Rutgers Veterans Emergency Scholarship

$7,102 of $2,500 goal

Raised by 176 people in 65 months
Matt Georgi  MANAHAWKIN, NJ
Thank you ALL! We reached our goal of over $10,000.00. If you wish to contribute to the Vet Fund, please do so directly at Rutgers Office of Veterans Programs, 14 Lafayette Street, New Brunswick, NJ. 08901 Again, thanks! And, mention Matt's name...
Hello, I'm Matthew Georgi, a recent graduate of Rutgers University, and a veteran of the United States Army. While attending Rutgers, I used my GI Bill to cover tuition and books, but the GI Bill doesn't cover everything, sometimes emergencies come up and veterans going to college need financial help in these trying times. Donating to the Rutgers Veteran Emergency Grant & Scholarship Fund will ensure that student veterans can get that help when times get tough. All proceeds will benefit student veterans attending Rutgers University. Please help those who have done their best to defend their country in times of need, and now are bettering themselves by gaining a degree from Rutgers.

This October 13th I will be running the 41st Annual 18 Mile Run on Long Beach Island, and this year I'm running for a reason, my fellow veterans and Rutgers Students. Any donations will help this great group of people, recommended donations are:

(edit... I'm not a smart man... my math was wrong...)
$1.25 a mile (total $22.50)
$2.50 a mile (total $45)
$5 a mile (total $90)


But, any donations will be greatly appreciated and go to a great cause, and help veterans in particular times of need. Thank you all so much and wish me luck!
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Update 6
Posted by Matt Georgi
63 months ago
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This is Pat Georgi, Matt's mom. Just a few more days to donate through GoFundMe as I need to close the account. Your response has been heartwarming, Matt has so many friends who are willing to honor him in this way. If you truly want to help a Vet, this is one way to do it! Those of you who need a few days (or the first of the month), I will leave the page open until the weekend. It is our desire to present the check to the Rutgers Vet community at their Veteran's Day picnic (Nov 8). Thank you all!
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Update 5
Posted by Matt Georgi
65 months ago
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Wow we're just about $1000 away from the final goal!!! And 18 miles to run of course... Please help ou any bit you can, if you've already contributed, that's awesome, if you can't that's fine, share the link and tell a friend about this great cause! Thanks so much everyone!
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Update 4
Posted by Matt Georgi
65 months ago
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We're well over half way! Tell family and friends let's keep going folks! Thank you all so very much for getting even this far! Let's get to $2500!
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Update 3
Posted by Matt Georgi
65 months ago
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https://vimeo.com/73573869 another short update and a great announcement about this weekend's contributions!
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Wilfredo Aqueronramos
54 months ago

Rest in Peace Mat, thanks for your work.

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Rita Steffens
64 months ago

Rest isn peace dear sweet Matt.

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Ralph May
64 months ago

RIP Matt

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$7,102 of $2,500 goal

Raised by 176 people in 65 months
Created August 26, 2013
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$30
Anonymous
63 months ago
FJ
$100
Farah Jan
63 months ago
CD
$100
Christina & Khia Davis-Palmer
63 months ago
$10
Anonymous
63 months ago
MS
$32
Marge & Bob Selfridge
64 months ago

It is an honor to be able to support our Veterans with Rutgers Veterans Emergency Scholarship in memory of Matt Georgi.

CL
$32
Caesar Lopez
64 months ago

It was a great day to run for Matt on 10/13/13. Great meeting Matt's friends and family and getting an insight on the great and caring person Matt was and the great people that were lucky enough to get to know him. Matt, rest in peace. You will forever be in our minds and hearts.

RD
$25
Randy & Barb Delnero
64 months ago

We military men support each other to the end...dance with the angels, Matt!

$25
Anonymous
64 months ago
$20
Anonymous
64 months ago
AK
$50
Aunt Karen
64 months ago
Wilfredo Aqueronramos
54 months ago

Rest in Peace Mat, thanks for your work.

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Rita Steffens
64 months ago

Rest isn peace dear sweet Matt.

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Ralph May
64 months ago

RIP Matt

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