Helping our first reponders /heroes

$1,960 of $2,500 goal

Raised by 38 people in 42 months
I have given up receiving any birthday and Christmas presents since I was 6 years old  (I'm 14 now) to raise money for first responders.  I have made this sacrafice for the past 8 years, and still do so. I've always thought if our heroes can make sacrafices, I can too.  I have the opportunity to do a stair climb with a FDNY firefighter/survivor, but I have to fundraise to participate.  I'm embarrased to ask for money for myself, to participate in the fundraiser and the cost of travel, but I really would like to honor the heroes in this memorial climb.  Any extra money donated  above my costs to travel and participate , I would use to continue my personal project of saluting the first responders.  Years ago, I founded a museum  to salute the heroes, and  I have given up gifts for all these years to pay for the cost of traveling with the museum to different states. I put in over 1200 hours a year doing charity work.  My gift has always been seeing the smiles on the First Responders faces when they see my salute to them, or the families of the fallen giving hugs.  I also teach safety to kids and adults to try to prevent the need for so many nights first reponders have to be away from their families.
I have very limited time to raise funds, as the climb is limited to only the first few people who have the money to register.

Thank you for helping me help the first reponders.
Colton
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Hi everyone. During my years of running my museum, I have has visitors, who have become friends. What I didn't know at the time I met each family, was they lost a son (Keith Fairben - Medic) and a brother (Michael Clarke - Firefighter) in 9-11. If I make it to the climb, I will be hiking with their name written on me. You can see their photos here.
Climbing to also honor Michael Clarke
Climbing for Keith Fairben
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Please help me reach my goal so I can continue to support the First Responders. Thank you!
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$1,960 of $2,500 goal

Raised by 38 people in 42 months
Created March 23, 2015
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$20
Janice Gross Werkheiser
41 months ago

Thank you, Roy Gross is my Dad

DA
$20
Dolores Ahern
41 months ago

In memory of Keith Fairben. I know the Fairben family and they would be very proud of you for doing this. Good luck with your climb!!

$30
Dorothy Simpson Gross
41 months ago

I knew your mom when she was your age and I'm sure she is proud of you, wishing you success in your endeavors.

MM
$25
Monica Murphy
41 months ago

You are an amazing young man, good luck with the climb. - Billy & Monica Murphy

$10
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41 months ago
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41 months ago
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