Military Support Group Of New Jersey

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Jeremy Kane Benefit Run

April 23rd, 2011

Dear Friends,
The Second Annual Jeremy Kane Benefit Run is scheduled for Sunday May 1st(Melinda Kane is a member of our group and we were sending care packages to Jeremy.) Some members of MSGNJ attended and walked last year and will do so again.  Please let me know if you can come out or if you would like to donate. The information is below.
thank you,
Karen Jennings, Marine Mom
Lance Cpl. Jeremy M. Kane died Jan 23, 2010 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, based out of Camp Pendleton, Calif.  

May 01, 2011 2nd Annual Jeremy Kane Benefit Run

Registration starts at 9 AM, race starts at 9:45 AM.


The run begins at 9:45am at Cherry Hill East High School. Registration will begin at 9:00am, registration fee is $10.00 which includes a t-shirt. Any other monetary donations are encouraged.  If you wish to register early or make a donation please send an email to with your contact information. 

The run is 2 miles long and begins at the Cherry Hill East High School. All runners in both formations are encouraged to get at least one sponsor to assist in raising money for the Jeremy Kane Scholarship.We encourage all disabled veterans and civilians to run/walk with us in Jeremy’s honor.

Water and food are provided, as well as an ambulance on standby. At the end of the run, shuttle buses are available to transport participants conveniently back to their vehicles at Cherry Hill East High School parking lot. It is a lot of fun, and certainly for a great cause.

If you cannot make the run but would still like to donate to the Jeremy Kane Scholarship Fund please mail a check or money order to:

Fred Davis, Veterans Affairs Coordinator at 303 Cooper Street, Camden, N.J., 08102.


Lance Cpl. Jeremy Kane was a student at Rutgers-Camden studying Criminal Justice and Political Science. He had joined the Marine Reservists on September 11, 2006 because ”  he felt that every American had the duty to give back to his country.”

When his Reserve Unit was activated for deployment, Jeremy was hesitant leaving his mother behind, as Jeremy’s Father recently passed away from stomach cancer. Shedding his reluctance, Jeremy Kane deployed with enthusiasm because he knew it was the right thing to do. For this, Jeremy Kane made the ultimate sacrifice for his family, and country. Jeremy was an honored friend, son, brother, grandson, boyfriend, mentor and Marine.

Cherry Hill East High School on Kresson Road.
Registration starts at 9 AM, race starts at 9:45 AM.
Registration fee is $10 (Bracelets in Jeremy’s name will also be available
for minimum donation of $2)
Ends at same place:  M’Kor Shalom on Evesham Road.
To register or make donation:

link to news article:

Karen Jennings, Marine Mom
Military Support Group of NJ Inc. (MSGNJ)
P.O. Box 118
Stratford, NJ 08084

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