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Craig Welton's Fundraiser:

Team Best Buddies - Boston Marathon 2015

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BENEFITING: Best Buddies International, Inc.

ORGANIZER: Craig Welton

EVENT: 2015 Boston Marathon

EVENT DATE: Apr 20, 2015

Craig Welton

THE STORY:

Thank you so much for visiting our fundraising page, and for your support.  I am running my second Boston Marathon as a push chair duo with my great friend Alosha O'Brien.  Alosha has been involved with Best Buddies since he moved to the U.S. from Belarus.  He initially came here for the summer as part of the Chernobyl Children's Project and ultimately made his home here after being adopted by the amazing O'Brien family of Milton.

Alosha (or Big AL) is an incredible person.  He approaches each day with a smile on his face and has an infectious laughter that always lightens the mood, even when you are running up Heartbreak Hill!  He is one of more than 6,000 participanats of Best Buddies Massachusetts, and the funds we are able to raise through the 2015 Boston Marathon will directly and entirely support our efforts to provided opportunities for social integration, leadership development and integrated employment to people like Alosha throughout the Commonwealth.

I'm honored to be running with Alosha, and look forward to seeing you somewhere along the route on Marathon Monday.  Whether you donate, help spread the word about Best Buddies or cheer for us on April 20th - Thank You!  We are running toward making Massachusetts a more inclusive place for people of all abilities, and your support is making this goal a reality!

All the Best,

Craig and Big AL

 

*Best Buddies is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, and all donations are tax deductible.  Federal Identification Number: 52-1614576

$8,670

MONEY RAISED
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  • Craig Welton

     

  • Karen & Peter Duffy

    $20

  • Matt Welton

    $20

  • Scalisi Family

    $50

  • Mom & Dad

    $100

  • Al Lanzetta

    $50

  • Dan Salera

    $50

  • Patrick Whelen

    $26

  • Stephen McNamara

    $275

  • Michael Bartosiewicz

    $200

  • David Smith

    $100

  • Robert McCarthy

    $100

  • Chris and Pam Miller

     

  • DJ Cross

    $100

  • Deirdre Carey

    $20

  • The Doherty Family

     

  • Jen & Josh

     

  • Donnie Igo

    $50

  • Diane & Joe Chaput

    $25

  • Jordan Pai Palimar

     

  • Maureen and Tom Corcoran

    $100

  • Matt Kisiel

    $25

  • Giovanni and Michelle Galbiati

    $100

  • Alison Hassinger

    $27

  • Gail Saxton

    $50

  • Kandoo Band

    $25

  • Pat & Tom McCarron

    $100

  • Norma Hanson

     

  • Isa

    $25

  • Dawna and Tom

    $25

  • The Harrington Family

    $52

  • Lizzy Whitehill

    $20

  • Rosemary and Collette

    $40

  • Kickoff Event

    $100

  • Finnegan Development

    $2,500

  • Griswold

    $50

  • Ian Pfeffer

    $100

  • The Cummings Family

    $25

  • Ryan Hubbard

    $50

  • The Walsh Family

     

  • Gina DiCecco

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $1,000

  • The Hammett Ory Family

     

  • Rebecca Pfeffer

    $50

  • Vilma Pacheco

    $20

  • Debbie and Chuck

    $100

  • Sandra and Paul Palefski

    $100

  • Barb & Joe Bedard

    $50

  • Caroline Shea

    $50

  • Cortney Barretto

    $50

  • Barbara and Eddie Fitzgerald

    $30

  • Pirate

    $500

  • Poirier family

     

  • Joe Shanahan & Kathy Paras

    $100

  • Sandra Cummings

    $100

  • Kelsey Jordan

    $75

  • Steven Hoppe

    $1,175

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58% Raised of $15,000 Goal

The Team: $70,284 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Craig Welton

Amount Raised

$8,670

 

58% Raised of $15,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jennifer McGrail

Amount Raised

$7,108

 

142% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ann Bartosiewicz

Amount Raised

$6,496

 

93% Raised of $7,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Dianne Oteri

Amount Raised

$6,226

 

104% Raised of $6,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Manon Howie

Amount Raised

$5,856

 

117% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jessica Hemenway

Amount Raised

$5,775

 

116% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Erin McAleese

Amount Raised

$5,485

 

110% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Leigha Conant

Amount Raised

$5,141

 

103% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Steven Hoppe

Steven Hoppe

DONATION: $1,175

2 years ago

Kelsey Jordan

Kelsey Jordan

DONATION: $75

Good luck Craig and Alosha! I am cheering for you guys from New York! 2 years ago

Sandra Cummings

Sandra Cummings

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Joe Shanahan & Kathy Paras

Joe Shanahan & Kathy Paras

DONATION: $100

Good Luck Alosha and Craig !!! 2 years ago

Poirier family

Poirier family

2 years ago

Pirate

Pirate

DONATION: $500

2 years ago

Barbara and Eddie Fitzgerald

Barbara and Eddie Fitzgerald

DONATION: $30

2 years ago

Cortney Barretto

Cortney Barretto

DONATION: $50

Good luck on reaching your goal! 2 years ago

Caroline Shea

Caroline Shea

DONATION: $50

Good luck Craig! Thanks for all that you do for Best Buddies! 2 years ago

Barb & Joe Bedard

Barb & Joe Bedard

DONATION: $50

2 years ago