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BENEFITING: ABRI/Homes for the Brave

ORGANIZER: Mike

EVENT: Step Up For The Brave 2016

EVENT DATE: Sep 24, 2016

Patricia LaZette

THE STORY:

Mike Kellett wrote -

Step Up for the Brave - Stadium Stair Climb is a unique, vertical challenge where participants are encouraged to conquer climbing a target number of stairs in honor of our brave military!  One time around the closed climb course is 1,000 stairs.  Participants have 2 hours to complete their individual climb goal.

 

Bring your friends and family to cheer you on…there are fun on-field activities and games like Giant Jenga & Connect Four, Ring Toss, Cornhole and more for all to enjoy.  All ages welcome, 10 years and older to climb.     

 

Proceeds from the Stadium Stair Climb Challenge will support Homes for the Brave‘s mission to help homeless individuals – most of whom are Veterans – return to productive and meaningful lives.

 

WHERE:
Ball Park at Harbor Yard - Home of the Bridgeport Bluefish
500 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Free parking is available in the back lot located behind the ballpark

 

WHEN:
Saturday, September 24, 2016.
Registration: 8 a.m.
Climb: 9a-11a
Awards: 11:15a-Noon

 

HOW:  
Early bird registration is $25 August 1st - use coupon code BRAVE       
General registration is $35
Registration fee includes: light breakfast and event T-shirt
This event is rain or shine, No refunds.

 

There are several ways you can support our event:

  • Be a Team Captain: Start a team and recruit other climbers and virtual climbers to help raise funds in honor of your team’s climb.
  • Participate as a Climber: Challenge yourself to conquer a target number of stairs. One full lap around the climbing course is 1,000 stairs.
  • Participate as a Virtual Climber: Create a fundraising page or team to help support our important cause.
  • Be a Sponsor: Companies and individuals can sponsor the event or a flight of stairs in honor or memory of a personal hero or loved one.  Levels range from $100 up to $2,500.  For sponsorship packages please contact Katie Marinelli at kmarinelli@homesforthebrave.org or (203) 338-0669

 

ABOUT ABRI / HOMES FOR THE BRAVE:

Homes for the Brave (HFTB) - 42 beds of transitional living for with 37 designated for male veterans.

Female Soldiers - Forgotten Heroes (FS:FH), housed at the PFC Nicolas A. Madaras Home,    15 beds of transitional living for homeless women with 10 designated for female veterans.

Waldorf Supportive Housing -  9 units of permanent housing with case management for formerly homeless male veterans and non-veterans.

Quotes from some of our clients:

I was prepared to fight

I was prepared to be captured

I was prepared to be wounded

I was even prepared to die

BUT

I wasn’t prepared to be homeless, hungry & abandoned - HFTB client

“It has given me time to get my life back on track and to be productive in society”- Amos

"I have been able to stand up and take control over being homeless.”-A

“ABRI/Homes for the Brave is a good spring board for a successful recovery.” –Daniel

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To This Fundraiser

$510

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $100

  • The Kasper Family

    $25

  • Beth Sabo

    $100

  • Darlene tranquilli

    $25

  • Marge Heffel

    $25

  • Mary & Chuck Zwecker

    $50

  • Renate Stach

    $50

  • Carole Guglielmino

     

  • Richard and Debra Forselius

    $10

  • Anonymous

     

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The Team: $830 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Patricia LaZette

Amount Raised

$510

Fundraiser Title

Mike Kellett

Amount Raised

$158

Fundraiser Title

Russ Avery

Amount Raised

$107

Fundraiser Title

Sean Kellett

Amount Raised

$55

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

1 year ago

Richard and Debra Forselius

Richard and Debra Forselius

DONATION: $10

1 year ago

Carole Guglielmino

Carole Guglielmino

1 year ago

Renate Stach

Renate Stach

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Mary & Chuck Zwecker

Mary & Chuck Zwecker

DONATION: $50

to all our fantastic current and future veterans 1 year ago

Marge Heffel

Marge Heffel

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Darlene tranquilli

Darlene tranquilli

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Beth Sabo

Beth Sabo

DONATION: $100

In Memory of Stephen Sabo 1 year ago

The Kasper Family

The Kasper Family

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

To Dad, of course! 1 year ago