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The Brainfarmers Marathon Team

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THE STORY:

Hello World! 

We are Maggie Smith and Steve Herrick, a couple friends who are psyched to be part of this year's Brainfarmer team at the Vermont City Marathon in Burlington on Sunday, May 29.  

Every year, the Zeno Mountain Farm (ZMF) & LoveYourBrain (LYB) gang gets together to hold a retreat for people who have survived brain trauma, their loved ones, and friends. To make this worthwhile experience possible in the first place, even more people gather to run and raise funds together as THE BRAINFARMERS...(Get it?). The retreat wouldn't be possible without your support. 

 

Our fundraising duo is "30 and change" because together we will conquer over 30 miles in an effort to raise awareness of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), and because we  strongly believe in the work LYB & ZMF are doing to create positive, healing change within the TBI and disabled communities. As these efforts continue, we believe in the huge potential to create change for the better, with more people learning to love their brains & prevent injury, improved resources for the brain-injured community, and a positive shift in the discourse around TBIs and brain health. 

 

We are so excited to give YOU the opportunity be a part of this amazing work by donating to the Brainfarmers via "30 and change" and/or sharing this page if you're unable to donate at this time. 

 

STEVE: I've had the opportunity to know several TBI survivors through my involvement in the snowsports community over the years.  Their courage and strength is a source of inspiration whenever I'm faced with a seemingly insurmountable task.  I learned about the LYB + ZMF efforts through Maggie, and hope to raise awareness of all the rad things they are doing to provide services for recovering TBI survivors.  I'm stoked to be able to use this marathon as an opportunity to help a worthy cause. 

 

MAGGIE: I met the Zeno crew in 2010 at Sugarbush Mtn, helping out at their first-ever ski camp. Their spirit of fun and friendship was contageous; I knew I'd be back to Zeno one day. Growing up with Kevin Pearce's cousins, and within the snowsports community, I followed his story of TBI recovery closely, and met Kevin & his brother Adam (who created LYB) when they screened the Crash Reel at the 2013 Telluride Mtn Film Fest. While in the process of discovering the healing powers of yoga and meditation myself, I watched LYB begin their yoga pilot program; I knew I had to get involved. Stars aligned, and here I am: Delighted to team up with Steve as Brainfarmers. Humbled to have attended a LYB yoga teacher training, newly equipped with the skills to provide accessible classes to the brain-injured community. Thrilled to be back in VT, returning to Zeno to help out with the upcoming LYB retreat. Honored to invite you to chip in, to provide the brain injured community with a powerful experience, and to become a part of this lifelong community of friends.

 

Please consider donating to these two amazing non-profit organizations and their magical collaboration! If you believe in this mission, but can't donate now, you can give by sharing this page with friends & family. Join us in all the fun & friendship! 

- Maggie & Steve, "30 and change"

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To This Fundraiser

$905

MONEY RAISED
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  • The Mackson Gang

     

  • Del and Sue Herrick

     

  • Teresa Knox

     

  • Alexandra

     

  • The Wise Family

     

  • Annie O

     

  • Doug and Mary Ellen

     

  • DiPano

     

  • Adrienne W

     

  • April Williamson

    $20

  • barb and ron

    $25

  • Christopherkilloran

    $25

  • Alex Braunstein

    $20

  • Tony G

     

  • Eric Erthein

     

  • Gnarls Senderson

    $10

  • Travis

    $25

  • Kelly Tailer

    $50

  • Jon Ellermann

    $15

  • Felice DiMartino

    $50

  • Patrick

    $10

  • Aaron

    $25

  • Bryant michels

    $100

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91% Raised of$1,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $62,254 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Will Halby

Amount Raised

$7,420

 

247% Raised of$3,000 Goal

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Kevin Pearce

Amount Raised

$6,500

 

108% Raised of$6,000 Goal

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Sarah McClain

Amount Raised

$5,725

 

573% Raised of$1,000 Goal

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Margaret Weber

Amount Raised

$3,510

 

88% Raised of$4,000 Goal

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Meghan and Kevin Conwell

Amount Raised

$3,480

 

87% Raised of$4,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

WE LOVE CHARLIE'S BRAIN

Amount Raised

$2,775

 

56% Raised of$5,000 Goal

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Andre Gardner

Amount Raised

$2,700

 

90% Raised of$3,000 Goal

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JoAnna Lund and Vanessa Gleason

Amount Raised

$1,800

 

90% Raised of$2,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Bryant michels

Bryant michels

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Aaron

Aaron

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Patrick

Patrick

DONATION: $10

I'm broke but wanted to help a little. Run fast. 3 years ago

Felice DiMartino

Felice DiMartino

DONATION: $50

Thank you for doing this! 3 years ago

Jon Ellermann

Jon Ellermann

DONATION: $15

Drl 3 years ago

Kelly Tailer

Kelly Tailer

DONATION: $50

Best wishes! 3 years ago

Travis

Travis

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Gnarls Senderson

Gnarls Senderson

DONATION: $10

Even a Derel does something decent from time to time 3 years ago

Eric Erthein

Eric Erthein

3 years ago

Tony G

Tony G

3 years ago