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Rosemary Bartkowiak's Fundraiser:

2017 Team Ritter NYC Marathon

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Double Digits
August 13, 2017

This week's training included our first double-digit training run - a sure sign that things are getting real. Thank God I have the the best training  See more
Rosemary Bartkowiak

THE STORY:

  Over the past few years, I've been fortunate to be running with an amazing group of women, the Minerva Muses. While there are many women's running groups, none of them holds a candle to this one. Why? Because this group is led by an incredible woman, Micaela, who selflessly gives of her time and talents to bring women together through running. With the help of her coaching and guidance, I have been able to accomplish more than I've ever dreamed imaginable. Together, we have run many miles and shared many stories.  

 It is because of one of Micaela’s stories that I am training to run the New York City Marathon. You see, Micaela lost her father to an aortic dissection. It's never easy to lose a loved one, but when they are so young and it is so sudden, it is even more tragic. When the opportunity arose to use my love of running to help spread the message of the John Ritter Foundation, I was beyond excited and honored.

 We also suffered a loss in our own family. My father-in-law recently lost his fight due to complications he suffered after undergoing heart valve replacement surgery. The hole that this has left in our family and in our lives is immeasurable.

 By running with Team Ritter, I feel like I get to give back to the woman who has given me so much and asked for nothing in return. It also gives me a platform from which I can be an active participant in the campaign against heart disease. Through my fundraising efforts, I hope to accomplish three things: honor my father-in-law, provide Micaela with a much deserved thank you, and run the New York City Marathon in honor of those who can't.  



Questions?  Please send an email to info@JohnRitterFoundation.org.

$3,180

MONEY RAISED
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  • Robbyn Tuinstra

    $25

  • Amanda Didier

    $25

  • Jessica Watson

    $25

  • Amanda

    $25

  • Patricia Genthe

    $50

  • Robin Beattie

    $40

  • Rachel Hintz

    $30

  • Scott Hanneman

    $20

  • Jason and Tracy Haas

     

  • Mary Kay Peterson

    $25

  • Vince & Ardyce Bartkowiak

    $30

  • Stanek Foundation

    $1,000

  • Chantelle & Michael Luck

    $200

  • Kevin and Chris Hietpas

    $50

  • Stephanie Uljanec

    $100

  • Jake Hansen

    $100

  • Deanna

     

  • Kevin & Maribeth Karpinski

    $50

  • LEONARD COX

    $100

  • Bob Jelinek

    $100

  • L&L Metal Finishing

    $1,000

  • Linda Loosen

    $25

  • Chris Truskowski

    $50

  • Kevin Nitka

    $50

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80% Raised of $4,000 Goal

The Team: $115,322 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Frank Arko

Amount Raised

$23,550

 

118% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Beth and Alicia Hook

Amount Raised

$8,174

 

117% Raised of $7,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Carmen David

Amount Raised

$7,113

 

71% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Steve Libert

Amount Raised

$6,887

 

230% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Caroline Gredler

Amount Raised

$4,952

 

165% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Elizabeth Meyer

Amount Raised

$4,079

 

117% Raised of $3,500 Goal

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Pam Emerson

Amount Raised

$3,860

 

129% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Kevin Nitka

Kevin Nitka

DONATION: $50

9 months ago

Chris Truskowski

Chris Truskowski

DONATION: $50

9 months ago

Linda Loosen

Linda Loosen

DONATION: $25

9 months ago

L&L Metal Finishing

L&L Metal Finishing

DONATION: $1,000

9 months ago

Bob Jelinek

Bob Jelinek

DONATION: $100

9 months ago

LEONARD COX

LEONARD COX

DONATION: $100

9 months ago

Kevin & Maribeth Karpinski

Kevin & Maribeth Karpinski

DONATION: $50

9 months ago

Deanna

Deanna

9 months ago

Jake Hansen

Jake Hansen

DONATION: $100

10 months ago

Stephanie Uljanec

Stephanie Uljanec

DONATION: $100

XOXO 10 months ago