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This event was our first and got the ball rolling. Held at the Stone Barn in Unionville, over 250 people attended. The Chasin team worked under the gun to pull this first fundraising event off! It was in such demand..that other events soon followed.
On Dec 18, 2011 , Several members of Mr. Stewarts Cheshire Hounds Fox Hunt, most notably, Paddy Neilson and Don Cochran, got permission from the club to host a benefit fundraising hunt for Jake. This event once again, was pulled together within a month's notice. It turns out, that over 150 riders from neighboring hunts in PA, NJ and MD showed up to ride in this historic event. Click here for video of the opening comments. This event raised approximately $30,000.
On April 23, The Chasin For Chalfin Team hosted a fundraising event in Maryland. Immediately following the Maryland Grand National Steeplechase race, locals and out of towners came to The Green Valley Hunt Club, to party and dance the night away. Over 250 people attended. The weather was a bit iffy on the day of the race, but the evening sky cleared up and a very good time was had by all! Silent Auction items brought in thousands of dollars, not to mention, the open bar, amazing food by Bettina Isabella, Larry Smith and his fabulous band "Release" and DJ Bradley Hendrix".Just like the previous fundraising events, this one was a winner! A very special thank you to our sponsors who helped underwrite the expense of the event: Irv Naylor and his mountain top resorts, Snowtime Inc,, Dr. Carol Copeland of Penn State Hershey bone and joint Institute
On July 17th, 2011 was a polo benefit match! We had over 300 people attending. The weather was fabulous, the match was fantastic and the fundraising was a success. Click here to see highlights from this polo benefit event!
165 runners came out on a weather perfect day to compete in the first annual Runnymede Run, a 10K x-country race. This was the final leg of Trail Creek Outfitters 4 part trail-race series. The challenging Course climbed rolling hills that ran into steep valleys and weaved through secluded woods while, runners had to negotiate technical obstacles like creek crossings and horse jumps. Runners reveled over refreshments their recounts of the race. Every contestant had glowing comments about the unique and extreme beauty of the course.
On Dec 16, 2011, almost a year to date of our first event, Julia Chalfin, Jake's sister performed her European act, "The birth of a Diva~How I found my Voice" at Rose Hall in Kimberton, PA. This sold out concert was a huge success. Julia's Performanc and voice was so powerful and electrifying
Jake appreciates every small or large donation you make. We have created a Paypal account to hopefully make it easier to contribute to Jake's Trust. All the fundraising and donations go to paying for his medical care. You can make a donation thru PayPal by simply clicking on the donate button: