Strides for Shaonna

My name is Christopher Calderone. I am a Fourth Grade teacher in South Brunswick, NJ.

 On April 26th, 2015, I will run the New Jersey Marathon (26.2 miles) in honor of a very special little girl named Shaonna. Shaonna was born with a disability that makes it difficult to walk on her own. Shaonna is a very determined person, who knows what it means to persevere.

 April 26th will also be my 36th birthday. Instead of receiving a gift, I’d like to give a gift to Shaonna. All donations collected through this initiative will be given to Shaonna to assist with medical bills and physical therapy.

 On my challenging training runs when I start to doubt myself and feel myself wanting to quit, I think of Shaonna and the courage she shows daily. Shaonna is an inspiration to me, others in her school, and her South Brunswick community.

 Thank you for visiting this site, please help by making a donation to “Shoes for Shaonna”. A small donation can make a BIG difference!
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Chris Calderone 
Monmouth Junction, NJ
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