Wednesday, September 9, 2009

DotORG-athon is Coming!!

NY Faith & Justice invites you to...

Walk for change.

Walk with NY Faith & Justice and more than 100 other non-profits across New York City.  

Walk in solidarity with the millions of lives improved by the selfless service of ordinary people practicing extraordinary kindness every day.  


Join nearly 25,000 people who will walk in solidarity with the second largest job sector in New York City - non-profits!  Non-profits have taken a massive beating over the last year.  In just the last six months, multiple well-established NYFJ partners have had to slash their staffs and we have had to go back to our roots; we are now 100% volunteer-led!  Yes, 100%!

Now, NY Faith & Justice seeks 200 people to walk with us (in person or "virtually") in our city's time of greatest need.  On October 11 you and your community can help fund critical NY Faith & Justice initiatives like Conversations for Change, Faith Leaders for Environmental Justice, House Gatherings, and The Bridge!  You can help us meet our 09-10 budget goal of $200,000!  You can help us continue to work toward the end of poverty in our city.
  Every dollar you raise will go directly to NY Faith & Justice programs.  Plus, we will receive a matching grant to multiply your contribution!

When?  Sunday, October 11, 2009
What?  A 10K walk-a-thon to benefit NY Faith & Justice and hundreds of other non-profits across New York City.
Where?  Our rally point is at Lehman College in the Bronx ... End point is Orchard Beach.
How?  Email us at or call Lisa Sharon Harper directly at 212.870.1201 for more info on how you and your organization or faith community can sign up to walk for change! And watch for the sign-up/donation site to go live soon.

The dotOrg-athon is the brain child of Theresa Miles, executive director of Mission-Related.  The lead partner is World Vision.  Other distinguished host committee members include Target, Hope for New York, The Bowery Mission, Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, NYC Clothing Bank, and many others.
  And now the dotOrg-athon is live on Twitter and Facebook!

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