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DIABETES RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOUNDATION, INC.

12 in 2012

Donations as of November 28, 2014:

$1,248.00 Raised Offline
$3,974.43 Raised Online
$5,222.43 Total Raised

12 in 2012

Friends

It's been a while since I fundraised but the backdrop of the London 2012 Olympics seemed the perfect time to start again. So between January and December, I will run at 12 races in 12 months. I start on 28 January with the Miami Tropical 5K run and finish in December with the Dodge Latin America Miami Beach half marathon. In between I will particpate in 5K, 10K and longer races races across Florida and the rest of the US.

Why am I doing this? As many of you know, my son, Michael - pictured right - was diagnosed as Type 1 diabetic at the age of two. Now aged 7, his adaption to this condition has been inspiring for me as a father, aided by the significant advances made in diabetes research. Diabetes now affects more than 21 million Americans.

The monies I raise will go directly to the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), a center of excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.  I visited the school earlier this year. The DRI is the most comprehensive diabetes research facility of its kind, dedicated exclusively to curing diabetes through islet cell transplantation and other cellular therapies.

That is why I feel so strongly about supporting the Institute's important work. To learn more, visit www.diabetesresearch.org.

I've set a goal for myself to raise at least $3,000 in donations and I need your help. I know times are tough but please make any donation you can afford. The training will be a challenge but knowing that you are behind me will make my efforts worthwhile. 

Thank you in advance for your generosity! If anyone wants to join me, just let me know!

Kevin

Supporters

Comment Donation
Kathy Baughman McLeod Kevin, I am so proud to add a little bit to your efforts! Bravo to you!!
$25.00
Helen Teasdale Well done!
$30.00
Geoff Nuttall Congratulations! Good wishes to you,your family and the consulate team in this holiday season.
$25.00
J Cheek Great stuff, Kevin!
$20.00
Catherine Rodriguez Better late than never....great cause!
$100.00
Gena Tytherleigh Good luck Kevin wishing you all the best in achieving your goal
$30.00
Stephanie Williams I am a little late. I hope you had a good run.
$25.00
Roy, Darcy, Lauren, & Claire Nice one........Run Kevin Run !!
$50.00
Richard Hubbard Good luck Kevin I hope you reach your target
$30.00
Vickie Chachere Good luck, Kevin!
$25.00
Maria Suhr Good luck Kevin!
$25.00
Mike Morales Great cause Kevin, hope my small contribution can help you achieve your goal!
$50.00
Margaret Spicer I would like to make this donation on behalf of the International Law Students Association at the Florida State University College of Law.
$25.00
Patricia So proud to work with you Kevin! Good Luck!!
$40.00
Danielle Castellon Almost there Kevin, keep up the good work!
$25.00
The Cheskins Great job! Hope you make your goal.
$100.00
The Owens family well done :) more than half way through!! run Kevin RUN!!!
$50.00
Kerry Norton
$25.00
Christopher, Sarah, Clara and Alice
$50.00
Anonymous I wish you and your son well.
$10.00
Geoff Parker Way To Go, Kevin! We're all very proud of you and the fight you are waging! Run, Kevin, Run!
$50.00
Tricia
$30.00
Geoff Nuttall Happy Fathers Day! Good luck with the last six!
$25.00
Cristina Etter Great cause. Good luck Kevin!
$25.00
Sally C Rather you than me, good luck!
$25.00
Ali Vosper Keep it going!
$50.00
Nic Hailey Go Kevin
$50.00
Jenny as the song goes
$150.00
The Hobarts We will be cheering you on from BA!
$180.00
George Volsky Keep going
$250.00*
William Whelan Good luck Kevin
$250.00*
Keith Vaz MP Good initiative and well done
$100.00
Rebecca Mowat All began with Core Fusion!! Good Luck!
$60.00
Manny Mencia
$100.00
Alice Hague Inspiring Kevin - keep at it!
$25.00
Rodrigues family To a successful dozen.
$100.00
Alex Sanchez Kevin thanks for doing this, Alex S
$100.00
alan georgeson get in the game Kevin
$25.00
John S Here's hoping the knees hold out!
$40.00
Matt Osborne Good luck Kevin!
$10.00
Riviera Schools
$748.00*
Kerry Norton Good luck and great cause!
$25.00
Scott Kenner
$12.00
Elaine and Ian Support you all the way.
$75.00
Graeme, Abby, Zak & Theo Good luck with all those runs
$50.00
Honor McGurgan hope you succeed with all 12 in 12
$100.00
Jaz& Roopi
$30.00
Susan S Best of luck! I hope to join you soon.
$50.00
Lelah, Rod, Dexter and Astrid Good luck Kevin! Hope all goes well.
$30.00
Jo, Olivia and Dominic Meiklejohn Great stuff Kevin, wish you all the best with it.
$50.00

Donation Summary

Raised Offline
$1,248
Raised Online
$3,974
Total Raised
$5,222
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