This class will be held in memory of Joseph Damian Giffune, Jr., who passed away on May 7, 2017. Joe was a lover of music, adventures, food, sports, and the outdoors – but above all else, he loved people, and he gathered them around him wherever he went. In college, Joe sustained a life-changing rugby injury, after which he became a forceful and outspoken advocate for organ donors like the ones who enabled him to walk again. Joe lived a life dictated by his dreams, an accomplishment few can truly claim. Working as a whitewater raft guide in the summer and as a snowmobile guide and groomer in the winter, Joe’s warmth and energy were an undeniable addition to every life he touched. At the age of 25, Joe died as he had lived: with unbridled enthusiasm and commitment, doing what he loved in the place that he loved, with the people he loved. As was his wish, Joe continues to help others in death as he did in life through the gift of organ and tissue donation. To honor his memory and continue his legacy, we invite you to join us in a celebration of life and love. All proceeds from this class will be donated to the New England Organ Bank.