Running Down a Dream: Downstate Students Marathon for the Free Clinic

SUNY Downstate students and supporters raise $21,000 during the New York Marathon to benefit the Anne Kastor Brooklyn Free Clinic When Ben Naughton was 10 or 11, he got the opportunity from his aunt Anne to make someone else’s life better. The late Dr. Anne Kastor, who helped found the Brooklyn Free Clinic, offered to donate to her nephew’s non-profit of choice for his birthday. This was the dawn of Bionicle and PlayStation 2, and “birthday money” usually means gifts, but “sh

Downstate students run the TCS NY Marathon to benefit the Brooklyn Free Clinic

Four Downstate second-year students will run the 2015 TCS New York Marathon November 1 to raise money for the Brooklyn Free Clinic. Daniel Burack, Kenny Chao, Emmy Coleman and Cole Murphy-Hockett, all from the Class of 2018, will run 26.2 miles through New York’s five boroughs for Brooklyn’s uninsured. The student-run clinic provides primary care, screenings and education for the uninsured. The services are funded by grants and alumni donations, exclusively. Daniel Burack, fr