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DAVID RACES FOR A CAUSE: CONNECTING AMBITION WITH OPPORTUNITY

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July 16, 2017

BENEFITING: America Needs You

EVENT: 2017 Panasonic NYC Triathlon

EVENT DATE: Jul 16, 2017

David Persky

THE STORY:

Thank you for visiting my page!

I am thrilled to be racing in the 2017 New York City Triathlon, my very first triathlon, on Sunday, July 16th and I am honored to be doing it on behalf of America Needs You

America Needs You is a remarkable charity that provides young, ambitious people who are the first in their families to go to college, with transformative mentorship and career development.

Today, only 11% of low-income, first in their family college students complete four-year college degrees. Many leave school in good academic standing.

This charity's unique approach produces significant outcomes for high-need students. Most recent student data indicates that:

- 91% Secured employment or enrolled in graduate school within 6 months of graduation.

- 90% Secured employment in the industries of their choice.

- 96% Graduated from college within 6 years.

- More details here on the impact America Needs You makes. 

Your contribution can make a huge difference.

You can ensure that these promising students not only graduate from college but that they land powerful jobs that alter the course of their lives. 

Support America Needs You as I take on a triathlon with Empire TriClub to raise $5,000 for this great charity. Your generous contribution will go toward providing students with professional development grants, a key piece of what makes this program so successful and life changing. Every donation counts. Levels of support are listed below. 

I'm doing this triathlon because I believe in these students, I believe in their potential and I believe in this program. 

Thank you in advance for your support, spreading the word and loud cheers at the FINISH LINE!

-David

LEVELS OF SUPPORT

$250 | HUDSON RIVER SWIM level

On the morning of July 16, David will swim his way down the Hudson River. 

- Take a deep breath, and take the plunge with him by providing transformative mentorship for an ambitious, first-in-family college student. 

$100 | WEST SIDE HIGHWAY CYCLING level

Move aside motor vehicles… and watch out, potholes - It’s time to race! 

- Support ANY at this level as David cranks out his mad cycling skills on Manhattan's West Side Highway. 

$50 | EARLY MORNING ALARM level

WHAT IS THAT ANNOYING SOUND?! Oh, its David’s 4:00am alarm going off. Time to make way to the pool and get those laps in before work! 

- Forget getting your toes wet - jump right in! Support a young person in receiving that mentorship that will set her up for life-long success. 

$25 | MAKE A DECLARATION (AND A DIFFERENCE) level

On an afternoon last November, David was with a group of friends when he declared “I will race in the 2017 New York City Triathlon”. Did he have any idea what he was getting himself into? Of course not! :-) Yet that’s where the magic happens! And it’s been such a rewarding experience. 

- Put some skin in the game, declare your support at this level and click "submit". Once you’ve done it, you’ll be happy you did. :-) 


$3,375

MONEY RAISED
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  • David Persky

    $250

  • Marty & Sandy Persky

    $250

  • Ashley

    $50

  • Richard Young

     

  • You rock! Have fun on Sunday!

    $40

  • Anonymous

     

  • Alex Persky-Stern

    $25

  • Mario Sullivan

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • George Glastris

    $50

  • Christopher Caines

    $44.44

  • Dean Montevago

    $20

  • Geo

    $50

  • Neal and Lynn Persky

    $250

  • Tara patterson

    $25

  • Sondra Graff

     

  • You are amazing! Love you!

    $50

  • Lee Feigon

    $100

  • Will Parry

    $50

  • Nicolas Makharashvili

    $25

  • Parthasarathy

    $50

  • Anne Sherman

    $25

  • Toni La Belle

    $50

  • todd and susan

    $100

  • Jason Hart

    $25

  • Jean Forst

    $10

  • Anonymous

     

  • Robert Burger

    $50

  • Alek and Elana

    $75

  • Bui-Olivier-Mazer

    $25

  • Noel Blanchet

     

  • Sarah

    $100

  • Renee Salmieri

    $10

  • Maria C. Deraco

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Boxo

    $50

  • Erica from America

    $50

  • Ricardo E. Oquendo

    $50

  • Dale & David Hyman

    $100

  • Allen Sun

    $25

  • Steven Persky

    $50

  • Genevieve

     

  • Dr Winfred Tovar

    $250

  • Lee Clayton

    $25

  • Tom McGrath

    $50

  • Alex Rossides

    $100

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68% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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The Team: $3,375 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Alex Rossides

Alex Rossides

DONATION: $100

Good Luck! 3 months ago

Tom McGrath

Tom McGrath

DONATION: $50

3 months ago

Lee Clayton

Lee Clayton

DONATION: $25

Ride like the wind, but save yourself for the run. 3 months ago

Dr Winfred Tovar

Dr Winfred Tovar

DONATION: $250

In memory of my grandmother, Excelda Pamphile 3 months ago

Genevieve

Genevieve

You're such an inspiration! Go go go! 3 months ago

Steven Persky

Steven Persky

DONATION: $50

3 months ago

Allen Sun

Allen Sun

DONATION: $25

3 months ago

Dale & David Hyman

Dale & David Hyman

DONATION: $100

3 months ago

Ricardo E. Oquendo

Ricardo E. Oquendo

DONATION: $50

Good luck on Sunday!!! 3 months ago

Erica from America

Erica from America

DONATION: $50

I'm so inspired by you David ð??¥ 3 months ago