Richard's Run for Childhood Obesity

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Laura SAYS:
Great foundations
Great foundations
7 years ago
Allen SAYS:
BIG June vote for you!! Ple…
BIG June vote for you!!

Please check out my "Mud for Art" project...
I am raising money for The California State Summer School Arts Foundation at CalArts. Its mission is to train the next generation of arts professionals in animation, creative writing, dance, film & video, music, theatre, and visual arts. And what better way to raise money for this amazing program than to run through obstacles and mud?! And my next run is with ZOMBIES!!

Your donations will help support low-income, aspiring artists and will enable those students to realize their dreams and aspirations in the arts.
7 years ago
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Donna SAYS:
Hi, Fighting obesity include…
Hi, Fighting obesity includes ensuring access to affordable nutritious real food. Please consider making a donation to Grow Long Beach with Long Beach Grows and perhaps join our fundraising team. Best wishes, Donna
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Living Well Foundation
Living Well F… SAYS:
Hi...a February vote sent yo…
Hi...a February vote sent your way. Our organization is also fighting against childhood obesity. Children these days are dying from adult diseases due to their weight & issues that come along with that. Our vision is that no child will die from adult diseases. Our mission is to create healthier individuals and families through experiential learning. Please check us out!
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Alicia SAYS:
January vote! Please conside…
January vote! Please consider joining and/or donating to the Reader to Reader cause, which helps promote literacy K-12 across the globe!

Reader to Reader Mentor
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John SAYS:
Great Job!!! I am also work…
Great Job!!!

I am also working to raise awareness and educate families about childhood obesity and the related diseases. Maybe in the future we can work together?

Best of Luck!
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Linda SAYS:
Hi...A January Vote for you.…
Hi...A January Vote for you...May this new year bring you all the blessings your heart can hold...Also, wishing you a great fundraising year for all your Projects!....( My Project...CURE EPILEPSY...January Goal = Raise $43 for Jason's 43rd Birthday on Jan. 31st.
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Linda SAYS:
A December Vote sent your wa…
A December Vote sent your way, along with Best Wishes for a successful Project... Also, Wishing you a Holiday filled with the warmth of caring, the joy of giving , and the love of friends and family... ( My Project...CURE EPILEPSY)
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Elise Marie
Elise Marie SAYS:
Greetings from Norway, how…
Greetings from Norway,

how are you doing? Here is my November vote for you. You are doing amazing things for charity here at Crowdrise. Please consider supporting my fundraiser for The Trevor Project. It would mean so much to me.

The Trevor Project is all about helping teenagers that are struggeling daily with depression, anxiety, bullying, discrimination just because they are gay. I am a lesbian myself and I have personally experienced how it is when people say you are sick because you are gay. The Trevor Lifeline is the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for LGBTQ youth. There should be equal rights for everyone and it is time to raise awareness and help these teenagers get a good life and let them experience what true love is.

I hope to hear from you.
Elise Marie
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Thomas SAYS:
We're gearing up for our Sea…
We're gearing up for our Seattle to Santiago Docu/Trip and need your help. Please let everyone know about this exciting project by sharing it with all your friends and online contacts. We've recently been granted Fiscal Sponsorship from Media Island International and are working under their 501c3# until such time as we can obtain our own. The Docu/Trip is scheduled for the near future and we need to raise a bunch of funds to make sure our camera crew isn't stranded in Brazil, Belize or somewhere else far away from our main offices. Help us accomplish our mission statement of "Documenting the past and present effects of corporate globalization upon the first nations of the world." by donating, sharing and spreading the word. Together we can make a difference. Find us on facebook at
or email us at for more details or to make donations of camera gear or any other gear needed for the 10,000+ mile trip. Thank you so very much for your support.

8 years ago
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Richard's Run for Childhood Obesity
Richard's Run for Childhood Obesity
Atlanta, GA United States
Stuff About Me:

Last Spring, I won Bravo’s “Top Chef All-Stars” competition. Today, I am working towards a new goal – completing my first marathon.

On November 6, I will lead a team of five first-time marathoners in the ING NYC Marathon to raise funds in support of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s fight against childhood obesity.

Our team has a combined fundraising goal of more than $50,000—and we need your support. By pledging funds on my behalf, YOU become a part of the solution in the fight against the childhood obesity epidemic.

Donate now to support Team Healthier Generation.

Together, we can end childhood obesity and empower kids to live healthier lives.

Thank you for your support!



Founded in 2005 by the American Heart Association and William J. Clinton Foundation, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation works to positively affect the places that can make a difference in a child’s health: homes, schools, doctor’s offices, and communities. The goal of the Alliance is to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity by 2015, and to empower kids nationwide to make healthy lifestyle choices.

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation:

  • Supports more than 12,000 schools and the lives of more than 7.5 million students through its Healthy Schools Program
  • Activates more than 2.5 million teens and tweens to commit to eat better, move more and serve as leaders to their peers
  • Facilitated an 88 percent reduction in beverage calories shipped to schools between 2004 and 2009 through a groundbreaking agreement with the beverage industry

In case you didn’t know…

  • Nearly 1 in 3 kids is already overweight or obese.
  • Today’s generation could be the first to live shorter lives than their parents.
  • Health experts predict that the medical cost of obesity on the healthcare system will reach $1 trillion annually by 2030.

Richard's Run f…


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Richard's Run for Childhood Obesity's Fundraisers

Team Healthier Generation: 2011 ING NYC Marathon Image

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Amount Raised:



112% Raised of$20,000 Goal