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Chou - Run for Hope - Chicago Marathon

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Dwankhozi Hope via Crowdrise
October 24, 2011

Thank you for your joining the cause. Jeff mad a tremendous sacrifice to bring light to the children of Dwankhozi - The Dwankhozi Hope Team  See more

BENEFITING: Dwankhozi Hope

THE STORY:

Dear Friends & Family,

In less than a week, I will be running the 2011 Chicago Marathon. The reason for committing to this endeavor is twofold:

1. I want to challenge my weathered body and improve on my previous effort in 2006.
2. I want to build awareness of poverty in Africa and raise funds to continue support of a rural school in Zambia.

I have been greatly inspired by the efforts of my close friends, Matt and Beth MacLean, who helped found a non-profit organization called Dwankhozi Hope in 2006 with the goal of supporting a school in rural Zambia, a country in Southern Africa. The underlying philosophy of Dwankhozi Hope is to empower the community to continue school improvements for their children, thus creating a partnership that leads to opportunity through education.

Since the beginning of this partnership, they have witnessed tremendous progress in the community and the school. In the past five years, they have been able to support the construction of multiple school buildings and the provision of critical school supplies. They also led an effort to provide safe, clean water to the community and improve sanitation systems to the school. Most recently, Dwankhozi Hope deployed a medical team to educate the community on basic health and hygiene practices. Next steps include providing solar lighting to the community and sponsoring students to continue their education at higher educational institutions.

A group of us in Chicago have started down the path of raising funds specifically for Dwankhozi Hope's Solar Lighting initiative. We're off to a good start, but I would be most thankful if you would consider supporting my run through thoughts and prayers, or in the form of a donation to Dwankhozi Hope. Your support will not only fuel me on race day, but most certainly help forge a sustainable Dwankhozi community for years to come!

Sincerely,

Jeff

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To This Fundraiser

$2,470

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $300

  • James and Tina Chou

    $200

  • Kuo-Hsun Wang

    $200

  • Jon & Kristie McPherson

    $150

  • BURT SUN

    $50

  • The Willoughby Family

    $100

  • Jen Darnell, Andy Hart

    $50

  • kien and rebekah

    $150

  • Sha-Li Lee

    $100

  • Mike and Chrissy Laughlin

    $50

  • Brian Kirchner

    $50

  • richard&loretta; lee

    $100

  • Brian Hayes

    $50

  • Ed & Ling Ling Lee

    $100

  • The Vlahavas Family

    $50

  • Rakesh Khanna

    $50

  • Andrea Froehlich and Craig Carmichael

    $50

  • TermQuote.com

    $150

  • The Ernst Family

    $100

  • Grandma and Uncle Frank

    $100

  • The Ginley Family

    $50

  • Jenny & Brian Silverio

    $70

  • The Perkins Family

     

  • Greg Rose

    $50

  • Shau-Lee and Clement

    $100

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82% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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The Team: $2,470 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Dwankhozi Hope

Amount Raised

$2,420

 

81% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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BURT SUN

Amount Raised

$50

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John Vlahavas

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$0

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Clement King

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Donor Comments

Shau-Lee and Clement

Shau-Lee and Clement

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Greg Rose

Greg Rose

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

The Perkins Family

The Perkins Family

5 years ago

Jenny & Brian Silverio

Jenny & Brian Silverio

DONATION: $70

5 years ago

The Ginley Family

The Ginley Family

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Grandma and Uncle Frank

Grandma and Uncle Frank

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

The Ernst Family

The Ernst Family

DONATION: $100

Good luck on Sunday!! 5 years ago

TermQuote.com

TermQuote.com

DONATION: $150

Don't pull anything. You need to be at full strength for Illinois v. Wisconsin 5 years ago

Andrea Froehlich and Craig Carmichael

Andrea Froehlich and Craig Carmichael

DONATION: $50

Good luck Chou!!! 5 years ago

Rakesh Khanna

Rakesh Khanna

DONATION: $50

5 years ago