Jackie Price-Dunn Memorial Fund

 
Raised: $29,735.00
Goal: $25,000.00
 
 
 

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Angel Castillo

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This fund was originally set up to give Jackie's family one less material thing to think about during their time of loss; it's now become so much more. When I started this fund, it was... more

 
 
 
 
 
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Updated posted by Angel Castillo 8 months ago

This is one of my favorite photos of Jackie because it so captures her spirit of kindness and giving. In early July, a group of people got together for a training ride/fundraising brunch to honor that very spirit.

Between the Junior League of San Diego, friends & family and the San Diego cycling community, $6450. was raised to donate to groups whose works were important to Jackie.

Jackie would be so proud that we have not only met, but EXCEEDED our fundraising goal for this Memorial Fund. Setting goals and exceeding them, yep, that's SO Jackie. :)

 

Jackie in Haiti for earthquake clean up

 
 

Updated posted by Angel Castillo 9 months ago

Reminder for tomorrow, July 4th, 2013.

Hope to see you there!

LET'S TAKE ANOTHER SPIN FOR JACKIE...
This Thursday, July 4th, Durward (Jackie's husband) has organized a ride (7:30 a.m. start) and a Celebration of Life fundraiser/brunch (11:00 a.m.). This is a wonderful opportunity to meet people that Jackie's life touched and honor this magnificent woman. Details/Facebook link are below:

INVITATION DETAILS:
Please join family and friends at a Celebration of Life fundraiser and/or memorial training ride to honor the life of Jackie Price Dunn. Both events are free of charge and open to the public. The events have three of Jackie's passions: bringing people together, raising funds to help others in need and cycling.
https://www.facebook.com/events/142675489268269
 

 

Durward and Jackie

 
 

Updated posted by Angel Castillo 9 months ago

LET'S TAKE ANOTHER SPIN FOR JACKIE...
This Thursday, July 4th, Durward (Jackie's husband) has organized a ride (7:30 a.m. start) and a Celebration of Life fundraiser/brunch (11:00 a.m.). This is a wonderful opportunity to meet people that Jackie's life touched and honor this magnificent woman. Details/Facebook link are below:

INVITATION DETAILS:
Please join family and friends at a Celebration of Life fundraiser and/or memorial training ride to honor the life of Jackie Price Dunn. Both events are free of charge and open to the public. The events have three of Jackie's passions: bringing people together, raising funds to help others in need and cycling.
https://www.facebook.com/events/142675489268269

 

Jackie, Lucy and Durward

 
 
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Created by Angel Castillo on June 19, 2013

This fund was originally set up to give Jackie's family one less material thing to think about during their time of loss; it's now become so much more.
When I started this fund, it was my hope to raise whatever is needed to cover medical deductibles/funeral expenses. Immediately, people gave so generously, there was no question that expensive ICU care and medical deductibles would be covered.

Honoring Jackie's legacy of giving back to her community
Durward (Jackie's husband) reached out to me and let me know he wanted to do something much more with the funds raised. He wanted continue Jackie's legacy of giving back to her community and use the funds raised to honor Jackie's memory by contributing to the things that mattered most to her.

Durward will be establishing a non-profit in her name to fund local community projects she was passionate about, such as: women's empowerment/mentorship, women's programs in STEM, faith based youth and ministry work, and amateur cycling programs.

I met Jackie at a cycling race. Her big Texas Aggie smile won me over immediately. She was this combination of open, warm and fierce competitor; all at the same time.
The amateur cycling world is very small. When we lose one of our own, it's like losing a family member.

During race season we train during the week (sometimes with each other) and line up to see what we've got every weekend. We turn ourselves inside out and give each other that knowing look at the end of the race; because we went through it together. We all have this bond that's really difficult to explain, unless you've pinned a number to your jersey and committed to a race.

As I got to know her, I discovered that Jackie was quite a multifaceted woman. She was a loving wife. She was a woman of faith. She was a fierce competitor in every sport she took on. She was a champion of women's empowerment. She could light up a room with her smile.

Let's honor her memory and support Jackie's family by giving them something positive to think about during this time of mourning.
If you're not a cyclist, you're most likely reading this because Jackie has touched your life, or the life of someone you know. If you're a cyclist; this is “your turn to take a pull”, as this tragedy hits oh-so-close to home...this could have happened to any one of us. So let's form that paceline and show the world we love and take care of our own.

From cyclists, to Aggies, to friends and family - both literal and spiritual, let's come together as a group for her loved ones - and do what we can to shoulder some of the burden of loss for this magnificent woman. Please honor her spirit with a contribution to support what was important to her.

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Was very happy to donate if anything else is needed let us know!!! I feel blessed just to have known Jackie!!!

posted by Melanie Collins-Blakely 10 months ago

Thank you to everyone who has already given their support. Our insurance has covered her medical expenses and all funds raised here will go to fund programs she was passionate about to include women's empowerment/mentorship, women's programs in STEM, faith based youth and ministry work, and amateur cycling programs. Jackie was so loving and generous in her life that she could not help but impact those around her. I love her and hope to carry on her legacy of love and involvement.

posted by Durward Dunn 10 months ago

Info on memorial services: Services for Jackie in San Diego will be on Monday, June 24, 2013. There will be a viewing from 9:30-11:30am at Northminster Presbyterian Church at 324 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117. There will be a memorial service at La Jolla Presbyterian Church from 12:30-1:30pm followed by a small reception at the church at 7715 Draper Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037. Jackie will be buried in College Station, Texas with further services there.

posted by Christiane Hoffman 10 months ago

We love you Jackie!

posted by Eva Whitley 10 months ago

This is horrible to see! Glad she at least went doing what she loved!

posted by CoolassMike Bowers 10 months ago

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Recent Donations (388)

$29,735 raised by 388 people in 10 months.

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Pamela Wadhwa

8 months ago

 
 

$100.00

Anonymous

8 months ago

 

$10.00

Alan Lamon

8 months ago

 
 

$6,450

The Junior League of San Diego, friends & family and the San Diego cycling community

8 months ago (Offline Donation)

 
 

In memory of an incredible woman.

 

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Michael Normoyle

8 months ago

 
 

sorry for you loss Mike

 

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richard sutherland

8 months ago

 
 

$10.00

Jessica Ross

8 months ago

 
 

Jackie, you inspired me - and others, no doubt - by your drive and zest for life. I am terribly saddened by your passing yet am relieved your suffering was brief. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to befriend you and kick ass with you. My deepest sympathies go out to Durward, your family, and all those who were so lucky to know you. The Boxing Club love forever!

 

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Anonymous

9 months ago

 

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Beverly Davis

9 months ago

 
 

Durward - my prayers are with you - Beverly

 

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Anonymous

9 months ago

 

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