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Dougie's 2013 Boston Marathon Team
Training buddies Heather Ameen, Anthony LaScola

Donations as of October 04, 2015:

$2,518.40 Raised Offline
$2,091.82 Raised Online
$4,610.22 Total Raised



 There is Hope... Keep Pushing Forward... One step at a time...


Hi everyone! Thanks for visiting my fundraising page!

This is my 5th year running the Boston Marathon, and my second year running for Dougie's Team. Last year was an unbelievable journey, and through everyone's amazing support, I was able to raise more than $10,000 for the wonderful organization- The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism. 

The journey is not over! This year, I have set a new goal for myself. EVERYONE you know can be a part of my journey this year! I am seeking to raise $4,000... and collect half of the money in redeemable cans/bottles and spare change. 

As an ongoing fundraiser over the course of the next three months, I am collecting empty cans and bottles with a 5 cent deposit... and spare change. Of course, if you would prefer to make a one time monetary donation, that is also greatly appreciated. Either way, let's start spreading the word and increasing autism awareness! (And of course, all donations are Tax Deductible).

Thank you all for your continuous support!


Join me on facebook- "Cans for Change: A Fundraiser for Autism"


A little bit about me:

Autism is a cause near and dear to my heart, as I have taught children with autism for the past three years. I am committed to seeing lives changed and making a difference- one family at a time.  I seek to inspire and encourage others. One of the greatest joys I have experienced is teaching students with limited to no verbal skills, how to communicate effectively through use of the iPad, as a communication device (Proloquo2go app). This innovative technology has greatly enhanced education for students with autism. 

Please help me, as I join the Doug Flutie Foundation, to promote autism awareness, increase research, and develop programs to help desperate families. I thank you in advance for your consideration, and donation. 


Together we have the ability to CHANGE a lot, by giving a little. Please start saving all those cans and bottles for me!.... Every little bit helps!

Checks payable to:

 Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism

Send to: 270  Cole Ave, Providence, RI 02906


Be sure to check out my interview for the local Bridgewater newspaper :-)

An additional interview for the University newspaper "The Comment"



Comment Donation
Donna and Paul Murphy
Alyssa Serino
Nancy and Paul Kerrigan
Elizabeth Caliri Cans for Change from Maquan Elementary School, Hanson MA. GOOD LUCK ALISON!!!!!
Cans for Change (The Foleys) Thank you for all of your hard work! Good luck!
Cans for Change (The MacKinnons) Go Alison! Have fun out there!
Marsha Nissenbaum Keep up the great work!
Cans for Change
The HayWagon- Cans for Change Run, Alison, Run!
Cans for Change Go Make a Difference <3
Deb Koopman Great job, Alison!
Kristin Brigham and family Thank you. Alison! XO
Jennifer Lynch Keep running! We will be cheering you on in Natick!
Colleen Go Alison!
Mary Casey Alison Run fast and have a great race! Tim will be clapping for you!
Lindsay Johnstone Goodluck Alison! I live down the street from heart break hill so I'll look for you there!
Jennarose Rondeau $199 to go! :)
Kaylin & Kit Fillippelli Thanks for all that you do! Good luck this year, hopefully the weather will be a little bit cooler :)
Maura Jones Way to Go Alison!!
Sue Priore Go Alison! You make us all so proud!
Jill, DR, and Trey Good Luck Alison!
Lori Herbert So proud of all you have accomplished, Alison! Keep up the good work and keep your to the heavens!
Jill DeSotle Good luck Alison!
Mom & Dad We are so proud of all your accomplishments, Ali! The passion you have for your career, along with your dedication to your students and their families is remarkable. Make this the best run yet!
Tom, Brittany, and Bamah Good luck again this year. Pretend Britt and I gave you 4,000 cans.
Seth, Michelle, & Kaden L'Heureux Go Auntie Ali! Keep up the good work!
Cans for Change Life is a marathon, not a sprint... enjoy the moments.
Dan and Kris Coughlin Alison- thanks for your work on behalf of this great cause. Best of luck running the Marathon- we are rooting for you. Dan and Kris
Donna Gazaille So proud to see in the newspaper that you are running the marathon to benefit autism. God Bless!
Nancy & Joe Jackson Proud of who you make a big difference!!
Betty Moses Good luck, Alison!
Gagnon Family
Laureen Collentro Alison, You inspire me with everything you do! Maybe I'll see you in Framingham again on Marathon day! Best to you, Laureen
Mary Frasier Thanks for all you are doing for such a great cause!
Cans for Change 62 more days!
The Moran Family Good Luck Ali!
Donna Balmforth
Tim frasier Your awesome Alison!
Deborah You are an inspiration Alison!!
Chris Sturgis Keep up the good work!!
The Cordova's Amazing Job Al!
Gillette Stadium Cans for Change 8,600 cans/bottles collected. So thankful for all of the family and friends who helped make this can collecting extravaganza a success!
Jaclyn and Seth GOOOOO ALISOONNN!!!!!!!!!!!! LOVE JACLYN AND SETH!!!
Anonymous Thank you for running/advocating for such a great cause!! Your passion is inspiring!
Adrienne Rukavina Seeing your pictures on Facebook of all the fundraising you do is so inspiring! I wanted to give a little something to help support you! :-)
Elizabeth Sturgis & Dave Ryan
Matt Woodward Good luck
Ashley McQuade Good luck! Your dedication and passion is inspiring!
Durk Lawson
Nancy McAlister Keep up the great work!

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