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Eric Gorenstein's Fundraiser:

The 7th Annual Run for Educational Equity

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BENEFITING: Tomorrows Leaders Nyc

ORGANIZER: Karim

Eric Gorenstein

THE STORY:

Karim Abouelnaga wrote -

For the last six years, my friends and I have run to raise money to level the educational play field. Every year, we've been picking grassroots organizations that could substantially benefit from a bump in awareness and ~$10,000 in philanthropy. The organizations we choose have exceptional leaders who have both compelling stories and an inspiring visions. This year, we've chosen to support Tomorrow's Leaders NYC (TLNYC). We first learned about Toyin when he received an Echoing Green fellowship in 2015. TLNYC provides over-age middle school students with the support services and essential training they need to develop leadership, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills. Students receive academic and family support, mentoring, and career readiness opportunities during and outside of school time. TLNYC encourages goal-setting, self-discipline, and skill development in students while tending to their social and emotional needs. By effectively creating a culture of leadership, TLNYC improves students’ educational motivation and impacts their short term and long term future. Toyin founded TLNYC in 2011 after realizing there were very few services for over-age middle school students, an often underrepresented and under-served population. Toyin’s previous experiences helped him to recognize that many of these students had untapped potential, but because of their previous school failures felt hopeless. He spent over two years working closely with schools, and organizations focused on education and youth development. Within three years, he raised over $60,000 for TLNYC and has built a network of support which includes local elected officials, licensed social workers, principals, teachers, community based organizations, and undergraduate and graduate students from several college and universities in New York City. Through his leadership, TLNYC has produced many success stories, and has a 97 percent grade promotion rate. We believe we can really help Toyin expand his services to reach more students. With your support, we'll hit this goal and then some!

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To This Fundraiser

$2,126

MONEY RAISED
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  • Richard Levins

    $30

  • Sam Woodworth

    $100

  • Alex Susskind

    $100

  • Jeremy

    $18

  • Mark & Reneta

    $150

  • Alex & Mary Kohn

    $50

  • Jen Chambers

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Michael Sturman

    $100

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  • Nisa Kwall and Jordan Salins

    $25

  • The Gosser Family

     

  • Jeremy Levin

     

  • The Danzig Family

    $100

  • Anne Fan

    $50

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  • Aaron

    $25

  • John Sikaitis

    $50

  • Alexander Gorenstein & Clara Dona-Hie

    $25

  • Pauline Li

    $20

  • Jessica M

    $25

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  • Emily Lustig

    $36

  • Cory Furst

    $25

  • Howard Runyon

    $50

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  • Joe Sanson

     

  • Jess Cisco

    $25

  • Lauro Ferroni

     

  • Charis Chambers

     

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  • Gleb

    $25

  • Kandace Van Gorder

    $25

  • Nina Mattana

     

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  • Jeremy Lyons

     

  • Hilary Gorenstein

     

  • Mark Wynne Smith

    $100

  • Aaron & Sammie

     

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106% Raised of $2,000 Goal

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The Team: $11,169 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Karim Abouelnaga

Amount Raised

$7,945

 

79% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Eric Gorenstein

Amount Raised

$2,126

 

106% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Gabriel Motola

Amount Raised

$738

 

74% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Peter Daskalov

Amount Raised

$360

Fundraiser Title

Hugh Bullen

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

Laya & Marty Bloom

Laya & Marty Bloom

3 months ago

Jacob Goldstein

Jacob Goldstein

3 months ago

Aaron & Sammie

Aaron & Sammie

3 months ago

Mark Wynne Smith

Mark Wynne Smith

DONATION: $100

3 months ago

Hilary Gorenstein

Hilary Gorenstein

In honor of Eric Gorenstein 3 months ago

Jeremy Lyons

Jeremy Lyons

3 months ago

Catherine

Catherine

Way to go, Eric!! 3 months ago

Nina Mattana

Nina Mattana

3 months ago

Kandace Van Gorder

Kandace Van Gorder

DONATION: $25

3 months ago

Gleb

Gleb

DONATION: $25

3 months ago