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The Blue Card NYC 2017

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July 14, 2017

So excited to be doing something to help support Holocaust survivors. Thank you so much for your support!  See more

BENEFITING: Blue Card

ORGANIZER: Blue Card

EVENT: 2017 TCS NEW YORK CITY MARATHON

Ben Zeidman

THE STORY:

 I'm running the marathon in support of an organization that does unique work for the Jewish people, The Blue Card.


As a Jew, and as a rabbi, I am continuously pushed by the tragedy of the Holocaust to be a part of renewing and revitalizing our people. As time moves forward, I believe we have a supreme obligation to keep going. To make our ancestors proud. To ensure that they did not die without a reason to hope and trust that the future of the Jewish people is to survive and thrive. It turns out some of those ancestors are still alive, and still with us. But they're living lives of poverty and severe need. I believe we owe it to them to ensure they are properly taken care of. We can't actually look to the future with our heads' held high, if we turn our backs on those who have suffered simply because they are Jews.


Established in 1934 Germany and re-organized in the United States in 1939, The Blue Card (www.bluecardfund.org) is still the only charity in the U.S. focusing exclusively on aiding about 2,900 destitute Holocaust survivors, from among the 75,000 to 80,000 Holocaust survivors still alive in the United States, one third of whom live at or near the official poverty level. Grants and endowments cover The Blue Card’s modest administrative expenses, allowing 100% of donations to go directly to aiding its survivor clientele, earning it Charity Navigator’s and other evaluators’ highest ratings. 


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To This Fundraiser

$4,500

MONEY RAISED
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  • Rena Schrier

    $25

  • Megan Ellis

    $25

  • Rabbi Michael Weinstein

    $36

  • Arie, Beth, Lily and Noah Moszkowicz

    $50

  • Rabbi Beth Kalisch

    $50

  • Lee

    $36

  • Lauren Metchik

    $54

  • Alison Westermann

    $50

  • Dan, Azu, Avi, & Sarah Peralta

    $36

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Father Clark Shackelford

    $27

  • Ross Brady

    $50

  • Fifi Heller-Kaim

    $100

  • Susie and Eddie Goldman

     

  • Jack Heydemann

     

  • Josh, Juliann and Noah Zeidman

    $50

  • Ben Zeidman

     

  • Jeff and Katie Zeidman

    $50

  • Alex

    $25

  • Lori & Steve Corrsin

    $50

  • Diane and Hal Zeidman

     

  • Ann and Tibor Schaechner

     

  • Jody and Marty Klein

     

  • Steven Knapp

     

  • Phyllis Jo Kubey

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $360

  • Moshe and Susan Schwarzbaum

    $100

  • Sandy and Judy Grodin

    $36

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Rose and David Schecter

    $100

  • The Frank Family

     

  • Judy Bargman

     

  • Terrie Langer

    $25

  • Marcia and Bill Dahlberg

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Debbie and Ernie Engle

    $50

  • Shirley Harris

    $25

  • Bettijane Long Eisenpreis

    $25

  • The Alden's wish you the best!

    $36

  • Chris Haley and David Knapp

    $50

  • Carol Zack

    $36

  • Caren and Jules Szanton

    $26.20

  • David G. Novick & Susan Goodman Novick

    $54

  • The Cramer Family

     

  • Jim Stoloff

    $100

  • Robin Gold

    $100

  • Sue Bendalin

    $25

  • Bonnie And Marty Colton

     

  • Bob And Elaine Krasne

     

  • Ari

     

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75% Raised of $6,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $28,227 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Blue Card

Amount Raised

$11,000

Fundraiser Title

Ben Zeidman

Amount Raised

$4,500

 

75% Raised of $6,000 Goal

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Sam Goldstein

Amount Raised

$3,187

 

91% Raised of $3,500 Goal

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Arnold Breitbart

Amount Raised

$2,748

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Justine Goldberg

Amount Raised

$2,336

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Shani Weiner

Amount Raised

$2,044

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Jennifer Gersch

Amount Raised

$811

 

81% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Logan Miller

Amount Raised

$575

 

19% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Ari

Ari

1 day ago

Bob And Elaine Krasne

Bob And Elaine Krasne

2 days ago

Bonnie And Marty Colton

Bonnie And Marty Colton

2 days ago

Sue Bendalin

Sue Bendalin

DONATION: $25

3 days ago

Robin Gold

Robin Gold

DONATION: $100

We honor Rabbi Zeidman; G-d bless you! 3 days ago

Jim Stoloff

Jim Stoloff

DONATION: $100

5 days ago

The Cramer Family

The Cramer Family

3 weeks ago

David G. Novick & Susan Goodman Novick

David G. Novick & Susan Goodman Novick

DONATION: $54

1 month ago

Caren and Jules Szanton

Caren and Jules Szanton

DONATION: $26.20

1 month ago

Carol Zack

Carol Zack

DONATION: $36

1 month ago