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Team FamilyAid Boston 2013

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BENEFITING: FamilyAid Boston

ORGANIZER: FamilyAid Boston

EVENT: 2013 Boston Marathon

EVENT DATE: Apr 15, 2013

Brendon Stellman

THE STORY:

FamilyAid Boston wrote -

FamilyAid Boston (formerly Travelers Aid Family Services) is a social service agency that works to prevent families from becoming homeless and to help those who are already homeless obtain permanent housing.

Our case managers also help families obtain employment as well as teach them the skills that will help them remain in permanent housing after they have left our care. Using a comprehensive case-management approach, we strive to ensure that all families in Boston have homes.

The Greater Boston area is one of the most expensive places to live in the country. Families must earn no more than 115% of the federal poverty level ($26,508 for a family of 4) to access state-run shelter programs, yet it costs nearly three times that amount to support a family of 4 in this area.

Due in large part to these conditions, families are the fastest growing portion of the homeless population. FamilyAid Boston offers:

In the last year, FamilyAid Boston helped 772 homeless and at-risk families, including 927 parents and 1,698 children.

For the last two years, FamilyAid Boston has partnered with the John Hancock Non-Profit Marathon Program. Our marathon teams have raised more than $45,000 to help support Boston's homeless and at-risk families.

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Boston Marathon News on Twitter John Hancock on Facebook Go to the 2013 Boston Marathon Event Page

The Team: $50,707 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Kip Sanford

Amount Raised

$17,677

 

177% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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James Partridge

Amount Raised

$7,550

 

151% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Mike Hartin

Amount Raised

$6,825

 

137% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Maggie Blanchard

Amount Raised

$6,360

 

127% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Stephen Harvard Thompson

Amount Raised

$6,150

 

123% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Molly Mattern

Amount Raised

$5,775

 

116% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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