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Alexandra Jeronimo
Pine Bush, NY United States
CROWDRISING SINCE: Mar 17, 2015
Stuff About Me:

There are so many stories about why we run.  And so many more about why we run marathons.  We are inspired, we are crazy, we are determined, we are masochists.  We run away from ourselves and towards ourselves.  To find inner peace and the meaning in the clouds.  We run to overcome struggles and challenge our bodies.  To search out problems and solve them. We run to try and go where we want and move away from where we don't want to be. 

I know that I run to see how far my footprints can go and try to understand how long they might last. There is one thing I know:  “If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon.” – Kathrine Switzer, 26.2 Marathon Stories. 

As I reflect on where I might place me feet on this earth and where I would like us to be, I think about the hundreds of thousands of women that die during pregnancy and childbirth each year. That's 800 women every day and 98 percent of these deaths are preventable if we make it a priority.

I decided to run the New York City Marathon on November 1, 2015 to fundraise for Every Mother Counts (EMC), a non-profit organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother. Every donation helps--$5 is enough to provide transportation to a safe birth facility for a pregnant woman in Uganda so she doesn't have to walk. Please visit my fundraising page at: https://www.crowdrise.com/alexandrajeronimo

100% of EMC's donations and funds raised support women in need around the world including Haiti, Indonesia, Uganda, Malawi, the DRC, India and the United States. Learn more on their web page: http://www.everymothercounts.org/

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Alexandra Jeronimo's Fundraisers

2015 TCS NYC Marathon - Team Every Mother Counts

2015 TCS NYC Marathon - Team…

Amount Raised:

$4,000