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Changing the World - Will You Join Me?

By Lifeasarunningmom @RunningMom6
Changing the World - Will you join me?I am blessed beyond belief to be part of this opportunity with my fellow Sweat Pink sisters. How cool is it to use our love of fitness and running to do good on Earth?! What would it be like If Girls Ran the World?
This October, I am joining If Girls Ran the World benefitting Save the Children with thousands of other individuals for a one of a kind adventure to collectively and virtually run around the world to benefit charities that empower girls globally. I strongly believe our future depends on our kids and they need us. I am excited to support Save the Children by raising money as part of my participation in If Girls Ran the World.
Although I jumped on the opportunity to use my running, blogging, coaching, life to do good I didn't jump to the organization Save the Children without looking over all the suggested organizations, and yes, you could add one of your own if none fit you just right. But Save the Children did.
As this oppotunity came across my desk, I was finishing up reading a book on the corporal works of mercy: feed the hungry, shelter the homeless, clothe the naked, visit the sick, visit the imprisoned, give drink to the thirsty, and bury the dead. I was praying on how I could better fill the needs of those who are not abundantly blessed plus I have always had a soft spot for kids.
What I liked about Save the Children as a non-profit is that they had their charity credentials up front and central. I work for a non-profit. I know how important this is and can analzye their reportings and liked what I saw. I also liked that they have charity badges of honor. If I am going to stand behind a charity, I want them to be a good charity. They passed my good charity test with how they manage funds, but what about their cause? What was that?
From their website, Save the Children "invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. By transforming children's lives now, we change the course of their future and ours."
They operate in 120 countries, providing support for health, education, protection, disaster relief and so much more. This fit well with my desire to help the whole extend my corporal acts of mercy to all the corners of the Earth.
The final step, my commitment for a fundraising goal in October when this campaign goes full-fledged.
I will run 125 miles with the goal of raising $250 - $2 per mile. I will achieve this through contributions from awesome people like you PLUS a percentage of my fitness and nutrtion coach commissions from now until October 31st will be donated personally by me. That gives you two ways to support this awesome cause - donate by following this link and joining one of my challenge groups by emailing me.
Not enough for you? You want to help more?
If Girls Ran the World is offering 3 race registrations to my readers. How cool is that?
To enter fill out the form below:
Please help me help them by giving whatever you can (every dollar counts) by following this link.
Thank you in advance for your generosity, it means a lot! Virtually, ANYTHING is possible.
Daily Gratitude: I am so thankful God gave me the gift and passion of running to help others and to change the world, for the better!

Daily Bible Verse: "Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed." ~ Proverbs 19:17

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