Welcome to Bubba's Bunch!
Thank you for visiting my fundraising page! Pat, Lucy, William aka Bubba, and I did our first Move for the Kids 5K Walk when William was just 1 year old. Thanks to my cousin, Alexandra, she got us motivated that first year and we all quickly came up with a team name. Our cousin-in-law, Matt Burrill, helped us create our team t-shirts with Mickey Mouse & the gang to honor William and his love of Mickey and friends! Pat has since tried to trademark Bubba's Bunch - yes...that's how serious we are about all this now :-) but apparently it is too similar to another name. Darn! We like Bubba's Bunch too much to go with a differnt name so we're sticking with this!
We are now in our 3rd year of participating in this amazing event and are excited to be back after missing last year for a few other big life events within the family ~ Maggie Burrill's birth, Lucy's First Communion, and cousin Maggie Cahalan's wedding! Our awesome team walks or runs to honor our son, William, and how far he has come, after spending the first three months of his life in the NICU connected to every tube imaginable. William is a regular patient at Lurie and many of his doctors and nurses there have become like family. We feel so lucky and blessed to have such an amazing medical facility and team of doctors at Lurie Children's. We are grateful to our family and friends who have supported us in so many ways over the past 4 years and who have come out on race day to Move for the Kids and support Bubba's Bunch and all the children at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago!!! Thank you for your love, friendship and support! Go Bubba's Bunch!!
Please consider helping to make a difference in the lives of nearly 200,000 patients treated at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago each year. Support my efforts for the 2018 Move for the Kids 5K Walk/Run by making a gift today. Every dollar raised means a brighter and healthier future for our children.
Here are just a few ways your donations could help:
$35 can provide a comfort item for a premature infant to ensure the smallest and most fragile babies heal and grow faster.
$60 can help provide inpatient entertainment and distractions to help patients reduce stress and have fun while undergoing treatment.
$120 can help provide small lab supplies for one of the hospital's clinical trials to ensure our children have access to the latest treatments and therapies.
$240 can help provide supplies for the Lurie Children's classroom so that children in the hospital can continue their education.
All donations are tax-deductible and will be acknowledged by Lurie Children's Foundation.
On behalf of the patients and families of Lurie Children's, thank you for your support!
~Megan, Pat, Lucy and William aka Bubba
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