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BENEFITING: JACKSON CHANCE FOUNDATION

ORGANIZER: Adam

EVENT: Team Chance: Owl Ride for Jackson 2017

EVENT DATE: Aug 26, 2017

Molly Diehl

THE STORY:

Adam and I are going on a bike ride - the 2nd Annual Owl Ride for Jackson, a two-day 111-mile ride from Chicago, IL to Valparaiso, IN and back - and you can make a meaningful difference for more babies in the NICU by making a donation. 


The Owl Ride for Jackson is a fundraising event for our dear friends’ foundation they started to honor their son, Jackson Chance, who spent most of his 10 months in the NICU. Their mission is to ease the burden of the astounding parking fees that are preventing too many families from visiting their children despite knowing that studies have proven physical touch has equal benefits to medical care for premature and ill babies.


Those of you who know me well know how much I hate to pay for parking (who doesn't, really?). Maybe it is because I grew up somewhere where parking was usually free but I would rather bike or park farther away and walk to avoid paying $5.00 in parking fees. I even rode my bike to radiation treatment on the coldest day of the year to avoid paying for parking! But that is not the reason that I choose to support the Jackson Chance Foundation. I like that the money is spent locally and is making a direct impact. The foundation works directly with hospitals to put parking passes or passes for public transportation directly into the hands of parents so their children can be held and heal faster. Currently working with Lurie Children's hospital, they hope to expand to Northwestern Prentice Women's hospital in the near future.


If you would like to help children be held so they can have a better chance at life, please donate! We really appreciate your support! Any small amount - like what you would pay to park somewhere - is certainly greatly appreciated. I know there are so many great causes to contribute to so thank you for taking time to read about this one. We also welcome your good thoughts for a successful ride!

 

The Jackson Chance Foundation has a mission to ensure that every NICU baby receives their basic human right - advocacy, support, and human touch 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Jackson Chance Foundation provides so much more than a parking pass – it provides a critical benefit for babies in the NICU.  Every $300 raised gives one NICU baby a 24/7 unlimited parking pass for one month. By removing the financial burden of parking for families, we make sure that this basic human right isn't taken away. 


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$891

MONEY RAISED
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  • Carrie Jackson

     

  • Carrie and Terry Meghie

    $111.11

  • Randy and LaNae

    $50

  • Mary Zirul

    $25

  • Lucinda and John

    $100

  • Kristina Kozubal-Manson

    $200

  • Kristin Heffernan

    $25

  • Deedee & Laurie Diehl

    $50

  • Martha and Glen

    $25

  • Ernest Kinnison

    $15

  • Joyce Willenborg and Marty Malin

     

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80% Raised of $1,111 Goal

The Team: $1,716 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Molly Diehl

Amount Raised

$891

 

80% Raised of $1,111 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Adam Diehl

Amount Raised

$825

 

74% Raised of $1,111 Goal

Donor Comments

Joyce Willenborg and Marty Malin

Joyce Willenborg and Marty Malin

1 year ago

Ernest Kinnison

Ernest Kinnison

DONATION: $15

To the well being of all children 1 year ago

Martha and Glen

Martha and Glen

DONATION: $25

happy belated birthday and good luck on the ride! 1 year ago

Deedee & Laurie Diehl

Deedee & Laurie Diehl

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Kristin Heffernan

Kristin Heffernan

DONATION: $25

In memory of Shirley Wolf 1 year ago

Kristina Kozubal-Manson

Kristina Kozubal-Manson

DONATION: $200

1 year ago

Lucinda and John

Lucinda and John

DONATION: $100

For Molly's Big Bday 1 year ago

Mary Zirul

Mary Zirul

DONATION: $25

Parking costs shouldn't be a barrier to snuggling sick babies. Ride safely. 1 year ago

Randy and LaNae

Randy and LaNae

DONATION: $50

Happy 40 th Birthday Molly!!! 1 year ago

Carrie and Terry Meghie

Carrie and Terry Meghie

DONATION: $111.11

Happy birthday! In memory of Jackson. 1 year ago