A quick update to let everyone know we just passed the $500 mark! Yea! Isn’t that amazing? I can remember – in the not so distant past – when Betsy and I were discussing the possibility of fundraising for the marathon. It seemed like a long shot; too much else going on, not enough time, limited publicity, etc. But, slowly it gained steam. And now, we are definitely rolling.
Thank you so much to everyone who donated thus far. Your support has been awesome, especially in these rough economic times. And a big “thank you” to those who supported me in other ways; your encouraging emails and FB posts kept my legs churning through those extra training miles.
PS – Oh, and I would be remiss if I did not mention you can still contribute! Here is the link: Crowdrise
Please join us at our next general meeting at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, in Los Angeles. We will tend to business as usual, then socialize after the meeting adjourns. However, in between the two, we would like to try something new.
The fundraising committee feels our responsibility encompasses more than just raising money. Since fundraising is built upon human relationships, without the strength of those relationships, there would be nothing for which to raise funds. In light of that, we will host a series of group exercises that emphasize self-reflection and community building. The first one takes place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, in Los Angeles. Its theme is: “Story of Self.” Together, we will explore the forces which have shaped each of our unique identities. The exercise will begin after official business is finished. Please join us for this special opportunity to come together and learn more about yourself in the safe context of others. -The Fundraising Committee (Max, Robyn, Andrea & Jo)