Footsteps For Families

Footsteps For Families

About This Campaign

Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley

Footsteps For Families

Walk over the Hudson 

ANY WEEKEND IN MAY, 2021  

 

This year we are doing this event a little differently!  While we still cannot gather in large groups, we're not letting COVID stop us from fundraising AND Walking over the Hudson! Join us on the Walkway anytime in May and walk when it's convenient for you!  


This is a wonderful way to be outside and enjoy the amazing spring views from above the Hudson River while fundraising for a great cause!  Help us make a difference in the lives of families with critically ill children from the Hudson Valley and beyond. We can't wait to see your videos and photos!  Fun for all ages - strollers and leashed dogs are welcome! 


Stay tuned for details on winning prizes and other new initiatives this year! And see below for details about our Grand Marshal, Isabelle Malone.

 

For any questions please email Sarah at sslifko@rmhghv.org.


To learn more about the Walkway Over the Hudson or get directions visit www.walkway.org.

 


WAYS TO GET INVOLVED:

 

To set up a fundraising team (and be the Team Captain), follow these steps:

·       Click "register your own team" and follow the prompts to set up a page.

·       You'll be asked to join your team as a participant and select a date to walk (at the end of registration).

·       Select a weekend in May you want to walk.

·       "Post" on your wall to let others know when you'll be walking.

·       Share your team page to encourage others to participate & fundraise, donate or sponsor! 

·       Have weekly check-ins with your team and encourage them to post on their wall when they're walking.

 

To participate in a team already set-up, follow these steps:

·       Click "participate by joining this team" and follow the prompts.

·       Select a weekend in May you want to walk over the Hudson.

·       "Post" on the team page wall when you are walking so others know and may want to join you.

·       Share your team page to encourage others to participate & fundraise, donate or sponsor! 

 

To sponsor or donate to the Footsteps for Families event, follow these steps:

·       Click "donate or sponsor"

·       Select option to either donate or choose a sponsorship level.

·       Thank you in advance for your contribution and kindly note, our Marketing Manager will be in touch to discuss the details of your sponsorship!

 

Location / Venue

  • Time:
  • May 01, 2021 07:00 am to
  • May 31, 2021 02:00 pm ET

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

  • Walgreens

Bronze Sponsors

T-Shirt Sponsor

Fundraising Participant Personal Goal Amount Raised
Dave Schultz
Dave Schultz
958217
$9,582.17 of $6,000 (159%)
958217
$9,582.17
Aaron Malone
Aaron Malone
208350
$2,083.5 of $5,000 (41%)
208350
$2,083.5
Thomas Horvath
Thomas Horvath
N/A
126127
$1,261.27
Christina Riley
Christina Riley
46753
$467.53 of $1,100 (42%)
46753
$467.53
Kelly Wohlgemuth
Kelly Wohlgemuth
20488
$204.88 of $2,500 (8%)
20488
$204.88
Gary Lundgren
Gary Lundgren
N/A
10458
$104.58
Eileen Lundgren
Eileen Lundgren
N/A
5274
$52.74
Jennifer Werner
Jennifer Werner
0
$0 of $400 (0%)
0
$0
Patricia Byrne
Patricia Byrne
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Melissa Morrone
Melissa Morrone
0
$0 of $250 (0%)
0
$0
Terrence Robbins
Terrence Robbins
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Rosie Moretti
Rosie Moretti
N/A
0
$0
Tricia Robbins
Tricia Robbins
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Brittany Moretti
Brittany Moretti
N/A
0
$0
Kevin Hoffman
Kevin Hoffman
N/A
0
$0
Sarah Slifko-Camarra
Sarah Slifko-Camarra
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Cindy Wohlgemuth
Cindy Wohlgemuth
N/A
0
$0
Albert Wohlgemuth
Albert Wohlgemuth
N/A
0
$0
Matthew Potter
Matthew Potter
N/A
0
$0
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Fundraising Teams

Team Jakob Superhero 4.0

Please help Team Jakob Superhero 4.0 support the Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley by participating in the Footsteps for Families Event on the Walkway of the Hudson during the month of May. As many of you know the RMH of GHV provides invaluable support to the families ...

$13,287.52 raised (88%)
1
Participant

Team Caleb

Caleb shows us every day what being positive is all about. He amazes us every minute and despite his seemingly endless struggles he is the happiest baby we have ever known. We want to support RMH-GHV because they gave his parents desperately needed support when they needed it most.

$2,587.97 raised (517%)
1
Participant

Team Isabelle

Every step counts! I'm raising money to support families in their time of need and help Ronald McDonald House get one step closer to never having to turn any family away. Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley believes that when a child is sick, the entire family needs comfo...

$2,534.66 raised (50%)
2
Participants

Super K's

On March 31, 2019 I was blessed with two beautiful little girls! They arrived at just 28 weeks, but thanks to the amazing doctors and nurses (especially Doctor Golombek & Nurse Nancy) at Westchester Medical Center NICU, they are doing amazing! We will forever be grateful to the Ronald M...

