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Shawn Begay's Epilepsy Foundation Fundraiser (2016 NYC Marathon)

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Less Than 3 Weeks Until The NYC Marathon!
October 19, 2016

After 15 weeks of training and months of fundraising, I could not be more excited to finally run in this year's NYC Marathon.  Why am I pumped  See more

BENEFITING: Epilepsy Foundation

EVENT: Epilepsy Foundation NYC 2016

EVENT DATE: Nov 06, 2016

Shawn Begay

THE STORY:

As a 6 year old living on the Zuni Reservation in western New Mexico, I was always full of energy and curiosity.  In other words, I was hurt and in trouble a lot.  That playful inquisitiveness got the best of me after I fell from a small cliff wall and suffered a brain injury.  The trauma I experienced that day led to subsequent blackouts and seizures that still affect me almost 30 years later.  Luckily, my daily medication allows me to lead a relatively normal life and conceal my epilepsy from family and friends.  However, this is the first time I have publicly addressed my condition, and I am very fortunate since I have a treatment.  After reading many heartbreaking stories about the people suffering everyday with epilepsy or those caring for loved ones, I hope our efforts can lead to more awareness and viable therapies.  I am grateful that I have this opportunity to represent the Epilepsy Foundation at the 2016 NYC Marathon and would like to thank my friends and family for their continued support.  

Shawn

#RiseAndGrind

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$4,165

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

     

  • Trujillo clan

    $25

  • Marshall Begay Jr

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Dan & Kristil Krug

    $100

  • Jaime Brenner & Dena Goldberg

    $25

  • Kriston Winslow

    $25

  • Kylie B.

    $30

  • Shawn Begay

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Lance Begay

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Jolene, Lyle, Gabrielle, Darin & Dugan Jr :)

    $50

  • "You Can Do It"~ Rob Schneider

    $25

  • Pam & Alek

    $75

  • Tony & Wendy Lu

    $25

  • Jason Fifield

    $50

  • Chelsea Cheng

    $50

  • Randy Rauen

    $25

  • Kai

    $50

  • Matt and Chelle Zemmelman

    $50

  • Grimsleys

    $50

  • Rosarito Kniffin

    $25

  • Don and Kimber MacDonald

     

  • Russell Dion

    $10

  • Leah Johnson

    $100

  • Kristi Larson

    $75

  • John Quinn

    $135

  • Hannah Steffey

    $50

  • Shanel and Room 104

    $20

  • Kaz and Urszula

    $250

  • Myra Hill

    $100

  • Rodney Hill

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $35

  • Barber Family

    $50

  • Matt & Heather

    $50

  • Hal and Pam

    $25

  • Bartscherer Family

    $100

  • Doug and Heather

    $25

  • Amber Courtney

    $25

  • Janusz Tylicki

    $30

  • Ewa Tylicki

    $50

  • The Stroh Family

    $50

  • Letitia Kwok

    $35

  • The Julian Family

    $100

  • Erik

    $10

  • Andrea and Rob Finlay

     

  • Russ & Deanna Vogelsong

    $25

  • Mark Mortell

    $100

  • Shawn Begay

    $50

  • Sandy Ho

    $100

  • Martinez Family

    $40

  • Silas & Annalena

    $75

  • Jen French

     

  • Yihhan Pai GE Matching donation

    $25

  • Shawn Begay GE Matching donation

    $50

  • Chelsea Cheng GE Matching donation

    $50

  • Shawn Begay GE Matching donation

    $50

  • David Mierzejewski GE Matching donation

    $100

  • John Quinn GE Matching donation

    $135

  • Randy Rauen GE Matching donation

    $25

  • Kristi Larson GE Matching donation

    $75

  • Kelly Grimsley GE Matching donation

    $50

  • Kaizhang He GE Matching donation

    $50

  • Letitia Kwok GE Matching donation

    $35

  • Amber Courtney GE Matching donation

    $25

  • Hannah Steffey GE Matching donation

    $50

  • Shawn Begay GE Matching donation

    $50

  • Robin Clark

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Cari Arkin-Hickler

    $50

  • The Doody Family

    $50

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139% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

The Doody Family

The Doody Family

DONATION: $50

11 months ago

Cari Arkin-Hickler

Cari Arkin-Hickler

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

Way to go Shaun! Keep up the great work and enthusiasm. 1 year ago

Robin Clark

Robin Clark

1 year ago

Hannah Steffey GE Matching donation

Hannah Steffey GE Matching donation

DONATION: $50

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Amber Courtney GE Matching donation

Amber Courtney GE Matching donation

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Letitia Kwok GE Matching donation

Letitia Kwok GE Matching donation

DONATION: $35

1 year ago

Shawn Begay GE Matching donation

Shawn Begay GE Matching donation

DONATION: $50

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Randy Rauen GE Matching donation

Randy Rauen GE Matching donation

DONATION: $25

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Kaizhang He GE Matching donation

Kaizhang He GE Matching donation

DONATION: $50

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