Playing for Coach Horton

$79,423 of $70,000 goal

Raised by 231 people in 22 months
Paul Zukauskas
on behalf of Maura Horton
Coach with Parkinson's inspires on and off the field
Former BC Football Players,

Ricky Brown,  Al Washington, both class of '06, and Paul Zukauskas '01, are three former players that were impacted by Coach Don Horton while he coached at Boston College from 1997-2007. They realize that there are many other players that have beenimpacted by Coach Horton's mentorship and coaching during his time at BC and they are asking for your help.

As a lot of you know, Coach Horton  was diagnosed with Parkinson while coaching at Boston College in 2006. He has been battling this desease for a decade and now, he needs our help. Coach is not doing well and BC is the type of community that comes together when a member of our community needs our help.

The money raised will go directly to Coach Horton's family and help off set costs of medical bills and help support an educational fund for his daughters, Libby and Hadley. 

Thank you for thinking of Coach Horton and supporting a man  that has affected many of our lives.
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Thank you for all those who have donated! We are within a few hundred dollars to the $70,000 goal! I'm excited to call Coach's family soon and let them know we have hit the $70k mark!!!
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Playing for Coach Horton fund has brought some joy to an otherwise very difficult time for Maura and the girls. Let's keep working toward another goal of $70k. I know we can do it.

Also, a service celebrating Coach's life will be held at Armstrong Chapel United Methodist Church, 5125 Drake Road, Cincinnati, OH, on Saturday June 4th at 11:00 am. Visitation one-hour prior. Interment immediately following the service. - See more at:,
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We love you, Coach. Rest easy and thank you for being an exemplary coach, man, husband and father.
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Reinvigorated by the latest round of support, let's go for $50k!! Also, please check out the CNN article about the outpouring of support the family has received. Thank you all!
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$79,423 of $70,000 goal

Raised by 231 people in 22 months
Created April 14, 2016
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Lisa Hauser
17 months ago

Sending continued love and prayers to the Horton family, Don's greatest legacy.

Wendy Guess
18 months ago

cant think of 2 children more deserving, we love you Horton girls!

Jim and Bobbie Farley
19 months ago

Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with Don's wife and children and all the Horton family. Don left an amazing legacy in football and in life. The Farley Family

Kevin Lempa
19 months ago

Kevin and Sara Lempa continue to pray for your family in this difficult time.

Mary Ann Marx
19 months ago

To the Horton Family with deepest sympathy from Mary Ann (Halmi) Marx and family

20 months ago
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