10

  • Kimberly Greer

    $10

  • Mom, Nancy Scheland and Rick Scheland

    $15

  • Ray & Haley

    $30

  • Daddy Darrell and Mom

    $25

  • Mom "V" Scheland, Army Wife

    $15

  • Vicky McAdams

    $25

  • Anja Berry

    $10

  • Robbins Family

    $25

  • alycia hill

    $10

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $585 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Mike Greenwood

Amount Raised

$135

 

24% Raised of $565 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Larry Veihl

Amount Raised

$135

 

68% Raised of $200 Goal

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Gabriel wright

Amount Raised

$100

 

40% Raised of $250 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Storie Veihl

Amount Raised

$90

 

90% Raised of $100 Goal

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Ben Kaufman

Amount Raised

$60

 

24% Raised of $250 Goal

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alycia hill

Amount Raised

$40

 

40% Raised of $100 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Matthew Otterstedt

Amount Raised

$25

Fundraiser Title

Ali Christoph

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

alycia hill

alycia hill

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

Robbins Family

Robbins Family

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Anja Berry

Anja Berry

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

Vicky McAdams

Vicky McAdams

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Mom

Mom "V" Scheland, Army Wife

DONATION: $15

Army Wives of old, please to step up, we need to show Support to Our Young beautiful Army Wives of this time. 4 years ago

Daddy Darrell and Mom

Daddy Darrell and Mom

DONATION: $25

You r the best so proud of you! 4 years ago

Ray & Haley

Ray & Haley

DONATION: $30

We love you! 4 years ago

Mom, Nancy Scheland and Rick Scheland

Mom, Nancy Scheland and Rick Scheland

DONATION: $15

4 years ago

Kimberly Greer

Kimberly Greer

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

GiGi

GiGi

DONATION: $10

4 years ago