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13.1 Miles for 400,000 Foster Children

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THE STORY:

Running 13.1 miles isn't easy but neither is a childhood spent in the foster care system...

So, we are running the beautiful San Francisco Half Marathon on February 3rd to raise awareness and support for the over 400,000 children across our nation who experience foster care.

Fostering Media Connections (FMC) uses the power of the media to give voice to their stories, engage communities in solutions, and engender political will to create policies that will improve the lives and the odds of children in foster care. As an example: in California, FMC played an integral role in getting television and newspaper coverage on the plight of youth who "age out" of foster care in order to get AB12 passed -- a bill which extends foster care benefits from age 18 to 21 and gives these young people a real chance to make it and succeed!

Founded by award-winning journalist, Daniel Heimpel, FMC has also launched two innovative programs to raise up the next generation of social change agents: Through "Guardians of Social Change" FMC is training former foster youth in journalism so that they can tell their own stories... Powerful! And through "Journalism for Social Change" -- now a course at UC Berkeley -- FMC has developed curriculum to train and raise up a cadre of young journalists who will use their platform to change the world for these children and beyond!

Come join the team or support me or one of our racers as we remember and help give voice to these precious ones across our country in foster care. These kids matter and your support will help change their lives!

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To This Fundraiser

$12,719

MONEY RAISED
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  • Axtell Family

    $50

  • The Schraders:)

    $100

  • Sandi Hollenbeck

     

  • Pete & Diane Hamilton

    $25

  • Sharon Yamamoto

    $25

  • Cheryl Hartshorn

    $25

  • Duane & Linda Barker

    $25

  • Uncle Don & Aunt Mary

    $50

  • Darlene Larson

    $50

  • Keri Lung

    $50

  • Keri Lung

    $50

  • Mom & Dad

     

  • Shelley Sonnentag

    $25

  • Santa

    $10

  • Janet Falk

     

  • The Difference A Day Can Make ~ J&K Simpson

    $1,500

  • The Difference A Day Can Make ~ J&K Simpson

    $1,500

  • Daniel & Dorothy Araldi

    $100

  • mark defalco

    $50

  • Beth

    $100

  • Bella Basulto

    $50

  • Stanis Family

     

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Anonymous

     

  • Margie Cook

    $50

  • Chris & Shannon Newton

    $50

  • Kathy F.

    $25

  • Jeff Lindenthal

    $59

  • Jodi Lindenthal

    $25

  • Utica's Chowder House

    $100

  • Uncle Ping & Aunty Lillian

    $25

  • Carol B.

    $25

  • Carol G.

    $25

  • Ruben & Mary

    $25

  • Diane F.

    $50

  • Cathy B.

    $10

  • Cari Jaquet

    $100

  • Matt Ish

    $25

  • The Barretts

    $100

  • Mike & Sylvia Fajen

    $50

  • The Dulls

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Tuktuk

    $45

  • Deb Sobeck

    $100

  • Ashley

    $25

  • Kathleen Strottman

    $100

  • LRE

    $100

  • Autotemp

    $100

  • Paul McElwee

     

  • Kate Hartley

    $50

  • Marina Yu

    $25

  • Ted Holman

    $25

  • Maureen Meharg Kentoff

    $50

  • PJ Sandham

     

  • David Mac Maggie & Caroline

     

  • Marisol

    $50

  • Alok Lathi

    $100

  • Cynthia I.

    $100

  • Jim and Marylee Newman

    $50

  • Patrick Heisinger

    $50

  • Chris Santospago

    $25

  • Aunty Joan & Uncle Dave

    $100

  • Mike and Jo

    $20

  • Linda H.

    $10

  • Cathy C.

    $10

  • David, Mina, Slash and Piggy

    $100

  • Joe and Murphy Ma

    $50

  • JT and Kristie Neville

     

  • Betty Ann Moore (Mary Kay)

    $10

  • Kevin Sharps

    $100

  • Zeus

    $100

  • Bailey, a dog who runs

    $50

  • Lillian Lew-Hailer

    $50

  • Lillian Lew-Hailer

    $50

  • Ann & Jerry

    $50

  • A friend from SFC

    $50

  • Julie Conway

    $35

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Sarah Etheredge

    $25

  • Soleil

    $25

  • Kathy and Lino Ayala

    $50

  • Kari Robinson

     

  • Maggie Lindenthal-Cox

    $20

  • Tom & Linda

    $50

  • The Brosh Family

    $50

  • Ashley Waxman

    $10

  • Mom and Dad

    $60

  • ken cox

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $15

  • Keri and Stan Benkoski

    $20

  • Rob and Charlene

    $100

  • Heidi Knutson

    $20

  • Heidi Knutson

    $20

  • Stacie Atchison O'Shea

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $18

  • Anonymous

     

  • Heather Regoli

    $50

  • Ofer and Lilach Shaked

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $30

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85% Raised of $15,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $12,719 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Beth Fraker

Amount Raised

$4,201

 

28% Raised of $15,000 Goal

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Sarah Penzel

Amount Raised

$2,195

 

220% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jan Lindenthal-Cox

Amount Raised

$2,120

 

106% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Shannon Nicholson

Amount Raised

$1,305

Fundraiser Title

Kim Ish

Amount Raised

$1,175

 

118% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Abby Goldware

Amount Raised

$1,123

Fundraiser Title

Alan Tiber

Amount Raised

$525

Fundraiser Title

Daniel Heimpel

Amount Raised

$75

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $30

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Ofer and Lilach Shaked

Ofer and Lilach Shaked

DONATION: $30

4 years ago

Heather Regoli

Heather Regoli

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

Appreciate your efforts on behalf of those less-blessed. 4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $18

4 years ago

Stacie Atchison O'Shea

Stacie Atchison O'Shea

DONATION: $50

Go Beth...thank you for all you do for children! 4 years ago

Heidi Knutson

Heidi Knutson

DONATION: $20

Go Sarah Jo!! 4 years ago

Heidi Knutson

Heidi Knutson

DONATION: $20

Go Beth!!!!!! 4 years ago

Keri and Stan Benkoski

Keri and Stan Benkoski

DONATION: $20

4 years ago