African Leadership Foundation via Crowdrise
September 24, 2012
BENEFITING: African Leadership Foundation
EVENT DATE: Nov 04, 2012
In its seventh consecutive year, Team African Leadership Academy will be running the New York City Marathon with the goal of breaking its fundraising record this November! Please lend your support to this dedicated team running over 42 km (or 26 miles) on behalf of our students. Here's how:
Join Team ALA
-Download and complete an application form to receive your marathon registration number and your own Crowdrise fundraising page.
Give to Team ALA
- Join Unleash Compression, provider of quality compression garments, as a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Medal Sponsor or In-Kind Sponsor.
Publicize Team ALA
-Email friends and family; share our efforts via social media outlets
-Share news of your contribution through Crowdrise on social media to inspire others
More about Joining Team ALA in the 2012 NYC Marathon
In an event of a lifetime, NYC Marathoners run 26.2 miles (42 kilometers), through all five boroughs, and are cheered on by 2 million live spectators and 315 television viewers globally. Team ALA participants raise $3,000 or more in exchange for their free entry into the Marathon*.
This year we are boosting fundraising efforts via our Team ALA Crowdrise page, which enables donors to easily and securely contribute via credit card. It also helps team members monitor and share their fundraising progress across social media platforms. Please complete and return the attached application form to firstname.lastname@example.org to join. We look forward to welcoming you to Team ALA!
External Relations Associate
*Outside of the entry fee, which the African Leadership Foundation covers for all Team ALA members, the Marathon organizer, the New York Road Runners (NYRR), charges a registration fee of $255 for domestic entrants who are not members of NYRR, or $347 for international entrants who are not members of NYRR, plus an $11 processing fee.