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|Team Name||Captain & Cause||County|
|After School Explorers||Captain: Susie Huggins|
Cause: To help provide quality after-school programming.
|Tucker County Animal Shelter||Captain: Kim Falls|
Cause: To improve the facilities of our "NO KILL" animal shelter that provides a warm and loving environment for abandoned and unwanted pets while trying to find them permanent homes, as well as finding projects to increase awareness of the importance of spaying and neutering your pets.
|Warriors of Wisp Team||Captain: Lisa Ratliff|
Cause: We love skiing! That's why the Warriors of Wisp Team supports the Deep Creek Lake Lion's Club Blind Skier Program. This program hosts children from the Maryland School for the Blind each winter to teach them to ski which promotes confidence, fitness, and fun!
|DHS Foundation Guardian Angels||Captain: Mike Bell|
Cause: The Davis Health System Foundation Guardian Angel Fund provides financial assistance for medically necessary items and services that contribute to the health, wellness, and quality of life of the individual. Programs include Chronic Care management, Orthopedic Nutritional Counseling, and a Free Mammogram Program at Davis Medical Center and Broaddus Hospital.
Other: Tucker, Barbour, Upshur, Pocahontas, and Webster
|Canaan Valley Ski Patrol||Captain: Ray LaMora|
Cause: CVSP offers training over the summer, a refresher in the fall, and on the hill training all winter to ensure our skills are adequate to assist skiers on the hill. We provide first aid to injured skiers at Canaan Valley, assist other resorts if needed, and provide care when needed off the mountain.
|Philippi Public Library Bookworms||Captain: Judy Larry|
Cause: The Philippi Public Library Bookworms are raising funds, support, and awareness for the library to match our WV Grant-in-Aid, meet operational expenses, provide quality materials, programs, classes, and services, and maintain an aging facility.
|Mountaintop Readers||Captain: Ivonne Martinez|
Cause: Public libraries ensure that education, knowledge and technology are available to everyone and, in our small rural commuity, the library is a lifeline for many! The proceeds from the 2018 Run For It will be used for the purchase of books, programming, supplies and technology (75%) as well as contributing towards the Mountaintop Public Library New Building Match Fund (25%).
|Kalie's Crew||Captain: Kim DeGiovanni|
Cause: The Kalie Hostutler Ashby Academic Achievement Fund honors the memory of Kalie and her belief in the possibilities that higher education brings to today's young people. Through this fund, we hope to encourage and inspire Garrett College students to pursue the highest level of academic success, just as Kalie did.
|Grant County 4-H||Captain: Alexandra Coffman|
Cause: Grant County 4-H provides many extra-curricular activities for over 200 youth members. 4-Hers participant in club meetings, community service, and educational activities. 4-Hers complete yearly animal and educational projects to show at the Tri-County Fair. Members participate in a wide-variety of activities from hiking to robotics while developing leadership skills.
|Friends of the Cheat||Captain: Amanda Pitzer|
Cause: Friends of the Cheat (FOC) is a grassroots watershed group working to "restore, preserve, and promote the outstanding natural qualities of the Cheat River watershed." FOC cleans up acid mine drainage pollution, monitors stream health, develops regional rail-trails and public river accesses, and educates and advocates for a healthy environment.
|Animal Friends of Doggy Sods||Captain: Dave Markgraf|
Cause: We exist to assist furred, feathered, and scaled companions that fall outside the capacity of area animal shelters. By creating a network of foster homes and connections, we provide veterinary care and rehabilitation in safe, loving environments while working to find forever homes.
|Heart of the Highlands||Captain: Dan Lehmann|
Cause: Heart of the Highlands Trail System is a nonprofit working closely with Tucker County public lands, private landowners, and community stakeholders to create an outstanding trail system. HoH believes a well designed and maintained system of trails will attract visitors and contribute to the economic development of Tucker County.
|Fresh Canvas||Captain: Glenda Easton|
Cause: We support the creative arts in Tucker county Schools and the Garrett Easton Endowed Fund
|Challenged Athletes of West Virginia||Captain: David Begg|
Cause: Challenged Athletes of West Virginia provides adaptive sports and recreation opportunities for children and adults with diabilities. Programs include adaptive ski school operations in Pocahontas and Tucker Counties, summer activities, and annual events serving veterans and others with disabilities.
