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TEAM RESTORATION NYC Marathon 2011

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Folake Oguntebi via Crowdrise
August 06, 2011

Friends and Family! Please cheer me on...with your your whistles and your wallets!!  See more
Folake Oguntebi

THE STORY:

Friends and Family!

As many of you know, I've decided to run the New York City Marathon this year! I'm still a little incredulous that I'm really doing it, but I started training in early July and there's no turning back now! I've been inspired by seeing some of my friends do various marathons/triathlons in the past few years so have been thinking about running the marathon for a while now and finally decided to just go for it. I'm sure it will be an amazing experience that I won't regret. I'm really excited about this opportunity for a few reasons:

  • I'm running for a great cause, the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (more on that below)

  • The New York City Marathon is one of the most awesome of them all, like the city itself, and running the marathon feels like a capstone experience of living here

  • I look forward to seeing all five NYC boroughs on foot!

I’m running for the Bed Stuy Restoration Corporation (AKA “Restoration”), a great community development organization. In fact, Restoration is the nation's first community development corporation, founded by Robert F. Kennedy and Jacob Javits in 1967. My goal is to raise $3,000 for the organization. Over the years, BSRC has created 2,200 affordable apartments, attracted more than $375 million in investments to Central Brooklyn, placed over 20,000 youth and adults in jobs, and provided arts education to to 400 students, ages 3-19, each year. In addition, Restoration is a strong partner organization to many Brooklyn community nonprofits including Grow Brooklyn, a small community based organization whose Board I sit on.

So all this is leading up to my big ask... Will you please donate a dollar a mile, five dollars a mile or ten dollars a mile or whatever amount is comfortable for you? I would sincerely appreciate your support, and it will go a long way in helping this awesome Brooklyn-based organization. Thanks in advance for your support!

Folake

$4,253

MONEY RAISED
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  • Folake Oguntebi

    $100

  • Oyinlola Oguntebi

    $26

  • Suzy Lee

    $50

  • Alicia Johnson

    $50

  • Grace Atukpawu

    $50

  • Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman

    $30

  • Neenu Sharma

    $26

  • Senta Newell

    $25

  • Alicia & Erik Ulin

    $75

  • MZ Phongsavn

    $100

  • Margot and Andrew

    $200

  • Debra Kurshan

    $100

  • Ishita

    $25

  • Jenn Yoo

    $50

  • Doug Tabish

    $50

  • Bobbi Kurshan

     

  • lisa kalhans

    $50

  • Project Takeover

    $50

  • Stephen Bolick

    $30

  • Carrie Pratt

     

  • Anthea & Jamal

    $100

  • Brian Coleman

    $26

  • Mike LaRocque

    $50

  • Kristina Zeh

    $20

  • Sarah Sugarman

    $50

  • Joe Protheroe

    $100

  • John Hyon

    $25

  • Martha Sheehy

    $35

  • Kelly ward

    $50

  • Frank Hardart

    $25

  • Matt & Queen

    $75

  • Brooke Greenthal

    $26

  • Sara Batterton

    $50

  • Joel and Yuli Cruz-Davis

     

  • Sara Williams

    $50

  • Chrissy O'Keeffe

    $50

  • Maureen Murphy

    $26

  • Bharani

     

  • Debbie Zuccarello

    $25

  • Katie Yamasaki

     

  • Jennifer Bruno

    $50

  • Karlene OHara

    $30

  • Sofia Martos

    $50

  • Gayathri

    $10

  • Malika Fair

     

  • Nneka Obiudu

    $25

  • whitney + dan

    $50

  • Jenn Villanueva

    $50

  • Nadia and David Rawlinson

    $55

  • Rebecca and Ron Mincy

    $75

  • Rockefeller Match

    $600

  • Rena Pandya

    $65

  • Jennifer Silane

    $100

  • Amex Company Match

    $643

  • Anonymous

     

  • ashley hernreich

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anjali Shah

    $50

  • Amit Bouri

     

  • Ginger Wallach

    $50

  • Will Beekman

     

  • Kim McClure

    $50

  • Shelley Solomon

    $25

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142% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $29,957 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Heidi Burkhart

Amount Raised

$6,301

 

63% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Folake Oguntebi

Amount Raised

$4,253

 

142% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

John Scott Johnson

Amount Raised

$3,369

 

112% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Colleen Flynn

Amount Raised

$3,152

 

105% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Alisha Cowan-Vieira

Amount Raised

$3,076

 

103% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jessica Freeman

Amount Raised

$3,004

 

100% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Drema Brown

Amount Raised

$3,000

 

100% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Pierre Downing

Amount Raised

$2,555

 

85% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Shelley Solomon

Shelley Solomon

DONATION: $25

Sorry I took so long. Good luck on Sunday. I'll see you out there. 6 years ago

Kim McClure

Kim McClure

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Will Beekman

Will Beekman

6 years ago

Ginger Wallach

Ginger Wallach

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Amit Bouri

Amit Bouri

Boomshakalaka! 6 years ago

Anjali Shah

Anjali Shah

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

ashley hernreich

ashley hernreich

6 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

6 years ago

Amex Company Match

Amex Company Match

DONATION: $643

6 years ago