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Hey friends and family,

For my next marathon – I’m going to be running the most important miles of my life.

This November 5th I am running for children who can’t.  I will be running the  TCS New York City Marathon (World’s largest marathon) to raise funds for East African children born into poverty and diagnosed with cancer. 9 out of 10 of these cancer-diagnosed children die, because there is not a single children’s cancer hospital in the entire region of sub-Saharan Africa (a population of over one billion). As a comparison: In America, roughly 1 out of 10 kids die after cancer diagnosis & 90% receive treatment in children’s cancer centers.

The charity I am running for is Shoe4Africa (https://shoe4africa.org).  It is committed to building the 1st children’s cancer hospital in Sub-Saharan Africa (a 152-bed public facility).  In 2015, they opened the 1st public children’s general hospital in East Africa which treats 400+ patients a day. If you are interested in supporting this amazing cause, please help me reach my fundraising goal. Donations are tax-deductible and 100% of the funds raised go directly to making this hospital a reality. Any help is appreciated.

Thank you so much for your support!