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One Hundred Seventy Five Miles

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BENEFITING: SHINE ON SIERRA LEONE

EVENT DATE: Dec 22, 2013

Michael Fowler

THE STORY:

Friends,

While many of you know, some may not, I'm an ultra marathoner. I've run numerous 100Miler and 50Miler races. On December 22nd, I have committed to run with my friend Simon, an unassisted a 175M run which will finish on Christmas Day. I have added the additional burden of raising money for an organization I care deeply about, Shine On Sierra Leone.

I can selfishly say, this journey is for me. The financial goal and the significance of its impact will create is a necessary obligation that will force me not to quit...to keep going when it seems impossible, and for those of you in finance, given how much you know I respect people who commit capital with me, a further incentive.

My buddy has been writing a blog about this which, if you have the time to read (he's somewhat long winded so I've included the posts, selfishly, specific to me :) ), I would encourage. Here are some links:


http://simonsrockyroad.blogspot.com/2013/10/my-brother-part-one.html

http://simonsrockyroad.blogspot.com/2013/10/my-brother-part-two.html

http://simonsrockyroad.blogspot.com/2013/10/man-flu-marathon.html

http://simonsrockyroad.blogspot.com/2013/10/suffering-suffocation.html

Whether you can donate or not, I would appreciate if you have the time to follow on Twitter (https://twitter.com/simonsrockyroad) during the run as any encouragement you can provide would be immensely helpful.  We will be giving updates, photos, videos, cursing at the pain. Trust me,  the want to quit will be there many times, so any "kick In the ass" you can provide will be welcome. Also, any individuals you can forward to this to is SO much appreciated, regardless of donations a simple "kick in the ass" with suffice. Thanks so much.

What I love about this organization is that they are committed to helping to shift the mindset surrounding poverty and charity and graduating self realized individuals who can solve their own countrys challenges.  It's this type of unwaivering mindset that will guide me on this journey.  It's the perfect mantra to selfishly give me another incentive to not QUIT): 

Michael

 

Shine On Sierra Leone

In seven years, Shine on Sierra Leone has provided micro-loans for 7,000 women, trained 12,000 people in computer literacy, and launched a maternal & child healthcare center that has already served 25,000 members of the community. All of this while managing and growing our primary school.

Our flagship program funds 500 students receiving a free and excellent wholistic (mind-body-spirit) education in a school that was once ranked 736 out of 736 schools in the region.  Today, becuase of this radical shift in thought, it is proudly one of the top three schools region wide based on national aptitude testing scores.  

Please join us as we journey to the top of education in the country while supporting Michael's journey!

Shine On

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To This Fundraiser

$7,624

MONEY RAISED
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  • A crazy french girl...

    $20

  • margaret whiyehouse

    $20

  • LeSean "Shady" McCoy

    $50

  • Henry Homes

    $100

  • Christian Buss

    $50

  • Chip Fuller

    $100

  • Jason F.

    $50

  • Tash Prince

    $40

  • Frijole 2014

    $5,000

  • Doug Sherman

    $54

  • Tim Presutti

    $500

  • Jolene Meacham

    $15

  • Joel Simkins

    $50

  • Dan

    $175

  • Jamie Blond

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Mexicano

    $250

  • anne paque

    $50

  • Cristiane Mior

    $40

  • Sara

    $500

  • William Tse

    $40

  • Sue Fowler

    $100

  • Amanda Prichard

    $50

  • PKIRLEYM

    $100

  • Stu

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $50

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25% Raised of $30,000 Goal

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The Team: $7,624 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

Great work Fowler. Happy to support you and your cause. Happy New Year. -Phil McCartin 3 years ago

Stu

Stu

DONATION: $20

Congratulations on such an epic journey, what you did was incredible. Sorry I only got to meet you very briefly at the start of your run Stu (One of Simon's football mates) 3 years ago

PKIRLEYM

PKIRLEYM

DONATION: $100

Nice work! 3 years ago

Amanda Prichard

Amanda Prichard

DONATION: $50

Hi Mike. I met you in Philly when you helped Simon run from NYC to the Rocky steps. Well done on this ridiculous feat! 3 years ago

Sue Fowler

Sue Fowler

DONATION: $100

To honor my son, Michael Fowler, and his commitment to make this world a better place. 3 years ago

William Tse

William Tse

DONATION: $40

BROTHERS WITH GREAT COURAGE! Hope you like STOKE ON TRENT!!! Best Simon's friend. 3 years ago

Sara

Sara

DONATION: $500

3 years ago

Cristiane Mior

Cristiane Mior

DONATION: $40

3 years ago

anne paque

anne paque

DONATION: $50

never never give up. run flower run! 3 years ago

Mexicano

Mexicano

DONATION: $250

3 years ago