48 Hour Fundraiser

Saturday morning I am running my longest run to date and my longest run before the Nike half-marathon. In honor of that I am holding a fundraiser, the catch? It is for 48 hours ONLY.

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I am in the final push to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through my Team In Training efforts. I have FOUR great gift packages. For every $13.10 donation you will receive one entry in to the raffle.

First, donate here! Again, $13.10 gets you one entry, for each additional $13.10 you receive another entry. Example $50 = 3 Entries.

Let me tell you a little about where your money goes before I tell you about the great prizes.

✷76.2% of all funds go to research projects, grants, financial assistance to patients, producing educational material and videos and run support groups.

✷$25 provides patients and their loved ones with FREE booklets that contain up-to-date information on their disease and help them make informed decisions about their treatment options.

✷$50 makes possible a Family Support group with a trained facilitator where comfort can be found and experiences can be shared among patients and family members.

✷$100 helps supply laboratory researchers with supplies and materials critical to carrying out their search for cures.

✷$500 could provide patient aid to THREE patients with Leukemia or a related cancer for a year.

✷$1,000 makes possible one-on-one conversations with health care specialists who provide patients with information about their disease, treatment options, and helps prepare them with questions for their health care team.


Now onto the prizes!

First ($140 value):

✷Gift card to Lululemon

✷CASE of Carb Boom gels

✷Team In Training NUUN

✷Water Bottle

Second ($130 value):

✷Gift Card to Starbucks

Sparklysoul Headband and Fit Approach SweatPink shoelaces

✷CASE of Carb Boom gels

✷Team In Training NUUN

✷Water Bottle

Third ($130 value)

✷Gift Card to Johnny Cupcakes (apparel)

✷CASE of Carb Boom gels

✷Team In Training NUUN

✷Water Bottle

Fourth – The local package ($125 value)

✷Gift Card to Marathon Sports

✷Gift Card to Emack & Bolio

✷CASE of Carb Boom gels

✷Team In Training NUUN

✷Water Bottle

I will contact all the winners on Wednesday! Good luck and GO TEAM!

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It’s a PARTY and Blood Cancer Awareness Month.

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month. There is no better time than now to donate to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS). Your donation will help find cures and better treatments for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma. There are still children and adults who are not surviving blood cancer, because they do not have the finances or resources, and I am trying to provide them with that.

A donation of $500 could provide patient aid to THREE patients with Leukemia or a related cancer for a year. That is $1 from each one of my followers, less than your daily cup of coffee!

Along with one of my teammates from Team In Training, we are hosting a fundraising party at The Greatest Bar (Friend Street) in Boston and you are invited. We have been training with TNT and raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Help us raise money to beat cancer and have fun while doing it! This is something you can be a part of even if you are NOT local to Boston.

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just after our first 10 miler!

$10 at the door (includes 2 raffle tickets), a fun TNT drink and a raffle. All proceeds go to Team In Training Fundraising. You will be able to buy additional raffle tickets at the event, $5 for 1 and $10 for 3.

Raffle prizes so far include:

Gift Card to any Legal Seafoods Restaurant

A Lululemon Outfit

SparklySoul Headbands


Gift Card to The Cheesecake Factory

Voucher for a dinner for TWO at Texas Roadhouse

THREE gift cards to Johnny Cupcakes

THREE runner goodie bags – which includes fuel (gu, carbboom, nuun, etc…), laces, head gear, hand held water bottles and more!

Cake pops & cupcakes for a donation!

Bring your friends and have a fun Saturday night while benefitting a great cause!

Here is where it gets fun, if you are local, we would love to have you join us. If you are not local you can buy raffle tickets, all you need to do is email me at cupcakekelly21@gmail.com with the subject TNT fundraiser.

Or if you would just like to donate, you can do that here. Every donation from here until the race is going to get a dedicated mile on the race. There will also be another giveaway with three prizes including Lululemon and Starbucks, that anyone who donates online from here until September 28 is eligible for.

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I appreciate all your support on my journey to becoming a half-marathoner!