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Melanoma Foundation of New England 2014 Boston Marathon

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BENEFITING: Melanoma Foundation of New England

ORGANIZER: Melanoma Foundation of New England

EVENT: Boston Marathon 2014

EVENT DATE: Apr 21, 2014

Paul Gourley

THE STORY:

On April 21, 2014 I will be running my second marathon and my first ever Boston Marathon to benefit the Melanoma Foundation of New England.  As many of you are aware, my wife Lynn was first diagnosed and treated for Melanoma in 2011.  After having a large portion of her calf taken away she has remained cancer free since that time (thank god).

She has shared her story via Facebook with friends and family (including cool and scary pictures) and now it is my turn to try and help promote awareness of this disease and things you can do to help prevent it.  If you've followed my blog(s) for the past two years (http://www.bob2015.com and http://www.rfbr262.com) you'll know I love to run.  If you know me you'll also know I'm not your prototypical Marathoner.  But I know I can do this and I know I'd love you to join in the fun. You'll also know I've forever had a desire to run the biggest race in the world - the Boston Marathon.  Given the tragedies of 2013 I cannot tell you how excited I am to join "Team Running for Cover" and to have the opportunity to run the 2014 Boston Marathon to raise funds to support MFNE's mission.  All the terriorists in the world couldn't keep me away!

I can tell you that all money raised will be used to fund and expand these educational programs throughout the New England Area (and are all tax deductable).  I appreciate anything you can do to help me with my fundraising efforts and I hope you'll join me in this big adventure.  I'll continue to blog about it via the www.bob2015.com blog so you can follow along. 

Regards,

Paul Gourley

About the Melanoma Foundation of New England:

The Melanoma Foundation of New England's mission is to reduce the incidents of melanoma in the New England region through education, prevention and support. MFNE hosts a range of educational programs to spread awareness. These programs include Your Skin Is In, a program teaching high school and college students the dangers of tanning, and The Skinny on Skin, which teaches beauty professionals to recognize potential melanomas on the head, neck and scalp of their clients.

Team Running for Cover is running the 2014 Boston Marathon to raise funds to support MFNE's mission. All funds raised will be used to fund and expand these educational programs throughout the New England Area.

$16,616

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  • Phil & Patti Suiter

     

  • Equifax Sponsorship

     

  • Carlo Rebosio

     

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  • Chris and Linda Foster

     

  • Carter and JM

     

  • Nancy Christofferson

     

  • Dan Nicolaison

     

  • Lara Clark

     

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  • Kimberly Clark Foundation Match: Angela Woody

     

  • Patrick Davie

     

  • Christie Toelkes

     

  • The Loughran Family

     

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  • Equifax Foundation Match

     

  • Craig & Robin Hartline

     

  • Lori Gabberty

     

  • James Kegley

     

  • Leigh Ann Groome

     

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  • Lisa Fiondella

     

  • Jerry & Donna McCarthy

     

  • Joanna Kornhauser Israel

     

  • Norman and Caroline Reynolds

     

  • Chubb Insurance Match: Christopher Cocca

     

  • Eric & Kara Johnson

     

  • Sharon and David Clarke

     

  • Elliot and Erin Smith

     

  • Forcucci

     

  • Mom and Dad

     

  • The Beaudrys

     

  • Logan and Eleanor Brubaker

     

  • Leigh Meyers

     

  • Chris Manning

     

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  • Kris & Brian Hanson

     

  • Paul Pelt

     

  • Troy & Jane Bechtel

     

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195% Raised of $8,500 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $444,923 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
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tracy Cockerham

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$30,930

 

309% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Greg Karpinski

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148% Raised of $20,000 Goal

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Michelle Roy

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$27,406

 

137% Raised of $20,000 Goal

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Patricia Garibaldi

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$21,154

 

163% Raised of $13,000 Goal

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terry rosen

Amount Raised

$20,787

 

83% Raised of $25,000 Goal

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Julie O'Shaughnessy

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$20,517

 

171% Raised of $12,000 Goal

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Greg Fater

Amount Raised

$18,886

 

189% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Amy Walls

Amount Raised

$18,004

 

72% Raised of $25,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Anonymous

Anonymous

3 years ago

Jerry & Sara Dubman

Jerry & Sara Dubman

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Donna & Bob Avil

Donna & Bob Avil

3 years ago

Troy & Jane Bechtel

Troy & Jane Bechtel

3 years ago

Paul Pelt

Paul Pelt

Good luck in the marathon! Awesome work! 3 years ago

Kris & Brian Hanson

Kris & Brian Hanson

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Eric and Karen Ohnemus

Eric and Karen Ohnemus

3 years ago

Laurie Gatch

Laurie Gatch

Go Paul!! 3 years ago

Chris Manning

Chris Manning

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Leigh Meyers

Leigh Meyers

3 years ago