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Jeff Kohlwes' Fundraiser:

Pole Peddle Paddle for Edith!

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Pole Peddle Paddle was Saturday....
May 23, 2017

and we finished!   There was good karma a-plenty at the Pole Peddle Paddle this year- picture this- 8:30AM at the base of Mt. Bachelor ski resort  See more
Jeff Kohlwes

THE STORY:

Two Summers Ago we met the Daraja girls when we visited Kenya- this is a school that provides a free high school education for amazing, gifted and academically motivated girls who would not otherwise have the chance to continue in school! My family and I went to teach about healthcare, HIV awareness and careers in medicine- but left with so much more than we had given. It was inspiring to hear about girls from small villages whose dreams were so large that they are going to change the world. At Daraja I met the bravest person in the world- Edith- who taught me about quiet strength and grace. I am going to race for her. Each year the Daraja girls run their own Bay to Breakers race in Kenya because they can't all come to San Francisco. I will be in Bend, Oregon running (and skiing and biking and kayaking) for the pole peddle paddle. It is a wonderful suffer-fest of running up a ski slope in ski boots, skiing down, cross country skiing 5 miles, biking 20 miles down from Mt. Bachelor to the town of Bend, 5 mile run along the beautiful Deschutes River, 2 miles of paddling on the river and finally a 1/3 mile sprint to the finish line!I It is literally on the same day as the Bay to Breakers- so I will be racing in Oregon for Daraja. Hope you will join me in raising money for this amazing school which is shaping the future for girls in Kenya- and changing the world one education at a time. Thanks for your contribution to Daraja Academy. jeff

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To This Fundraiser

$3,225

MONEY RAISED
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  • Rakesh and Vasantha

    $50

  • Wendy and John Whitson

    $100

  • Lianne Gensler

    $25

  • Jeff, Leslie, Yoshi and Kai

    $100

  • Nicole Kim

    $50

  • Jan, Bill, Erin and Ryan Corriston families

    $100

  • Calvin Chou

    $75

  • Timothy Poore

    $50

  • Nima Afshar

    $100

  • Charlie Wray

    $50

  • Sue Sheehan

    $50

  • Maxine Papadakis

    $100

  • David Anderson

    $25

  • Stacy Andersen

    $50

  • JChiang

    $50

  • Ray and Kat

    $50

  • Meshell Johnson

    $100

  • Suzanne Sharpton

    $50

  • Meg Pearson

    $100

  • Teja

    $25

  • Kala Mehta

    $50

  • Claire Andersen

     

  • Jim Brown

    $100

  • Katie Raffel

     

  • Nana

    $100

  • Mike and Heather

     

  • Mary Whooley

    $100

  • Mike Steinman

     

  • Lisa Parker

    $50

  • Muazzum Shah

     

  • Sebastian

    $25

  • Nha-Ai Nguyen-Duc

     

  • Bradley Sharpe

     

  • George Caughey

    $100

  • James Frank

    $100

  • Ron Strauss

    $50

  • Leslie Zimmerman

     

  • Beth C

     

  • Pat & Amanda

    $150

  • Tom Cascino

     

  • Steve Bent

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $225

  • trevor

     

  • Reza Manesh

    $25

  • brian c

    $100

  • Stewart Patrignani

    $50

  • Kip Mihara

    $25

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108% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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The Team: $3,225 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Jeff Kohlwes

Amount Raised

$3,200

 

107% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Lianne Gensler

Amount Raised

$25

Donor Comments

Kip Mihara

Kip Mihara

DONATION: $25

4 months ago

Stewart Patrignani

Stewart Patrignani

DONATION: $50

To support the efforts of Jeff Kohlwes, one of my best friends, to help the less fortunate. 4 months ago

brian c

brian c

DONATION: $100

4 months ago

Reza Manesh

Reza Manesh

DONATION: $25

4 months ago

trevor

trevor

4 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $225

4 months ago

Steve Bent

Steve Bent

DONATION: $50

4 months ago

Tom Cascino

Tom Cascino

4 months ago

Pat & Amanda

Pat & Amanda

DONATION: $150

4 months ago

Beth C

Beth C

4 months ago