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Jon Cheifet's Fundraiser:

National Kidney Foundation NYC Marathon 2016

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Jon Cheifet

THE STORY:

Hello everyone!

As many of you know, in December of 2015 I donated a kidney to my father after he was diagnosed with end stage renal failure.  It was simultaneously the most surreal, demanding, and rewarding experience of my life.  The operation was a huge success, he was able to avoid dialysis, and today he is doing great!

Now, less than a year after surgery, I have decided to run my first marathon right here in New York City.  To accomplish this goal, I joined the National Kidney Foundation's charity team in an effort to raise money and awareness for this cause.  They are the nation's leading kidney disease awareness organization, and the money they receive supports transplant research, donor advocacy, and disease prevention programs.

Many people have told me what I did was heroic, and those sentiments mean so much to me.  But I believe it only truly becomes heroic if it inspires others to act.  One transplant can only save one person; your contributions can help save countless lives.  And there are over 100,000 families on kidney transplant waiting lists who aren't as fortunate as we were.

My goal is to raise $2,500 - roughly $95 for each mile I will run on race day - Sunday, November 6th.  So I ask you all to please consider donating any amount you can to this worthy cause.  Remember, you guys have the easy part - I'll do all the running!

Thank you!

$3,491

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • ananymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Steph Arpaia

    $50

  • L Artz

    $25

  • D.S.T.P.

    $50

  • Steven & Jenna Newler

    $50

  • Jason Apfelroth

    $100

  • Rob Weiss

    $50

  • Jordon and Renee Cheifet

    $100

  • Vildana

    $10

  • Molly Apfelroth

    $50

  • Barb and Eric

    $50

  • Justin and Val

    $100

  • Mike Shemesh

    $50

  • Jaime Uprichard

    $25

  • Stefanie, Daniel and Eoin Kennedy

    $100

  • Tony Hale

    $25

  • TIM AND KATHY MCCOOL

     

  • Cheryl Mrazik

    $25

  • Adam & Lisa

    $25

  • Monty Peterson

    $50

  • Allison Mac

    $25

  • Señor Kongthong

    $25

  • EJ Argenio

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Llanny and Allyne Cheifet

     

  • Ron and Katie Guilbeault

    $50

  • Shirley Zeper

    $25

  • Renata & Jasper

    $40

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Jim G

    $25

  • Nancy Bush

    $50

  • S.Jacquez

    $25

  • Patrick

    $75

  • adam bradley

    $25

  • Natalie Rooks

    $150

  • Colorado Trust

    $300

  • Eva Zaccaria

    $50

  • Jason Statham

    $25

  • Stephanie Koven

     

  • Doris & Hal Fox

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Sal Maneen

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Jaime & Bob Hand

    $200

  • Neuberger Berman - Steven Newler

    $50

  • Matt Dovidio

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Pete McCarthy

    $100

  • li hoops

    $50

  • Eric Kotloff

     

  • Doug Crescenzi

    $25

  • Emily L

     

  • TM

    $25

  • The Lowrys

    $50

  • Anne Driscoll

     

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140% Raised of$2,500 Goal

The Team: $37,636 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Corey Zaretsky

Amount Raised

$12,095

 

242% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Per Tetzlaff

Amount Raised

$5,750

 

230% Raised of$2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Dave Bent

Amount Raised

$4,145

 

166% Raised of$2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jon Cheifet

Amount Raised

$3,491

 

140% Raised of$2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Florencio Garcia

Amount Raised

$2,525

 

101% Raised of$2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jessica Reynolds

Amount Raised

$2,520

 

101% Raised of$2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

S Delgado

Amount Raised

$2,500

 

100% Raised of$2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Meghan Ramick

Amount Raised

$2,500

Donor Comments

Anne Driscoll

Anne Driscoll

2 years ago

The Lowrys

The Lowrys

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

TM

TM

DONATION: $25

Do it for Big Stew! 2 years ago

 Emily L

Emily L

2 years ago

Doug Crescenzi

Doug Crescenzi

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Eric Kotloff

Eric Kotloff

2 years ago

li hoops

li hoops

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Pete McCarthy

Pete McCarthy

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Matt Dovidio

Matt Dovidio

DONATION: $25

2 years ago