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May 09, 2016

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BENEFITING: Miles With Maeve

EVENT: Miles with Maeve Swim-A-Thon

EVENT DATE: Jun 04, 2016

Theresa Simcic

THE STORY:

On June 4th at Asbury University in Wilmore, Ky., Garrett McAlister will be swimming for nearly 4 hours as part of his final preparation for the 20km Swim Around Key West and we're looking for people to cheer him on while raising money for charity!

 

Garrett and Christine founded Miles with Maeve after the tragic loss of their daughter, Maeve, last year 37 weeks into the pregnancy.  Your generous donations will go to help families who've suffered a similar pregnancy or infant loss.  Nearly 1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss so sadly there are millions of people in this country who are trying to cope with this tragedy.

 

Recreational and competitive swimmers of all ages can participate. We'd love to have you even if the shallow end is your thing or you just want to be a cheerleader:

 

  • Splashers – For a fundraising minimum of $10, splash around in a free-swim area and cheer on the swimmers
  • Swimmers – For a fundraising minimum of $50, try swim as many laps as possible in 30 minutes 
  • 1-Hour Racers – For a fundraising minimum of $100, challenge yourself to go an hour straight
  • 2-Hour Racers – For a fundraising minimum of $150, go for the greatest Swim-A-Thon achievement of all: 100 laps in under 2 hours.  We believe in you.

 

We encourage Swimmers and Racers to raise money by clicking Register and creating a personalized fundraising website, telling their friends and family about their awesome goal and asking for their support.  Splashers can click Donate (on the right) and give a minimum of $10 per person to sign up.

 

We will also offer on-site registration starting at 10:00 am with the first swimmers hitting the water at 10:30 am.  New waves start every 30 minutes.  Splashers can join at any time.  Swimmers and Racers can choose a morning (10:30 – 12:30) or afternoon start (12:30 – 2:30).

 

We'll have Miles with Maeve swag of course.  There will also be food and bev for sale, plus give-a-ways from TYRInfinit Nutrition, and some of your favorite Lexington area establishments.

 

Miles with Maeve provide grants to nonprofits serving loss families, ones that comforted them as they began their life-long grief journey, such as:

 

You can read more about our story, our mission, and the causes we support here: MilesWithMaeve.org

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To This Fundraiser

$290

MONEY RAISED
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  • Kyle Raney

    $10

  • Morgan

    $25

  • Charlie

     

  • Garrett Ebel

    $10

  • Maggie Mood

    $25

  • Molly Meyer

    $25

  • Kayla D.

    $10

  • Isaac Rowe

     

  • Copple

    $10

  • Marianne Simcic

    $50

  • Brian & Michelle

    $25

  • Fresh

    $10

  • Marie Raney and Amanda Murray

    $30

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193% Raised of $150 Goal

Donor Comments

Marie Raney and Amanda Murray

Marie Raney and Amanda Murray

DONATION: $30

2 years ago

Fresh

Fresh

DONATION: $10

2 years ago

Brian & Michelle

Brian & Michelle

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Marianne Simcic

Marianne Simcic

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Copple

Copple

DONATION: $10

2 years ago

Isaac Rowe

Isaac Rowe

2 years ago

Kayla D.

Kayla D.

DONATION: $10

2 years ago

Molly Meyer

Molly Meyer

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Maggie Mood

Maggie Mood

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Garrett Ebel

Garrett Ebel

DONATION: $10

2 years ago