Other: Tucker and statewide
|Rowlesburg Runners||Captain: Kathleen W. Orescanin & Shirley Hartley|
Cause: Rowlesburg Revitalization Committee, Inc. strives to revive and add where necessary to the economic, historic, cultural, artistic, and educational life of the community of Rowlesburg, West Virginia.
|Preston Fund Runners||Captain: David Moran|
Cause: Raise funds for the Preston Community Fund, which has been endowed to benefit the citizens and communities of Preston County. The fund provides unrestricted grant awards to benefit students and charities of Preston County.
|Team Boulder Park||Captain: Chip Chase & Ben Hinkle|
Cause: Funds will support the purchase and installation of the 3rd and final boulder for the public climbing park located in Davis.
|Cruisin' Critters||Captain: Karen Linton|
Cause: The Mountaineer Humane Society offers spay/neuter vouchers for companion animals in Tucker County.
|Petersburg Elementary PTO||Captain: Sara Treat|
Cause: Our mission is to be the bridge between parents and teachers by helping to enhance educational opportunities and student achievements.
|Literacy Volunteers of Randolph County||Captain: Akiko Endo|
Cause: Literacy Volunteers of Randolph county promotes literacy in Randolph County, WV through volunteer teaching programs to individuals wishing to improve literacy. We provide free tutoring in basic reading to adults and in English as a Second Language to non-native English speakers in Randolph County and the adjoining counties.
|Kump Education Center||Captain: Matt Osborne|
Cause: To utilize the historic Kump property for the promotion of student achievement and teacher excellence in central West Virginia through professional development, sustainability activities and studies, historic preservation, heritage education and cultural tourism.
|Barbour County Team Health||Captain: Dana Gould|
Cause: To continually strive towards increasing health and wellness opportunities to the residents of Barbour County by being proactive in education, promotion, and expansion of physical activity events in the area, such as expansion of walking and biking trails in the county.
|Cortland Challengers||Captain: Teresa Lycliter|
Cause: Monies raised by our team benefits the residents of Cortland Acres.
|Pocahontas County Senior Citizens||Captain: Sally Lovelace|
Cause: To promote health, dignity, well being, and independence to Senior Citizens. To provide services such as meals on wheels, congregate meals, transportation, in-home services, activities and socialization to Senior Citizens.
|The Aurora Project||Captain: Alice Fleischman|
Cause: We are a small, but mighty, Preston County based arts organization that sponsors visual arts, writing and craft workshops, and is currently renovating a group of buildings in Aurora, WV for future use as artist residencies.
|Elkins Bookhounds||Captain: Laura Hill|
Cause: Raising funds for the Elkins-Randolph County Public Library to provide new technology, educational programs and classes, services, and materials that can't be purchased through the library's operating budget.
|ArtSpring||Captain: Elaine George|
Cause: ArtSpring is a steward of Tucker County arts. We support learning, emerging and established artists across the spectrum of contemporary and traditional arts. We offer support to artists, promote Tucker County as an arts destination, act as a gateway to the arts of Tucker County and facilitate the engagement between the creative community and the public.
|Team Pioneer||Captain: Genevieve Brosky & Marlena Chestnut|
Cause: Team Pioneer is raising money to maintain and enhance the services of Pioneer Memorial Public Library. We hope to support PMPL's mission to "engage, empower, educate, and entertain by providing access to information." PMPL serves the residents of Harman, its surrounding communities, and the library for the Harman School.
