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Chicago Marathon 2015: Shine Light On Fertility

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BENEFITING: SHINE A LIGHT ON FERTILITY INC

ORGANIZER: SHINE A LIGHT ON FERTILITY INC

EVENT: 2015 Chicago Marathon

EVENT DATE: Oct 11, 2015

Katie O'Connor

THE STORY:

Thank you for taking a moment of your time to visit my fundraiser page.  On October 11th, 2015 I'll be running in the Chicago Marathon in support of my organization -  Shine: A Light On Fertility.  It will be my 10th marathon and I couldn't be more excited to be lacing up and racing for Shine!

Shine was born from my personal journey through infertility; at its core it is a unique support community, providing education and knowledge, and it has grown to be the voice for all affected by fertility challenges and the advocate for a proactive approach to fertility health.

Our goal is to shine light on fertility, get the discussion started, and make sure no one goes through infertility alone.

Infertility affects 1 in 6 couples, totaling 7 million people, yet over 60% hide the fact that they are struggling with infertility, and only 5% of patients use the psychological support services their clinic offers…no one should suffer in silence!

If you're looking for something that can have a meaningful impact, something that will help to serve and benefit the millions who are affected by infertility, and help education women on fertility health, please consider this cause.

I can't imagine life without my daughter, and we wouldn't be lucky to have her in our lives without IVF and all the amazing science behind Assisted Reproductive Technology.

Thank you for your time, your support, and your help, your funds will help continue our support services, grow our advocacy programming, and help many realize their dreams of becoming parents!

Sincerely,

Katie O'Connor | Founder - Shine: A Light On Fertility

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To This Fundraiser

$1,516

MONEY RAISED
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  • Mom and Dad

    $262

  • Tessa Budmayr

    $50

  • Marlene and Pete Zoob

    $25

  • Dana Sackar

    $50

  • mIchelle Waranoski

    $25

  • The Wennerstroms

    $26.20

  • Mirella, David & Rocky

     

  • Ellen

    $30

  • Lisa Rosen

    $25

  • The Dailey Method

    $479

  • Laura Harris

    $50

  • Lauren and Noah Gallagher

    $30

  • Brian & Vicki :-)

    $100

  • Genevieve Morrill

    $20

  • Katja

    $26.20

  • Dad Sharp

    $307.73

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152% Raised of $1,000 Goal

The Team: $5,584 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Francesca Madden

Amount Raised

$1,702

 

170% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Katie O'Connor

Amount Raised

$1,516

 

152% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

SHINE A LIGHT ON FERTILITY INC

Amount Raised

$1,125

 

23% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Courtney Marincsin

Amount Raised

$900

 

90% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Katharine Hebenstreit

Amount Raised

$211

 

21% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Caryn Umbenhauer

Amount Raised

$130

Donor Comments

Dad Sharp

Dad Sharp

DONATION: $307.73

Go KTO!!!! 3 years ago

Katja

Katja

DONATION: $26.20

3 years ago

Genevieve Morrill

Genevieve Morrill

DONATION: $20

3 years ago

Brian & Vicki :-)

Brian & Vicki :-)

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Lauren and Noah Gallagher

Lauren and Noah Gallagher

DONATION: $30

3 years ago

Laura Harris

Laura Harris

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

The Dailey Method

The Dailey Method

DONATION: $479

3 years ago

Lisa Rosen

Lisa Rosen

DONATION: $25

Good luck! 3 years ago

Ellen

Ellen

DONATION: $30

3 years ago

Mirella, David & Rocky

Mirella, David & Rocky

We love you! 3 years ago