BENEFITING: Education Through Music
ORGANIZER: Education Through Music
EVENT DATE: Nov 03, 2012
I am running the NYC Marathon this year with my brother, Chris, to raise money for Education Through Music, a tremendous nonprofit organization that supports music education for disadvantaged children. ETM believes that intregrating music into the cirriculum of young students enhances academic performance and development. In urban areas and low-income communities, many schools cut music instruction all together. ETM seeks to find these schools in need and provide comprehensive programs to bolster student development for every child, including children with special needs.
I ran the NYC marathon for ETM in 2010 and it was an incredible experience. The amazing crowds in NY that cheer for total strangers are very inspiring, and I'm really excited to be running it with my brother, in what will be his first marathon experience. I've been involved with the ETM non-profit for three years now as my wife's sister, Julie Rubinger, enjoyed working there for two years. It's truly a great organization and I'm proud to be running on their behalf! Any and all support would be greatly appreciated!