24th Annual CBHM Sunday June 7, 2015 8:15 AM
Since then, TeamAlzheimers has raised over $100,000. All funds are donated to several Upper Valley private non-profit senior organizations that specialize in the care and/or services for people with dementia. TeamAlzheimers is a totally volunteer organization that donates 100% of its proceeds back into the community.
Members of TeamAlzheimers commit to raise $350 dollars and are responsible for the $90 registration fee.
David’s House was founded in 1986 in memory of David Cyr, who passed away at the age of 5 from leukemia. During his many hospitalizations, David often begged his parents to take the other sick and injured children home with him to his house, his safe haven away from the pain and uncertainty of the hospital. David’s House is the realization of David’s dream.
Now, 27 years later, it’s been a home-away-from-home for nearly 13,000 different families from around the world. David’s House is a 20 bedroom home for families of ill or injured children for as little as one night or many, many months while their child is being treated at the Children’s Hospital at DHMC in Lebanon, NH.
Because of the support we receive from generous people like you, we are able to provide support for nearly 1,000 families every year without ever charging any fees.
Members of Team David’s House are encouraged to raise $500 (donations are tax deductible), and are responsible for the $90 race registration fee. In recognition of your generous support, David’s House will provide:
- A gathering tent at the start and finish of the race with team-only snacks and refreshments
- Access to customizable fundraising web pages
- Free team-only post-race massages
- Exclusive runner gifts
- A Team David’s House photo and/or individual runner photo
Help local families struggling with homelessness and poverty. The Upper Valley Haven is a private not-for-profit organization, founded in 1980, that provides temporary shelter for educational programming for homeless families and adults, as well as food and clothing to those in need. We create a community where people find hope and discover possibility. All services are provided free of charge.Commit to raise $500 and enjoy the following benefits:
· A gathering tent at the starting area with energy bars, bagels, fruit and fluids.
· Receive your own Haven CBHM Team T-shirt (stylish, functional, performance - a keeper!)
· Your registration fee will be covered by the Haven.
· Training Tips by road race experts sent by email preceding the race.
· Team photograph and opportunity for individual photographs.
· Transportation of personal items from the start of the race to the finish.
· Lucky bracelets made by children living the Haven’s Shelter and participating in the Haven’s Afterschool program.
Health Connections of the Upper Valley
Quitting smoking is akin to running a half marathon. It takes tenacity, fierce determination, and staying the course when the body begs to give up. But nothing worth having comes easy, and the intrinsic reward that comes with quitting nicotine is like the feeling you get after sticking to your training and coming to the end of a long run: You've done it. You've reached your goal. And you can take a deep breath into lungs that are healthy and strong—secure in the knowledge that you've accomplished something special.
Health Connections is calling on runners of the Covered Bridges Half Marathon to help us raise funds needed to support our outreach programs aimed at reducing the risk of chronic disease in the Upper Valley caused by smoking and obesity. Though our beloved Upper Valley is beautiful, an ugly reality behind the scenes is that 19% of adults smoke and nearly 40% of children are exposed to second-hand smoke—primarily because they live with a smoker. We work with communities to:
It's a big job, but you can make a big difference! Your fundraising will be used directly to support Health Connections’ outreach initiatives, and you can finish the Covered Bridges Half Marathon knowing that your efforts will help produce a new generation of healthy Upper Valley residents. Maybe some future runners! We are asking runners to raise a minimum of $435. As a thank you for supporting Health Connections, we will pay your $90 registration fee. Each runner will also receive:
1. A very cool and lightweight Team Health Connections running hat;
Great prizes will also be given to the top three fundraisers!
Thank you for your support. Please go to our web site at www.myhealthconnections.org to register for the race and to learn more about Health Connections of the Upper Valley.
Cathy Hazlett, MPH
Executive Director Health Connections of the Upper Valley, Inc.
PO Box 4, 467 Caper Street North Pomfret, VT 05053
PH: 802-457-4780; Email: email@example.com
The Family Place
The Family Place is a Vermont designated Parent Child Center whose mission is to help every young child have a chance of success in life. Through targeted programs for parents, single moms, family therapy, quality daycare, job skills readiness, our organization works to break the generational cycle that commits vulnerable children to a future of repeated poverty, child maltreatment and underachievement.
Members of Team Family Place commit to raise $350.00, plus pay for your registration of $90.All participants will receive a special gift made by our program mothers, specialty food items from the area, a T-shirt, and be recognized in our annual report for their support.
CBHM – Team WISE
WISE is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting people and communities impacted by domestic violence, sexual violence and stalking. WISE provides a confidential and free 24 hour crisis line, support groups and workshops, emergency shelter and transitional housing, safety planning and accompaniment to hospitals, police stations, court houses and other social service agencies. WISE knows that we can end violence. The Prevention and Education Program at WISE teaches healthy relationship skills and sexual violence prevention to students, educators and parents, provides training on trauma-informed support for professionals, best practice for businesses and relevant workshops for your everyday life. WISE believes in empowerment and knows that individuals make their best decisions when they have information and support.
Members of Team WISE commit to raising at least $500 and WISE will pay the $90 registration fee.
In recognition of your hard work, WISE will also provide you with the following;
· A personalized dri-fit t-shirt with the WISE logo to wear on race day
· Promotional support for fundraising
· Race photographs by Matthew Oscadal
· A brief (and optional), pre-race warm up of yoga and intention setting lead by Abby Tassel, RYT
· A pre and post-race gathering tent for runners and their friends and family with healthy snacks and beverages
· Transportation of runner’s belongings from start to finish line
To request a spot on Team WISE please email, Chelsea@wiseuv.org, visit www.wiseuv.org to learn more about our organization.
24th Annual CBHM Sunday June 7, 2015 8:15 AM
Registration Opens Tuesday December 9, 2014 7 PM EST
Mike, Bill and the Race Committee
CBHM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations/Registration fees are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.