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Merci's Refuge

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Melinda Miller

THE STORY:

 HELP KEEP ME RUNNING! ~~ I’m currently training for my first half marathon in three years (yikes!) and hope you can help motivate me while helping me raise money for Merci’s Refuge, a women’s residential facility in Champaign where I am privileged to work.  I’d like to turn the next ten weeks (plus race week!) into a run-a-thon!  

I am looking for 11 friends (or more—we can double up!) to each choose a week from below and commit to donating to my fundraising $1 per mile that I run that week (or $5 or $10 per mile, if you really want, I guess!). I ONLY want you to donate for the miles that I actually finish, though! I’m hoping that will give me extra motivation on the days I am trying to come up with an excuse to skip a run or cut one short!  

I’d also like these friends to share with me their prayer requests that week so I can lift those up for them while on my runs (actually, I’d love any friends to do that—even if you cannot donate). It may not look like it when you see me; but, I promise, I pray a LOT while running!  

Let me know which week you want to support my training and I’ll let you know at the end of that week how many of the miles I actually ran. Hopefully, with your help and motivation, I’ll finish them all! I also appreciate your prayers that I stay illness and injury free and—no matter what—I am able to use this time in my life to glorify God and thank Him for all He has done for me! 

Week 1 (February 12)     9 miles (Thanks, M. Rogan!)
Week 2 (February 19)     10.5 miles
Week 3 (February 26)     13 miles
Week 4 (March 5)            13 miles (Thanks, A. McCormick & B. Miller!)  
Week 5 (March 12)          16 miles (Thanks, S. Rowe!)
Week 6 (March 19)          17 miles
Week 7 (March 26)          17 miles
Week 8 (April 2)               20 miles (Thanks, L. Sanders!)
Week 9 (April 9)               19 miles (Thanks, J.Betsinger!)
Week 10 (April 16)           8 miles
RACE WEEK (April 23)     19.1 miles (Thanks, Boerngen Family!)


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To This Fundraiser

$322

MONEY RAISED
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  • Sara Rowe

    $16

  • Anna

    $25

  • Chris & Melanie Rogan

     

  • Erin Tarr

    $25

  • Bridget Miller

    $20

  • Jennifer Betsinger

    $36

  • Eric and Maria B.

    $100

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199% Raised of $162 Goal

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The Team: $782 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Melinda Miller

Amount Raised

$322

 

199% Raised of $162 Goal

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Thomas McDowell

Amount Raised

$160

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Terri Lipscomb

Amount Raised

$100

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Kaibo Feng

Amount Raised

$50

 

200% Raised of $25 Goal

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Mahala Kneller

Amount Raised

$50

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Lisa Shoemaker

Amount Raised

$0

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Kerri Shoemaker

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

Eric and Maria B.

Eric and Maria B.

DONATION: $100

3 weeks ago

Jennifer Betsinger

Jennifer Betsinger

DONATION: $36

4 weeks ago

Bridget Miller

Bridget Miller

DONATION: $20

1 month ago

Erin Tarr

Erin Tarr

DONATION: $25

1 month ago

Chris & Melanie Rogan

Chris & Melanie Rogan

Good Luck! You can do this! 1 month ago

Anna

Anna

DONATION: $25

Go Melinda!! You've got this!! 2 months ago

Sara Rowe

Sara Rowe

DONATION: $16

I've got week 5! That's Keltan's birthday week and he was born in 2016. It works. 😁 3 months ago