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Harlem United Community AIDS Center NYC 2017

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Only 30 days left
October 05, 2017

OMG!! By this time exactly 30 days from now, I will officially be a marathoner (hopefully) 😁I’m so excited & scare all at once! I’m  See more
Digna Jenny Almanzar

THE STORY:

"What did I just do?” that was my first thought after registering for 2017 NYC Marathon. Yup, that is 26.2 miles! "I must be crazy, I can’t do it. I’m too slow. I am not an athlete” I said. Then, I thought about all the times that running has proven me wrong. You see, running is a bitch! It has completely shattered me, made me confront the depths of me that were covered in fear, to then rebuild me in ways I didn’t know existed. So why go through the torture of running? Because it gave FACTS to know:

-I am strong, capable, and have the ability to push through my circumstances to achieve things I thought I couldn’t

-My true strength is beyond the number of the on the scale v I will fail

-My imperfections are just perfect after all, perfection doesn’t exist

-My circumstances do not dictate who I become, but consistent hard work does

- The only limitations are the ones I set for myself and it lives between my two ears

- It feels great kicking fear in the ass as long as I have the courage to do it

-The immense power of a laser focus vision, vulnerability, and faith

-Life is truly your own journey and that the only competition is with yourself

-The power of having and "I can do” attitude and the strength of perseverance

-I’m a damn persistent fighter. v the meaning of taking care of yourself and the value of rest

-It showed me the importance of support, service, encouragement, friendship

-To live life with purpose, compassion and the true value of giving back

Above all, I run because I hope that my friends, family, and anyone that believe that they are not enough (thin enough, tall, rich, or simply not enough) know that they are capable beyond their imagination to “be the strongest version that you know that you can be”. I run because every pain, ache, tear, victory and finish line is worth it. It’s worth knowing that “I did” instead of “I wish I would have”. I am not a runner, I am a fighter. It's a daily struggle, commitment and it's fucking hard! As I fight to run 26.2 miles pounding concrete putting one foot in front of the other, I hope to have your support and extend the help to those less served. On November 5th, 2017, I decided to let my biggest fear and struggle be of use for those who are homeless, those who are living with HIV/AIDS, for those who have so much less than you and me. I will be running to benefit Harlem United, a non-for-profit organization that provides quality and compassionate health services to an often marginalized community. I am asking for your support to help improve my community and for runnin to continue reminding me about the Wonder Woman inside of each of us (or super man ?).

“I can and I will” and so can you!

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To This Fundraiser

$2,282

MONEY RAISED
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  • Digna (Jenny) Almanzar

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Zoila Victoria

    $25

  • LINA

    $10

  • Lorraine Allyson-Govan

    $25

  • Janina Samuels

     

  • Ivette Gardner

    $50

  • Adrienne Simmons

     

  • Dr. Beverley Forbes-Diaby

     

  • La-Toya

    $18

  • Sherie G.

    $12

  • Anonymous

     

  • Claudia

    $10

  • Kendel Jackson

    $10

  • Yayi

     

  • Dario Seoane

    $100

  • Beshar

    $25

  • Isolina DLC

    $25

  • Ruthie D

    $50

  • Latressa, George & Dynnah

    $35

  • Marta Thomas

    $50

  • andy krokodilos

    $50

  • Cary Brennan

    $15

  • Regina

    $50

  • Rebecca C.

     

  • Jenny Valverde

     

  • Hanna Mueller

    $25

  • Porsche Johnson

    $25

  • Lennese Semple

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Patricia Duran

    $25

  • Johanna Polanco

    $25

  • Nohra Gaitan-Quinones

    $25

  • Sharlene Betances

    $25

  • Nadine G.

    $10

  • Denise J.

    $10

  • Viviana y Rodrigo

    $50

  • Irena

    $15

  • Gaelito

    $100

  • Lewis

    $35

  • Emmanuel, Barbara & Michael

    $40

  • Rosaline Jones-Bourne

    $10

  • Arlene

    $20

  • Yamil

    $20

  • Cid

    $20

  • Damaris Mitchell

    $10

  • Rosemary R.

    $25

  • M.Delahoz

    $25

  • James Melendez

    $25

  • #Hope4More

    $50

  • Kim Williams

    $25

  • Richard Barreto

    $25

  • Jinny Zhang

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Chante

    $15

  • Anonymous

     

  • Milca Urena-Rodriguez

    $40

  • Anonymous

     

  • Aisha Evans-Barnes

    $50

  • Gabriel Guadalupe

    $25

  • Ticha

     

  • Karen Garrido

    $10

  • Janelle C.

    $10

  • PAULINE BOOTHE

    $22.71

  • Papi

    $100

  • Scott A Reale, MD

    $250

  • Vishal

    $50

  • Always love mama

    $25

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91% Raised of $2,500 Goal

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The Team: $8,739 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Elizabeth Perkins

Amount Raised

$2,835

 

113% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Digna Jenny Almanzar

Amount Raised

$2,282

 

91% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lauren Ferguson

Amount Raised

$2,165

 

87% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jonathan Schneiderman

Amount Raised

$1,431

 

57% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Fredrick Williams

Amount Raised

$25

Fundraiser Title

Harlem United Community AIDS Center...

Amount Raised

$0

 

0% Raised of $30,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Always love mama

Always love mama

DONATION: $25

3 days ago

Vishal

Vishal

DONATION: $50

5 days ago

Scott A Reale, MD

Scott A Reale, MD

DONATION: $250

Your a champion !! 1 week ago

Papi

Papi

DONATION: $100

1 week ago

PAULINE BOOTHE

PAULINE BOOTHE

DONATION: $22.71

2 weeks ago

Janelle C.

Janelle C.

DONATION: $10

2 weeks ago

Karen Garrido

Karen Garrido

DONATION: $10

Hope it all goes well :) 2 weeks ago

Ticha

Ticha

3 weeks ago

Gabriel Guadalupe

Gabriel Guadalupe

DONATION: $25

4 weeks ago

Aisha Evans-Barnes

Aisha Evans-Barnes

DONATION: $50

So proud of you, Digna! 4 weeks ago