Catie Roche Memorial - Marathon Edition

I am running the Burlington Marathon next month in honor of my sister Caitlyn in hopes that I can assist with the ongoing fundraiser my family has undertaken.

When Catie died unexpectantly in November, our family decided to put our grief and lessons learned from Catie to good use by setting up a Memorial Fund that would honor her by serving those who struggle physically, cognitively and medically much as she did, and even more so, because of their dire poverty and lack of family love and support. 

Our goal is to raise $29,000.00 - $1000.00 for each year of her Caitlyn's life. So far we have raised over $20,000.00 from the generosity of family and friends through various fundraisers.

The money raised will assist in the missionary work my brother has done. Last May James went on a university sponsored mission trip to Kingston, Jamaica. While there he worked with the Missionaries of the Poor. Part of his work was at Bethlehem House, a home for abandoned disabled children. James was right at home in caring for these people for they were much like Catie. He was also most impressed at the great care the disabled received at the hands of the Missionaries of the Poor. Despite their humble means and limited resources they provide excellent, loving care, nutritious meals and a spotlessly clean envirnonment.

Please help us reach our goal and please share this message with your friends!


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    • $30 
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    • $65 
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    • $100 
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Matthew Roche 
Clifton Park, NY
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