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Tarek Husayni's Fundraiser:

Biking 1000 Miles for the Children of Syria

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Day 25 (Wednesday, August 10th)
October 27, 2016

30 miles from Samuel P. Taylor State Park to San Francisco, CA. We started the morning at a leisurely pace, saying goodbye to our French Canadian  See more

BENEFITING: UNICEF USA

Tarek Husayni

THE STORY:

Friends and Family,

This July, the Husayni’s are embarking on a new adventure—a 3-week long bike ride from Vancouver to San Francisco to raise money for UNICEF. Our goal is to bike at least 1,000 miles and raise at least $25,000 for the children of Syria. We have many friends and family who have been affected by the civil war in Syria and want to help in any way that we can. In return, we will share the tales of our adventure as it unfolds through messages, pictures and videos on this website.

Since the start of the war in 2011, there have been 11 million Syrians displaced by the conflict; that’s nearly one half of the country’s population. Every single one of these refugees was forced out of their homes and societies by the war and would love to return to their communities. This has put pressure not only on the surrounding countries to provide assistance to refugees, but its’ repercussions have been felt around the entire world, especially in western countries. Many times these refugee camps lack adequate humanitarian relief to support the growing number of refugees. There are an estimated 7 million Syrian children in need of humanitarian aid, and over 2 million children have dropped out of school due to the war.

UNICEF is a non-denominational, apolitical United Nations program with no allegiance to any country. It provides humanitarian and developmental aid to children and mothers in developing countries. A majority of UNICEF’s work is in the field, providing assistance in over 190 countries. UNICEF carries one of the highest ratings in efficiency of its philanthropic work. At least 94% of donations will reach those who need it. It aids the children of Syria by providing access to drinking water, vaccinations, education, psychological support, and winter supplies.

We hope by raising money and awareness through this bike ride, our donations will have a significant impact on the lives of Syrian refugees. Please consider donating to this cause that is near and dear to our hearts. We have attached some links if you would like to learn more about the situation in Syria.

http://childrenofsyria.info/ http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/05/syria-civil-war-explained-160505084119966.html

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To This Fundraiser

$17,140

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $3,000

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Dom White

    $50

  • Lucia Smeal

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Dori De La Cruz

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Chetosky&Kuessner family

    $100

  • Patterson Family

    $250

  • Jenny

    $50

  • Lisa

    $50

  • Dave Kendall

    $100

  • Pat Collins

    $50

  • Nancy

     

  • Melissa, Ernesto, Andrea and Baby #2

    $500

  • Eve

    $50

  • Chawki Elzein

    $200

  • Dr. and Mrs. Ilbawi

    $1,000

  • Enrique Cifuentes

    $200

  • Susie Aga

    $100

  • Margie Reloza Macias

    $500

  • Anonymous

     

  • luis torero

    $500

  • Jody and Basma Husseini

    $400

  • Polus Family

    $125

  • Taube Ponce

     

  • Janis Dennis

    $50

  • Siddiqui family

    $250

  • Muangmingsuk family

    $500

  • imran sajan

    $250

  • David Thoele

    $500

  • Jamie and Rachel

    $250

  • Esther Vargas

    $200

  • Andrew Van Bergen and Rafael Jimenez Rivera

    $500

  • Angela Boomsma

    $250

  • Anonymous

     

  • Maya Gershtenson

    $10

  • Alex Javois

    $100

  • Joan and Kirsten Gidd-Hoffman

    $500

  • Karla &Bob Knoop

    $50

  • Lisa & Aris Halikias & family

    $100

  • The Arundel Family

    $250

  • The Chiaramontes

     

  • Jenny Fogel

    $50

  • Anne Foster

     

  • Tom & Darlene Huisenga

    $50

  • Rupali Gandhi

    $250

  • The Tarter Family

    $100

  • Camalick Famiy

    $100

  • Stefani Family

    $200

  • Denise & Joe Joyce

    $100

  • Beard Family

    $100

  • Charlene M Atkinson-Raelson

    $100

  • Ira Shetty

    $200

  • Glenn Family

    $25

  • Ira DuBrow & family

    $100

  • Hannah Bala

     

  • Michelle Bouchard

    $50

  • Evie Beckert

    $15

  • Marta Druzbacka

    $100

  • Patty Andrews

    $50

  • Miss Jo Anne

    $15

  • Shimoni Dharia

    $100

  • JM AGA

    $100

  • The Goods

    $50

  • Cerny Family

    $100

  • Lindsey, Lily, Charlie, and Jody Campbell

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Faith and Wes Campbell

     

  • Shayla & Nick Anderson

     

  • Bert and Betty Nasuti

    $100

  • Jacob

    $25

  • Christian Family

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Amanda and Jim Vail

    $50

  • Katie and Pam

    $100

  • Ruth, Bill and Jenn Hoffman

    $100

  • Joan & Frank Musso

    $50

  • Frank Zimmerman

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Bill & Nancy Klimah

    $100

  • Isabella O'Brien & Family

    $100

  • Bonnie Hughes

    $50

  • Renaissance Medical Group

     

  • Advocate Children's Heart Institute

    $1,000

  • Andree Demers

    $50

  • John Garlasco

    $50

  • Sue & John Blodgett

    $100

  • Dr. Janie Heath

     

  • Mary Arthur and Rob Paratley

     

  • The Challman family

     

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69% Raised of $25,000 Goal

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The Team: $17,140 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Tarek Husayni

Amount Raised

$17,040

 

68% Raised of $25,000 Goal

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Andree Demers

Amount Raised

$50

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John Garlasco

Amount Raised

$50

Donor Comments

The Challman family

The Challman family

1 year ago

Mary Arthur and Rob Paratley

Mary Arthur and Rob Paratley

1 year ago

Dr. Janie Heath

Dr. Janie Heath

1 year ago

Sue & John Blodgett

Sue & John Blodgett

DONATION: $100

Great job! You guys are awesome! 1 year ago

John Garlasco

John Garlasco

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Andree Demers

Andree Demers

DONATION: $50

Congratulation for your beautiful family's project! 1 year ago

Advocate Children's Heart Institute

Advocate Children's Heart Institute

DONATION: $1,000

Way to go Dr. Husayni! Your accomplishment is amazing, and all of the Advocate Children’s Heart Institute team is very proud of you. Congratulations. 1 year ago

Renaissance Medical Group

Renaissance Medical Group

2 years ago

Bonnie Hughes

Bonnie Hughes

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Isabella O'Brien & Family

Isabella O'Brien & Family

DONATION: $100

2 years ago