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NYAWC TEAM PHOENIX: NYC MARATHON 2013

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BENEFITING: Womankind

ORGANIZER: Womankind

EVENT: 2013 ING New York City Marathon

EVENT DATE: Nov 03, 2013

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THE STORY:

New York Asian Women's Center wrote -

For the fourth year in a row, The New York Asian Women's Center is proud to be a Bronze Level Valued Charity Partner in the ING NYC Full Marathon on November 3, 2013. This year we will be recruiting 16 dedicated runners from across the world to Take on the Challenge of a Lifetime: Run 26.2+ miles and raise funds for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.

With the recent tragedy in Boston, we are even more committed to giving runners the opportunity to be a part of this race. 

Team Phoenix consists of athletes – whether seasoned or novices – who are committed to running the ING NYC Marathon, while raising much needed funds for the New York Asian Women’s Center (NYAWC). Runners who commit to raising funds for NYAWC are guaranteed entry into the 2013 ING NYC Full Marathon.  In addition, Team Phoenix will provide fundraising and training support to help our runners reach their goals.


OUR SERVICES:
NYAWC helps women and their children recover from domestic violence and human trafficking. As the largest pan-Asian agency in the nation serving domestic violence and human trafficking survivors, we provide comprehensive support services in over 12 languages.

Ultimately, NYAWC shelters women from harm, teaches practical skills and gives back their self-respect and hope for the future.

NYAWC PROGRAMS ARE INNOVATIVE:

  • We are the ONLY organization that received a grant from NYC Mayor’s Office to serve human trafficking survivors.
  • Our services are tailored for Asian women's cultural, social, economic, and legal circumstances.
  • Because it can be difficult to identify survivors, we train healthcare providers and other agencies to recognize signs of abuse and assist survivors.
  • Adolescents affected by abuse often act out or become reclusive. NYAWC provides digital art therapy and mentoring to help them express themselves constructively, open up and plan their bright futures.


FOR EACH WOMAN OR FAMILY STAYING IN OUR EMERGENCY RESIDENCES, NEW YORK STATE PAYS ONLY 75% OF THE COST. WE SEEK OUT DONATIONS TO COVER THE REMAINING PORTION.

$50 can support a woman’s transportation costs for 10 visits with her counselor, lawyer, and social worker, and for job interviews and trainings.

$100 can pay for one week of counseling, case management services, and vocational assistance for a woman in our non-residential and continuing care program

$250 can pay for two weeks of services.

$500 can cover an average family’s costs beyond what the State pays for in a five(5)-day stay in our emergency residences.

For $15,000 a year, you can improve the lives of a woman and her children.  For $40,000 a year, you can change their lives forever.

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MONEY RAISED
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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $36,777 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Elizabeth Yuan

Amount Raised

$5,085

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Robert Bazan

Amount Raised

$4,852

 

162% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Victoria Wong

Amount Raised

$3,745

 

125% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Katharine Lee

Amount Raised

$3,070

 

102% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Joel Armstrong

Amount Raised

$3,005

 

100% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Stephanie Chu

Amount Raised

$3,000

 

100% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Paolo Rico Tagatac-Chan

Amount Raised

$3,000

 

100% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Norbert Gehrke

Amount Raised

$2,420

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