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Blue Card TCS New York City Marathon 2016

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BENEFITING: Blue Card

ORGANIZER: Blue Card

EVENT: 2016 TCS NEW YORK CITY MARATHON

Carla Avalos

THE STORY:

Dear Family and Friends, 

On Sunday, November 6, I will be participating in the TCS New York City Marathon by supporting a very special organization, The Blue Card, which provides financial support to destitute Holocaust Survivors. 

My first exposure to the Jewish culture and religion came from my two childhood friends, whose families had been affected by the Holocaust at some point in their lives. The stories that were shared with me about the Holocaust and the ability to overcome hardships that followed have remained in my heart until the present day.

During my trip to Israel in 2015, my connection to the Holocaust and the Jewish culture was solidified by gaining knowledge about the history and current  struggles associated with rebuilding life post World War II. I learned that although some Holocaust survivors and their families have been able to persevere through difficult times, there are still many elderly Holocaust survivors living in the U.S. who continue to experience financial hardship. 

Currently, more than 75,000 Holocaust survivors live in the U.S. and nearly a third of those live beneath the poverty line. As these men and women age, they are faced with the consequences of surviving the most devastating conditions imaginable, including poor nutrition, insufficient medical care and lack of social support.

This November, please help me raise funds for Holocaust survivors by supporting the Blue Card Fund , which helps survivors who have fallen on hard times and ensures that their final years of life are lived as best as possible. Every dollar amount raised goes directly to the survivors who are in dire need of financial assistance. This race will be dedicated to Holocaust survivors and their families affected by this event. 

Any donation amount is greatly appreciated. Thank you very much for your support!

Please see below for more information on The Blue Card Fund. Copy and paste link:

http://www.bluecardfund.org/

 

$3,000

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Daniel Stampler

    $100

  • Jose Cordova

    $25

  • Natasha Denmark

    $100

  • Maya and Michael Drukarov

    $100

  • Stephanie

     

  • Katie Krieg

    $26.20

  • The ChavezFamBam

    $25

  • Cindy Padilla

    $50

  • Richard Lin

    $25

  • Carla Avalos

    $800

  • Cynthia Rivera

    $25

  • Soulmate

    $50

  • John Polachek

    $50

  • Ronnie M.

    $15

  • Anonymous

    $410

  • Rosa Gomez

    $410

  • Carla Avalos

    $714

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97% Raised of$3,100 Goal

The Team: $23,527 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Arnold Breitbart

Amount Raised

$5,463

 

109% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Meir Shargal

Amount Raised

$4,315

 

108% Raised of$4,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Carla Avalos

Amount Raised

$3,000

 

97% Raised of$3,100 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Roni Hahitti

Amount Raised

$3,000

 

75% Raised of$4,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Tal Tahori

Amount Raised

$2,530

 

82% Raised of$3,100 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Michael (Moti) Hoffman

Amount Raised

$2,111

Fundraiser Title

Jennifer Gersch

Amount Raised

$1,344

 

27% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Sarah Mizrachi

Amount Raised

$1,028

Donor Comments

Carla Avalos

Carla Avalos

DONATION: $714

2 years ago

Rosa Gomez

Rosa Gomez

DONATION: $410

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $410

2 years ago

Ronnie M.

Ronnie M.

DONATION: $15

CHICAGO CUBS 2016 WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS 2 years ago

John Polachek

John Polachek

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Soulmate

Soulmate

DONATION: $50

Proud of you soulmate! 2 years ago

Cynthia Rivera

Cynthia Rivera

DONATION: $25

You are AMAZING! 2 years ago

Carla Avalos

Carla Avalos

DONATION: $800

2 years ago

Richard Lin

Richard Lin

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Cindy Padilla

Cindy Padilla

DONATION: $50

Because you give so much to others, I'd like to help in at least a small way. 3 years ago