Tim Burst wrote -
This year, I put together a team of 9 extraordinary individuals to join me in solidarity to run the 2011 ING New York City Marathon and continue raising awareness about this global tragedy. We chose to run because often distance is the biggeset barrier to a woman and her family getting the care they need. We hope to not only increase awareness for the cause but to also make the vital connection for people that so many pregnant women live far from health services around the world and that distance does make a difference. Simply put, we want to run so that others don't have to...
JOIN THE TEAM to become a fundraiser yourself by running marathons on behalf of Every Mother Counts, and help us raise the much-needed funds and spread the word about this cause. Sign up and we will send you a runner's shirt with the EMC logo.
Together, with your help and our miles, we can make a difference to improve the lives of so many.
About Every Mother Counts:
Every Mother Counts is an advocacy and mobilization campaign to increase education and support for maternal mortality reduction globally. Every Mother Counts seeks to engage new audiences to better understand the challenges and the solutions while encouraging them to take action to improve the lives of girls and women worldwide.
Christy & The Every Mother Counts Team
**The New Venture Fund currently provides fiscal sponsorships to nonprofit organizations and also coordinates small-grants programs. Funds raised here for New Venture Fund will be allocated to Every Mother Counts.**