$1,353.23 raised (54%)
5
Participants

The Riley's

Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley is a special place. Each year, hundreds of families find themselves at the doorstep of the House while their child is battling a medical crisis. This year marks the 10 year anniversary of the House opening and my 11th year working for t...

$652.26 raised (59%)
2
Participants

Shirleys Girls

Every step counts! I'm raising money to support families in their time of need and help Ronald McDonald House get one step closer to never having to turn any family away. Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley believes that when a child is sick, the entire family needs comfo...

$158.73 raised (31%)
1
Participant

Charlie's Angels

Every step counts! I'm raising money to support families in their time of need and help Ronald McDonald House get one step closer to never having to turn any family away. Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley believes that when a child is sick, the entire family needs comfo...

$0 raised (0%)
0
Participants

Nexxt Enterprises LLC

We are proud to help support RMHC of the Greater Hudson Valley. They have helped countless families be close to their children while they receive treatment. Being away from your children when they are sick is something we hope no parent has to do and by supporting RMH Charities we are...

$0 raised (0%)
2
Participants

Robbins Family Team

We will walk in honor of Taylor Clarke, our niece, granddaughter and cousin.

$0 raised (0%)
2
Participants

Rosie's Team

Every step counts! I'm raising money to support families in their time of need and help Ronald McDonald House get one step closer to never having to turn any family away. Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley believes that when a child is sick, the entire family needs comfo...

$0 raised (0%)
2
Participants

Sarah's Team

Every step counts! I'm raising money to support families in their time of need and help Ronald McDonald House get one step closer to never having to turn any family away. Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley believes that when a child is sick, the entire family needs comfo...

$0 raised (0%)
1
Participant

Meet Our Grand Marshal- Isabelle Grace Malone -

She was born October 3, 1998. As she grew, during her first few months it became apparent that she was delayed and a diagnosis of Ataxic Cerebral Palsy was given. Isabelle grew but struggled with crawling, sitting, cruising and trying to walk. She began using a walker and was eventually using a manual wheelchair to ambulate. At 8 years old she developed a seizure disorder which was managed with medication. At 11 years old she developed unknown GI issues causing her to not be able to eat and to lose a considerable amount of weight. During that that time, she was treated at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla. After three months in the hospital in Valhalla she was transferred to Boston Children’s Hospital for a month before recovering enough to come home.

 

Isabelle always loved school and had attended Hyde Park Elementary but was now at

the stage where she needed more support. She began attending Cardinal Hayes Day School in Millbrook, NY where she quickly became the social butterfly of the school.

 

In 2016, Isabelle developed an extremely high fever and pneumonia and was admitted

to Vassar Hospital. It became apparent that her needs required more in depth attention and she was transferred to Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital once again. Isabelle suffered a hypoxic brain injury as well as encephalitis and was in the hospital for almost 5 weeks. It was during this hospital stay that we became acquainted with the Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley. My wife Kimberly and I were able to take turns being with Isabelle while staying at the House and getting much needed rest, mental recovery, and wonderful meals. This was our home away from home since we lived more than an hour away from the hospital. We were able to keep our sanity during this time greatly due to RMH.

 

In 2019, Isabelle needed to have her hip reconstructed at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH).

The surgery went fine as well as her initial recovery for 2 weeks at BCH. However, shortly after arriving home Isabelle developed an unknown infection and was admitted to Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital once again. She continued to struggle with the infection which ultimately began to affect more of her function, including her breathing. She was intubated 4 separate times before making the decision to have a tracheostomy. Isabelle has been ventilator dependent since that time in November of 2019. During this hospitalization my wife and I were able to stay at the RMH once again. The staff at the house were always so supportive and caring. The hot meals and warm bed were a welcome comfort while it felt like our world was falling down around us.

 

Isabelle is now at home with the care of a nurse during the daytime hours and her

mother and father during the evening and nights. She lives with her two younger sisters and is surrounded by friends and family that she makes smile at every turn with her warm spirit, infectious laugh and perseverance through even the most overwhelming trials.  

 

