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Erika Roman Memorial Foundation


The Erika Roman Memorial Volunteer Group mission is to raise awareness amongst the children of our communities.  To empower children who have suffered from child abuse of all sorts and/or the growing epidemic of Cancer, and to solicit funding to support those programs that enrich their lives.


As a foster child, Erika Roman understood that being a role model to children in foster care, and mentoring them, would be crucial for their emotional and educational development.  Erika's dream was fulfilled, and through her legacy the Foundation will support those programs that provide a nurturing environment to children in foster care in order to inspire them to achieve their goals - "to live their own dream".


Vivian Rivera took on the role of Vice president and embraced our mission as if she had known Erika personally.  Vivian had been diagnosed with cancer shortly after assuming this very time consuming and demanding role.   As a team we raised funds to help with the medical economic struggle and have vowed to continue supporting those battling cancer.


Funding will be solicited by hosting events that may include concerts, award galas, and inspirational speeches given by guest speakers or Board Members.  These funds will then be distributed to the charities which best embodies Erika Roman's passion for excellence in foster care services & Vivian Rivera’s passion & determination to help find a cure for Cancer.


We anticipate on evolving into a vital foundation garnering success as one of the lead foundations in raising awareness and funds, facilitating and conveying to children the quality of life they so richly deserve through mentoring programs.


If you would like to support our efforts you may do so by mail at:


The Erika Roman Memorial Foundation

P.O. Box 219

Yonkers, NY 10710

www.theerikaromanmemorialfoundation.com

 

Erika Roman Memorial Foundation - Join Team Raised
Gold Pacesetter I made a personal gift Sal Abbatiello $13,378.00
Super Strider Kristina Albano $800.00
I made a personal gift Michelle Alicea $10.00
Vargas Amy $0.00
Edwin Arroyo $0.00
James Autera $0.00
Lisa Bello $0.00
Dawn Bowers $0.00
Claudia Casas $0.00
Melody Chambers $0.00
Maggie Cintron $0.00
Super Strider I made a personal gift Alexandra Davila $545.00
Mailyn Davila $0.00
Super Strider Jack Denley $500.00
Katelyn Denley $0.00
Fabulous Fundraiser I made a personal gift Marjorie Diaz $100.00
Super Strider Darlene Free $732.00
Hector Garcia $0.00
Fabulous Fundraiser I made a personal gift Nicholas F Goff $150.00
Marilyn Gomez $0.00
Ivonne Gue $0.00
Rising Star Raymond Jiggetts $70.00
Super Strider I made a personal gift Monique LaJefa $580.00
Marisol Martinez $0.00
Rising Star Sara Mircholi $43.00
Victoria Monaco $0.00
Pacesetter I made a personal gift Nancy Munoz $3,175.00
Maritza Negron $0.00
Rising Star I made a personal gift Julia Norales $25.00
I made a personal gift Mia Ortiz $10.00
Shining Star Vincent Petruccellijr $1,050.00
Super Strider Kally Reyes $760.00
Carmen Robinson $0.00
Fabulous Fundraiser I made a personal gift Desiree Rodriguez $150.00
I made a personal gift Deniece Rosario $10.00
Champion of Hope Jose Rosario $2,400.00
Marie Schneider $0.00
I made a personal gift Virginia Seijo $10.00
Super Strider Margie Suarez $670.00
Champion of Hope Cynthia Todino $2,100.00
Nancy Toro $0.00
Pink Powerhouse I made a personal gift Yesenia Vazquez $305.00
Super Strider Brenda Velez $685.00
Pink Powerhouse I made a personal gift Dina Yannone $300.00
Team Gifts $866.00
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We’ve raised $29,474
Our Goal $20,000.00
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Sunday, October 15, 2017

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The Erika Roman Memorial Volunteer Group mission is to raise awareness amongst the children of our communities.  To empower children who have suffered from child abuse of all sorts and/or the growing epidemic of Cancer, and to solicit funding to support those programs that enrich their lives.


As a foster child, Erika Roman understood that being a role model to children in foster care, and mentoring them, would be crucial for their emotional and educational development.  Erika's dream was fulfilled, and through her legacy the Foundation will support those programs that provide a nurturing environment to children in foster care in order to inspire them to achieve their goals - "to live their own dream".


Vivian Rivera took on the role of Vice president and embraced our mission as if she had known Erika personally.  Vivian had been diagnosed with cancer shortly after assuming this very time consuming and demanding role.   As a team we raised funds to help with the medical economic struggle and have vowed to continue supporting those battling cancer.


