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MARTIN W. RICHARD CHARITABLE FOUNDATION, INC.

Team MR8 Boston Marathon 2014 Boston,  Massachusetts

Donations as of July 23, 2014:

$150.00 Raised Offline
$10,335.00 Raised Online
$10,485.00 Total Raised

Matt Morse's Page

Thank you for visiting my fundraising page!

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Many thanks for your support -- and don't forget to forward this to anyone who you think might want to donate too!

I fell very privileged to to be on Team MR8 and run in honor of Martin Richard and to help spread his message of "No more hurting people - Peace".

My Story:

Bill Richard, Martin's father, is the VP of my company EST Associates and has been very enthusiastic with his support of my running goals, one of which was to run the Boston Marathon. Our companies headquarters is located just outside of Boston. I was able to qualify for Boston and ran in the 2012 Boston Marathon. Bill met me at the marathon expo in 2012 to wish me luck and have lunch with me. Running the 2012 Boston Marathon was amazing, the crowd support from the people of Boston just blew me away, and running on this historic course after finally qualifying was a dream come true.


I did not run the 2013 Boston Marathon, but once you run Boston you are forever bonded to that race. I spoke to Bill the Friday before the race and he joked with me that I should have deferred my 2012 race (the weather was very hot that year) since the weather on April 15, 2013 was going to be perfect for the Marathon. Bill was looking forward to going to the race with his family to enjoy the beautiful day and cheer on the runners. When I heard that there was a bombing at the Marathon I immediately called Bill, of course he did not answer. I sent a text, still no reply. I was getting a little worried so I called our Needham, MA office to see if anyone had heard from Bill. No one had so I was put through to the president of EST, and as I was talking to him to see if he had heard from Bill, he told me that Bill was calling his cell phone so I hung up so he could talk to Bill. When he called me back in a few minutes he told me what had happened. My heart sank, as a father I could not imagine what Bill was going through. Losing a child to this senseless act of violence, why…….


Please help me support TEAM MR8 and carry on Martin's message of "No more hurting people-PEACE" through education, athletics and community.


Many Thanks,
Matt Morse
 

Supporters

Comment Donation
Kathleen Glendon
$25.00*
Anonymous
$25.00
Tinky
$100.00
Anonymous
$100.00
Chris Collins Good to meet you Matt! Great work!
$25.00
Stacey DePasquale Thanks for running!
$25.00
Eva Peterson Polidori Good Luck
$100.00
EST Associates, Inc. Good Luck!
$350.00
The Pasquarello Family
$150.00
Nick Angelo
$100.00
Mike Collins
$50.00
Maryann Cassidy
$25.00
The Burnham Family
$25.00
Kevin and Diane Bohrer
$25.00
Alpha, Logistics Dept
$100.00
Anonymous
$50.00
Michael J. Donahue Stay Strong, Matt. Run with purpose and direction.
$1,000.00
Bill Copithorne
$25.00
Brian Morse Good Luck Matt
$25.00*
Millie & Mike Seeds
$20.00
June Brown Best of luck Matt
$25.00*
Kevin Hoogerhyde
$100.00
Aneel Bhusri
$1,000.00
Kevin Post Kick some ass Matt !
$30.00
Steve Ochs
$25.00
Stephen Sakakeeny, SAK Environmental LLC
$100.00
R Templeton Kleinfelder
$50.00
Anonymous
$25.00
Jen Lancaster
$100.00
The Panaro Family Thanks for running!
$110.00
Amy Murphy
$25.00
Corry Family You are awesome. And insane. We love you!
$100.00
Lisa Wilk
$100.00
Cheryl Cantlin
$25.00
Schofield Family
$100.00
Society of American Military Engineers Boston Post
$250.00
Jack & Jarrod Polidori Glad to help!
$50.00
RI Analytical Laborarories Inc
$150.00
Wayne Bates and Family Matt - good luck - we will be cheering for you and all the runners as you pass through Ashland!
$50.00
Wade and Nancy Robbins
$25.00
Deb Ramsey
$100.00
John & Jen D'Andrea Hey Matt, way to go! Good luck on the run!
$100.00
Nolan Previte, EBI Consulting
$100.00
Jamie Stapleton
$25.00
Janet Smith You are an inspiration! Best of luck!
$25.00
David Mullen Thank you for doing this.
$50.00
Kate Polidori
$25.00
U.S. Environmental Rental Team Thought and prayers are with the Richard family. Run well Matt.
$2,000.00
Simms Family
$200.00
Linda Swift Best of luck.
$25.00

Donation Summary

Raised Offline
$150
Raised Online
$10,335
Total Raised
$10,485
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