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Team Ace Bailey Children's Foundation - Boston Marathon 2013

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BENEFITING: ACE BAILEY CHILDRENS FOUNDATION

ORGANIZER: ACE BAILEY CHILDRENS FOUNDATION

EVENT: 2013 Boston Marathon

EVENT DATE: Apr 15, 2014

Beth Ann Bligh

THE STORY:

My name is Beth Ann Bligh and I will be running the 2013 Boston Marathon to benefit the Ace Bailey Children's Foundation. Founded after former Boston Bruin Ace Bailey died in the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the Ace Bailey Children's Foundation raises money to benefit the NICU at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston.

Last June, I was admitted to Tufts Medical Center when I was 25 weeks pregnant with severe preeclampsia. After spending 7 weeks in the hospital with my 3 year old daughter Caroline and husband Kevin at home, I ended up delivering my daughter Cailin at 33 weeks. Cailin weighed 2 pounds 13 ounces and required the services and amazing care of the NICU at Floating Hospital. My thought is after all that was given to me and my family, the least I can do is help raise funds by running the Boston Marathon.

The Ace Bailey Children’s Foundation was established in memory of Garnet “Ace” Bailey who was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Ace’s family has created the Foundation to honor his memory and to perpetuate his deep caring for the happiness of children through making the hospital experience less stressful for children and their families.

The work of the Ace Bailey Children’s Foundation focuses on the well-being of hospitalized children through the building and renovation of hospital environments that improve the family-centered and softer side of hospital care.  We strive to reduce the stress of pediatric hospitalization by creating environments that are less clinical in appearance and more comforting and soothing for pediatric patients. The Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center in Boston is the recipient of our funding.

$6,395

MONEY RAISED
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  • Bridgewater Christmas on the Common

    $75

  • Ryan and Colin Giovanoni

    $50

  • Travelers Insurance

    $75

  • Eastern Bank

    $100

  • Nancy Shultz

    $20

  • laurie miller

    $25

  • Tom Conneely

    $5

  • Anne Francis

    $20

  • The Wood Family

    $100

  • Eli Holmgren

    $25

  • Sarah and Matt Peterson

    $25

  • Pat Neary

    $35

  • Bob Joy

    $50

  • DeBenedectis Family

    $50

  • Barbara J and Mike F

    $25

  • Dan Foley

    $20

  • Shirley Krasinski

    $25

  • Patricia Commane

    $50

  • Bill Jones

    $150

  • Elaine Wallace

     

  • Owen Bligh

    $85

  • Blue Hills Brewery Fundraiser

    $895

  • Anne Francis

    $20

  • Ralph and Jo Demoranville

    $40

  • Boston MassPass

    $220

  • Kelly Darmon

    $50

  • The Lysko Family

    $20

  • Jayne Gallimore

    $5

  • The Nims Family

    $25

  • Joe Brady

    $5

  • Travelers Community Connections Matching Gifts Program

    $50

  • Bette K. Stewart

    $50

  • Sean

    $50

  • Al & Dale Perron

    $25

  • Mike Manni

    $50

  • Mark, Michelle &Mckenna; Perry

    $75

  • Shannan Nilz & Chris Bloch

    $20

  • Gwyn

    $25

  • Owen Bligh

    $60

  • Erin Montagano

    $20

  • Marcia Feldman

    $20

  • Carlton & Marilee Hunt

    $250

  • April

    $25

  • Bob Binns

    $50

  • Rob Gilgan

    $20

  • Lauren Hanson

    $20

  • Stephen Lynch for US Senate

    $50

  • Kathleen Twomey

    $10

  • Chuck & Shannon

    $50

  • Laurie Norman

    $13

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Joe Pacheco

    $13

  • Steven White

    $100

  • Nancy Samya

     

  • Amcat

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Insurance Subrogation Group

    $100

  • Joe Enriquez

    $26

  • Travessia Wine Tasting Door Sales

    $200

  • The HUG Foundation of MA

    $50

  • Carol & Mike Bligh

    $100

  • Matt & Shannon Bechard

    $50

  • Niccoli Bros. Oil

    $50

  • Jean & Dave Paruti

    $250

  • Diane Sears

    $20

  • Sam Spiers

    $100

  • Kevin & Sue O'Brien

    $25

  • Attorney Brian M. Dias

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Leianne Best

     

  • Whitmore's Yard Care

    $50

  • Rockland Federal Credit Union

    $100

  • Chris & Wendi LaCivita

    $15

  • Staci Mone

    $25

  • Stassi 2

    $28

  • Tom and Lori

    $50

  • Homelink Corporation

    $100

  • Grace Almeida

    $5

  • Travessia Urban Winery

    $73

  • Hope & Philip Obbard

    $25

  • Travelers Insurance

    $50

  • Travelers Community Connections Matching Gifts Program

    $500

  • Dave Schmidt

    $20

  • Marybeth & Rob

    $50

  • Michele McCullough

    $26

  • Hannah and Noah

    $20

  • Dick & Marianne Giovanoni

    $81

  • Heidi Santos

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Homesite Insurance

    $200

  • Mark and Merriam Young

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Greg & Barbara Lee

    $50

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128% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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The Team: $50,863 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Steven White

Amount Raised

$33,622

 

48% Raised of $70,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Beth Ann Bligh

Amount Raised

$6,395

 

128% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jillian Corrao

Amount Raised

$5,121

 

85% Raised of $6,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Adriana Rizzo

Amount Raised

$5,100

Donor Comments

Greg & Barbara Lee

Greg & Barbara Lee

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

5 years ago

Mark and Merriam Young

Mark and Merriam Young

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Homesite Insurance

Homesite Insurance

DONATION: $200

5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Heidi Santos

Heidi Santos

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Dick & Marianne Giovanoni

Dick & Marianne Giovanoni

DONATION: $81

We're very proud of you Beth Ann. 5 years ago

Hannah and Noah

Hannah and Noah

DONATION: $20

Good luck tomorrow! 5 years ago

Michele McCullough

Michele McCullough

DONATION: $26

5 years ago

Marybeth & Rob

Marybeth & Rob

DONATION: $50

Good luck Beth Ann! 5 years ago