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His team was top fundraiser for AIDS Walk/Run this year

Team Stumbers at the AIDS Walk / Run

Team Stumbers at the AIDS Walk / Run

Chuck Simpson, Upstate's director of campus activities and special projects, captained a team for this year's AIDS Walk/Run that raised more than $38,000 for the event Sunday, June 2. He sent thanks to more than 50 Upstate colleagues who contributed to his team, called Team Stumblers.

"The walk overall raised over $174,000 to benefit the programs/services of AIDS Community Resources.  One hundred percent of the proceeds will stay local and benefit the programs/services in the nine-county Upstate New York region," he says.

Team Stumblers was the No. 1 fundraising community team, raising $38,393 -- so far. Donations are still coming in, he reports. 

Simpson said in his thank-you to contributors: "I wanted to send these numbers to you not to brag, but to say that we couldn't achieve what we achieved without the continued support of each and everyone of you."  

Coverage of this year's race from Syracuse.com

Coverage from last year's event