Last year I ran the Twin Cities Marathon with my Team World Vision friends.  With your help I raised enough to help provide 60 kids with access to clean drinking water – thank you so much for helping make a difference in people’s lives!

This year I’ve been training with the running team again, but I won’t be able to do the Twin Cities marathon due to a scheduling conflict.  So instead, I thought I’d substitute another marathon for my fund raiser and up the ante a bit at the same time.  

This year’s marathon will be the one I’ll do after swimming 2.4 miles, and cycling 112 miles as part of Ironman Wisconsin on September 8th.

I hope you’ll also help me up the ante in the effort to help others gain access to something we so easily can take for granted:  clean water.

$50 = clean water for 1 person

World Vision works with communities in desperate need to help provide things like clean water, nutritious food, education, medical care, and economic opportunity.

Things I like about World Vision’s approach:

  • Partnership:  They team with communities they work in to reach solutions the people themselves believe will help.
  • Stewardship:  They are efficient and effective with donated funds; in 2018, 86% of operating expenses went directly to programs benefiting children, families, and communities.
  • Discipleship:  They take action to benefit the under-privileged and disadvantaged, regardless of faith; they help us be “the hands and feet.”

I hope you will consider helping me support this worthy effort. (see "Support Me" button at top right)


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