The American Challenge in Memory of Jeremiah William O'Connor III


Team Fundraising Goal: $50,000.00

Total Number of Gifts: 56
Total Value of Gifts: $10,525.00

Recent Donors

Ms. Mary Ann Schreiber

Ms. Stephanie Bosse

Ms. Karina Holyoak Wood

Miss. Fernanda Basurto

Mr. Geoffrey Greene

Ms. Sandra Patricia Riva

Mr. and Mrs. Francesco Nuccio

Anonymous

Ms. Meghan L Re

Mrs. Laura O'Connor

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This summer, I will be taking part of a 6-week bike tour across America, starting on June 24th in South Carolina and ending on August 7 in Los Angeles. This trip is run by Overland, an organization that provides summer experiences worldwide. This has been a long-term goal for me and I am not only completing the challenge for myself, but I am also doing it in memory of my late father, Jeremiah William O'Connor III. He was an avid biker and supporter of Catholic Relief Services.

As I am preparing for this bike tour, I have been influenced to bring even more meaning into the many miles I am covering throughout this journey. My father exposed me to CRS and the devastating issues in poor countries around the world from a very young age. He traveled to Africa with CRS to build wells in the third world villages of Ethiopia. This has had a long lasting effect on me and through this, I have decided to carry on my father's legacy. With that being said, I plan to raise $50,000 that will go to CRS to aid their efforts in improving the future of today's under developed societies. I would love for you to join me through your generous donations to help me carry out my goal; no amount is too small or too big to make an impact on the lives of those in need.


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