Candice Wang via Crowdrise
October 18, 2012
BENEFITING: AMERICAN YOUTH HOSTELS INC
ORGANIZER: AMERICAN YOUTH HOSTELS INC
EVENT: ASICS LA Marathon 2013
Dear Friends and Family,
For the second year, I am running the LA Marathon on March 17, 2013 to support a really fantastic non-profit I'm involved with- Hostelling International USA. HI-USA promotes intercultural understanding through facilitating dialog among people from different cultures and maintaining a network of high quality hostels for travelers.
Please help me in my marathon journey (all 26.2 miles) by contributing to my fundraising goal. To make a charitable contribution, please visit my Crowdrise page: http://www.crowdrise.com/teamhostellingintern/fundraiser/candicewang
You will receive an email confirmation and donations are tax deductible.
For every $10 you contribute through my page, you will receive an entry into the Opportunity Drawing held by Hostelling International-USA. Prizes include: Eurail Passes, stay at the Beverly Hills Four Seasons, HI-USA Lifetime Membership, gift certificates to local restaurants, spas, and more.
I thank you in advance for your support and really appreciate your generosity!
About Hostelling International and the LA Marathon
Team Hostelling International is running the LA Marathon for the 18th year in a row to support our mission:
To help all, especially the young, gain a greater understanding of the world and its people though hostelling!
Join the hostelling movement to promote cultural awareness amongst youth and adults of our nation by running for team HI!
Training Begins October 6th! Join Team HI TODAY!
This year, all Team HI participants will have the option of running either a full or half marathon. Fundraising goals will very based on the event. Please visit http://lahostels.org/LAMfundraising.html for full fundraising details.
Besides supporting some amazing community programs, team members will receive great benefits, including:
Team HI Race Jersey
Opportunity for a free night stay the day before the marathon near the finish!
Team Pasta Dinner the night before race day.
Chances to win great prizes in our annual Opportunity Drawing
For more information on how to join Team HI-USA, contact our Marathon Coordinator (Shane Cullen) at email@example.com.
At the Los Angeles Council of Hostelling International, we go a step further in promoting intercultural awareness by providing a variety of educational programs to the local community. Such programs include our Discover Your World Program, Cultural Kitchen Program, Girl Scouts Weekends, World Travel 101 Budget Travel Workshops, Spirit of Adventure Award, and the HI-Travel Grant. By supporting Team Hostelling International, you will play a crucial role in our sustained ability to provide these programs. More info about our programs available on our website:www.lahostels.org