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Maria Castle's Fundraiser:

Bear Necessities Chicago Marathon

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THE STORY:

 

Hi everyone, 

On October 13th, I am running the Chicago Marathon.  I have chosen to run in honor of a brave young boy, a very special family friend, Andrew Illig.  Andrew inspired us all with his strength, courage, and sense of humor throughout his battle with cancer.  

This run will benefit the Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation whose mission is to support children and families affected by cancer and to support research and development to find a cure.

With your help, we can move closer towards finding a cure.  Any amount helps to make a difference.  If you would like to learn more about this organization you can visit their webpage at www.bearnecessities.org. Thank you for your continued support.

Have an awesome day,

Maria

 

Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation, founded in 1992, has a mission to eliminate pediatric cancer and to provide hope and support to those who are touched by it.  President/Founder Kathleen A. Casey and her eight-year-old son, “Bear,” started Bear Necessities during Bear’s struggle with cancer. It was Bear’s dream that every child with cancer would have the same support that he received from his friends and family. In 1993 after 5 ½ years, Bear lost his battle to this terrible disease, but from his simple dream, Bear Necessities, was born.  I invite you to support my efforts and Bear Necessities’ mission.

 

$3,205

MONEY RAISED
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  • Chuck Castle

    $200

  • Kathy & Jim Phelan

    $50

  • The Atwoods

    $25

  • Kaye Willis

    $100

  • Kristen & Chris Ondeck

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $1,000

  • Doug, Jeannine, Michelle and Rachel Illig

    $100

  • Colleen and Bill Loomis

    $100

  • Carmel and Logan Des Roche

    $100

  • Brand and Ann Fowler

    $100

  • Tara and Jeff Gans

    $100

  • Dan Castle

    $75

  • Joe and Tina Rhoa

    $100

  • Rick & Janet Sullivan

    $100

  • Claudia Banks

    $100

  • Dennis and Kecia Kane

    $100

  • Nuni and Ralph Fairbanks

    $100

  • Jeff, Colin, Claire and Tracy Gervasio

    $50

  • Lauren O'Donnell

    $25

  • Jennifer Saunders

     

  • Anne and Mark Puccini

    $100

  • Mary and Tim McCann

    $150

  • Hunter and Stephanie Johnston

    $100

  • Bob & Patti Johnson

    $100

  • Lauren & Ed Koubek

    $50

  • Bryan and Susan Brewer

    $100

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321% Raised of $1,000 Goal

The Team: $5,230 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Wendy Enerson

Amount Raised

$1,275

 

85% Raised of $1,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Matthew Casile

Amount Raised

$725

 

73% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Bryan and Susan Brewer

Bryan and Susan Brewer

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Lauren & Ed Koubek

Lauren & Ed Koubek

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Bob & Patti Johnson

Bob & Patti Johnson

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Hunter and Stephanie Johnston

Hunter and Stephanie Johnston

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Mary and Tim McCann

Mary and Tim McCann

DONATION: $150

What a wonderful tribute to Andrew. Good Luck Maria!!! 4 years ago

Anne and Mark Puccini

Anne and Mark Puccini

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Jennifer Saunders

Jennifer Saunders

Andrew, you will always be my special little buddy! 4 years ago

Lauren O'Donnell

Lauren O'Donnell

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Jeff, Colin, Claire and Tracy Gervasio

Jeff, Colin, Claire and Tracy Gervasio

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Nuni and Ralph Fairbanks

Nuni and Ralph Fairbanks

DONATION: $100

Go Maria! God bless. 4 years ago