Hello! My name is Addyson and I am 10-years-old. The picture above is me after running the 2018 Kansas City Half-Marathon! I have also shared my story on The Steve Harvey Show twice! Once in November of 2018 and again in May of this year.

In 2016, I met Maurine, a girl from Kenya, Africa and we quickly became the best of friends. When Maurine shared her story, I found out that there are kids in Africa that are dying every day because they do not have clean water.

This broke my heart. 

I said "YES" when I was 7-years-old and made the decision to do something.

Will you join me in saying "YES"?

In 2017, I raised over $20,000 which brought clean water to over 400 kids for their entire life!

In 2018, I raised over $40,000 which brought clean water to over 800 kids for their entire life!

In 2019, my goal is to raise $60,000 which will bring clean water to 1,200 kids for their entire life!

I want to continue to do more. I want to continue to help more kids just like me and just like my friend Maurine. 

$50 = clean water for 1 child just like me for their entire life.

I run for clean water.

I run for kids in Africa. 

I run for kids like my friend Maurine. 

My desire is to see that every kid has access to clean water in my lifetime.

I will continue to invite others to join my story and to join Maurine's story. Together we can end the clean water crisis. Every child deserves an opportunity. Will you help me provide that opportunity?

THIS IS PERSONAL FOR ME.

Addyson

To sponsor a child like Maurine, CLICK HERE. You can pick the perfect child to impact their life forever for only $39 a month.

Here is a picture of the two of us in November of 2018 when we were surprised and reunited on the Steve Harvey Show!

Here is the video of our story on The Steve Harvey Show in November of 2018!

Here is the video of the update story on The Steve Harvey Show in May of this year!

Here is a video of Maurine at her home in Kenya!

Here is a picture of us holding my half-marathon medals from 2018 and 2017! 

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