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Vanessa Hope's Fundraiser:

Heavy Breathers - Benefiting the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Fund at BWH

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BENEFITING: Brigham and Women's Hospital

EVENT: B.A.A. 10K

EVENT DATE: Jun 26, 2016

Vanessa Hope

THE STORY:

On Sunday, June 26, team Heavy Breathers will join hundreds of athletes to run the 2016 Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) 10K road race to support Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH).

Our team is proud to be running in support of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Fund (www.pulmonaryfibrosisresearchfund.org), established in 2013 by Chip Spilios. Pulmonary Fibrosis is a progressive, usually incurable disease affecting approximately 130,000 patients in the United States, with nearly 50,000 new cases diagnosed annually. PF has a mortality rate of nearly 40,000 each year – the same number of deaths as breast cancer. 

During the four years that Chip lived with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF), he was in the care of the Interstitial Lung Disease research team at Brigham & Women's Hospital. Led by Drs. Ivan Rosas and Hilary Goldberg, the ILD team focuses on advancing the understanding of pathogenesis and identification of novel treatment modalities for patients with ILD via robust basic, translational and clinical research programs.

The PFRF also helps to fund the PF Support Group at the Brigham, which provides valuable information and support to patients with IPF, their families and caregivers. 

To support us, click the DONATE button to the right of this page.

If you would like to contribute but prefer to write a check, please make your check out to Brigham and Women’s Hospital and write my name in the memo line. Mail the check to the Development Office (address below), and they will add your donation to my team's page so that the money is directed to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Fund.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Development Office

B.A.A. 10K Team

116 Huntington Avenue, Third Floor

Boston, MA 02116

Thank you for your consideration and generosity.

Sincerely,

Vanessa & Team Heavy Breathers

$8,875

MONEY RAISED
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  • Mango

    $25

  • Louisa & John

    $50

  • Sarah

    $25

  • Chacha

    $50

  • Carolynn Jordan

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Julia and Fred Pfannenstiehl

    $500

  • Vanessa Hope

    $25

  • Susan Detz

     

  • Kerry Carven

     

  • Jenni Dessert

     

  • Kate

    $25

  • Stephanie Kacoyanis

     

  • Alexander

    $100

  • George and Stacey Kacoyanis

    $150

  • Kristin connell

    $100

  • Elizabeth Stanton

     

  • Julia Topalian and Kevin Flaherty

     

  • betty ann limpert

    $100

  • James Anagnoson

    $100

  • Javier Arguedas

    $100

  • Lyndsey Lis

     

  • Kent Parrot Family

    $1,000

  • Vanessa Hope Spilios

    $100

  • Michael & Dorothy Sophocles

    $500

  • Allys Spilios

    $2,000

  • Mary Tsairis

    $100

  • The Swon Family

    $100

  • Whitney & Charlie Saunders

    $100

  • Megan hansen

    $100

  • Alisa & Joe Ryan

    $100

  • Jeff McKee

    $50

  • Kiralee Dugan

    $15

  • Grand Family

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Romolo Pescosolido

    $100

  • Rita & Ed McCormack

    $100

  • David McLean

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Deirdre + Jamie Day

    $25

  • Tamar Goldblatt

     

  • EC Tregoe

    $100

  • Abiah and Collin Karthauser

     

  • Scott & Kathy Mutryn

    $50

  • Rock Hill Residential Group

     

  • Marcello and Melanie

     

  • Marisa and Arthur Spilios

    $1,000

  • Noel Powers

    $100

  • Jeff Barros

    $20

  • Mari

     

  • Kathy Riley

    $100

  • George and Kathleen Wyner

    $200

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The Team: $8,875 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Vanessa Hope

Amount Raised

$8,020

Fundraiser Title

Robyn Racheotes

Amount Raised

$730

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Carolynn Jordan

Amount Raised

$125

Donor Comments

George and Kathleen Wyner

George and Kathleen Wyner

DONATION: $200

1 year ago

Kathy Riley

Kathy Riley

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Mari

Mari

1 year ago

Jeff Barros

Jeff Barros

DONATION: $20

1 year ago

Noel Powers

Noel Powers

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Marisa and Arthur Spilios

Marisa and Arthur Spilios

DONATION: $1,000

1 year ago

Marcello and Melanie

Marcello and Melanie

1 year ago

Scott & Kathy Mutryn

Scott & Kathy Mutryn

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Abiah and Collin Karthauser

Abiah and Collin Karthauser

Chip Spilios 1 year ago