Jogging for Jarred

My brother Justin Cortez and I will be "Jogging for Jarred" during the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon on November 3, 2018 as a fundraiser in honor of Jarred Coleman and the Coleman family.  The Coleman's are close family friends of ours that experienced a tragic event on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.  While traveling home from their daughter Jordan's wedding, Ethan (brother), Jarred, Hannah (Jarred's girlfriend), and their grandparents Ron and Joann Coleman were in a multi-vehicle car accident caused by a drunk driver.  The grandparents, Ron and Joann were killed instantly and a few days later, Jarred lost his life due to traumatic brain injuries. 

When Jarred passed away, his college lacrosse coach gave his Mom (Kelly Coleman) a legacy statement Jarred wrote two years ago in college.  Jarred not only played lacrosse and impacted so many of his peers, he was a coach too.  The picture you see of him surrounded by little kids, that is his team he coached this summer after winning the championship.  He had a huge passion for truly living to make others better around him.  His legacy reads as follows...

Please consider any donations as the funds will go directly to the Coleman family as they work to develop a scholarship fund in Jarred's name.  Jarred was young, full of life, a college athlete, and had an extremely bright future ahead of him.  Our goal with this fundraising effort is to ensure his legacy is remembered.
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    • $100 
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    • $110 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Brandon Cortez 
Westfield, IN
Ron Coleman 
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