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Team Robin Hood NYC Marathon 2012

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Amy Higgs

THE STORY:

 

Dear Family and Friends, 

For a while now it has been a dream of mine to run a marathon! I never thought I would be able to run the NYC Marathon, but with the love of my sister in law Jamie, she was able to get me on Team Robin Hood! Finally the time has come, and I am ready to challenge myself both physically and mentally. I will have a grueling 16 weeks ahead, but with the love and support of my family, friends, and my amazing partner Jimmy Gagliano, I am going to dominate this race! 

I've chosen to run with TEAM ROBINHOOD because they do a trememdous amount of work to fight poverty in NYC and I strongly believe in their approach of enriching the body and mind as well as providing opportunities for everyone to contribute and benefit from on a personal or professional level. Throughout Nursing School, I worked with my fellow nursing students each semester on some type of homeless event, food drive, or feeding. I have a love for helping homeless, and I am truly blessed to be able to give back to them while running my first EVER Marathon!! 

Please help support Team Robin Hood and our mission to fight poverty. If you feel up to making a donation in support of myself or the entire Robin Hood team, it would mean a lot! :) Look at what your support can help do for the city of New York:

 

  • $50 covers the daily wage for one formerly homeless man to participate on a work crew assignment that prepares him for full-time employment.
  • $75 provides a day of high quality preschool for one child.
  • $100 connects one low-income family to public benefits, social services, and employment counseling.
  • $200 helps a woman secure a $1,500 microloan to help her launch or expand her own business.
  • $750 provides a year of basic literacy training and G.E.D. test preparation for one student.
  • $1000 pays for health care for one adolescent for one year.
  • $1,500 provides a year of counseling for the family of a child enrolled in pre-school.
  • $3,000 provides six months of psychiatric treatment for a homeless person.

Thank you all very much for supporting me on this amazing journey! A special thanks to my future sister in law, Jamie who made this happen! Love you so much!!!!

Peace, Love, & Running,

Amy Higgs

For the past 5 years, more than 650 Robin Hood runners have crossed the finish line of the ING New York City Marathon. Along the way, these runners have raised nearly $4 million for Robin Hood, helping to feed, shelter and heal our neighbors in need, as well as equipping them with educational and employment opportunities to improve their lives.

This year 100 runners will participate in the marathon as part of Team Robin Hood. Each runner has personally committed to raising $5,000; 100% of which will go to help New Yorkers in need build better lives for themselves and their families.

On race day, November 4, we invite you to join Robin Hood staff, family and friends at our famous Mile-20 block party (just off the 6-train). Cheer your favorite runners on their final leg of the race while rocking out to DJ Bonnie! This big bash also includes a Jumbotron featuring all 45,000+ runners in their glory as they turn off the Willis Avenue Bridge, bleacher seating, Robin Hood t-shirts and cheer-stixs.

 

Visit our website HERE

When you race for ROBIN HOOD, you support 200 poverty-fighting schools and programs in all five boroughs. During the race, you will pass through the neighborhoods of ten Robin Hood funded programs. Click here to view the map.

$2,455

MONEY RAISED
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  • John and Liz

    $50

  • Jenn Geiss

    $20

  • The Wood Family

    $50

  • Nora Faicco

    $50

  • Joann & Julio

    $25

  • Catherine Curley

    $250

  • Vivian & Dean

    $40

  • deborah vitale

    $250

  • Antonio Gagliano

    $100

  • Mom Gagliano

    $100

  • Nora Faicco

    $200

  • D'Ambrosio Family

    $100

  • The Magee Family

    $30

  • Joe & Kasey Cash

    $100

  • Dad

    $200

  • Flagler County Runners

    $840

  • Mike & Janice Telegdy

    $25

  • rr

    $10

  • Dave Bullock

    $15

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49% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $366,703 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Team McTrelli

Amount Raised

$28,084

 

112% Raised of $25,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

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Amount Raised

$27,066

Fundraiser Title

Tamar Gottesman

Amount Raised

$26,250

Fundraiser Title

D.E. Shaw Group Team

Amount Raised

$24,896

 

249% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

SAC Capital Advisors

Amount Raised

$24,125

 

121% Raised of $20,000 Goal

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Chilton Investment

Amount Raised

$18,175

 

73% Raised of $25,000 Goal

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Barbara Belch

Amount Raised

$11,516

 

115% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Brett Epstein

Amount Raised

$10,919

Donor Comments

Dave Bullock

Dave Bullock

DONATION: $15

4 years ago

rr

rr

DONATION: $10

5 years ago

Mike & Janice Telegdy

Mike & Janice Telegdy

DONATION: $25

Good Luck!! 5 years ago

Flagler County Runners

Flagler County Runners

DONATION: $840

First donation amount from our the "Amy's Take on NYC Marathon Pub Run". Thank you all so much for your donation and participating in this fun event. I truly appreciate it, and will make you proud. ~Amy 5 years ago

Dad

Dad

DONATION: $200

Good Luck Doodle.....Remember..Hydration,Hydration,Hydration :) Love Ya 5 years ago

Joe & Kasey Cash

Joe & Kasey Cash

DONATION: $100

Best of luck Amy! 5 years ago

The Magee Family

The Magee Family

DONATION: $30

5 years ago

D'Ambrosio Family

D'Ambrosio Family

DONATION: $100

a Tribute to my dad during his difficult time and to Amy that is such an inspiration to all of us. GO AMY! 5 years ago

Nora Faicco

Nora Faicco

DONATION: $200

In memory of my parents...Al Faicco (09-13-37 ~ 04-29-06) and Audrey Faicco (07-31-37 ~ 12-05-98) and my sister Florence Faicco (02-09-56 ~ 12-21-05) It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone, for part of us went with you, the day god called you home. You left us peaceful memories, your love is still our guide, and though we can not see you, you are always at our side. Our family chain is broken, and nothing is the same, but as god calls us one by one, the chain will link again. 5 years ago

Mom Gagliano

Mom Gagliano

DONATION: $100

In tribute to my Husband and childrens father "Big Jim" who always ensured we had whatever we needed through the good and difficult times of life! Also, to my children who are now supporting him through his most difficut time of his life! 5 years ago