EVENT DATE: Mar 20, 2011
I got my game face on and I am training run a half marathon for grassroots education, read more about it below!
I will be running the Shamrock Marathon half marathon in Virginia Beach, VA. This will be my first half marathon, and I'm aiming to finish it under two hours. With your love and support, I'm sure I'll achieve my goal.
Givology is an online giving marketplace for education that leverages small dollar donations to support grassroots projects and student scholarships in the developing world. Its mission is to address educational disparities which lie at the root of the world’s poverty crisis. As a P2P community at the forefront of the internet microphilanthropy revolution, Givology partners with NGOs and schools throughout the world and connects internet donors to grassroots causes. It democratizes philanthropy by introducing choice, transparency, and information sharing in education philanthropy.
As a 100% volunteer-run organization, Givology was selected as one of the "Top 100 Student-Run Enterprises in the United States" by the Kairos Society for Entrepreneurship, and has been featured in Knowledge@Wharton, Nicholas Kristof's blog in the New York Times and his most recent book Half the Sky, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Seattle Times, among other print and media sources.