BENEFITING: City Harvest, Inc.
ORGANIZER: City Harvest, Inc.
EVENT DATE: Nov 06, 2016
In just 34 days, I will be running the New York City Marathon on behalf of City Harvest —my goal is to raise over $5,000, enough to rescue over 19,000 pounds of food from restaurants, bakeries, grocery strores, and manufacturers that would otherwise go to waste. Training for the 26.2 mile race over the last couple months has definitely not been easy, but I am so excited to be part of City Harvest’s mission to #outrunhunger in New York City. The magnitude of how many people City Harvest helps year after year is truly amazing, and it would mean so much to me if you’d consider supporting the cause, whether it’s with a simple pre-race “good luck” (I’ll need it), a drink afterward to celebrate, or a donation to City Harvest.
Thank you in advance for the support!
About City Harvest: Founded in 1982 as the world’s first food rescue organization, City Harvest is dedicated to helping feed the nearly 1.4 million New Yorkers facing hunger. City Harvest will collect 55 million pounds of excess food from restaurants, grocers, bakeries, manufacturers, and farms, and deliver it free of charge to 500 community food programs across the city this year. In addition to helping meet the immediate need for food, City Harvest takes a long-term approach to fighting hunger by partnering with residents, local organizations and businesses through Healthy Neighborhoods programs which increase the availability of affordable fruits and vegetables in low-income communities and provide the nutrition education and resources to maintain a wholesome, food-secure diet.