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St Luke Church - Special Needs Ministry

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Grace McMahon via Crowdrise
November 05, 2012

While the marathon was understandably cancelled, your overwhelming support has inspired me to train again and run NYC next Nov for sure!!  See more

BENEFITING: AMERICAN SPECIAL CHILDRENS

EVENT: 2012 ING New York City Marathon - $1 Mil a Mile

EVENT DATE: Nov 04, 2012

Mileage Tracker: 360

Grace McMahon

THE STORY:

Ted and my family got involved a few years ago with a new ministry at St. Luke Church in Long Valley, NJ focused on kids and young adults with physical and mental developmental challenges. The goal of the St. Luke Special Needs Ministry is to provide an inclusive spiritual, social and educational environment for children and adults with special needs and their families.

The cornerstone of the Special Needs Ministry is a monthly Mass focused on children and adults with special needs and their families, regardless of religious affiliation. Afterwards, children and adults with special needs engage in games, craft activities, music and other social interaction specifically designed to enhance social and physical development. During this time, parents/caregivers have an opportunity to talk, share and exchange ideas and resources in a group discussion lead by an experienced professional.

Additionally, the Special Needs Ministry sponsors children and adults with special needs to journey to Lourdes, France for the annual special needs pilgrimage sponsored by the Pilgrimage Trust. Over 7000 children and helpers from all over the world gather for the week-long event. 

Through the Special Needs Ministry, I have seen and experienced the wonderful gifts, talents and joy that each and every one of us has to share and contribute.

If you would like to support the Special Needs Ministry, you can write a check to St Luke Church - Special Needs Ministry or contribute through CrowdRise by donating to the American Special Children's Pilgrimage Group. www.ascpg.org.  Please include "St. Luke 605" in the note with your contribution.  No donation is too small.  For more information, please visit http://www.stlukeparishlv.com/ministries/special-needs-ministry/ 

Thank you for your support!!

$1,876

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125% Raised of $1,500 Goal

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The Team: $1,876 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Kwang and Sook Han

Kwang and Sook Han

5 years ago

St. Luke Parishioners

St. Luke Parishioners

5 years ago

Moyer Family

Moyer Family

5 years ago

James and Linda Genaro

James and Linda Genaro

5 years ago

Soo Lee

Soo Lee

5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

Good Luck, Grace!! 5 years ago

The Clune Family

The Clune Family

Thank you for asking us to support you and your favority charity. Amazing event and great cause. Love, The Clunes 5 years ago

Mike and Jenn Han

Mike and Jenn Han

5 years ago

The Yoons

The Yoons

You know that we love this ministry! And we love you for supporting it! 5 years ago

Han/Harness

Han/Harness

Sorry it's not much, but we wanted to show a lil support. Rock and Roll, Grace! 5 years ago