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One Love Foundation NYC 2017

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THE STORY:

In 2013, my cousin, Emily Rechlicz, passed away as a victim of relationship abuse. A graduate student at Marywood University, she was on her way to becoming a Physicans Assistant when her long- time boyfriend brutually raped her after they had broken off their relationship. Being the courageous person she was, she stood trial to bring her abuser to justice, but when he made bail and continued to threaten her life, she felt trapped, eventually ending her own life. 


After this tragedy, our family decided that something good had to come out of a bad situation - we started Team Emily, a group of friends and family running various races in memory of her. During this time, I have run 3 marathons and 8 half marathons and am honored to run the 2017 New York City Marathon as a member of the One Love Team. 


One Love was founded in 2010 to honor Yeardley Love, a UVA student who was beaten to death by her ex-boyfriend just weeks before their graduation.   Today, One Love honors Yeardley by working with young people across the country to raise awareness about the warning signs of abuse and activate communitites to work to change the statistics about relationship violence. The mission of the One Love Foundation in honor of Yeardley Love is to end relationship violence by educating, empowering and activating young people in a movement for change.  


I'm hoping we can empower those around us to recognize the signs of domestic abuse so they can be stopped before another family experiences the loss mine has. To learn more about OneLove, please visit their website: http://www.joinonelove.org/ 

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To This Fundraiser

$3,621

MONEY RAISED
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    $100

  • Sandy G

    $250

  • Amy Venuto

    $50

  • Helen Andrick

    $50

  • Cindy

    $50

  • Liam, Brian & Sofia

    $50

  • DiKi

    $100

  • Maya Shah

    $50

  • Stacie Rechlicz

    $920

  • Nikki Barraza

    $50

  • Lindsay

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Kristen Dornenburg

     

  • Lori Matthews

    $26.20

  • Ashley Abda

    $100

  • Dave Lafferty

    $250

  • Karen McIntyre

    $100

  • Susan Woodward

    $50

  • Red Frog Events

    $800

  • Chris Cortese

    $50

  • Linda and Bruce Stern

     

  • Scott Michalek

    $100

  • Matt Sgro

    $50

  • Madden

    $100

  • Katelyn Friel

    $50

  • Angela Tempesta

    $25

  • Rebecca Pollard

    $50

  • Christian and Sarah Schmied

    $100

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72% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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The Team: $12,472 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Nicki Kianka

Amount Raised

$3,621

 

72% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Erin Laschinger

Amount Raised

$2,790

 

93% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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kristina twichell

Amount Raised

$2,475

 

99% Raised of $2,500 Goal

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Michael Cash

Amount Raised

$1,705

 

68% Raised of $2,500 Goal

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Michael Meenan

Amount Raised

$1,531

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Bridget Marshall

Amount Raised

$350

Donor Comments

Christian and Sarah Schmied

Christian and Sarah Schmied

DONATION: $100

3 weeks ago

Rebecca Pollard

Rebecca Pollard

DONATION: $50

3 weeks ago

Angela Tempesta

Angela Tempesta

DONATION: $25

4 weeks ago

Katelyn Friel

Katelyn Friel

DONATION: $50

4 months ago

Madden

Madden

DONATION: $100

4 months ago

Matt Sgro

Matt Sgro

DONATION: $50

4 months ago

Scott Michalek

Scott Michalek

DONATION: $100

4 months ago

Linda and Bruce Stern

Linda and Bruce Stern

4 months ago

Chris Cortese

Chris Cortese

DONATION: $50

4 months ago

Red Frog Events

Red Frog Events

DONATION: $800

5 months ago