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MetroWest Daily News: Live4Evan opens apartment in Boston

June 7th, 2018

HOPKINTON — From the start, the founders of a local charity hoped to find space in Boston to provide temporary housing for families whose children are being treated for congenital heart disease.
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The Live4Evan Apartment has Opened its Doors!

June 1st, 2018

With lots of hard work, support from you, and dedication to the mission, Live4Evan would like to officially announce the opening of our very first independently-operated L4E Apartment!
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2018 Boston Marathon Runners

March 27th, 2018

We are very excited to introduce our 2018 Boston Marathon Runners!
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2018 Red Tie Affair: Recap

March 26th, 2018

Thank you for helping make the Red Tie Affair a success! Check out photos from our event.
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2018 Red Tie Affair: Save the Date

November 13th, 2017

Live4Evan’s first Red Tie Affair will be at the Crystal Ball Room in Milford, MA on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018.
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Elle Girardi Runs Chicago Marathon on Behalf of Live4Evan

October 16th, 2017

We’re so proud of Evan’s sister, Elle Girardi, who crushed the Chicago Marathon this past weekend in honor of Evan!

Congratulations Elle on your incredible accomplishment!

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Drone Footage: 2017 Annual Run + Fun Fest

October 10th, 2017

Check out the incredible drone footage from our 2017 Annual Run + Fun Fest! Thank you to dronegenuity for the fantastic footage!

Click here to view the video!

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2017 Annual Run + Fun Fest Recap

September 25th, 2017

The 2017 Annual Run + Fun Fest took place on September 9th, 2017 and it was a huge success! Thank you to all participants, sponsors, partners, & volunteers for helping us raise money to continue supporting families of children with heart disease.

Click here to view results, photos, and more!

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HCAM: 5th Annual Live4Evan Run + Fun Fest

September 13th, 2017

VIDEO: Live4Evan works to allow families with Children going through cardiac care to be close to their child. The organization raises funds towards providing the housing facilities.

This past weekend Live4Evan had a great turnout for their 5th annual Live 4 Evan 5K/Family Fun Fest, view more in the video below.

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Ari Schultz

July 31st, 2017

We are devastated by the loss of Ari Schultz. Our deepest condolences are with the Schultz family, who we have gotten to know over past few months and will continue to support with interim housing during this difficult time. We were so happy to have been able to help Ari and his family in their time of need and will continue to support them while they get back on their feet. He was an inspiration to many including us here at Live4Evan.

Rest in peace, Ari <3

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Live4Evan Team Finishes the 2017 Boston Marathon

April 17th, 2017

Congratulations to the Live4evan team Don Brown and Brian DeSena on crushing the 2017 Boston Marathon!
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2016 in Review: A Look Back at the Gazette Country Stories of 2016

December 31st, 2016

FOXBOROUGH WICKED LOCAL – With 2016 coming to a close, the Country Gazette takes a look back of some of the highs and lows that took place over the course of the year.
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Live4Evan 5K Race Draws Crowd

September 13th, 2016

HOPKINTON WICKED LOCAL – The fourth annual Live4Evan 5K Memorial Race drew crowds and ensured that the memory of Evan Girardi, who passed away in 2010 lives on. The race helps to pay the rent of a Boston apartment for families whose children are undergoing treatment at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Heart Center.
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2016 Top Race Winners

September 10th, 2016

Female
#1 Hannah Krueger, 20:59, Hopkinton, MA
#2 Ilana Casady, 21:26, Hopkinton, MA
#3 Angele Myers, 22:41, Ashland, MA

Male
#1 Keiron Tumbleton, 18:18, Hopkinton, MA
#2 Mike Barry, 18:39, Hopkinton, MA
#3 Jonathan Katz, 18:56, Hopkinton, MA

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Thoughts From the Finish Line: Runners Discuss Their Boston Marathon Experience

April 19th, 2016

BOSTON.COM – After reaching Boylston Street, runners talk about what it feels like to finish the Boston Marathon.

