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BENEFITING: ABRI/Homes for the Brave

EVENT: Step Up For The Brave 2016

EVENT DATE: Sep 24, 2016

Rose Ogrinc-Krivoshik

THE STORY:

Step Up for the Brave - Stadium Stair Climb is a unique, vertical challenge where participants are encouraged to conquer climbing a target number of stairs in honor of our brave military!  One time around the closed climb course is 1,000 stairs.  Participants have 2 hours to complete their individual climb goal.

 

Bring your friends and family to cheer you on…there are fun on-field activities and games like Giant Jenga & Connect Four, Ring Toss, Cornhole and more for all to enjoy.  All ages welcome, 10 years and older to climb.     

 

Proceeds from the Stadium Stair Climb Challenge will support Homes for the Brave‘s mission to help homeless individuals – most of whom are Veterans – return to productive and meaningful lives.

 

WHERE:
Ball Park at Harbor Yard - Home of the Bridgeport Bluefish
500 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Free parking is available in the back lot located behind the ballpark

 

WHEN:
Saturday, September 24, 2016.
Registration: 8 a.m.
Climb: 9a-11a
Awards: 11:15a-Noon

 

HOW:  
Early bird registration is $25 May 2nd through July 1st - use coupon code BRAVE       
General registration is $35
Registration fee includes: light breakfast and event T-shirt
This event is rain or shine, No refunds.

 

There are several ways you can support our event:

  • Be a Team Captain: Start a team and recruit other climbers and virtual climbers to help raise funds in honor of your team’s climb.
  • Participate as a Climber: Challenge yourself to conquer a target number of stairs. One full lap around the climbing course is 1,000 stairs.
  • Participate as a Virtual Climber: Create a fundraising page or team to help support our important cause.
  • Be a Sponsor: Companies and individuals can sponsor the event or a flight of stairs in honor or memory of a personal hero or loved one.  Levels range from $100 up to $2,500.  For sponsorship packages please contact Katie Marinelli at kmarinelli@homesforthebrave.org or (203) 338-0669

 

ABOUT ABRI / HOMES FOR THE BRAVE:

Homes for the Brave (HFTB) - 42 beds of transitional living for with 37 designated for male veterans.

Female Soldiers - Forgotten Heroes (FS:FH), housed at the PFC Nicolas A. Madaras Home,    15 beds of transitional living for homeless women with 10 designated for female veterans.

Waldorf Supportive Housing -  9 units of permanent housing with case management for formerly homeless male veterans and non-veterans.

Quotes from some of our clients:

I was prepared to fight

I was prepared to be captured

I was prepared to be wounded

I was even prepared to die

BUT

I wasn’t prepared to be homeless, hungry & abandoned - HFTB client

“It has given me time to get my life back on track and to be productive in society”- Amos

"I have been able to stand up and take control over being homeless.”-A

“ABRI/Homes for the Brave is a good spring board for a successful recovery.” –Daniel

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$4,660

MONEY RAISED
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  • Rose Ogrinc-Krivoshik

    $250

  • Ella, Cooper and the girls

    $200

  • Bill Krivoshik

    $250

  • Cathy & Richard Mishin

    $50

  • Thomas and Christine Hill

    $100

  • Jennifer Toll

    $250

  • The Fjeldals

    $25

  • Christine and Jeff Farin

    $150

  • The Gordon's

    $100

  • Robert & Jing Wang Pasteelnick

    $300

  • Marla and Tom Sinchak

    $200

  • Meri Ogrinc

    $100

  • Mark & Anne Ryan

    $1,500

  • The Weisenseel Family

    $250

  • Elphaba

    $50

  • Cooper

    $100

  • David Koenig

    $100

  • The Sinnott Family

    $250

  • David Hinsley Cheng

    $250

  • Susan Swarting

    $100

  • United Methodist Church of New Canaan

    $85

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The Team: $4,660 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Rose Ogrinc-Krivoshik

Amount Raised

$3,235

Fundraiser Title

Bill Krivoshik

Amount Raised

$1,275

Fundraiser Title

Marshall Stock

Amount Raised

$100

Fundraiser Title

Sara Rose Krivoshik

Amount Raised

$50

Fundraiser Title

Michael Dolan

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

United Methodist Church of New Canaan

United Methodist Church of New Canaan

DONATION: $85

1 year ago

Susan Swarting

Susan Swarting

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

David Hinsley Cheng

David Hinsley Cheng

DONATION: $250

1 year ago

The Sinnott Family

The Sinnott Family

DONATION: $250

1 year ago

David Koenig

David Koenig

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Cooper

Cooper

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Elphaba

Elphaba

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

The Weisenseel Family

The Weisenseel Family

DONATION: $250

Pleased to support such an awesome event! 1 year ago

Meri Ogrinc

Meri Ogrinc

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Mark & Anne Ryan

Mark & Anne Ryan

DONATION: $1,500

1 year ago