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Register Today: 2018 Annual 5K Run + Fun Octoberfest
September 13th, 2018
The 2018 5K Run + Fun Octoberfest is taking place October 6th, 2018. Our after event at EMC Park will include a cornhole tournament, food trucks, beer garden, kids activities and of course, live music from The Boston Naturals!
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!
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.
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
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.
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.”
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
WHAT WE DOWe 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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