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Run for City Year

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October 18, 2017

With a few busy weeks at work behind me, I am really excited to continue my training towards next month's Rothman 8K Race!   See more

BENEFITING: City Year

ORGANIZER: City Year

EVENT: Philadelphia Marathon 2017

EVENT DATE: Nov 18, 2017

Jason Bodman

THE STORY:

After managing City Year Philadelphia's charity partnership with the Philadelphia Marathon races for the past three years, I am finally taking the dive into participating myself. 

Why City Year? In the summer of 2014, I was invited to join City Year Philadelphia's newly formed Associate Board - a group of passionate young professionals who were committed to supporting City Year's work in Philadelphia to provide better educational opportunities for students in the public school system. That year, I had the opportunity to participate in a service day at a local elementary school and take a tour of the school. One of the stops on the tour was to an empty library in the school, where I learned that the school didn't have the resources to purchase books for students to use/borrow let alone hire a librarian to manage a library. I was blown away by the empty bookshelves when I learned that City Year AmeriCorps members spent their own time collecting a few shelves full of books so that they could occasionally have students visit the library, even for just an hour a week. Their interest in providing a better learning environment for the students that they served was unbelievable for me.

Why Run for CIty Year? A few months later, I had the opportunity to join City Year's staff as a part of their Individual Giving. Each day, I am driven by the dedication and compassion that our City Year AmeriCorps members bring to their students each day as well as the knowledge that the students we serve deserve better. This year, City Year Philadelphia is serving in 18 underresourced schools across Philadeplhia, like the one that I described above, impacting nearly 12,000 children. This year, I have chosen to participate in Run for City Year to raise awareness for CIty Year's work, as well as to help build resources to make sure that City Year is able to reach more at-risk students into the future! 

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  • Punisher's #1 Fan

     

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  • Jessica Leighton

     

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  • #1 Boss Donation for #1 Insubordinate Employee

     

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  • Evelyn Torres

     

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  • Cathy and Jerry Janoson

     

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103% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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The Team: $8,107 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Dawn Lastowka

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120% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Olivia Backal-Balik

Amount Raised

$1,179

 

118% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Arianna Neromiliotis

Amount Raised

$1,165

 

117% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Jason Bodman

Amount Raised

$1,031

 

103% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Emily Krause

Amount Raised

$1,007

 

101% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Gretchen Bell

Amount Raised

$1,000

 

100% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Kenneth Roos

Amount Raised

$1,000

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Clifford Reed

Amount Raised

$525

 

105% Raised of $500 Goal

Donor Comments

Jamie, Tim, and Ella Atkins

Jamie, Tim, and Ella Atkins

5 months ago

Brittany Petrella

Brittany Petrella

5 months ago

Andrea Serrano

Andrea Serrano

5 months ago

Paul Burgoyne

Paul Burgoyne

5 months ago

Julie

Julie

Proud of you!!! 5 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

6 months ago

Steve & Meg

Steve & Meg

Get it bro! 6 months ago

Cathy and Jerry Janoson

Cathy and Jerry Janoson

Run Jason Run 6 months ago

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ANONYMOUS

6 months ago

Ed & Maureen Klenk

Ed & Maureen Klenk

Good luck with the run 6 months ago