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Rosina Dyke's Fundraiser:

Hauling our poor sorry bodies 13.1 miles for CAP

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BENEFITING: CAPITAL APPEALS PROJECT

ORGANIZER: Tayyiba

EVENT DATE: Oct 12, 2014

Rosina Dyke

THE STORY:

Tayyiba Bajwa wrote -

On 12 October Tayyiba and Rose are running the Oxford half marathon to raise money for the Capital Appeals Project, a not-for-profit law firm in New Orleans that represents indigent defendants on death row in Louisiana.

We are emphatically and indisputably NOT a natural runners / athletes / exercisers (although we fancy our chances in competitive eating competitions) so we would really appreciate any money you feel this (very worthy) cause deserves. If only so you can see us crying and crawling over the finish line.

The Capital Appeals Project is an extremely deserving organisation and we are fundraising in particular to help support families of incarcerated individuals so that they can have regular visits to their loved ones.

As you may know Louisiana has the highest rate of incarceration in the United States and as a result many children are raised without a parental (and particularly, paternal) figure.   Parental incarceration, particularly for those on death row, has substantial negative effects on children's physical and psychological wellbeing, family stability and financial circumstances. Although visitation is the most effective contact a child can have with an incarcerated parent, the costs associated with visitation are prohibitive for most families of incarcerated individuals in Louisiana. Reconnecting families who have been estranged is critical to breaking the cycle of incarceration and fostering stronger families.

As well as supporting the families of incarcerated individuals, regular visitation is key to supporting the wellbeing of those on death row. Client care is a large part of a capital attorney's work and regular visitation can help affirm the dignity and humanity of those individuals subject to a capital sentence.

 

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  • Latham & Watkins

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  • Julie Darroch

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  • Natalie Davis

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  • Claire KB

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The Team: $3,243 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Tayyiba Bajwa

Amount Raised

$1,851

 

74% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Rosina Dyke

Amount Raised

$1,392

Donor Comments

J-dog

J-dog

DONATION: $15

Well well well well well well well done! 3 years ago

Yasmina

Yasmina

DONATION: $20

ROSA! We are all so proud. 3 years ago

Suneel

Suneel

DONATION: $20

Well done Rose! 3 years ago

Claire KB

Claire KB

DONATION: $25

Well done! 3 years ago

Natalie Davis

Natalie Davis

DONATION: $20

I will eat my hat. 3 years ago

Joy

Joy

DONATION: $10

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Ariel

Ariel

DONATION: $75

Best of luck! I shall wish for perfect weather for you! 3 years ago

Julie Darroch

Julie Darroch

DONATION: $20

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Ben Nwaeke

Ben Nwaeke

DONATION: $50

Good luck! Hope it's good weather and don't forget to stretch! 3 years ago

Josephine E Jay

Josephine E Jay

DONATION: $25

3 years ago