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Tara Alexander's Fundraiser:

Sisters In Motion 5k Walk/Run

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BENEFITING: Christ Community Health Services, Inc.

ORGANIZER: Christ Community Health Services, Inc.

EVENT DATE: Sep 27, 2014

Tara Alexander

THE STORY:

Christ Community Health Services, Inc. wrote -

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After running many races - 5Ks, 10Ks, marathons and half marathons - SIM members decided that we too could organize a successful race incorporating all of the things we had learned from past races and adding our own special touch. Thus, a group of SIMs set out to do the research necessary to sponsor a 5K race in Memphis.

As African American women fitness enthusiasts, we wanted to support a health-related cause that impacts us as a group. Infant mortality became that cause. Our city leads the nation in infant deaths with 12.7 deaths per every 1000 births, or 1.9 times the national average. In Shelby County, African American babies die at three times the nationwide infant mortality rate. Within the county, the 38108 and 38127 zip codes, which inspired the name of the race, suffers the most premature infant deaths.

We looked at a number of organizations devoted to reducing infant mortality. Meeting the leadership of the Christ Community Health Services (CCHS) Women's Health Iniatitives/Infant Mortality program, located at 2861 Broad Avenue, Memphis, TN, and touring the facility convinced us that CCHS provided the services and possessed a strategy that could successfully reduce the rate of infant mortality in Memphis. We were particularly impressed with their holistic approach, which includes prenatal care, education and involvement of both parents in prenatal groups. After careful consideration, we decided to partner with Christ Community Health Services.

All proceeds from the race will benefit the Christ Community Health Services (CCHS) Women's Health Iniatitives/Infant Mortality. Please join us as we help Christ Community address the pressing Infant Mortality crisis in our community.

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To This Fundraiser

$950

MONEY RAISED
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  • Kerry F Palmertree

    $50

  • Joey Facell

    $100

  • Meredith Coupe'

    $25

  • Beth Henry

    $25

  • Shawn Fitzgerald

    $50

  • Carolyn Head

    $25

  • Jason and Sharon O'Guin

     

  • CeCe

    $25

  • Jay Cain

    $100

  • Sherrie Hollis

    $40

  • Angela Parker Haas

     

  • Virgus A. Johnson

    $20

  • Vasco Smith

    $40

  • Nikki Smith

    $15

  • Cathy Westbrook Harness

    $25

  • Repeat Friend

    $10

  • Laura and Jimmy Smith

    $50

  • Kathe Russell

    $40

  • The Barrys

    $50

  • Cathy Kelley

    $25

  • Troy, Cynthia and Hayes Graham

    $50

  • Jeannine Fox

     

  • Mark Mesler

    $100

  • Mike Boyle

    $25

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $3,575 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Christ Community Health Services, I...

Amount Raised

$1,430

 

5% Raised of $30,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Tara Alexander

Amount Raised

$950

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Sherrie Cooke

Amount Raised

$235

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Yvonne Moore

Amount Raised

$220

 

44% Raised of $500 Goal

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Vanessa Wakefield

Amount Raised

$200

 

100% Raised of $200 Goal

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Jerlym Porter Adams

Amount Raised

$175

 

88% Raised of $200 Goal

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Antoinette Lewis

Amount Raised

$140

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Jacqueline Payne

Amount Raised

$100

Donor Comments

Mike Boyle

Mike Boyle

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Mark Mesler

Mark Mesler

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Jeannine Fox

Jeannine Fox

Katrina Griffin 4 years ago

Troy, Cynthia and Hayes Graham

Troy, Cynthia and Hayes Graham

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Cathy Kelley

Cathy Kelley

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

The Barrys

The Barrys

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Kathe Russell

Kathe Russell

DONATION: $40

for Tara 4 years ago

Laura and Jimmy Smith

Laura and Jimmy Smith

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Repeat Friend

Repeat Friend

DONATION: $10

Thank you for asking. 4 years ago

Cathy Westbrook Harness

Cathy Westbrook Harness

DONATION: $25

4 years ago