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Lisa Khandhar's Fundraiser:

Lisa's NYC Marathon: Runnin' Down a Dream (Sapna)

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BENEFITING: SAPNA NYC INC

EVENT DATE: Nov 01, 2015

Lisa Khandhar

THE STORY:

I never thought that I would one day train to run the New York City Marathon. Growing up, I would always dread the day of the year when we had to run a mile in gym class. But since I have a history of heart disease in my family, and also knowing the prevalence of heart disease in women generally, I have forced myself to exercise more in recent years. Much to my surprise, I actually enjoyed running! Though 26.2 miles always seemed unreachable, I've decided to push myself to run the race that I have always watched on the streets of New York with such joy.

I am so proud to use my race to raise money for Sapna NYC.  Sapna means "dream" in many South Asian languages-- and with this race, I'm runnin' down my own dream.

I am a Sapna board member and a huge supporter of their work with low-income South Asian immigrant women in New York City. While all of their programs are noteworthy, I run this marathon in support of their health-related programs in particular. For example, their APPLE program is a program designed to improve women’s health through improved nutrition and physical activity. In the program, women collaborate to choose tailored strategies for weight loss and develop educational programs on nutrition and weight loss that will benefit family members. See more at sapnanyc.org and see the APPLE video on the left (click past the picture of me, sweaty after a 10k race)

Help me raise $2,620 for Sapna! That's $100 for every mile I run. Thanks for your support and please come out on November 1st to cheer me on!

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To This Fundraiser

$2,623

MONEY RAISED
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  • Randi Hauser

    $26.20

  • Young & Mary

    $52

  • Samir Khandhar

    $50

  • Gail & Jeremy & Simon Feinstein

    $54

  • Ahilan Raza Iyer-Khandhar

    $150

  • Abby Payne and Kenny Shaw

    $25

  • K dot

     

  • Connie and John Schlegelmilch

    $75

  • Jason, Erica, and Julie Forest

    $25

  • Andrea Kahn

    $100

  • Nirrals

    $100

  • Sahana, Shreya, and Anoop

    $100

  • Sonal Malpani & Anjan Mishra

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Brintha Jeyalingam

    $50

  • Avani Khandhar

    $50

  • Sabita Krishnan

     

  • shakti

    $50

  • Aashi

     

  • Alex F.

    $100

  • Vruddhi Shah

    $50

  • Mina

     

  • Alina, Nafees, & Isha

    $100

  • Ryan & Nerissa

    $50

  • Nidhi

     

  • Niam Optimus Subramanian

    $200

  • Elizabeth Greenblatt

    $15

  • Anonymous

    $26.20

  • Sushila.Khandhar

    $100

  • Christine Nguyen

    $20

  • Jigar Majmundar

    $25

  • Sarabjeet Kapoor

    $20

  • Lavi Kilaru

    $50

  • Angelica, Daniel & Kaya

    $100

  • Mishra Charitable Foundation

    $500

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100% Raised of $2,620 Goal

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The Team: $2,623 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Lisa Khandhar

Amount Raised

$2,358

 

90% Raised of $2,620 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Parag R Khandhar

Amount Raised

$265

 

53% Raised of $500 Goal

Donor Comments

Mishra Charitable Foundation

Mishra Charitable Foundation

DONATION: $500

We are proud of you Lisa. 3 years ago

Angelica, Daniel & Kaya

Angelica, Daniel & Kaya

DONATION: $100

Run, Lisa, Run!!! So proud of you!!! 3 years ago

Lavi Kilaru

Lavi Kilaru

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Sarabjeet Kapoor

Sarabjeet Kapoor

DONATION: $20

3 years ago

Jigar Majmundar

Jigar Majmundar

DONATION: $25

This may be the most athletic thing our family has everdone. Good Luck! 3 years ago

Christine Nguyen

Christine Nguyen

DONATION: $20

3 years ago

Sushila.Khandhar

Sushila.Khandhar

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $26.20

3 years ago

Elizabeth Greenblatt

Elizabeth Greenblatt

DONATION: $15

3 years ago

Niam Optimus Subramanian

Niam Optimus Subramanian

DONATION: $200

Go Auntie Lisa Go!!!!! 3 years ago