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Martin Rowe's Fundraiser:

Run for the Trees!

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Martin Rowe

THE STORY:

The Green Belt Movement was founded in 1977 by the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai. It has planted over 50 million trees throughout Kenya, provided hundreds of thousands of rural women and men with meaningful work, and most importantly has empowered ordinary people to make a difference in their lives by fostering a spirit of democracy, accountability, and justice.

Following Wangari Maathai's untimely death in September 2011, the Green Belt Movement has gone through a tough time, losing their source of inspiration and chief fundraiser. Anything you can give to help this wonderful organization for conservation, social empowerment, and self-reliance continue its vital work protecting watersheds, mitigating global warming, and conserving topsoil will be much appreciated.

I knew Wangari very well. She took delight in my running, and (pumping her arms) she'd tell me how much she wanted to join me on the starting line, if only her knees didn't cause her so much trouble. All of us who knew her miss her deeply. I've already run the Chicago marathon (October) and will run the Brooklyn marathon two weeks after this one. All three runs will be in memory of her. Thank you.

$500

MONEY RAISED
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  • Martin Rowe

    $100

  • pam westrom

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Raj

    $20

  • Alix Fano

    $25

  • KAB/JAB

    $100

  • Martha Prakelt

     

  • Chris Rice

    $10

  • Element Natural Healing Arts

    $15

  • Cassie Pataky

    $25

  • Susan Faulkner

    $70

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100% Raised of $500 Goal

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The Team: $500 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Susan Faulkner

Susan Faulkner

DONATION: $70

Go Martin Go! 5 years ago

Cassie Pataky

Cassie Pataky

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Element Natural Healing Arts

Element Natural Healing Arts

DONATION: $15

5 years ago

Chris Rice

Chris Rice

DONATION: $10

5 years ago

Martha Prakelt

Martha Prakelt

5 years ago

KAB/JAB

KAB/JAB

DONATION: $100

A truly inspiring lady, deeply missed and a great cause. Best of luck and look out for the Kenyan flags flying proudly around the course. 5 years ago

Alix Fano

Alix Fano

DONATION: $25

In memory of Wangari Maathai, my hero, and in tribute to Martin and Mia, who brought her writing to the US and helps keep her memory and work alive. 5 years ago

Raj

Raj

DONATION: $20

Keep it up Martin !!! 5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

5 years ago

pam westrom

pam westrom

DONATION: $100

5 years ago