“This was my first Boston Marathon and it’s really emotional. I ran in memory of a friend of mine’s brother who died, Evan Girardi, who was from Hopkinton. We wore these shirts, too, which say Live 4 Evan.”

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Live4Evan Signs Longwood Galleria Lease

March 25, 2016

METROWEST DAILY NEWS – Hopkinton’s Live4Evan recently signed a lease for a Boston apartment located at the Longwood Galleria. The new residence is available to families of patients at Children’s Hospital. Proximity to the hospital at little to no cost to families can help relieve some of the burden associated with extended medical treatment.
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Live4Evan Leases Boston Apartment for Families of Cardiac Patient at Hospital

March 23rd, 2016

HOPKINTON’S TELEVISION STATION – Hopkinton’s Live4Evan recently expanded into the Boston’s Longwood Galleria, leasing an apartment for families of cardiac patients at Children’s Hospital. Founded in honor of Evan Girardi by his Hopkinton High classmates after his untimely death in 2010, Live4Evan works to spread “heart happiness.”
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2015 Top Race Winners

September 26th, 2015

Female
#1 Ilana Casady, 20:48, Hopkinton, MA
#2 Hannah Krueger, 20:52, Hopkinton, MA
#3 Anna Mezitt, 21:14, Hopkinton, MA

Male
#1 Cameron Fairbanks, 17:57, Hopkinton, MA
#2 Joe Regan, 18:22, Marlboro, MA
#3 Sean Walsh, 18:47, Reading, MA

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Backpack Program

May 1st, 2015

Live4Evan has teamed up with the Boston Children’s Hospital to create a backpack program to provide families visiting the Hospital’s cardiac wing with care packages to help ease the burden of their stay. L4E worked directly with Children’s Hospital social workers on the floor of the cardiac wing to create the list of items in the bag, which includes toothbrushes, notebooks, and re-usable Live4Evan water bottles.
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Softball Participates In Live4Evan Memorial 5K Race/Walk

September 10th, 2014

HOLY CROSS – On Saturday, Sept. 6, the Holy Cross softball team took part in the Second Annual Live4Evan Memorial 5K Race & Walk at EMC Park in Hopkinton, Mass. Created by friends and family, Live4Evan is an organization honoring the memory of Evan Girardi, who was born with a congenital heart disease and passed away suddenly in 2010.
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2014 Top Race Winners

September 6th, 2014

Female
#1 Maureen Tumbleton, 20:38, Hopkinton, MA
#2 Molly Kessler, 21:01, Hopkinton, MA
#3 Kellie Lodge, 21:24, Hopkinton, MA

Male
#1 Brian Gao, 18:23, Hopkinton, MA
#2 James Callaghan, 18:34, Hopkinton, MA
#3 Matthew Pettepit, 18:50, Hopkinton, MA

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Yawkey Family Inn Program

December 1st, 2013

We at Live4Evan have established a program with BCH in which we will serve dinner to the patients and their families at the Yawkey Family Inn several times a year. The first Live4Evan sponsored dinner took place in December of 2013 and we were awe-struck by the level of gratitude and appreciation that the families expressed for both the dinner and the Inn itself.
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2013 Top Race Winners

September 7th, 2013

Female
#1 Kellie Lodge, 19:02, Hopkinton, MA
#2 Maria Urso, 19:03, Hopkinton, MA
#3 Molly Kessler, 20:17, Hopkinton, MA

Male
#1 Evan Park, 17:04, Hopkinton, MA
#2 Sean Webster, 17:23, Hopkinton, MA
#3 Keiron Tumbleton, 17:46, Hopkinton, MA

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WHAT WE DO
We provide temporary housing for families of children with congenital heart disease who need to travel into the Boston area to get their child care. #EVANSWAY

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PO Box 845
Hopkinton, MA 01748
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