Apna Ghar Stride Against Violence 5K Walk

Date: Sep 12, 2010 08:00:00 to 12:00
Location: Lincoln Park, Chicago(at the intersection of Barry Ave. and Lake Shore Drive West)

Event Details

On September 12, 2010, hundreds of caring individuals will be participating together in Stride Against Violence 2010 benefiting Apna Ghar (Our Home). Apna Ghar's mission is to empower and educate those impacted by domestic violence, especially in the South Asian and immigrant communities. Please visit www.apnaghar.org to learn more.**

I and several others will be walking on behalf of CAMP Chicago and our team's fund raising goal is $350. We would appreciate any support that you could give CAMP Chicago to support and ensure the continued work of Apna Ghar. All donations are secure and sent directly to Apna Ghar by Firstgiving, who will email you a printable record of your donation.** 

If you would like to join the CAMP walking team, please click on the following link: http://www.firstgiving.com/process/raisemoney/default.asp?_EventId=91497&did=20653&_TeamId=114883

To make a donation only please visit: http://www.firstgiving.com/aaliakhawaja

What: Stride Against Violence (SAV) 5K Fun Run/Walk

When: Sunday, September 12, 2010

Where: Lincoln Park, Chicago

(at the intersection of Barry Ave. and Lake Shore Drive West)

Registration: Adults-$35; Children 12 and under-FREE

*** Don’t have $35 right now? don’t worry! You can still register with a pledge to raise at least $35 by Sep. 12 ***
Domestic violence statistics are staggering. In the United States alone, at least three women are murdered every day by their intimate partners. One in four women report being victims of domestic violence, and this devastating social epidemic costs our country $6.7 billion a year.

Thank you for considering this request for your support. Please send my page on to anyone who might like to donate! If you have any questions about Stride Against Violence, or the work of Apna Ghar, please do not hesitate to contact Apna Ghar at (773) 334-0173 or email at info@apnaghar.org

Aalia Khawaja, MPH

Secretary, CAMP-Chicago Chapter



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