Chris Fava Jr.'s Fundraiser:

GO! St. Louis Team For Kids

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BENEFITING: GO! ST. LOUIS

ORGANIZER: GO! ST. LOUIS

EVENT: GO! for a Cause

EVENT DATE: Apr 15, 2012

THE STORY:

GO! ST. LOUIS wrote -

Help GO! St. Louis®  Empower Kids Through Fitness

by either joining the team or making a one-time individual tax deductible donation by clicking on the green Donate button on the right.

GO! St. Louis Team for Kids is the official charity team for GO! St. Louis.  This exciting new team will help you train for a race at the 2012 GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend®, while raising funds to help us in our mission to fight the raising rate of youth obesity.

We created this new team out of an increased interest in expanding our local youth fitness initiatives at a time of crisis for many young children, who continue to fight a lack of physical exercise and ultimately an obesity problem than can lead to a lifetime of health issues. We have expanded our youth programs over the years to reach at-risk children – more than 20,000 in 2011, but we need to do more, and we need your help.

By joining the team, not only will you raise awareness and funds for GO! St. Louis Team for Kids, you will receive a variety of exclusive event incentives:

  • Complimentary entry into Marathon or Half Marathon
  • GO! St. Louis official training program led by Big River Running Company
  • Technical training shirt
  • Special GO! St. Louis Team for Kids Race day shirt
  • VIP Race Day Perks - access to VIP Tent for baggage check & post event refreshments
  • Special apparel discounts
  • A personalized online fundraising page
  • Fundraising prizes to be announced

In return, team members will raise a minimum of $500.

Your Investment in GO! St. Louis Team for Kids, either by joining the team or making a one-time individual tax deductible donation by clicking the green Donate button on the right, will support our current youth programs: GO! St. Louis Read, Right & Run Marathon®  (RRRM) and Students on the GO! (SOTG).

The GO! St. Louis Read, Right & Run Marathon program encourages children in grades K- 8 to be reading proficient, physically fit and community minded by challenging them to READ 26 books, RIGHT the community with 26 good deeds, and RUN 26.2 miles over a six month period.  It is a standards-based, sustainable, enrichment program that endorses and supports existing school curriculum.  In 2012, more than 22,000 students from 250 schools are participating.

Students on the GO!, a program for high school students, targets at risk kids in St. Louis and provides them with an opportunity to focus on accomplishing a challenging goal of running the April GO! St. Louis Half Marathon.  The program engages them to experience the benefits of goal setting, discipline, teamwork, improved health and a feeling of accomplishment in a positive environment.  In 2012, approximately 150 – 175 students from eight schools will cross the Finish Line!

EVERY DOLLAR RAISED COUNTS!

$10 – Journal & Medal for 1 RRRM student

$20 – RRRM Student Registration (includes t-shirt, journal, & medal) for 1 student

$25 – Teacher Recognition for coordinating programs at school

$40 – Total Race Experience (registration, journal, shirt, medal, & race day festivities) for 1 RRRM student

$75 – Running Shoes for 1 SOTG participant

$100 – Pasta Party for 5 SOTG high school students

$100 – Medals for 20 RRRM students

$150 – Training Apparel for 1 SOTG participant (shoes, jacket, gloves, & race day shirt)

$200 – Healthy Refreshments (fresh fruit, cheese, protein bar, water, etc.) for 50 SOTG participants for 1 Sunday Training Run

$400 – Total Experience (all training apparel, training runs, & race day festivities) for 1 SOTG participant

$400 – One Sunday training long-run for all SOTG participants (120 students & teachers)

$500 – Bus Transportation to Half Marathon for 1 SOTG high school

$525 – RRRM Registration for 1 class of 35 students (includes journals & medals)

 

 

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$340

MONEY RAISED
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  • Chris Fava Jr.

    $50

  • Chris Fava, Sr.

    $100

  • Gussie Matthews

     

  • Carolyn

    $20

  • Catherine Butler

    $20

  • Janice Hobson and MIchael Murphy

    $100

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113% Raised of $300 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $11,260 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Kyle Little

Amount Raised:

$1,156

Fundraiser Title

Kathy Collier Paul

Amount Raised:

$1,056

 

211% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Liz and Mike Barnes

Amount Raised:

$1,000

Fundraiser Title

Bryan Calloway

Amount Raised:

$655

 

131% Raised of $500 Goal

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Jennifer O'Neal

Amount Raised:

$651

 

130% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

GO! ST. LOUIS

Amount Raised:

$627

 

5% Raised of $13,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kevin Collier

Amount Raised:

$565

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Sarah Yount

Amount Raised:

$500

Donor Comments

Janice Hobson and MIchael Murphy

Janice Hobson and MIchael Murphy

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Catherine Butler

Catherine Butler

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Carolyn

Carolyn

DONATION: $20

Good luck!! 2 years ago

Gussie Matthews

Gussie Matthews

Woop woop, go buns!! 2 years ago

Chris Fava, Sr.

Chris Fava, Sr.

DONATION: $100

This will be a good run and for a good cause! 2 years ago