It has been a dream of mine to complete the Boston Marathon since I first watched from Boylston Street when I was 11. As an employee of BMC for the past five years, learning that they created a fundraising team was just the push I needed! I am now working to reach my personal goal while raising funds for an organization that I truly believe in. I am motivated everyday by my colleagues and from the children and families that I know benefit from the special programs BMC offers.
The funds I raise are going directly to a special program close to my heart, and my daily work, the Child Witness to Violence Project. The Child Witness to Violence is a therapeutic program for young children exposed to trauma.
The project has established a national reputation for excellence in clinical intervention with young children who are affected by domestic and community violence, and in improving systemic responses to identifying and responding to vulnerable children through training and consultation.
Funds I raise will go directly to support those children and families: through maintaining the toys, tools, and measures necessary for best practice or direct concrete support to children and families. Please help me support these children!
Boston Medical Center Corporation wrote -
Team BMC is running the Boston Marathon in support of Boston Medical Center. Boston Medical Center is a private, not-for-profit, 508-bed, academic medical center located in Boston’s historic South End. The hospital is the primary teaching affiliate for Boston University School of Medicine. Boston Medical Center emphasizes community-based care, with its mission to provide consistently accessible health services to all. The largest safety net hospital in New England, Boston Medical Center provides a full spectrum of pediatric and adult care services, from primary to family medicine to advanced specialty care. With the largest 24-hour Level I trauma center in New England, our Emergency Department had 131,288 visits last year.
Team BMC helps raise awareness of Boston Medical Center's mission and supports the hospital's ability to offer the necessary services and programs to meet patients' needs. Some of the exceptional programs at Boston Medical Center include: The Kids Fund, Cancer Support Services Fund, the Preventive Food Pantry & Demonstration Kitchen, Nutrition and Fitness for Life and so many more.