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Sam's Race For Forever Families

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Sam Karliner

THE STORY:

It has been nearly 22 years since Jill and I adopted our twin sons, Elliott and Jacob and created a family. Today, our home and our lives would not be complete without them. Few people realize that nearly 60% of Americans are touched by adoption in some way. The path to adoption is not always easy. It is for this reason that I have chosen to dedicate my next race, Ironman Lake Placid on July 23,2017 to raise awareness and funds for Forever Families Through Adoption (FFTA). FFTA is a non-profit adoption placement agency and resource center in Westchester County, which believes every child has the right to grow up in a loving, nurturing, secure, and forever home. They work with families and pregnant women to ensure a smooth and successful adoption. Adoption enabled us to create our family. But like the Ironman, the road to adoption can be a challenging one. The process stirs up a mix of emotions ranging from uncertainty and frustration to excitement and pure joy. There are times it seems like you’ll never reach your dream. Both the Ironman race and the adoption process require you to dig deep, to persevere—especially when things get tough. Most of all, both are a journey made possible by the love and support of family and friends like you. I am making a huge commitment to train for the Ironman and to raise money and awareness for a cause so close to my heart. Each stroke in the water (covering 2.4 miles), each push of the pedal (covering 112 miles), and each foot to the pavement (covering 26.2 miles) will bring me closer to my goal, but it will only happen with your love and support. I will cover the 140.6 miles, sometimes struggling, knowing that your support will be helping me reach the finish line. I ask you to please take a moment to donate to this worthy cause. Your donation will help other people to create their family. My promise to you is that I will bring you along on my Ironman journey.

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To This Fundraiser

$6,207

MONEY RAISED
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  • George Englert

    $50

  • Rob, Lew, Ava, and Margot

     

  • go baby go!

    $250

  • Dina Adler

     

  • Cindy and Randy Heller

     

  • Jod Clarin

    $25

  • Cindy and Ben Golub

    $100

  • Louise and Bobby Cohen

    $100

  • Linda and Al Goldstein

    $25

  • Cousin Jeff

    $180

  • Seth Schafler and Robin Nichinsky

    $50

  • Jerrold Karliner

    $100

  • Sam and Jill

     

  • Sam Karliner

     

  • Barry & Barbara Novick

    $100

  • Josh, Jill, Ezra, Ariel, Orli, Zohar, and Shoshana

     

  • Eva Karliner

    $100

  • Natalie Postelnek

    $100

  • Heather and Mark Segal

     

  • Gill Family

     

  • Sandi and Dan Rosenbaum

     

  • Leah & Matt West

    $100

  • Sirkin Family

     

  • Lisa, Ritchie & Margot Zeitoun

    $50

  • Tom and Meira Fleisch

     

  • Joy & Michael Goldstein

    $360

  • Erica, Marc and Chloe Strongin

     

  • Kutno

     

  • Jeff and Susan Adler

     

  • Seltzer

     

  • Roger and Randy Stavis

     

  • David and Diana Erani

    $100

  • Sarene Shanus and Harold Treiber

    $100

  • Scott and Barbara Richman

    $36

  • Julie Family

     

  • Marla and Jeffrey Segelman

    $100

  • gary Holsten

    $36

  • Betsy and Cliff Wolf

    $100

  • Jennifer and Jeffrey Lavine

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $54

  • Ken Rogala

     

  • Alice, Roger, Gideon & Michal Weiss

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Nancy Laxer

    $100

  • Vic, Dawn and Derek

    $25

  • Michelle Gavens and Brian Margolis

     

  • Virginia Wheeler

    $400

  • Shirley Moy

    $250

  • Edna Moy

    $250

  • H+V+B

    $118

  • Susan and Russell Epstein

     

  • MITCHELL C ELMAN

    $100

  • Sharon, Howie, Jared & Alison

    $25

  • Miriam, Sal, Jenn, Chris, Mike & Juliet

    $25

  • Marta Moya Goldenberg

     

  • Anonymous

    $18

  • Susan Liebman

    $500

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124% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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The Team: $6,207 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Sam Karliner

Amount Raised

$6,027

 

121% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jeffrey Fleischman

Amount Raised

$180

Donor Comments

Susan Liebman

Susan Liebman

DONATION: $500

3 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $18

3 months ago

Marta Moya Goldenberg

Marta Moya Goldenberg

Tribute to Delia Espinoza 3 months ago

Miriam,  Sal, Jenn, Chris, Mike & Juliet

Miriam, Sal, Jenn, Chris, Mike & Juliet

DONATION: $25

Good luck Sam!! 3 months ago

Sharon, Howie, Jared & Alison

Sharon, Howie, Jared & Alison

DONATION: $25

Good Luck!! 3 months ago

MITCHELL C ELMAN

MITCHELL C ELMAN

DONATION: $100

Best of luck Sam. Enjoy! 3 months ago

Susan and Russell Epstein

Susan and Russell Epstein

Have a great race! 3 months ago

H+V+B

H+V+B

DONATION: $118

Enjoy the mountain air and don't forget to breathe! 3 months ago

Edna Moy

Edna Moy

DONATION: $250

Sam, have a great race!! 3 months ago

Shirley Moy

Shirley Moy

DONATION: $250

3 months ago