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The Blue Card NYC 2017

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July 14, 2017

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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

$3,707

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

  • Shirley Harris

    $25

  • Debbie and Ernie Engle

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Bettijane Long Eisenpreis

    $25

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62% Raised of $6,000 Goal

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The Team: $9,121 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Ben Zeidman

Amount Raised

$3,707

 

62% Raised of $6,000 Goal

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Sam Goldstein

Amount Raised

$2,787

 

80% Raised of $3,500 Goal

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Shani Weiner

Amount Raised

$729

 

36% Raised of $2,000 Goal

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Logan Miller

Amount Raised

$575

 

19% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Leea Haarz

Amount Raised

$500

 

17% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Jennifer Gersch

Amount Raised

$482

 

48% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Levi Rabayev

Amount Raised

$341

 

11% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Blue Card

Amount Raised

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Donor Comments

Bettijane Long Eisenpreis

Bettijane Long Eisenpreis

DONATION: $25

In Tribute to Ben Zeidman 6 days ago

Shirley Harris

Shirley Harris

DONATION: $25

1 week ago

Debbie and Ernie Engle

Debbie and Ernie Engle

DONATION: $50

1 week ago

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $200

1 week ago

Marcia and Bill Dahlberg

Marcia and Bill Dahlberg

DONATION: $25

1 week ago

Terrie Langer

Terrie Langer

DONATION: $25

2 weeks ago

Judy Bargman

Judy Bargman

2 weeks ago

The Frank Family

The Frank Family

2 weeks ago

Rose and David Schecter

Rose and David Schecter

DONATION: $100

2 weeks ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

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