shoe4africa - make the difference!

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Dear friends and family,

I am excited to share with you that on March 17 of this year I will be running the NYC half marathon!  I am running to raise awareness of Shoe4Africa, an NGO that provides children in Africa with access to free, high-quality medical care and education. I’m asking for your help in reaching my fundraising goal of $1,000 to support this organization’s important work.

In 2015, Shoe4Africa opened the first public children’s hospital in East and Central Africa. The Shoe4Africa Children’s Hospital treats the region’s children who cannot afford private medical care and serves as an accredited teaching hospital that trains future generations of African pediatric medical providers in partnership with Kenya’s 2nd largest university. The hospital treats over 116,000 children each year, while approximately 1,600 children receive free education through the organization’s five government accredited public schools.

All donations are invested into projects that the organization oversees itself and will go directly towards supporting the children’s hospital and current schools, as well as to projects in development including a public children’s cancer hospital and several more public schools. To learn more information about Shoe4Africa’s work and future plans visit https:// shoe4africa.org/

Thank you very much for your support and I’ll see you at the finish line!

Raia