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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 9 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/ 

$4,292

MONEY RAISED
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  • /mr

    $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

  • Kelly & Jon Kapp

    $26.20

  • Haven Duddy

    $100

  • Farah

    $20

  • Amanda Makoid

    $25

  • Elaine & Tom Lavelle

     

  • Katelyn Friel

     

  • Nick and Danielle Bruno

    $100

  • Jaclyn Todisco

     

  • Bernadette & David Madden

    $100

  • Spencer DePhillips

    $50

  • Gina and Jason Cannon

     

  • Erica Root

    $50

  • Martin Dell'Arciprete

    $25

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86% Raised of $5,000 Goal

The Team: $22,403 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Erin Laschinger

Amount Raised

$6,500

 

130% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Nicki Kianka

Amount Raised

$4,292

 

86% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

kristina twichell

Amount Raised

$3,150

 

126% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Craig Robertson

Amount Raised

$3,050

Fundraiser Title

Michael Cash

Amount Raised

$2,855

 

114% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Michael Meenan

Amount Raised

$2,206

Fundraiser Title

Bridget Marshall

Amount Raised

$350

Donor Comments

Martin Dell'Arciprete

Martin Dell'Arciprete

DONATION: $25

Great cause Nicki, hope everything went well! 4 months ago

Erica Root

Erica Root

DONATION: $50

What you’re doing is beautiful and honorable. I’ll be sending you positive vibes tomorrow!!! 4 months ago

Gina and Jason Cannon

Gina and Jason Cannon

Good luck! Wish we could be there xx 4 months ago

Spencer DePhillips

Spencer DePhillips

DONATION: $50

4 months ago

Bernadette & David Madden

Bernadette & David Madden

DONATION: $100

Good Luck Nicki! 4 months ago

Jaclyn Todisco

Jaclyn Todisco

Good luck Nicki!! I'll be in the city looking for you XO 4 months ago

Nick and Danielle Bruno

Nick and Danielle Bruno

DONATION: $100

All victims of abuse 4 months ago

Katelyn Friel

Katelyn Friel

4 months ago

Elaine & Tom Lavelle

Elaine & Tom Lavelle

Keep fighting the fight Nicki and good luck!! 4 months ago

Amanda Makoid

Amanda Makoid

DONATION: $25

Good luck! Great cause. 4 months ago