- Aaron Malone, Isabelle’s Father

  Poughkeepsie, New York



  1. Lisa Biersack
    Lisa Biersack gave a $52.44 donation to support Aaron Malone to support Team Isabelle
    Congratulations on being Grand Marshall Isabelle!
    about 23 hours ago · Like
  2. John Mainey
    John Mainey gave a $52.44 donation to support Kelly Wohlgemuth to support Super K's
    Great cause! So glad you and the girls are doing well!
    1 day ago · Like
  3. Tanya Yuro-Clark
    Tanya Yuro-Clark gave a donation to support Super K's
    2 days ago · Like
  4. Melissa Divelbiss
    Melissa Divelbiss gave a $100 donation to support Team Isabelle
    God bless you, Isabelle and Malone Family!
    3 days ago · Like
  5. Donna Otto
    Donna Otto gave a $21.37 donation to support Super K's
    3 days ago · Like
  6. Rebecca Gruver
    Rebecca Gruver gave a $42.01 donation to support Super K's
    Dedication In Honor of: Kylie and Kelsey ♡
    3 days ago · Like
  7. Madeline Lynett
    Madeline Lynett gave a $100 donation to support Christina Riley to support The Riley's
    Good luck Christina.
    4 days ago · Like
  8. Kevin Hoffman
    Kevin Hoffman gave a $158.36 donation to support The Riley's
    4 days ago · Like
  9. Lora Gescheidle
    Lora Gescheidle gave a $50 donation to support Dave Schultz to support Team Jakob Superhero 4.0
    4 days ago · Like
  10. Heather Harper Tom laurencell
    Heather Harper Tom laurencell gave a $104.58 donation to support Gary Lundgren to support Super K's
    4 days ago · Like
  11. Natalie Harjes
    Natalie Harjes gave a $21.16 donation to support Eileen Lundgren to support Super K's
    5 days ago · Like
  12. Janine Matuk
    Janine Matuk gave a $104.58 donation to support Dave Schultz to support Team Jakob Superhero 4.0
    5 days ago · Like
  13. Ann Durkin
    Ann Durkin gave a $62.87 donation to support Super K's
    RMH provided a safe haven for Kelly when she needed to be there for Kylie and Kelsey. Each day the girls grew stronger and Kelly was there, becoming the confident and caring Mom that she is today. Smiles and hugs fill their days and thanks to an amazing network of support there is no stopping them! ♡♡
    6 days ago · Like
  14. Jane Morton
    Jane Morton gave a $31.58 donation to support Super K's
    Dedication In Honor of: Kylie and Kelsey
    You go girl!!!! So grateful for the Ronald McDonald House!
    6 days ago · Like
  15. Marilyn Rehberg
    Marilyn Rehberg gave a $100 donation to support Kelly Wohlgemuth to support Super K's
    Dedication In Honor of: Super Mom Kelly Wohlgemuth
    So much thanks for your dedication to the children and their families, especially Kylie, Kelsey and Their mom Kelly.
    6 days ago · Like
  16. Carol Ferrara
    Carol Ferrara gave a $52.44 donation to support Kelly Wohlgemuth to support Super K's
    6 days ago · Like
  17. Ryan Hawthorne
    Ryan Hawthorne gave a $150 donation to support Dave Schultz to support Team Jakob Superhero 4.0
    Go Team Jakob!
    7 days ago · Like
  18. Jenn and Mel Malkin-Phillips
    Jenn and Mel Malkin-Phillips gave a $52.44 donation to support Super K's
    Sending love to the little K’s and so grateful the Ronald McDonald house was there for their Mommy Kelly! I know all 3 were so happy to be together while they got strong and healthy enough to go home! ❤️
    7 days ago · Like
  19. Barbara Cardana
    Barbara Cardana gave a $26.37 donation to support Super K's
    Dedication In Honor of: Kylie & Kelsey Woghelmuth
    God Bless you and your beautiful girls Kelly
    8 days ago · Like
  20. Lori Smith
    Lori Smith gave a $100 donation to support Super K's
    Dedication In Honor of: Kelsey & Kylie Wohlgemuth
    Thank you to the RMH for helping my sister and my 2 beautiful, amazing nieces ❤️❤️
    9 days ago · Like
  21. Michele Missale
    Michele Missale gave a $31.58 donation to support Eileen Lundgren to support Super K's
    9 days ago · Like
  22. Maureen Clayton
    Maureen Clayton gave a $40 donation to support Super K's
    10 days ago · Like
  23. Julie Lundgren
    Julie Lundgren gave a $75.38 donation to support Super K's
    Dedication In Honor of: Kylie and Kelsey Wohlgemuth
    $72 for 72 days! <3
    10 days ago · Like
  24. Albert & Cindy Wohlgemuth
    Albert & Cindy Wohlgemuth gave a $104.58 donation to support Super K's
    Dedication In Honor of: Kylie&Kelsey Wohlgemuth
    God Bless Kelsey & Kylie! Thank you RMH!
    10 days ago · Like
  25. Tracey Seal
    Tracey Seal gave a $100 donation to support Super K's
    10 days ago · Like
  26. Lisa Emond
    Lisa Emond gave a $25 donation to support Super K's
    Dedication In Honor of: Lisa Emond
    Kylie and Kelsey Wohlgemuth. Two little fighters 💗💗
    10 days ago · Like
  27. Kim Allard
    Kim Allard gave a $26.37 donation to support Super K's
    Happy to support Kelly, Kelsie and Kylie!!
    10 days ago · Like
  28. Alana Daly
    Alana Daly gave a $52.98 donation to support Dave Schultz to support Team Jakob Superhero 4.0
    11 days ago · Like
  29. Jodi Harris
    Jodi Harris gave a $52.44 donation to support Team Jakob Superhero 4.0
    12 days ago · Like
  30. Ryan McElroy Children's Cancer Fdn.
    Ryan McElroy Children's Cancer Fdn. gave a $500 donation
    Dedication In Honor of: Isabella Malone
    13 days ago · Like