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New England Innocence Project Team

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BENEFITING: BATTLEGREEN RUN FOUNDATION INC

EVENT: 22nd Annual Genesis Battlegreen Run

EVENT DATE: Nov 05, 2017

THE STORY:

 

No one should go to prison -- or be in prison -- for a crime they did not commit. To the folks at the New England Innocence Project (NEIP), it is that simple. That is why NEIP works on policy changes and public education to prevent wrongful convictions, and that is why NEIP identifies and helps people all across the New England states who are actually innocent of the crimes for which they were convicted.

Fred Weichel is one of the people who NEIP has helped throughout the years. Fred spent 36 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. NEIP supported him through his ordeal, and on August 7, 2017, he was finally exonerated! When he was in prison, running around the yard was sometimes the closest thing to freedom. Now, running can be used to bring other people closer to freedom.


In 2014, NEIP formed the Running for Innocence team to help raise money and awareness for its work. In the three years since its creation, the team has grown to include more than 50 runners who participate in running events of various distances and work together to raise money and awareness for this important cause. This will be the team's third year participating in the Genesis Battlegreen Run, and we hope to make it our most successful year yet. We have set our sights high, hoping to raise $10,000 by October 2. The money raised in this campaign will ensure that the many men and women whose wrongful convictions NEIP is working to overturn have a fighting chance to achieve justice and freedom. 


Please consider supporting NEIP's goal by making a donation today. And if you too love running, please consider joining our team by contacting us at rfi@newenglandinnocence.org.

$6,552

MONEY RAISED
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  • Ben & Cara McGowan

    $100

  • Pamela Boykin

    $25

  • Jacki and Doran Dibble

    $100

  • Columbus Boykin

    $25

  • Brian Kavanaugh- Jones & Shana Feste

    $100

  • Tbanga

    $25

  • Darnell Austin

    $25

  • Wilczek Family

    $175

  • Kevin Bonsu

    $50

  • Nancy Diner

    $50

  • John Stevens

    $25

  • The Breslow-Sexter Family

    $100

  • Teal McRae-Milton

     

  • MBTA - Paul, Kenny, Joe

    $40

  • Dominique Gutierrez

    $25

  • Tom

    $25

  • Raised @ Quincy Stop & Shop Community by Tatiana Pores

    $115

  • Caleb & Lisa Newman-Polk

    $200

  • Bonnie and John Polk

    $100

  • Raised @ Back Bay Stop & Shop Community

    $200

  • Raised @ Back Bay Stop & Shop Community

    $115

  • Josh and Johanna Newman

    $50

  • Paul and Judith Newman

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Henry Glass

     

  • MBTA - Marcos

    $30

  • peter troubh

    $50

  • Laurie Sperling and Larry White

     

  • Jim and Carol White

    $50

  • Stephanie Edwards

    $50

  • Pat Rippey

     

  • Ed & Patty O'C

    $50

  • Colleen Rippey

    $25

  • Jessica Ellis

     

  • Rose&Jim Mulligan

    $25

  • Michael J O'Connor

     

  • Matt & Allie Jose

    $35

  • Melanie Torres

    $20

  • Debbie Freed

    $50

  • Sarah Westby

    $100

  • Jo Stringer

    $50

  • Kevin Moran

    $100

  • Jim Hartley

     

  • Eli Diner

    $25

  • Suzanne Sheppard

     

  • Steven Hasia Diner

    $250

  • Anonymous

     

  • The Szturma Family

    $500

  • Slades & Biffs Lounge Community

    $100

  • Barry and Hope

    $50

  • Jenene Sheppard Perry

    $25

  • Therese O'Connor

    $25

  • Devon and Brooke Welles

    $25

  • FD Barth

    $50

  • Rosie K

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Monica Shah

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $150

  • Amy Gropp Forbes

    $100

  • Rikki Provda-Tran

    $25

  • Josh Good

    $100

  • Erica Schwarz

    $100

  • Columbus Boykin

    $27.30

  • David Schilling

    $100

  • Justin (MBTA)

    $23

  • Barrie Wheeler

    $100

  • Cheddahh cheeeesse

    $50

  • Chopstix

    $50

  • Linda Jose

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Ashley, Ryan & Nora

    $25

  • The Richards

    $50

  • Rachel Richer

    $36

  • Joanne Daley & Kay Burke

    $100

  • Terri & Joe Gormley

    $100

  • Daniel Klubock

    $100

  • Alicia Kersten

    $300

  • Deb Gormley

    $50

  • Gillian Apfel

    $36

  • The Lucchetti‘s

    $125

  • carol rosensweig

    $25

  • Sharon Beckman

    $100

  • Cathy Bennett

    $100

  • Kay Burke

    $100

  • Joan

    $50

  • Devin Hartley

    $150

  • Nenie

    $25

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66% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $6,552 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Lisa Kavanaugh

Amount Raised

$1,236

Fundraiser Title

Pamela Boykin

Amount Raised

$950

Fundraiser Title

BC LAW

Amount Raised

$925

Fundraiser Title

Maeve O'Connor

Amount Raised

$755

Fundraiser Title

Shira Diner

Amount Raised

$750

Fundraiser Title

Caleb Newman-Polk

Amount Raised

$575

 

19% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

The Szturma Family

Amount Raised

$500

Fundraiser Title

Alicia Kersten

Amount Raised

$300

Donor Comments

Nenie

Nenie

DONATION: $25

8 months ago

Devin Hartley

Devin Hartley

DONATION: $150

9 months ago

Joan

Joan

DONATION: $50

9 months ago

Kay Burke

Kay Burke

DONATION: $100

9 months ago

Cathy Bennett

Cathy Bennett

DONATION: $100

9 months ago

Sharon Beckman

Sharon Beckman

DONATION: $100

Proud to support BCIP students running today to support the New England Innocence Project! 9 months ago

carol rosensweig

carol rosensweig

DONATION: $25

9 months ago

The Lucchetti‘s

The Lucchetti‘s

DONATION: $125

9 months ago

Gillian Apfel

Gillian Apfel

DONATION: $36

9 months ago

Deb Gormley

Deb Gormley

DONATION: $50

9 months ago