Funding will be solicited by hosting events that may include concerts, award galas, and inspirational speeches given by guest speakers or Board Members.  These funds will then be distributed to the charities which best embodies Erika Roman's passion for excellence in foster care services & Vivian Rivera’s passion & determination to help find a cure for Cancer.


We anticipate on evolving into a vital foundation garnering success as one of the lead foundations in raising awareness and funds, facilitating and conveying to children the quality of life they so richly deserve through mentoring programs.


If you would like to support our efforts you may do so by mail at:


The Erika Roman Memorial Foundation

P.O. Box 219

Yonkers, NY 10710

www.theerikaromanmemorialfoundation.com

 

Team Members

Thank You Donors

  1. From Amount
Top Donors
  1. Al Rodriguez$35
  2. Albe Suarez$35
  3. Albert Abbatiello$50
  4. Albert Rodriguez 
  5. Alexandra Rosario$20
  6. Angela Clune$35
  7. Angie Legaspi$20
  8. Anonymous$100
  9. Anonymous$100
  10. Anonymous$50
  11. Anonymous$50
  12. Anonymous$50
  13. Anonymous$25
  14. Anonymous 
  15. Antonio Abreu$50
  16. Arsen Bortnik 
  17. Carmen & Eddie Bird$50
  18. Cindy Lopez$748
  19. Clifford Fernandes$25
  20. Clifford Fernandes$25
  21. Courtney Scott$50
  22. D.J. Dave Fiore$100
  23. Dad and Margie$60
  24. Daniel Gutierrez$50
  25. Danny Yee$100
  26. David Juarbe$100
  27. Dealise Rodriguez$271
  28. Deborah Figueroa$50
  29. Deniece Roario$10
  30. Dina M Yannone$10
  31. Donna Napoletano 
  32. Eddie Batiz$500
  33. Elena Cruz$35
  34. Erika Roman Foundation $7,140
  35. Erika Roman Foundation $2,230
  36. Erika Roman Foundation $500
  37. Erika Roman Memorial Foundation $2,100
  38. Erika Roman Memorial Foundation Fundraiser $650
  39. Frances Riccio$20
  40. Gladys Pizarro 
  41. Hector Vega$35
  42. Holy Name of Jesus School $210
  43. Ivonne A Guerrero 
  44. Jazmin Marchione$35
  45. Jesus Rivera$400
  46. JoAnn Harsany 
  47. Joe & Mary Olmo 
  48. John Fontanez$50
  49. John Troche$10
  50. Jose Rosario$2,400
  51. Judith A Rivera$25
  52. Julia Norales$25
  53. Kenny Luquis 
  54. Kristina Albano$300
  55. Lillian Talvy 
  56. Linda M$50
  57. Lydia Milanes$50
  58. Manny de la Vega 
  59. Margie Suarez$200
  60. Marie Schneider$50
  61. Maritza Matos$20
  62. Maritza Morales$25
  63. Marjorie Diaz$100
  64. Mary Vidal-Olmo 
  65. Matthew Bardach$100
  66. Melinda Rivera 
  67. Melissa Esquilin$50
  68. Mia Ortiz$10
  69. Michael Higgins$50
  70. Michelle Alicea$10
  71. Michelle Lens-Leon$50
  72. Mildred Vega$50
  73. Mr. Sal Abbatiello$500
  74. Mr. Samuel Badillo Jr.$100
  75. Mrs. Crystal A Rivera$100
  76. Mrs. Nancy Feliciano$25
  77. Ms. Alexandra Davila$200
  78. Ms. Alexandra Davila$43
  79. Ms. Desiree D Rodriguez$150
  80. Ms. Lena Miranda$20
  81. Ms. Maria Tucker$35
  82. Nancy A Munoz$100
  83. Nancy Colon 
  84. Nancy Munoz$25
  85. Nancy Toro$35
  86. Nicholas F Goff III$100
  87. Omayra Garcia$50
  88. Oscar and Jeannie Cardentey$50
  89. Pink bands$182
  90. Rebecca Pappalardo$50
  91. Reinier Noriega 
  92. Ruben Delaconcha$50
  93. Santiago Suarez$50
  94. Simone Smith$35
  95. Team Fundraiser$4,600
  96. Tom C$100
  97. Tommy and Michele$500
  98. Vanessa Napoletano$1,950
  99. Victor Rivera 
  100. Victoria Monaco$50
  101. Virginia & Victor Delapaz$25
  102. Yesenia Vazquez$50
  103. Yvette Fibleuil 
  104. Zoraida Conde 
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