Other: Tucker & Pendleton
|CVVFD Auxiliary Power||Captain: Diane Beall|
Cause: Support for the Canaan Valley Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary
|Freedom Marchers||Captain: Richard D. Marsh|
Cause: Belington American Legion Post 96 & Auxiliary Programs for Boy & Girls State, Patriotic education in schools, sponsor of youth sports & programs, Memorial Day service & flags at Cemetery, Veterans Day parade, Wreath's Across America, Care packages to deployed troops, Four Chaplain Service at churches, sponsor of WV Gold Star Mothers & more
|West Virginia Mountain Ministries||Captain: Brad Spencer|
Cause: WVMM is an outreach ministry that has a primary focus on the resort and tourism opportunities in Tucker County. We incorporate the outdoors and local events in our sharing of the Love of God.
|Andy's Run||Captain: Karen Evans|
Cause: To benefit students in Tucker County schools who are pursuing a career in Art.
|Davis Riverfront Ramblers||Captain: Douglas K. Martin|
Cause: To provide, operate, maintain, and improve safe and functional facilities that can be used for multiple recreational purposes for all ages of the community and visitors.
|Mountain Laurel Learning Cooperative||Captain: Jocelyn Gaujot|
Cause: Mountain Laurel Learning Cooperative inspires children to become creative, life-long scholars & engaged, compassionate citizens in their community.
|Mountain Arts District||Captain: M. Josie Cuda|
Cause: MAD works with artists and art supporters to strengthen the local economy and to develop an infrastructure for networking and for promoting artists and venues as well as an arts events calendar on their website: www.madwv.com. It also promotes public art and educational opportunities for artist entrepreneurs.
Other: Tucker, Barbour, Upshur, Pocahontas
|ArtsBank Art Educator||Captain: Kadra Casseday|
Cause: Professional Teaching Artists collaborate with classroom teachers to expand and enrich arts opportunities in public schools by providing experiential educational experiences that enable all students to think creatively, critically, and analytically through the use of hands-on art activities.
|Timberline Ski Patrol||Captain: Steve Cvechko|
Cause: Support the Randy Poole Memorial Fund by providing emergency services training in Tucker County.
|New Davis Renaissance Group||Captain: Judy Cronauer|
Cause: Making the Town of Davis an even better place to live through projects that help and beautify the community.
|Youth Health Service, Inc||Captain: Tammie Rizzio|
Cause: Home Ties Child Development Center, a program of YHS that provides educational day care to children 6 weeks to 12 years old, is raising money to assist with the installation of an outdoor play area that will include a basketball hoop, a square court and hopscotch pad. This project will benefit our children by promoting a healthy, active lifestyle.
|The Arts Center||Captain: Mary Smakula|
Cause: The mission of the Arts Center is to enhance the cultural and economic life of our region by providing facilities arts programming that will entertain, educate, and inspire all of our citizens.
|Preston County Humane Society||Captain: Ginger Larew|
Cause: Reduce the population of stray and unwanted animals through our spay/neuter program. Strengthen understanding and awareness of animal and community needs. Promote responsible, humane animal care. sponsor subscriptions to KIND News for elementary classrooms.
|Tucker County Young Life||Captain: Chopper Evans|
Cause: We believe each teen deserves to be able to hear about the love of Christ and any funds raised will be used to offset the cost for teens to attend Young Life Fall Weekend and Young Life Summer Camp.
|Friends of the Blackwater||Captain: Kate Leary|
Cause: Friends of the Blackwater is a conservation non-profit with programs including trail maintenance, watershed restoration, historic interpretation, and more.
|Canaan Valley State Park Foundation||Captain: Ben Herrick|
Cause: CVSPF is dedicated to enhancing and preserving the 2000+ acres of the Canaan Valley Resort and State Park for all guests and the community.
|Wade's World of Wonder Playground||Captain: Jason Mazza|
Cause: Raise funds for Wade's World of Wonder Playground
|Five Rivers Public Library||Captain: Becky Moore|
Cause: To raise money for the operation of Five Rivers Public Library
|Billie G. Armstrong for Pregnancy & Infant Care Program||Captain: Kathy Kotten|
Cause: West Virginia Center for Pregnancy Care is wholly committed to the women and babies of Tucker County and the center will provide emergency aid in whatever form is available and needed. Baby beds, car seats, diapers, formula, etc. The center seeks to provide support to all parties involved, mothers, fathers, grandmothers, who provide for babies.
