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Julia Hartgen's Fundraiser:

Biking to DC and around the Monuments From Reston,VA and back

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BENEFITING: SpreadKindness Org

EVENT DATE: Nov 02, 2013

Julia Hartgen

THE STORY:


Hello everyone!

I wanted to reach out to you to see if you would be able to help with an activity that I'm doing this fall for charity. While I very much respect all the good work that charities and races do, I'm actually training for a goal, not a race (I recognize my limits, and most of them are outside the realm of racing). But I wanted to do some good and help raise funds for a charity while combining it with a personal goal of mine. 
As a product of the D.C. area,  I've always enjoyed going down to the monuments and seeing the downtown sites. However, this has usually meant a trip by car down there. 
Having picked up biking in the past couple years, I've been riding a bit around Reston and thought it would be neat to ride from Reston to the sites in D.C. (about 60 miles round-trip). I know there are endurance athletes that do this daily, but this would be a huge leap for me to do.
That being said, I'm looking to meet this challenge on Nov. 2 by biking the entire round trip and thought it would be great to incorporate a charity in this goal called Random Acts. It is a charity that revolves performing a random act of kindness in their local community, in a sort of "pay it forward" style of charity. Participation can be done through either acts of kindness in your own community or  through monetary donations for the organization's campaigns. The organization's campaigns include the Hope 2 Haiti 2 project to help the continuing efforts to rebuild Haiti after the devastating earthquake in 2010. For more information on Random Acts, here is a short video: http://youtu.be/_Zy11CjXF9w
I really identify with this charity's mission of paying acts of kindness forward and would like to support their campaigns and projects through this personal challenge of mine.  A donation in any denomination would be most appreciated, but so too would an act of kindness, such as providing support for me when I make it to downtown D.C. and the monument areas. 
Thank you, and I appreciate your support in anyway, be it donation or even just showing your support on my journey on Nov. 2.
Julia Hartgen
 

$350

MONEY RAISED
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  • Robert Dodson

    $50

  • Julia Hartgen

     

  • Teresa johnson

    $10

  • Make It Happen!

    $100

  • Ruth Dickey

     

  • Julia Hartgen

    $50

  • Jessica Scott

    $30

  • Shawna Moore

    $50

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117% Raised of $300 Goal

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The Team: $350 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Shawna Moore

Shawna Moore

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Jessica Scott

Jessica Scott

DONATION: $30

Good luck! 3 years ago

Julia Hartgen

Julia Hartgen

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Ruth Dickey

Ruth Dickey

3 years ago

Make It Happen!

Make It Happen!

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Teresa johnson

Teresa johnson

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

Julia Hartgen

Julia Hartgen

Go, Julia!!! 4 years ago

Robert Dodson

Robert Dodson

DONATION: $50

4 years ago