This community fund is set up in memory of Dr. Edwin Fonner, Jr., beloved colleague, friend, husband and father who dedicated his life in making a difference by supporting population health.
$250 Bronze Sponsorship contribution continues to the Nelson E. Hopkins Scholarship Fund; Kansas City, MO; September 26, 2015 5K event. This Fund seeks to keep alive the memory of a former Alta Vista Charter High School honors student who was senselessly killed while walking home from a local library. Annually, the Rockhurst University and community help to raise funds through this 5K walk/run event which supports modest college scholarship awards given to current matriculating Alta Vista Charter high school honors graduates. For more information, please visit: https://www.crowdrise.com/nelsonehopkinsjunior
Maribeth and Eddie participated in the Boar’s Head Turkey Trot 5K on 11/26/15 in support of University of Virginia Pediatric Department: $120.
Maribeth and Eddie also participated in the Monticello Holiday Classic 5K on December 5, 2015 for continued trail support and in memory of Edwin, Jr.'s birthday and Jason Stevens' celebration of life. Jason was a young Charlottesville, VA runner, tragically killed in an auto accident. Jason dedicated himself to beautification of Monticello-Saunders trail improvements for all to enjoy.
Make a Wish Foundation of VA: $500 to support their mission in helping strengthen and empower children battling life-threatening medical conditions by providing support to children’s unique wishes to help them envision an experience with the power to change their lives.