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"Power to Push": Run Across America

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BENEFITING: AINSLEYSANGELS OF AMERICA

ORGANIZER: AINSLEYSANGELS OF AMERICA

EVENT DATE: Jul 04, 2015

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THE STORY:

AINSLEYSANGELS OF AMERICA wrote -

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

$632

MONEY RAISED
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  • Immel family

    $37

  • power2dodge Team Venom

    $50

  • Coach Echandy

    $10

  • The Schaefer Family

    $25

  • McNulty Family

    $20

  • CameraManMan

    $40

  • The Kuring Family

    $50

  • Erin Norris

    $100

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $106,298 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Shaun Evans

Amount Raised

$48,533

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AINSLEYSANGELS OF AMERICA

Amount Raised

$46,387

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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

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Simon Evans

Amount Raised

$525

Donor Comments

Erin Norris

Erin Norris

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

The Kuring Family

The Kuring Family

DONATION: $50

This is a great thing you are doing! May the wind be at your back! 2 years ago

CameraManMan

CameraManMan

DONATION: $40

2 years ago

McNulty Family

McNulty Family

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

The Schaefer Family

The Schaefer Family

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Coach Echandy

Coach Echandy

DONATION: $10

GO EMPIRE DODGEBALL!!! Good luck. What a great cause! 2 years ago

power2dodge Team Venom

power2dodge Team Venom

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Immel family

Immel family

DONATION: $37

Happy birthday Shaun. 3 years ago