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It's coming up on 7 years since the murder of my son Burrell by Boston police and the pain although its not as intense its still present.  I'm walking for the 5th year in the Mother's Peace walk in honor of my son and for justice for all lives lost.  Please come walk with me and the Better Opportunities team and if you can't walk please feel free to support by donating at the link below.   Thank you, your support is very much appreciated.

ABOUT 2019 Mother's Day Walk for Peace

Every year in the United States, approximately 15,000 people are murdered. For every homicide victim, there are at least 10 immediate people directly impacted by that loss. It is safe to say each year there are at least 150,000 new survivors of homicide victims dealing with the emotional, physical and financial stress of losing a loved one to a traumatic death such as murder. This is not including extended family members, classmates/colleagues, teachers/students, entire communities. Nor does this number include families who are impacted by a loved one committing a murder. Together we can heal and have an impact. 

 

Rise Up! Walk with us.  The Annual Mother’s Day Walk for Peace started in 1996 so mothers of murdered children could receive support and love from their neighbors. Twenty-three years later, the Mother’s Day Walk continues to be a powerful way to honor our loved ones who have been murdered and embrace our partners in peacemaking. The Mother’s Day Walk is also the Peace Institute’s most important fundraising event. We hope you will help us raise our goal of $400,000 so we can continue to work to tip the scale toward justice for families and communities that are stigmatized by murder. 

 

All walkers must register. Registration cost this year is $10 per walker, however no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Registration fees go to help us reach our goal of $400,000 to sustain our programs and services.

Supporters
Name Date Amount Comments
Charlene & Gerald Warren 05/23/2019 $30.00  
2019 MDW Cash Donations Cash 05/23/2019 $390.00  
Carla Sheffield 05/20/2019 $5.00  
Carla Sheffield 05/20/2019 $25.00 $20 donation made by Stephanie and $5 donation made by Rita of Quincy court. Previous $5 donation made by Robin of Quincy Court
Melinda Ridore 05/16/2019 $20.00  
Andrea D 05/16/2019 $15.00  
Tina Furey 05/15/2019 $50.00  
2262 Dot Ave Seniors 05/12/2019 $40.00 Supporting my grandson Burrell, with the help of my friends.
Ronald Pacombe 05/11/2019 $20.00  
Kayla Cuddy 05/11/2019 $10.00  
Anthony Ramsey 05/10/2019 $10.00 God bless everyone who participated wether they are walking or donating GOD LOVES YOU
Tomeka Taylor 05/10/2019 $10.00 God bless everyone who's walking and donating also to all those mothers who've experienced a loss of a family member. Happy mothers day GOD LOVES YOU
Christine Pancyck 05/10/2019 $30.00  
Heather Rennie-Schneider 05/10/2019 $10.00  
Eddie St.Louis 05/09/2019 $20.00 Sorry for your loss. I've know you for 18 months and had no idea. Your clearly a strong woman. Stay strong.
Ronica Smythwick 05/07/2019 $10.00  
Akunna Eneh 04/30/2019 $10.00  
Carson Sheffield 04/30/2019 $15.00 Strap me in my carriage because I’m Walking for my Uncle ...
Nickida Best 04/19/2019 $.00  
Eddie Malloy 04/16/2019 $10.00  
Darryl Jenkins 04/16/2019 $25.00  
Anonymous Friend 04/13/2019 $20.00  
Brenda Ramsey 04/11/2019 $.00  
Carla Sheffield 04/11/2019 $20.00  
Carla Sheffield 04/11/2019 $15.00  
Akunna Eneh 04/11/2019 $25.00  
NIKIA RAMSEY 04/09/2019 $10.00  
NIKIA RAMSEY 04/09/2019 $15.00  
  Total $860.00  
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