|Team Dobbin||Captain: Randy Barr|
Cause: Preserve the History, Legends, Structures and Artifacts of the old town of Dobbin, WV.
|Deerfield 74 - Katherine Zabriskie Canaan Valley Volunteer Fire Department Fund||Captain: Anne Cecilia Smith|
Cause: Our family & friends enjoy weekends in the Canaan Valley area. We believe in supporting the local community. The Canaan Valley Volunteer Fire Department provides valuable services to residents & visitors.
|Kasson Eagles||Captain: Jennifer Duvall|
Cause: Our team's cause is for the Kasson Elementary/Middle School in Barbour County, WV to provide educational opportunities and activities for the students.
|Notserp Track Club||Captain: Matthew Bright|
Cause: Notserp Track Club works with PCPaRC to develop a culture of fitness and activity through running. We help train many middle school, high school, collegiate, and post-collegiate athletes and encourage local community members to participate in running and local races.
|Belington Public Library Bookaneers||Captain: Tammy Smith|
Cause: BPL's goal is to raise funds to benefit our community through programming, the purchase of books, e-books, DVDs, and other materials including computers and technology to improve the lives of children and adults. This fundraising opportunity also helps us meet our WV Grant-In-Aid requirement.
|WV Gold Star Mothers||Captain: Joel Hannah|
Cause: Provid support to the families of veterans lost to combat or as a result of combat.
|WVHighlands Artisan Group||Captain: Lori L. Wall|
Cause: WVHAG is an association of artists and artisans representing diverse media and presenting work as a cooperatively owned and run gallery. Numerous gallery sponsored events throughout the year help promote public awareness of the arts in WV and especially in Tucker County.
Other: Preston, Grant, regional
|DTEMS-PTO||Captain: Cynthia Shaffer|
Cause: We are planning to celebrate Davis-Thomas Elementary and Middle School students and staff with a school-wide field trip at the end of the year.
|Team CBC||Captain: John Callaway|
Cause: To help the youth of Tucker County to realize their worth to God and to help them grow into the people God created them to be.
|EB3||Captain: Ellis (Bink) Boury|
Cause: To advance the education or development of creative or technical writing in young student/professionals with special consideration give to those addressing the humanities with emphasis on social justice and tolerance.
|Kingwood Elementary School Stags||Captain: Jill Zeigler|
Cause: We are seeking creative ways to support our School Wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support plan. Funds will be used to purchase supplies and rewards as we promote the STAG STOMP: Show Respect, Take Responsibility, Overcome Your Problems, Motivate to Learn, and Prepare for Success.
|TEAM WV Caring||Captain: Nancy Dotson|
Cause: WV Caring takes care of people with advanced illnesses in 12 counties in West Virginia. We have a palliative program for those not ready for Hospice Services and hospice care when the illness has advanced. We support patients, families and caregivers as they deal with the persons illness and impending death. Our volunteer program assists these families with respite and other needs.
|Knights of Columbus Council #603||Captain: Mark Paul Joseph|
Cause: The Knights of Columbus promote service through faith, community, family, youth and fellowship to help others less fortunate overcome their adversity. The Knights of Columbus provide financial support and countless hours of service to those in need both in our local community and worldwide.
