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Chiara Cassino - Vancouver Rock 'n' Roll 1/2 Marathon & 10K Run Fundraiser

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Please support me in fundraising and running for an amazing cause October 24th and 25th. Help these young men and women change their lives and spread the word about the program.

Working here as the recruitment coordinator has opened my eyes to addiction and the many people struggling with it. I can truly say the John Volken Academy is a place like no other.

John Volken Foundation 

 

The John Volken Foundation was established in 2001 by United Furniture Warehouse owner John Volken. In 2004, John sold United Furniture Warehouse and transferred virtually all of his assents in the foundation and devoted his efforts full-time to the Foundation’s charitable programs Lift the Children and the John Volken Academy. John’s humanitarian endeavors reach 7 countries. In 2014, John was honored with the Dalai Lama Humanitarian Award for Changing Lives.

 

John Volken Academy

The John Volken Academy is a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment center for young men and women aged 18-34 that goes far beyond other treatment centers. Our residents overcome their addictions, as well as further their education, receive extensive career training, and gain all the tools they need for a happy and successful life of sobriety. There are currently three academies in Vancouver, Canada, Phoenix, Arizona and Seattle, Washington. The program’s affordability is at the heart of its purpose. Other than a relatively small one-time admittance fee, the entire costs of the 2-year+ program is paid for by the John Volken Foundation. This includes the students’ housing, food, job training, education, counseling, and more. Our mission is to be a world leader in providing the most effective and most affordable addiction recovery treatment teaching relevant life and job skills, instilling in each of our students the desire to always be the best that they can be for themselves, for their families, and for their community. Visit www.volken.org for more inforamatoin about the John Volken Academy.

 

Lift The Children

Lift The Children is a non-profit organization dedicated to seeking out the world’s most destitute children and providing them with the necessities, training, and inspiration they need to develop, grow and become self-sufficient. We work in some of the poorest slums in the world to provide aide directly to orphanages caring for their children. 100% of all donations go directly to the orphanages as the John Volken Foundation covers all administrative expenses. Lift The Children is inclusive of all faiths, cultures and nationalities and is committed to feeding, educating and lifting children out of poverty. We are helping support over 10,000 children in more than 80 orphanages. 

Lift the Children also implements long-term self-sustainability programs with the goal of educating the poor out of poverty by teaching generations how to increase food production. The backbone of this strategy is based on the agricultural science of permaculture, which mimics natural eco systems to produce more food using fewer resources. Learn more by visiting www.liftthechildren.org.

 

100% of all funds raised by Team Volken will directly support the John Volken Academy and Lift the Children.

To learn more visit www.volken.org and follow us on Facebook and Twitter at:

https://www.facebook.com/VolkenAcademy

https://twitter.com/VolkenAcademy

 

 

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  • Anonymous

    $15

  • Maria Ghansah

    $15

  • Staci Brown

    $25

  • Gino

    $30

  • Friend 1

    $10

  • Glenn Dong

    $20

  • Friend 2

    $10

  • McDiddy Enterprises

    $20

  • Big Z

    $18

  • Frances Cassino

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Donor Comments

Frances Cassino

Frances Cassino

DONATION: $37

2 years ago

Big Z

Big Z

DONATION: $18

2 years ago

McDiddy Enterprises

McDiddy Enterprises

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Friend 2

Friend 2

DONATION: $10

2 years ago

Glenn Dong

Glenn Dong

DONATION: $20

Go Chiara Go 2 years ago

Friend 1

Friend 1

DONATION: $10

good luck chiara, try not to trip on your shoelace during the run!! 2 years ago

Gino

Gino

DONATION: $30

Great job helping these people who truly deserve a new chance! 2 years ago

Staci Brown

Staci Brown

DONATION: $25

Go Chiara Go! 2 years ago

Maria Ghansah

Maria Ghansah

DONATION: $15

All the best. 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $15

2 years ago