BENEFITING: The Hall STEPS Foundation
EVENT DATE: Jul 10, 2011
As Julie and I started our marathon journey this year, we felt it was important to use the opportunity to give back to those in need. We immediately were drawn to Ryan and Sara Hall's Hall Steps Foundation. Ryan and Sara are two of America's premier runners and their foundation supports projects in Africa, Asia and the US.
From their website:
"Steps partners with leading international and local nonprofits in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia to fund projects that invest in sustainable methods of enhancing access to basic essentials. To-date, this has included (1) constructing community wells in East Africa to secure water access; (2) funding an orphanage in Kenya to ensure access to shelter and basic education; and (3) sponsoring legal counsel for victims of human trafficking in Southeast Asia to enhance victims’ physical autonomy. In the U.S., the Hall Steps Foundation is funding youth mentor and running programs across the country that aim to position athletic activity, goal-setting and training camaraderie at the center of the national movement to improve youth health, fitness and opportunity."
Check out their website at http://thestepsfoundation.org/
Join us on this marathon journey and help support a great cause. Keep up with our journey at www.marathoningformarriage.com