Other: Upshur and International countries
|Garrett Trails||Captain: Steven Green|
Cause: Garrett Trails is a nonprofit, volunteer organization dedicated to the development of a well-used network of high-quality, sustainable trails. These trails access to Garrett County's historic, municipal, and environmental treasures which link to trails outside the county. Trails are important to the economic development of the county, will attract visitors, and will promote fitness and outdoor enjoyment for county residents.
|New Historic Thomas||Captain: Erika Smith|
Cause: New Historic Thomas (NHT) is a community nonprofit dedicated to revitalizing the city of Thomas. The organization provides resources and volunteer capacity towards beautification, city planning, downtown redevelopment and trail work, among other services. NHT works very closely with the mayor and city council. Money from Run For It will go to projects directly benefiting Thomas residents and visitors.
|Women Aid in Crisis||Captain: Cindy Hammer|
Cause: Women Aid in Crisis is a provide, nonprofit which provides comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. We provide an emergency shelter, 24 hour crisis hotline, information and referral as well as awareness activities. Services are available to all.
|Rotary (Satellite) Club of Oakland MD||Captain: Haley Gillespie|
Cause: Rotary (Satellite) Club of Oakland MD seeks to better our community through acts of service and fundraising for worthy local causes. Through our club, we are able to make a greater impact than as individuals.
|Oak Dale Church of the Brethern||Captain: Dorothy Fridley|
Cause: This year we will use the money to buy supplies for bible school. Props and tapes to help kids understand the Bible. We have 70-80 teens in the community who attend. Plus on Friday we have a big cookout and giveaways.
|West Virginia Council Trout Unlimited||Captain: Mike Sayre|
Cause: To restore native Brook Trout to historic range. To protect and enhance cold water streams. To help coldwater fisheries survive for future generations.
|Mountain Lions Club||Captain: Patty Auvil|
Cause: To provide help to individuals with glasses and send kids to camp and give them scholarships to further their education.
|Aurora Area Historical Society||Captain: Jo-Ann Helton|
Cause: To preserve history for the future generation.
|Elkins Randolph YMCA||Captain: Sid Gillispie|
Cause: Build body, mind and spirit of today's youth.
Other: Tucker, Upshur, Barbour, Pocahontas
|Linwood Lizards||Captain: Amber McClune|
Cause: We are a non-profit daycare that works to provide quality child care for parents in our rural area.
|Pocahontas Cross Country Boosters||Captain: Kevin Stitzinger|
Cause: Build body, mind and spirit of today's youth.
|Cub Scout Pack - 88||Captain: Charlie Friddle|
Cause: t is the mission of the Cub Scouts to serve others by helping to instill values in young people and in other ways, to prepare them to make ethical choices during their lifetime in achieving their full potential. These values are based on the Scout Oath & Law.
|Randolph Tucker CAC||Captain: Margot Evick|
Cause: Working with community partners to find healing and justice for children and families who have been victimized.
|GRMC Caregivers||Captain: Miranda Kessel|
Cause: All proceeds benefit the Tucker County Senior Center. The Garrett Regional Medical Center is supporting those who support and do so much for our patients in their greatest time of need.
|Tucker Runners||Captain: Michele Mullenax|
Cause: Our cause will help Tucker County High School Cross Country Boys & Girls team with busing, entry fees to meets and other yearly expenses.
|Highlands Trail Foundation||Captain: Mary Boyd|
Cause: The Highlands Trail Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserve, restore and promote the Allegheny Highlands Trail running from Elkins to Thomas and beyond. Trail rides, events and activities are hosted throughout the year.
|Pro On Trac||Captain: Bonnie Swyter|
Cause: Revitalizing downtown Parsons is our on-going goal: To make Parsons a vibrant, safe and active community in which people live, play, work and visit.
|Preston County Parks and Recreation||Captain: Emily Carlson|
Cause: Our mission, To manage the development, operations, and maintenance of lifelong leisure and recreational opportunities for the citizens and visitors of Preston County. The PCPaRC also assists local communities in accomplishing their individual goals for improving the health and wellness of their present populations and future generations.
|Davis Volunteer Fire Department||Captain: Derek Sliwinski|
Cause: All proceeds benefit the Davis Volunteer Fire Department and support the residents in the community.
|New Vision||Captain: Stephen Iwunor|
Cause: Re-energizing our community through Youth Mentoring and Community Health, Recreation, and Learning, is our mission. We are raising funds for the completion of our county's first Epicenter Recreation and Learning Center. This will be a place for families to engage in fun and learning.
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