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BENEFITING: AFRICAN SOUL AMERICAN HEART

EVENT DATE: May 18, 2013

Doc Mara

THE STORY:

We are running the Fargo Marathon to raise money for a solar system to install at the African Soul, American Heart Girls School in Duk Payuel, South Sudan. By supporting this effort, you will help vulnerable girls get an education in a safe, well-lit place.

If you want to know more about the organization and mission, visit ASAH's website, view the videos, and learn more.

African Soul, American Heart

ASAH Blog

About ASAH:

ASAH's mission is to PROTECT, EDUCATE, and EMPOWER 50 orphaned girls in South Sudan through primary school, secondary school, and beyond. ASAH PROTECTS our students from forced marriage at puberty which may save their lives. In South Sudan, a baby girl born today is more likely to die in childbirth than to graduate from primary school. ASAH EDUCATES our girls in school subjects and practical life skills like gardening and sewing and EMPOWERS them to be leaders and to give back to their communities.

Top 10 Reasons to Donate (borrowed and adapted from Rygo Foss' list):

  1. You will make a difference in the lives of orphaned girls who without ASAH would face a future of unrelenting poverty.
  2. You will PROTECT the ASAH students from forced marriage 
  3. You will EDUCATE them in school subjects and practical life skills
  4. You will EMPOWER them to be leaders and give back to their communities. 
  5. ASAH is lean - your donations are used directly for the cause.
  6. You will change the course of a nation through your efforts
  7. ASAH is a fantastic organization with momentum building to make some real change.
  8. You will help a community fulfill their dream of taking hospitality to the world
  9. You will challenge others to be the best version of themselves,
  10. And - the # 1 reason - Donating to ASAH will make you feel good.

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$11,725

MONEY RAISED
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  • Sam Monson

    $10

  • Beth Ekre

    $70

  • Ross

    $15

  • Anonymous

    $150

  • Ann and Mark

    $25

  • Muhammad Ali

    $25

  • Jason Platt

    $151

  • JC Parker

     

  • David & Jackie

    $25

  • Rory Kelly

    $100

  • Alannah and Liam Kelly

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Susan and Gene

    $25

  • Jean & Bill

    $50

  • Kent Sandstrom

    $50

  • Kent Sandstrom

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Larry R. Peterson and Mary C. Struck

    $50

  • Larry R. Peterson and Mary C. Struck

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Greg Sanders

    $35

  • Brandy Randall

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $20

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    $20

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    $20

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    $20

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    $20

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    $20

  • Beth Brooks

    $40

  • Betsy, Griffin, Makeer, Deng and Agot

    $200

  • Becky and Marcus Weaver-Hightower

    $100

  • Libby and Charles

    $100

  • Brady Bergeson

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $1,000

  • Connie Birmingham

    $100

  • Dani, Ryan and Stella

    $25

  • Seth Archer, LaWanda Rock, Tish Schnase

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Mary Jo O'Kane

    $500

  • Denise

    $25

  • Laurie McCartan and Brad Perri

    $50

  • Erin

    $45

  • Linda

    $40

  • Kay and Paul

    $25

  • H-D Family

    $25

  • Sean and Joy Sather-Wagstaff

    $100

  • Eugene Berry

    $100

  • becca hayes

    $25

  • James

    $73

  • Miriam and Andrew Mara

    $500

  • Katie + Keith

    $40

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Wendy Doan McChesney

    $36

  • joann flood

    $20

  • Erin, Steve, Rowan, Lily

    $25

  • Vicki Woo

    $30

  • Greg Wilson

    $100

  • Nate and Melissa Callens (Boss DJ Services)

    $25

  • Nem

    $10

  • Wackford Squeers

    $50

  • Becca Cragin

     

  • Doc Mara

    $250

  • Dennis Cooley

    $100

  • Laura & Dan

    $50

  • Des Moines Public Schools Friends

    $130

  • Scott, Jennifer, Seth and Leah

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Margaret Donahue

    $40

  • Lisa G

    $25

  • Chris and Jeff White

    $25

  • Emma and Sidney Malheim

    $25

  • Rachel, Tim and Keenan McCann

    $20

  • Birm/Brooks/Makeers

    $50

  • Sybil

    $50

  • Sybil

    $25

  • Sybil

    $25

  • Cathy Heiraas

    $25

  • Bill & Marie Kidder

    $100

  • Chris & Julie Hemmah

    $200

  • Warren Christensen

    $50

  • Carrie Taggart

    $100

  • Laura Brayko

    $20

  • Amber, Teddy and Oliver

    $20

  • Nancy Paine

    $50

  • Matt Weber

    $25

  • Charles Okigbo

    $10

  • Elizabeth Crisp Crawford

    $10

  • Amy O'Connor

    $25

  • Doc Mara

    $60

  • Doc Mara

    $30

  • Miriam and Andy

    $21

  • Jennifer Bevan & Gordon Stables

    $25

  • Wendy and Rob Gordon

    $100

  • Nikki Usher and Shelly Layser

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Carl Ben Eielson

    $550

  • Kay Halloran

    $1,000

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117% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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The Team: $11,725 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Doc Mara

Amount Raised

$2,600

 

26% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Miriam O'Mara

Amount Raised

$2,500

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Kevin Brooks

Amount Raised

$2,360

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Carrie Anne Platt

Amount Raised

$1,215

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Wendy Gordon

Amount Raised

$1,039

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Laura Fefchak

Amount Raised

$730

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Debra Dawson

Amount Raised

$550

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Mark Taggart

Amount Raised

$531

Donor Comments

Kay Halloran

Kay Halloran

DONATION: $1,000

4 years ago

Carl Ben Eielson

Carl Ben Eielson

DONATION: $550

4 years ago

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $20

4 years ago

Nikki Usher and Shelly Layser

Nikki Usher and Shelly Layser

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

Wendy and Rob Gordon

Wendy and Rob Gordon

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Jennifer Bevan & Gordon Stables

Jennifer Bevan & Gordon Stables

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Miriam and Andy

Miriam and Andy

DONATION: $21

Happy Birthday, friend. Thank you for sharing this part of your life's run with us. :) 4 years ago

Doc Mara

Doc Mara

DONATION: $30

For showing me what it means to love with everything. Thank you for your everything. It is more than I will ever understand. 4 years ago

Doc Mara

Doc Mara

DONATION: $60

For my mother and father. You have shown me what it means how being good parents is no different than just being a good human. 4 years ago

Amy O'Connor

Amy O'Connor

DONATION: $25

4 years ago