Debra Schwartz's Fundraiser:

Marathon Tours & Travel

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BENEFITING: Tusk

ORGANIZER: MarathonTours

EVENT: TUSK Safaricom Marathon 2012

EVENT DATE: Jun 30, 2012

THE STORY:

Hi my friends,

For the last 10 years, you've seen me run tons of races for charity all over the US and beyond.  I've run in places where moose and bear live, and I've done a two day race challenge where the Micky Mouse and Goofy high-fived us on the course.  What you may not know is that I've had a very special race planned for the last 2 years.  In June, I'll be running through a wildlife preserve at the Safaricom 1/2 marathon in Kenya to benefit Tusk Trust.

This is not a typical marathon, where you run in a destination city with nearby coffe shops, luxury hotels, and cell phone access.  I will be “Running Wild” in a place preserved for the animals, where I'll just be a visitor in their world.  Every rhino, lion and zebra I see that day and on my safari days are being protected in their habitat by the funds I'm raising and your supporting donation to Tusk.  The communities that make up the Lewa area where we will be visiting come out for the marathon, to see us run, and to thank us because they benfit from these funds too.  They receive help building schools, hosting health clinics, and creating local business enterprises.  Every step I'll be you taking is a step toward conservation and community development in their town.

I'm asking for your support in helping me raise $1500 by the end of March.  Let's help save our beautiful wildlife and help support a community that has far worse economics conditions than we will ever have to endure.

Hugs,

Debra

 

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To This Fundraiser

$1,440

MONEY RAISED
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  • Ann Wise

    $100

  • Becky + Somsay Chaitesi...

    $25

  • Michael Zensius

     

  • Andy Wong

    $50

  • Cheryl Okuno

    $25

  • Carol Phillips

    $50

  • Nicole Minoza

    $25

  • Sarracino Chihuahuas

    $40

  • Joe McKone

    $50

  • Mike King

    $50

  • Peter Lamb

    $50

  • Cheryl Rosenberg

    $100

  • G. Downes

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Jeanne Gonzales

    $25

  • Georgia Adamson

     

  • Jack

    $25

  • Rod Hibner and Karen Wolff

    $100

  • Warren O

    $50

  • Mehdi Safipour

    $100

  • Teresa Lin

    $25

  • Chris Kennedy

    $50

  • Henry Ho

    $50

  • Wendy Savinar

    $50

  • Michael, Kristina, & Matthew Lochman...

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Anu and Saj

    $50

  • Anonymous

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $53,288 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

MarathonTours -Kelly Allen

Amount Raised:

$50,133

 

114% Raised of $44,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Debra Schwartz

Amount Raised:

$1,440

Fundraiser Title

Julie LaForge

Amount Raised:

$1,025

Fundraiser Title

Gina Steffen

Amount Raised:

$500

Fundraiser Title

Nan Maung

Amount Raised:

$190

Fundraiser Title

Alem Gebresilassie

Amount Raised:

$0

Donor Comments

Rod Hibner and Karen Wolff

Rod Hibner and Karen Wolff

DONATION: $100

Run like the wind 2 years ago

Jack

Jack

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Georgia Adamson

Georgia Adamson

2 years ago

Jeanne Gonzales

Jeanne Gonzales

DONATION: $25

Have fun and run fast. 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

2 years ago