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Birthday For Shaun's Fundraiser:

"Power to Push": Run Across America

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BENEFITING: AINSLEYSANGELS OF AMERICA

ORGANIZER: AINSLEYSANGELS OF AMERICA

EVENT DATE: Jul 04, 2015

Birthday For Shaun

THE STORY:

Shaun turns 37 on March 16!. Let's give him a great birthday present! As he preps to run 3205 miles across the USA this summer, contribute whatever you can to help him as we promote inclusion and spread the gift of mobility from coast to coast for Ainsley's Angels this summer!

Ainsley's Angels is Proud to Present "Power To Push": Run Across America! 

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The Written Details:
Who: The Evans Family. Specially, Shamus and Shaun will run, while mother, Nichole, and younger brother, Simon (6) will provide support along the route.

What: A 3,186 mile journey across the United States

When: With a duration of 70 days, the trek will take place during the 2015 school summer vacation.

Where:  The Evans Family will make the journey from Seattle, WA to New York City.
 

Why: The mission of the cross country run will be to raise awareness and provide fund raising support for nonprofit organizations such as Ainsley’s Angels that promote involvement and active lifestyles for children with disabilities.


How this idea came to become reality: Shaun Evans is an ultra marathon runner from upstate NY. His 8 year old son Shamus was born with cerebral palsy. The disability limits Shamus’s use of his legs and as a result he uses a wheel chair as his primary means of mobility. As soon as Shamus was old enough to ride in a jogging stroller he joined Shaun on training runs, covering 20 miles at a time at the age of 18 months. In 2012, after thousands of miles Shamus out grew his jogging stroller. In 2013, with the help of Ainsley’s Angels, Shamus was able to obtain a new, larger running chariot that enabled him and Shaun to continue their passion together. They entered some local 5 and 10k’s, but Shamus wanted to push the limits and go a little further. In August, with Captain Shamus is charge, they competed in the Sweltering 6 hour run. As Shaun supplied the legs and 'power to push', Shamus 'pulled' Dad along. On the morning of the race, Shamus said to his dad “Let’s win! I really want to win a race!". Shaun repiled, "We will do our best." Together they covered 45 miles in the allotted time and came in 1st place. The next male finisher was 9 miles behind. With Shamus’ smile and spirit encouraging Shaun’s legs, they accomplished the mission, THEY WON AN ULTRAMARATHON!


What could be next? Shamus had an idea, and during the summer of 2015, that idea will become a reality!  Because they witnessed how the assistance from Ainsley's Angels to secure a larger jogger chair changed thier lives, We strive to raise enough money to donate (1) large jogger chair in every state!


DREAM BIG...BELIEVE...ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!

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To This Fundraiser

$1,961

MONEY RAISED
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  • The Carota Family

    $100

  • Edie Frisbie

    $37

  • Michelle Dyrhaug

    $25

  • The Santoro Family

    $100

  • The Mogauro Family

    $50

  • The Ripley Family

    $30

  • Richard & Nancy Blowers

    $50

  • Jill Burwell

    $50

  • Teri A

     

  • Cheryl Russell

    $37

  • Donna Hersey

    $10

  • The Dupins!

    $20

  • Jen & Greg Wetmore

    $100

  • Amanda Dowen

    $20

  • Cynthia Shaw-Slutsky

     

  • Ivy and Matty B

    $100

  • Tanya Underwood

    $37

  • Meredith Rosoff

    $25

  • pauline dodge

    $50

  • Erin Silk

    $50

  • Christie Herald

    $25

  • Sara Gauthier

    $25

  • Kate Hobday

    $40

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Mark & Michelle

    $50

  • Suzanne Harkness-Wood

     

  • Elise Carney

    $50

  • Jodie Evans

    $500

  • Catina Culshaw

    $50

  • Edward and Kathy Paterek

    $50

  • Bruce Pilon

    $50

  • Donna & Bill Jourdanais

    $50

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $106,298 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Shaun Evans

Amount Raised

$48,533

Fundraiser Title

AINSLEYSANGELS OF AMERICA

Amount Raised

$46,387

Fundraiser Title

Shamus Evans

Amount Raised

$4,980

Fundraiser Title

Birthday For Shaun

Amount Raised

$1,961

Fundraiser Title

Benn Griffin

Amount Raised

$1,627

Fundraiser Title

Burlingame Orthodontics

Amount Raised

$650

 

130% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

rob immel

Amount Raised

$632

Fundraiser Title

Simon Evans

Amount Raised

$525

Donor Comments

Donna & Bill Jourdanais

Donna & Bill Jourdanais

DONATION: $50

Run hard, laugh a lot and enjoy the experience. 3 years ago

Bruce Pilon

Bruce Pilon

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Edward and Kathy Paterek

Edward and Kathy Paterek

DONATION: $50

Stay safe, run well, rest well, Best Wishes 3 years ago

Catina Culshaw

Catina Culshaw

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Jodie Evans

Jodie Evans

DONATION: $500

Happy Birthday! Thanks to all who donated! 3 years ago

Elise Carney

Elise Carney

DONATION: $50

I am almost 24 hours late to wish a happy donation birthday! Kudos to the entire Evans family for their spirit and dedication to this amazing journey! I have fond memories of playing with the Evans kids in Galway and look forward to a day when I can engage in a game of ANYTHING with the next generation. 3 years ago

Suzanne Harkness-Wood

Suzanne Harkness-Wood

3 years ago

Mark & Michelle

Mark & Michelle

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Kate Hobday

Kate Hobday

DONATION: $40

3 years ago