I'm running the New York City Marathon to support EJ Autism Foundation !
Only 12 days remaining to help Patrick reach his fundraising goal
$1,550.00 raised
$2,500.00 goal
A MESSAGE FROM Patrick
Thank you for a copy and paste to your social media:
https://fundraisers.hakuapp.com/newyorkcitymarathon

The New York City Marathon is Sunday, November 6th and I can't wait. I have a short time frame and high goal to reach, but with you can help put me over the top.

EJ Autism Foundation creates autism awareness and supports programs and schools on Long Island that work with children on the spectrum.
 
Patrick Shields here, future member of the NYC Marathon "25/50/75 Club." I want to be the only person who has run the 25th running (1994), the 50th running (2021, pandemically postponed from 2020), and the future 75th running.

I'm running for All-American college track teammate and EJ Autism founder Beatrice Huste. 

If you know Bea, you know her tenacity, her running history, and her friendship. We all have a Bea in our lives, a local hero who relies on our support so they support others.

My goal is modest: run 4:45 (hey, I was a sprinter, this is not my wheelhouse) and raise $2500 for EJ Autism. The more you donate the harder I'll train. I'll do my best to shave five minutes off my best time (4:52:59) time for every $500 raised.

I encourage you to forward the link to this page:

https://fundraisers.hakuapp.com/newyorkcitymarathon

with the hashtag
#HelpMeHelpBea

Thanks for your support, NO AMOUNT IS TOO SMALL !
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  • Michael Ritz made a $25.00 donation

    in honor of Patrick and his hard work to complete the NYC Marathon... congrats!

    $25.00
  • Aimee Hazuda made a $25.00 donation

    I'm a little late.. but better late than never.

    $25.00
  • Dan Shields made a $500.00 donation

    Great job, Pat! Way to go - working hard to prepare for and run the race while helping others.

    $500.00
  • Kathleen Kathleen Sullivan made a $55.00 donation
    $55.00
  • Joseph Mclaughlin made a $10.00 donation

    Better and better.

    $10.00
  • Sean McGrath made a $10.00 donation
    $10.00
  • Jeff Vennell made a $50.00 donation

    go for it Patrick!! say hi to Bea!

    $50.00
  • Patricia Lilly made a $50.00 donation

    Good luck Patrick! I will be tracking you, and I’ll be at Mile 21 as you come off the Madison Avenue/138th St. Bridge! I’m usually somewhere near the DJ! I’ll be rooting for you and all of the runners! if possible, please stop for a moment to say a quick hello! - Pat Lilly

    $50.00
  • John Else II made a $25.00 donation

    John and Alice Else II

    $25.00
  • Maureen Oboyle made a $100.00 donation

    Run Pat Run!! Enjoy the day!

    $100.00
  • William Alderman made a $500.00 donation
    $500.00
  • Rick Klaus made a $100.00 donation

    To Pat and Bea from Krissann and me

    $100.00
  • Beckey Bright made a $50.00 donation

    You can do this! have a wonderful run— see you at the finish line. love you!

    $50.00
  • David Ellis made a $25.00 donation
    $25.00
  • In memory of In memory of Fred Lebow made a $25.00 donation
    $25.00
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