Skip to content
timbyrne1's profile image - click for profile

Tim and Colleen's Fundraiser:

TCS New York City Marathon

Tim and's Photo
Tim and's Photo
Tim and's Photo
Tim and's Photo
Tim and Colleen

THE STORY:

Tim Byrne and Colleen Rabazzi- sibling duo running to beat Parkinson’s! We are honored to be participants in the TCS New York City Marathon this November as members of Team Hope for the National Parkinson Foundation.  We run to raise funds and awareness for the nearly 10 million people worldwide living with Parkinson’s disease. We run in particular, for our uncle Greg Diffley, who was symptomatic in his late 30’s, with an official Parkinson’s diagnosis at age 40. 

Greg has always been an active and involved individual, with sports being a major part of his life. He had great success as an athlete growing up in Arlington, MA and continued at Andover Academy and Brown University. He has passed his desire to compete onto his two children, Brien and Jacqueline, and remains very involved in their collegiate athletic careers (Boston University and St. Lawrence respectively). However with Greg, it’s not just playing hockey, or supporting his children’s teams, it’s much more than that. It’s Greg unloading wave-runners into the ocean up in Gloucester or down in Rhode Island, and taking his nieces and nephews for rides, and teaching them to waterski. It’s Greg coordinating a day of fishing, and dropping lobster traps and showing off what he was able to catch. It’s Greg getting his family and friends to play bocce so he can beat every last one of them! It’s Greg working on the pool in the summertime for others to enjoy, and building a hockey rink in the winter time for those same people to enjoy. Greg has a blast participating in all of these activities, but his greatest enjoyment is seeing others have fun because of something he initiated. 

Greg, his wife Susan, and children, have been living with Parkinson’s for nearly 15 years. Although Greg remains very active, the disease has certainly progressed. It’s a physical and mental fight for him and his family on a daily basis. He takes over forty pills a day to help control symptoms and hopefully slow the progression of the disease, and does his part with diet and exercise to be the best he can be to provide for his family. Although there have been developments in treatment, there is still no cure and more needs to be done to beat this debilitating disease. Our goal is to raise as much as possible! We run to beat Parkinson’s, we run for Greg. Thank you for your help.

Tim and Colleen 

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$9,580

MONEY RAISED
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Anonymous

     

  • Steiner Family

    $100

  • Jill Rabazzi

     

  • Maura DiTucci and Mark Johnson

    $50

  • Abrecht Family

    $100

  • Jacqueline Diffley

    $50

  • Mary Walsh

    $25

  • Whitney Goble

    $25

  • CGA Enterprise Inc

    $1,500

  • Godwin Aduba

    $1,200

  • Mark & Nancy Keegan

    $50

  • Kathy and Billy Mitchell

    $500

  • Julie and Rich Hanagan

     

  • Chris and Alaina Barletta

    $250

  • Colleen Barron

    $100

  • Hernandez Family

    $150

  • ray and terry diffley

    $500

  • Roger Lavallee & Linda Bisignani

    $25

  • Carol Watkins

    $25

  • Mary Murray-Carr & Joe Castelli

     

  • Dennis and Lenora

    $100

  • Okezie & Frances

    $150

  • Meghan Rademacher

     

  • The Fines

    $200

  • Lou and Silvana Rabazzi

    $50

  • Jon Farrow

    $50

  • Matt & Heather LeBlanc

    $100

  • Amy & Justin

    $50

  • The Glantz Family

    $100

  • Chris and Licia Jennings

    $100

  • Michael Oregan

    $50

  • Mary Schorr

     

  • Alyssa Hills

    $25

  • Jamey Cullinan

    $15

  • Virginia Gray

    $15

  • Patricia and Cameron Larson

     

  • Kristine Sheehan

    $25

  • Kimberly Charron

    $50

  • Lisa Ravinal

    $25

  • Nancy Drugg

    $50

  • Terry Knight

    $50

  • Cathy Cornine

    $50

  • The Pupa Family

    $100

  • Sandra and Ron Caruso

    $50

  • The Brindle Family

     

  • Jeffrey & Paula Harding

     

  • Kenny Family

     

  • Hegarty

    $100

  • The Sousa Family

    $100

  • The Abramo Family

    $100

  • The Ellis Family

     

  • Sue O'Leary

    $50

  • Jen, Addy, and Ashleigh Jay

    $50

  • Melissa Sullivan Wood

     

  • Krista Bebezas

    $30

  • Christine Sinacola

    $20

  • Linda + Jim McNeill

    $50

  • Mary & Billy Rae

    $75

  • The Scola's

    $500

  • Laura & David McSweeney

     

  • Taylor Graham

    $50

  • Kathy Serpone

    $50

  • Dave and Mary Hood

     

  • Joe and Donna Russo

    $100

  • The Marchese Family

    $150

  • The Burt Family

    $50

  • Ted, Jen and Courtney Murphy

    $50

  • Sue Minghella

     

  • Jim and Chris Hunt and family

     

  • Robert Mara

    $100

  • The Gray Family

     

  • Terry and MJ Olson

     

  • Jack & June Byrne

    $500

  •  
  •  
  •  
 

96% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $62,120 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Sprague richardson

Amount Raised

$11,400

 

380% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Tim and Colleen

Amount Raised

$9,580

 

96% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Tyson Noeth

Amount Raised

$5,580

 

112% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jeffrey Izsak

Amount Raised

$3,527

 

118% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ariel Altman

Amount Raised

$3,510

 

117% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Maria Kalinkos

Amount Raised

$3,240

 

108% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Austin Wood

Amount Raised

$3,005

 

86% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Bill Floeter

Amount Raised

$3,002

 

100% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Jack & June Byrne

Jack & June Byrne

DONATION: $500

Dad & I are so proud of you guys! We admire your hard work, determination and dedication to family! Go Team Hope! 6 minutes ago

Terry and MJ Olson

Terry and MJ Olson

2 hours ago

The Gray Family

The Gray Family

3 hours ago

Robert Mara

Robert Mara

DONATION: $100

3 hours ago

Jim and Chris Hunt and family

Jim and Chris Hunt and family

3 hours ago

Sue Minghella

Sue Minghella

3 hours ago

Ted, Jen and Courtney Murphy

Ted, Jen and Courtney Murphy

DONATION: $50

3 hours ago

The Burt Family

The Burt Family

DONATION: $50

4 hours ago

The Marchese Family

The Marchese Family

DONATION: $150

4 hours ago

Joe and Donna Russo

Joe and Donna Russo

DONATION: $100

Anything for you Sue 💕 Good luck to the runners!! They are doing a wonderful thing for Greg and so many others 😊 5 hours ago