Richard's Run for Childhood Obesity

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Richard's Run for Childhood Obesity
Atlanta, GA United States
CROWDRISING SINCE: Aug 12, 2011
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Last Spring, I won Bravo’s “Top Chef All-Stars” competition. Today, I am working towards a new goal – completing my first marathon.

On November 6, I will lead a team of five first-time marathoners in the ING NYC Marathon to raise funds in support of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s fight against childhood obesity.

Our team has a combined fundraising goal of more than $50,000—and we need your support. By pledging funds on my behalf, YOU become a part of the solution in the fight against the childhood obesity epidemic.

Donate now to support Team Healthier Generation.

Together, we can end childhood obesity and empower kids to live healthier lives.

Thank you for your support!

 

ABOUT THE ALLIANCE:

Founded in 2005 by the American Heart Association and William J. Clinton Foundation, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation works to positively affect the places that can make a difference in a child’s health: homes, schools, doctor’s offices, and communities. The goal of the Alliance is to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity by 2015, and to empower kids nationwide to make healthy lifestyle choices.

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation:

  • Supports more than 12,000 schools and the lives of more than 7.5 million students through its Healthy Schools Program
  • Activates more than 2.5 million teens and tweens to commit to eat better, move more and serve as leaders to their peers
  • Facilitated an 88 percent reduction in beverage calories shipped to schools between 2004 and 2009 through a groundbreaking agreement with the beverage industry

In case you didn’t know…

  • Nearly 1 in 3 kids is already overweight or obese.
  • Today’s generation could be the first to live shorter lives than their parents.
  • Health experts predict that the medical cost of obesity on the healthcare system will reach $1 trillion annually by 2030.

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Richard's Run for Childhood Obesity's Fundraisers

Team Healthier Generation: 2011 ING NYC Marathon

Team Healthier Generation: 2…

Amount Raised:

$22,385

 

112% Raised of $20,000 Goal