We Go High
January 26, 2017
BENEFITING: Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
ORGANIZER: Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
EVENT: Pittsburgh Marathon 2017
EVENT DATE: May 07, 2017
As many of you know, last summer I broke my ankle when I fell off my bike...1 surgery, 4 months, 11 screws and a giant metal plate later I'm back on my feet (literally) - thanks to the support of my amazing family, friends and coworkers here at Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Every day, I go to work at an organization where ending hunger is at the core of everything we do. For many of those we serve, a medical accident or emergency has contributed to their food insecurity.
Without insurance I would have found myself in dire financial straits; without my network of support I would have struggled to feed and care for myself. It amazed me to see how quickly I became dependent on the assistance of my loving, doting parents and sister. HI MOM & DAD & DAELA! Thanks for everything!!
I am running because hunger is a problem we can solve. The amazing people who work at the Food Bank care so much about solving it, I see it in my colleagues every day - it's inspired me to push myself and not ever stop chasing my dreams.
FULL DISCLOSURE! I still can't *run* per se...I'm up to a quick trot. I walk daily with my pup and she (and my other sister, Dani!) will be my coaches and support as I train. You and your support of me & the Food Bank will keep me going, even when I may not feel like I can. Thank you all!