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Action for Alex

Action for Alex consists of family and friends of Alexandra Rae Gravino. Our mission is for Alex's kind, fun-loving spirit to continue to touch the lives of many, through the organization and sponsorship of various events, projects, and a scholarship, in her memory.

In memory of Alex, Action for Alex is hosting the Catch-a-Rae 5K Run/ Walk. All proceeds will benefit Action for Alex, including the Alexandra Rae Gravino Memorial Arts & Athletic Scholarship. Catch-a-Rae is a public event, and our sincere hope is for this event to bring our community together in a very special way.

Why a run? As a member of the Red Hook field hockey and track teams, running was part of Alex's life. As a runner, Alex's hope was to, one day, be able to keep up with her mom, Jodi, a serious race runner.

Why 'Catch-a-Rae'? As you may have noticed, Alex's middle name is Rae. Her mom often called Alex her 'ray of sunshine'. Very fittingly, Jodi named this event 'Catch-a-Rae'. While it's a unique play on Alex's name, it also conveys Alex's warmth, which she shared freely.

To learn more about Alex's life and spirit, please click on the 'Alexandra Rae Gravino' tab above.

To learn more about 'Catch-a-Rae', please click on the tab above.