Dear Friends and Family,
Please join me this year as I run 13.2 miles for the women of Congo.
Mile 1 for the amazing women of V-Day Harlem (past, present and future) that work hard throughout the year to raise support and awareness in their community.
Mile 2 for stopping rape and sexual violence in the Congo.
Mile 3 for supporting women’s education in the Congo.
Mile 4 for building a women’s center for the Association of Widows.
Mile 5 for Even Ensler (writer, performer and activist) who continues to work for the rights of women and girls.
Mile 6 for Dr. Denis Mukwege of Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, who has helped many survivors of sexual violence.
Mile 7 for providing more medical care for the women of the Congo.
Mile 8 for the graduates of the City of Joy (drc.vday.org/city-of-joy) who have thrived in their community.
Mile 9 for One Billion Rising (onebillionrising.org) that will happen on February 14th, 2013.
Mile 10 for the V-Day Organizations around the world.
Mile 11 for raising more awareness about the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mile 12 for all of the strong women and girls in the Congo.
Mile 13 for all women and girls around the world.
Again, any contribution is appreciated. Thank you again for all your help and support.