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TEAM GRASSROOTS MCM FULL MARATHON

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BENEFITING: The Grassroot Project

ORGANIZER: The Grassroot Project

EVENT DATE: Oct 22, 2017

DAY TO GO: 1

Desirée Rincón

THE STORY:

Roxie the Aussie and I are once again this year supporting Team Grassroots in the Marine Corps Marathon!

The Grassroot Project was originally founded in 2009 by Tyler Spencer and 39 other Georgetown University student-athletes. After learning that 1 in 20 DC residents was living with HIV—a statistic that rivaled some Sub-Saharan African countries—the founding athletes of The Grassroot Project wouldn’t be caught witnessing the epidemic from the sidelines…they wanted to fight back. Tyler had three years of experience working on HIV prevention with soccer players in South Africa. He knew that sports could be used as an effective tool to break the ice around HIV prevention, and he also believed that student athletes were a tremendous untapped resource for addressing DC’s public health crisis.

The Grassroots Project partners with more than 50 DC public and charter schools to provide 8-week health education programs and partner with local organizations and government health departments to provide health education and health screenings at community events.

They use non-traditional health educators (NCAA student-athlete role models) to build trusting relationships where teens are able to learn the basics and openly discuss sensitive issues related to their health.

You can learn more about The Grassroots Project HERE.

Roxie and I can attest to the tremendous potential of sports in promoting health, and definitely love to run for a great cause. Won't you help us reach our $500 goal? 

Thanks in advance once again for your amazing support!

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To This Fundraiser

$500

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  • Alexis

    $10

  • Turkish's Dad

    $10

  • Ron S.

    $10

  • www.PerfectSenseLips.com

    $100

  • Isa

    $20

  • RedLion

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100% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $14,044 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Jon Knoll

Amount Raised

$2,126

 

106% Raised of $2,000 Goal

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Emma Thompson

Amount Raised

$1,210

 

242% Raised of $500 Goal

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Erich Smith

Amount Raised

$800

 

160% Raised of $500 Goal

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Emily Hall

Amount Raised

$725

 

73% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Meg Ginivan

Amount Raised

$670

 

134% Raised of $500 Goal

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Megan Kelly

Amount Raised

$650

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Stephen Whisnant

Amount Raised

$600

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Bella Alex

Amount Raised

$550

 

110% Raised of $500 Goal

Donor Comments

RedLion

RedLion

DONATION: $350

5 months ago

Isa

Isa

DONATION: $20

Go Roxie go!! 5 months ago

www.PerfectSenseLips.com

www.PerfectSenseLips.com

DONATION: $100

6 months ago

Ron S.

Ron S.

DONATION: $10

Rock on Team Roxie! 7 months ago

Turkish's Dad

Turkish's Dad

DONATION: $10

7 months ago

Alexis

Alexis

DONATION: $10

7 months ago