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Matt Hopkinson's Fundraiser:

Penobscot Upstream Canoe Poling - 150 miles for the Salmon

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THE STORY:

The Penobscot River Restoration Trust is restoring spawning habitat for Atlantic Salmon and 10 other species of sea-run fish. They have already torn out two dams and are getting under way on creating a fish bypass around Howland Dam, as part of an historic effort to open 1,000 miles of new spawning habitat. But they still need more money to do it. I started my challenge on June 1, 2014 to take my canoe 180 miles from Veazie Dam UPSTREAM to the (almost) furthest north reaches of the future spawning habitat. Well I did it 11 days, 6 hours, 10 minutes, two days early!  Please be part of this amazing project.  Spare the price of a good meal at the restaurant for my cause and maybe we'll all be eating fresh sea-run Atlantic Salmon again someday.

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To This Fundraiser

$3,180

MONEY RAISED
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  • Doug Doremus (AKA Scooter AKA JSCanoe)

    $150

  • Northeast Paddlers Message Board

    $25

  • Chris Wentworth AKA Canoebuildah

    $25

  • Chester Osborne

    $50

  • Hal the Gullboy

    $25

  • Matt & Kim Schweisberg

    $50

  • Paul

    $100

  • Amycakes

    $10

  • Marshall

    $20

  • Kevin McCarthy

    $50

  • Rocky Beemer

    $300

  • Kaz

    $50

  • Bill Dennen

    $50

  • Bill Dennen

    $50

  • Kathleen White

    $20

  • Sue and Joe Chamberlain

    $25

  • Liz

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Laura Garrett

    $100

  • silas dewgood

    $25

  • Andrea & Nick

     

  • Phil Perhamus

    $10

  • Water Roller

    $25

  • opie

    $25

  • Carol Kinsey

    $25

  • Lily (Hongyan) Oliver

    $25

  • DS

    $20

  • Dave Giroux

    $50

  • Jeanne and Bruce

    $50

  • Bob B.

    $25

  • Bill Hoover

    $20

  • Julie Smith

    $25

  • Joe Johnson

    $50

  • Jonathan

    $30

  • Mom

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Ken and Linda Corbett

    $25

  • Steve Melamed

    $30

  • Chris Zarza

    $20

  • Kernan Family

    $10

  • Al Miller

    $25

  • P.K.

    $50

  • Eliza Partington

    $150

  • Shahpar

    $25

  • Ewing Family

    $25

  • Larry MassDOT

    $25

  • Corey Van Wyhe

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $140

  • MTBob

    $25

  • Craig

    $150

  • John Watters

    $50

  • June and Fran

    $100

  • Susie Barnes - GPI

    $20

  • Tom and Ruth

    $50

  • Doug Doremus AGAIN!

    $50

  • Rob Mann

    $20

  • Wally O

    $20

  • Sport and Quinn

    $20

  • Julie & Chris

     

  • Bryan and Mary Anne Slack

    $75

  • Aaron Fraser

    $50

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64% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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The Team: $3,180 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Matt Hopkinson

Amount Raised

$3,180

 

64% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Aaron Fraser

Aaron Fraser

DONATION: $50

Free the rivers! Great work Matt. 2 years ago

Bryan and Mary Anne Slack

Bryan and Mary Anne Slack

DONATION: $75

4 years ago

Julie & Chris

Julie & Chris

Thank you for the great talk and for your dedication to this cause! 4 years ago

Sport and Quinn

Sport and Quinn

DONATION: $20

Way to go Dad, we love Salmon! 4 years ago

Wally O

Wally O

DONATION: $20

Here fishy, fishy 4 years ago

Rob Mann

Rob Mann

DONATION: $20

inspirational! A great idea. 4 years ago

Doug Doremus AGAIN!

Doug Doremus AGAIN!

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Tom and Ruth

Tom and Ruth

DONATION: $50

Well Done Salmon Superhero! 4 years ago

Susie Barnes - GPI

Susie Barnes - GPI

DONATION: $20

4 years ago

June and Fran

June and Fran

DONATION: $100

Go, Matt, Go! 4 years ago