Walking for Children Springfield or Bust

$6,320 of $15,600 goal

Raised by 133 people in 56 months
I have conducted the Walk 4 times so far.  In 2014 & 2015 I walked from Highland, NY to Albany and then the Shriners Hospital in Springfield.  In 2016,  2017 & 2018 I continued on to the Shriners Hospital in Boston after reaching Springfield.  To date I have raised $34,400

The 2019 Walk will begin on May 17th and I will again walk to the Shriners Hospital in Boston.  I am  dedicating this years effort to two great kids, Christopher and Gage. Christopher is a young boy who was severely burned and has had over 14 surgeries so far at the Boston Hospital.  Gage is 2 1/2 and will be undergoing surgery at theSpringfield hospital for a cleft lip This year the money raised will go to the Shriners Hospitals for Children in Springfield (30%), Boston (30%), Philadelphia (10%) & Erie (5%), the Ronald McDonald House of the Capital Region (10%) and  and the Cyprus Shriners Transportation Fund (15%)

The Cyprus Shriners Transportation Fund provides free transportation to children receiving care at the Shriners hospitals in Springfield & Boston.  Both hospitals specialize in Pediatric Orthopedics and Cleft Lip & Palette care.  The Boston Hospital also operates a Pediatric Burn Care Center.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact me at: walkingforchildren@gmail.com

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This years Walk is in honor of 2 great kids, Christopher and Gage. They are Shriners hospital patients and the money raised is being donated to the hospitals in their names.
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Time to start the contributions for the 2019 Walk. This years goal is $15,600 with the money going to the Shriners Hospitals in Springfield, Boston, Philadelphia & Erie. Recently, $400K was raised for a "homeless vet" and another million in 2 days for "The Wall". Let's see what we can do to help children. Every dollar raised will go to helping them.
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Time to start the contributions for the 2019 Walk. This years goal is $15,600 with the money going to the Shriners Hospitals in Springfield, Boston, Philadelphia & Erie. Recently, $400K was raised for a "homeless vet" and another million in 2 days for "The Wall". Let's see what we can do to help children. Every dollar raised will go to helping them.
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The 2018 Walk begins on Friday. I will be walking 265+ miles in 8 1/2 days and I'm sure it will again be an adventure. This years Walk is being done in honor of Christopher, a boy I met who was severely burned a few years ago and is a patient at the Shriners Hospital in Boston. He has already undergone 14 surgeries and will have more as he continues to grow. Half of the money we raise will be donated to the Boston Hospital in his name and the rest divided between the Cyprus Transportation Fund and the Shriners Hospitals in Springfield and Philadelphia. Every dollar counts and all are greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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Elinor Cramer
46 months ago

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$6,320 of $15,600 goal

Raised by 133 people in 56 months
Created July 10, 2014
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$100
Mandi Monterosso
7 days ago

This is a wonderful cause and I am continually amazed that you make this walk year after year. Good luck and hopefully you'll have good weather!

CK
$35
Craig Kazin
8 days ago

I am constantly amazed at the steadfast dedication that Eric exhibits for the kids and Shriners Hospitals! Much continued success, my brother!

SC
$25
Steven Conant
1 month ago

Best of luck with your walk for this worthwhile cause again this year. I hope you have good weather for it and all goes well.

$10
Lindon Gao
1 month ago

Go Eric! Hope all is well!

$200
Brian Sauders
9 months ago

Enjoy your journey!

DS
$100
Deborah Stueckel
9 months ago

My dear cousin doing good works with the kindest heat.

Elinor Cramer
46 months ago

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