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PGDF Fitness Challenge 2017

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BENEFITING: Peter G Dodge Foundation Inc

ORGANIZER: Peter G Dodge Foundation Inc

Mileage Tracker: 70

Beth Anne

THE STORY:

This September, I will be running (or walking or jogging) 75 miles to raise funds for the Peter G. Dodge Foundation (www.pgdf.org).  PGDF is working to increase options and make treatment for alcohol addiction more effective and accessible to all.  As PGDF’s program director, I have learned so much about the devastating effects of alcohol addiction.  While aware that it severely and negatively impacts many, it is surprising how far-reaching its full impact is:  

 - Nearly 70% of substance use disorders are attributed to alcohol only. 

 - Alcohol abuse is the 4th highest preventable cause of death in the U.S.

 - Almost 88,000 people die from it each year - more than all drug overdose deaths combined.

 - 28 people in the U.S die every day in a car accident involving an alcohol-impaired driver – that is a death every 51 minutes.

 - Teen alcohol use kills 4,700 people each year — that’s more than all illegal drugs combined.

 - Alcohol use contributes to the cause of more than 200 diseases and injuries, notably liver damage and cancer.

 - About 17% of men and 8% of women will be dependent on alcohol in their lifetime.

Yet only a small percentage of people who need treatment get it.  Alcohol use is preventable and treatable – Please join the PGDF team and support our work in this field.  Any amount is appreciated.  

For more information on the work that we do, please visit: https://pgdf.org/media/PGD_ImpactReport2017.pdf  

Thank you so much!

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To This Fundraiser

$620

MONEY RAISED
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  • The other Beth

    $25

  • Max

    $10

  • Ron and Phyllis

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Cathi Pasz

    $25

  • Barbara Bilikiewicz

    $10

  • Laura Kray

    $25

  • Stacey Nardi

    $25

  • Show me the miles

    $25.01

  • Cruddles!!

    $25

  • Janet Sucoloski

     

  • Patricia Olewnik

    $100

  • The velenovsky family.

    $25

  • Lisa

    $25

  • H Jordan

    $50

  • Jen Taaffe

    $50

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62% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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The Team: $7,425 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Peter G Dodge Foundation Inc

Amount Raised

$4,045

 

58% Raised of $7,000 Goal

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Liz Wade Cairns

Amount Raised

$1,385

 

139% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Beth Anne

Amount Raised

$620

 

62% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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David Wade

Amount Raised

$610

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Gloria Adams

Amount Raised

$390

 

78% Raised of $500 Goal

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Janet Dodge

Amount Raised

$275

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Kim Tracy

Amount Raised

$100

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Kitt O'Brien

Amount Raised

$0

 

0% Raised of $1,500 Goal

Donor Comments

Jen Taaffe

Jen Taaffe

DONATION: $50

Great cause - thank you! 1 year ago

H Jordan

H Jordan

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Lisa

Lisa

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

The velenovsky family.

The velenovsky family.

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Patricia Olewnik

Patricia Olewnik

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Janet Sucoloski

Janet Sucoloski

1 year ago

Cruddles!!

Cruddles!!

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Show me the miles

Show me the miles

DONATION: $25.01

1 year ago

Stacey Nardi

Stacey Nardi

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Laura Kray

Laura Kray

DONATION: $25

1 year ago